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Gary Nault on Sturgeon Bay Bass Tournament using Catch-Photo- Release method

April 29th, 2021 05:00pm

SBBT Director and President Gary Nault on the upcoming Fishing Tournament in Sturgeon Bay

Karen Murchie on researching suckers in Door County

Karen Murchie - Director of Freshwater Research at the Shedd Aquarium

April 25th, 2021 11:00am | Duration: 15:54

Karen Murchie discusses her time researching suckers on the Lake Michigan waters and other fun topics.

Newsmakers: Door County Medical Center's Brian Stephens

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

In this episode, Door County Medical Center President and CEO Brian Stephens discusses the new approach they are exploring to get more people vaccinated for COVID-19.

Newsmakers: Birch Creek's Mona Christensen

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

In this epsiode, Birch Creek Music Performance Center Executive Director Mona Christensen updates us on the upcoming 2021 season and the safety protocols they are putting in place to keep guests, staff, and students safe this summer.

Newsmakers: Door County Medical Center's Dr. Jim Heise

April 15th, 2021 12:00pm

In this epsiode, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jim Heise explains why Door County Medical Center is discontinuing its mass vaccination clinics and gives his thoughts on variants and the surge in Michigan.

Milly Gonzales with Help of Door County on Child Abuse Awareness Month

April 9th, 2021 04:20pm

Sturgeon Bay Police Officer Chad Mielke on tips to protect you child online.

February 5th, 2021 02:00pm

Tips on protecting your child online from predators.

Newsmakers: Door County Medical Center's Brian Stephens

February 3rd, 2021 12:00am

In this episode, Door County Medical Center President and CEO Brian Stephens updates us on how they are doing administering the COVID-19 vaccine.

Peninsula Pride Farms to announce results of conservation analysis

February 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Peninsula Pride Farms and The Nature Conservancy hosted a virtual press conference at 10 a.m. on Jan. 27 to announce new data showing the environmental impact of innovative conservation practices.

Newsmakers: Mayor David Ward

February 1st, 2021 02:30pm

A conversation with Mayor David Ward on his goals for 2021 and a recap of 2020 challenges and accomplishments by the Sturgeon Bay Common Council.

Dr. Dennis White on dieting -- Mental Health Minute

January 27th, 2021 07:00am

Psychologist Dr. Dennis White of Sturgeon Bay shares his thoughts on dieting and how eating healthier and exercise can lead better overall mental health.

Newmakers: Karla Romero of FYRE program for teens

January 24th, 2021 06:00am

Help of Door County's FYRE program helps youth deal with potential dating violence. Karla Romero shares details about the program and ways for parents to reach out to their children.

Newsmakers: Door County Medical Center's Dr. Jim Heise

January 7th, 2021 02:00pm | Duration: 10:20

In this episode, Tim Kowols and Door County Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jim Heise talks about the vaccine rollout.

Newsmakers: New Door County YMCA CEO Heidi Erickson

January 6th, 2021 09:00am

Heidi Erickson, the newly named CEO for the Door County YMCA shares her story on returning to Door County to lead the organization she worked for from 2016-2019.

Dr. Dennis White on keeping New Years resolutions

January 4th, 2021 04:30am

Dr. White shares tips on ways to keep your New Year resolutions and avoiding pitfalls that can short circuit them.

Newsmakers: Sturgeon Bay author Joseph Tachovsky

December 24th, 2020 01:00pm

A conversation about a book on World War II in Saipan by author Joseph Tachovsky on his father Frank's experiences in the marines and combat. (photo courtesy of Regnery Publishing)

Newsmakers: Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Josh Van Lieshout

December 17th, 2020 03:00pm

Josh Van Lieshout, Sturgeon Bay Administrator, explains the reasons behind the big tax increase experienced by many residents in the city for property taxes this year.

Newsmakers: Village of Egg Harbor Administrator Ryan Heise

December 17th, 2020 10:00am

In this interview, Ryan Heise discusses his decision to leave Egg Harbor and what he is most proud of during his five-year tenure as the village administrator.

Newsmakers: Door County Medical Center's Dr. Jim Heise

December 15th, 2020 12:00am

In this episode, Dr. Jim Heise talks positive COVID-19 news such as the new vaccines being rolled out, the recovery rate, and keeping up with test results.

Newsmakers: Eli Mattson on his first-ever holiday concert

December 11th, 2020 03:39pm

Musician Eli Mattson shares his passion of music that will be on display from the Southern Door Community Auditorium Saturday, December 12 at 7pm for the "Home for the Holidays" virtual concert.

Newsmakers: DCMC's Alecia Bretl

December 11th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 12:08

We are introduced to one of the newest Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Alecia Bretl as she tells us about her background, her philosophy, and how COVID-19 has changed her role.

Newmakers: Leslie Boden of Money Management Counselors

December 7th, 2020 05:55pm

Executive Director of Money Management Counselors Leslie Boden shares tips on how to budget your money for Christmas

Newsmakers: Lt. Bob Lauder of Door County Sheriff's Department on his retirement

December 4th, 2020 05:00pm

DCDN's Paul Schmitt has a conversation with Lt. Bob Lauder from the Door County Sheriff's Office on his 23-year law enforcement career. Lauder plans on retiring on Dec. 23.

Newsmakers: Door County Medical Center's Dr. Jim Heise

December 4th, 2020 09:00am | Duration: 15:22

In this week's installment with Door County Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jim Heise, we talk about testing in the region, the trends of positive cases in the area, and the good news about vaccines.

Newsmakers: Hans Christian of Studio 330 on music scene

December 3rd, 2020 05:00pm | Duration: 8:52

Paul Schmitt of DCDN has a conversation with musician and producer Hans Christian on the his operation at Studio 330 and future projects.

Newsmakers: Horseshoe Bay Farm's Drew Richmond

December 2nd, 2020 10:00am

In this interview,'s Tim Kowols chats with new Horseshoe Bay Farms Executive Director Drew Richmond about his new role and the excitement he believes is in store for the future for the historic site.

Kewaunee High School Math teacher Mitchell Hahn

December 1st, 2020 03:30pm | Duration: 12:00

Math teacher Mitchell Hahn shares how "flipping" the classroom has helped keep students engaged while learning remotely.

Newsmakers: Common Cause Wisconsin's Jay Heck

November 28th, 2020 09:00am

DCDN's Tim Kowols speaks with Common Cause Wisconsin Executive Director Jay Heck about the recent lawsuit regarding the certification of the Wisconsin election.

Newsmakers: Tom Clay with the Door County Land Trust

November 26th, 2020 05:30pm | Duration: 9:36

Executive Director Tom Clay shares the plans for 2021 on land acquisition throughout Door County.

Newsmakers: Wisconsin Voter Alliance's Ron Heuer

November 25th, 2020 10:00am | Duration: 23:53

DCDN's Tim Kowols and Wisconsin Voter Alliance President Ron Heuer discuss the organization's latest motion to the Wisconsin Supreme Court to stop the certification of Wisconsin's election results. Heuer is also the chairperson of the Kewaunee County Republican Party.

Newsmakers: Savannah and Wyatt Bailey

November 25th, 2020 10:00am | Duration: 12:21

DCDN's Tim Kowols talks with Savannah and Wyatt Bailey about their sheep 4-H projects and how their Casco Comets club meetings have changed during the pandemic.

Ame Grail from Shorewest Realtors

November 25th, 2020 08:00am | Duration: 5:14

Shorewest Realtors' Ame Grail shares how the selling process is done and how it is made easier when dealing with a local agent.

Susan Kohout on League of Women Voters online forum on Mental Health and Drug use issues in Door County

November 20th, 2020 06:00am | Duration: 9:00

an online forum dealing with Door County issues on mental health and drug use coming on December 2.

Newsmakers: Door County Medical Center's Brian Stephens

November 20th, 2020 12:00am

In this epsiode, DCMC President and CEO Brian Stephens discusses the state of their workforce, an update on the COVID-19 outbreak in it skilled nursing center, and a new antibody therapy available.

Newsmakers: DNR Warden Chris Kratcha on Deer Hunt 2020

November 19th, 2020 03:00pm | Duration: 9:00

Door County Game Warden Chris Kratcha shares safety tips and previews this year's nine-day deer hunt.

Amy Gamble from the Door County YMCA

November 18th, 2020 07:15am | Duration: 5:03

Amy Gamble, Progressive Gymnastics Director, shares programs and hours of operations for this month and Thanksgiving week.

Newmakers: Tom Mulinix with Salvation Army on Red Kettle campaign

November 16th, 2020 05:00pm | Duration: 8:18

Door County Salvation Army Chair Tom Mulinix shares the plan for the bell ringers this year and how you can help out.

Newsmakers: Milly Gonzales of Help of Door County

November 11th, 2020 08:05am | Duration: 5:55

Help of Door County Executive Director Milly Gonzales talks about domestic abuse over the holidays and how the organization is operating during the current health crisis.

Newsmakers: Tom Beerntsen of the Door County YMCA

November 11th, 2020 08:00am | Duration: 5:50

Newsmakers: Door County YMCA CEO Tom Beerntsen shares fall sessions available, weekend lunch program, and Christmas trees for sale.

Newsmakers: Door County Treasurer-elect Ryan Schley

November 10th, 2020 02:30pm | Duration: 4:00

Ryan Schley shares his aspirations and plans when he takes over for Jay Zahn as the new Door County treasurer in January.

Sturgeon Bay Rotary InterAct Thanksgiving Food Drive Kickoff

November 5th, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 13:20

DCDN's Bryan Mazur talks to members Lauren Alger and Elena LeRoy about the InterAct Thanksgiving Food Drive Kickoff.

Newsmakers: Door County Clerk Jill Lau

November 5th, 2020 09:00am | Duration: 6:32

Door County Clerk Jill Lau answers some of the questions circulating in the community about this year's election.

Newmakers: Laurel Hauser, new executive director of Crossroads at Big Creek

November 2nd, 2020 04:00pm | Duration: 4:10

Laurel Hauser accepts the position of executive director permanently and shares upcoming plans for Crossroads.

Ame Grail from Shorewest Realtors Door County Realty

October 28th, 2020 01:00pm | Duration: 6:19

Why should you list your home or property with a realtor? Ame Grail shares the advantages to listing versus trying to sell it yourself (For Sale By Owner).

Newsmakers: John McMahon the new CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Door County

October 27th, 2020 05:00pm | Duration: 4:56

The new CEO for the Boys & Girls Club of Door County shares his background and vision for the organization.

Ryan Heise on Village of Egg Harbor's Governor's Stewardship Award

October 26th, 2020 04:00pm | Duration: 4;25

The environmental improvements and projects in Egg Harbor the past three years leads to a state tourism award.

2020 Kewaunee County 4-H Awards Banquet

October 25th, 2020 12:00am | Duration: 38:30

Recorded at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds on October 24th, 2020 on 104.1 WRLU, Kewaunee County 4-H celebrated its members and its volunteers.

Community Service Officers from Sturgeon Bay Police Department

October 22nd, 2020 03:00pm | Duration: 16:16

We visit with Police Officer Michelle Snover of the Sturgeon Bay Police Department along with Community Service Officers Michael Bertrand and Austin Tlachac on the CSO program.

New Sturgeon Bay District 2 Councilmember Dennis Statz

October 22nd, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 14:00

Newly chosen Sturgeon Bay Councilmember Dennis Statz shares his background and views on the city's future.

Residents in Town of Gardner voicing concerns about new quarry

October 14th, 2020 01:30pm | Duration: 16:10

Rachel Cromell and Kyle Wogsland shares concern over the Franda Mining operation that is putting in a new stone quarry on Stevenson Pier Road in the Town of Gardner adjacent to their property.

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