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Spotlight in the Community
This podcast will feature on the residents in Door and Kewaunee counties making an impact in their communities.
Spotlight in the Community
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Argentina and Italy are represented at Sevastopol High School through the Rotary Student Exchange Program in Sturgeon Bay

December 10th, 2023 09:00am
We visited with Aurora Breci, from Milan, Italy, and Catalina Gobbato, from Corral de Bustos, Argentina, about their stay in America and schooling at Sevastopol High School since arriving in Door County in August.

Randy Remiker is promoted to Brigadier General in the New Mexico Army National Guard

February 12th, 2023 09:00am
Algoma Police Chief Randy Remiker reflects on his new position as a Brigadier General in the National Guard in Sante Fe, New Mexico.

Musician Jacob Mattson releasing first album

September 23rd, 2022 07:00am
Local musician Jacob Mattson brings his emotion and inspiration into his first album, "Something Like Home".

Casco's Marcia Albertson

August 26th, 2022 08:00am
In this episode, Marcia Albertson is joined by several babies enrolled at Casco Kidz Zone as she reflects on 30-plus years in childcare.

United States Coast Guard

August 6th, 2022 02:00pm
In this episode, Chief Nick Grim is the Executive Petty Officer for Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay after previous tours in Oregon, North Carolina, New York, California, and Alaska. While he enjoyed those other stops, he has enjoyed Sturgeon Bay the most.

Brussels Lions Club

July 10th, 2022 02:00pm
We visit with Brussels Lions Club Secretary Penny Wautier on the status of the organization and the many service projects that were completed in the past year.

Sara Miller

July 1st, 2022 12:00pm
We shine a spotlight on our very own Sara Miller, who came to us through the Ahnapee Youth Apprenticeship Program two years ago.

Construction Workers

June 24th, 2022 12:00am
We talk to DOT spokesperson Mark Kantola to thank construction workers for the hard work they are doing on all the projects in Door and Kewaunee counties.

Graduation Spotlight: Washington Island's Hayden Lux

June 3rd, 2022 08:00am
We talk to the valedictorian of the state's smallest graduating class, Washington Island's Hayden Lux.

Graduation Spotligjht: Gibraltar's Harrison Krauss and Nico Salm

June 3rd, 2022 08:00am
We chat with Harrison Krauss and Nico Salm about their time at Gibraltar and look ahead to the future.

Graduation Spotlight: Sevastopol's Natalie Zawojski, Jack deYoung, Lezly Ruiz, and Brooklyn Brauner

June 3rd, 2022 08:00am
We talk to Sevastopol's four valedictorians about their careers at the school and what is next for them.

Graduation Spotlight: Sturgeon Bay's Rachel Allen

May 27th, 2022 03:00pm
Sturgeon Bay valedictorian Rachel Allen never thought she would miss going to school until she could no longer. She tells us the story about what she missed the most about going to high school in the middle of a pandemic.

Graduation spotlight: Southern Door's Brandon Kaczmarek

May 27th, 2022 09:00am
Southern Door’s Brandon Kaczmarek will not be going down the same road as many other valedictorians upon graduation. He shares with us his post-graduation plans as he looks to become a firefighter.

Graduation Spotlight: Luxemburg-Casco’s Grace Holschuh

May 27th, 2022 08:00am
For as good as she is on the volleyball court, you could argue Grace Holscuh was even better in the classroom. We talked to the Luxemburg-Casco valedictorian hours before she accepted her diploma.

Algoma's Rylee Fenendael

May 20th, 2022 12:00pm
Somewhere between all of the other activities Rylee Fenendael participates in, she found a way to be Algoma’s top senior as well.

Tom Schmelzer going on Old Glory Honor Flight

May 1st, 2022 03:45pm
U.S. Army and Vietnam War veteran Tom Schmelzer shares his excitement of going on the Old Glory Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

Sister Bay's Ben Anderson

April 22nd, 2022 03:00pm
Not many people would smile when showing off a scar that takes up most of your torso, but then again, you may have not met Sister Bay native Ben Anderson.

United Way of Door County's Amy Kohnle

March 25th, 2022 02:00pm
You might not believe United Way of Door County Executive Director Amy Kohnle, but their strategic plan for 2019-2022 did not include navigating a worldwide pandemic or a community disaster. With the blessing of its board of directors and your generosity, the United Way was able to do its part to address both. She tells DCDN more about her experience.

Algoma Crescent Beach with Cathy Pabich

March 20th, 2022 08:00am
Active volunteer and community member Cathy Pabish shares the crown jewel of the city and what Crescent Beach improvements have been accomplished so far.

Rick and Abby Hess on Sturgeon Bay rallying to help Butch's Bar victims

March 5th, 2022 11:00am
Rick and Abby Hess, managers at Samuelson's Creek Pub and White Birch Inn share the community support shown to one of their employees and the upcoming benefit for his father and burn victim Gary McCoy, Sr.

Spotlight in the Community: Kevin Osgood and Sam Perlman of Door County Maritime Museum

February 11th, 2022 12:00pm
Telling you the stories of Door County’s maritime history and inspiring the next generation is not something Kevin Osgood and Sam Perlman at the Door County Maritime Museum take lightly. We talked to Osgood and Perlman about their most recent efforts.

Community Spotlight: the late Bob Nickel

February 4th, 2022 11:00am
After former Sturgeon Bay Principal Bob Nickel's passing earlier this week, Superintendent Dan Tjernagel stopped by to pay tribute to his colleague and friend.

Door County Amplify

January 28th, 2022 12:00pm
One half of the Door County Amplify team, Lachrisa Grandberry, shares with us her journey promoting BIPOC artists in Door County as the Facebook page she helped set up celebrates its one year anniversary.

Community Spotlight: You

January 21st, 2022 02:00pm
After the Door County Community Foundation reported a record amount of money raised for charities in Door County, the President and CEO of the Door County Community Foundation Bret Bicoy helped us shine the community spotlight on you.

Todd Thayse retires from shipbuilding

January 14th, 2022 08:00am
Nearly for decades of working in the shipyards, Todd Thayse retired today as the Vice-President and General Manager of Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. We visit with Todd and reflect on his career and his future plans in retirement. (photo courtesy of MarineLink)

Community Spotlight: School custodians of Door and Kewaunee counties

January 7th, 2022 12:00pm
Behind every clean school in Door and Kewaunee counties, you will find a team of custodians that helped make it happen. Sturgeon Bay School District Business Manager Jake Holtz helps us say thank you.

Peninsula Charities' Adam Peronto

December 30th, 2021 12:00am
If there is an opportunity to give back in Door County, there is a good chance that Adam Peronto is somehow involved.

Community Spotlight: Door County Habitat for Humanity's Lori Allen

December 10th, 2021 12:00am
If you ask Door County Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Lori Allen what the favorite part of her job is, it is working with the partner families that bring the biggest smile to her face. NEW Radio's Tim Kowols has more.

Sturgeon Bay Mayor David Ward

December 5th, 2021 08:00am
Mayor David Ward recaps his first three years on the job as the leader of the City of Sturgeon Bay and looks forward to 2022.

Heidi Erickson from the Door County YMCA

November 20th, 2021 05:00pm
Door County YMCA Executive Director Heidi Erickson shares her thoughts on returning to Door County this year and leading the organization in to the future.

Destination Sturgeon Bay's Pam Seiler

November 14th, 2021 12:00am
Pam Seiler of Destination Sturgeon Bay reflects on her career as the organization's executive director as she heads into retirement.

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