Spotlight in the Community

Spotlight in the Community

This podcast will feature on the residents in Door and Kewaunee counties making an impact in their communities.

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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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