Washington Island

Author: Jerry

I was able to ask the owner’s of Deer Run Golf Course and Resort a few questions the other day about their long time business.  For 20 years, Dan and Trudy Schelitzche have operated the only golf course located on Washington Island.  The nine hole course offers fun and challenge for all levels of golfers, from beginners to pros in a relaxing atmosphere. Deer Run is a regulation 9 hole golf course with a motel, living quarters, miniature golf and…

Source: The Third Annual Spine Tingling Farm of Fear!!

The Treasures of Plum Island When the Coast Guard lifesaving station was built on Plum Island in 1896, such facilities were common on the Great Lakes. Today, this may be the only one left. Little wonder then that the Friends of Plum and Pilot Islands was established in 2007 to help restore, preserve and manage the islands’ historic and cultural resources. A year later, Plum and Pilot Islands were added to Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin. This summer…

Both are known as “stepping stones” for birds that migrate through the Great Lakes each spring and fall Source: Lake Michigan islands added to National Wildlife Refuge – Story | Upper Peninsula Michigan – Marquette, Escanaba | UPMatters | WJMN CBS Local 3

This is a great time to buy your Washington Island souvenirs and Shirts with free shipping.  Don’t forget your Homemade Fudge – Considered the BEST in Door County!  visit:  www.shopmannsmerc.com

Washington Island schools employs teachers working under emergency licenses, permits. Source: Emergency licenses fill teacher needs

The Washington Island Literary Festival, Key Note Speaker is Hampton Sides, award-winning author and editor-at-large of OUTSIDE magazine, at the 2015 Washington Island Literary Festival to be held September 18-20 at the Trueblood Performing Art Center and other island venues. Both nonfiction and fiction readers will find Hampton Sides’ most recent book, “In the Kingdom of Ice,” a thrilling epic. Source: Hampton Sides at Washington Island Literary Fest

Public welcome to 36-team competition on Aug. 29 Source: Pro grillers on Washington Island for Death’s Door BBQ

Source: Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm Presents Team 2015 – Fragrant Isle Lavender Farm & Shop From its very inception one of Fragrant Isle Lavender Farms objectives was to create a thriving business that could support and utilize the many talents of Washington Island residents. Job creation on Washington Island was of the utmost importance to partners Edgar and Martine Anderson and Helene Meyer. To that end they have been extremely successful. This second season at the Big Red Barn boasts…

The art of hand repairing fishing nets is something every commercial fishing family used to know, when the fishing industry dominated small … Source: WBAY – Jake’s Story: The Art on Ellefson Dock – April 26, 2015

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