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  • Drive-Through Kermiss at Belgian Heritage Center

    The Belgian Heritage Center, 1255 Cty DK in Brussels, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary and will host a drive-through kermiss Aug. 16, 11:30 am – 2 pm. Burgers, trippe, jutt and Belgian pies will be on the menu, and the center’s famous booyah will be sold by the bowl, quart and gallon. Find out how […]

  • Belgian Days Goes Drive-Through

    Health warnings against large social gatherings during the global pandemic have caused the cancellation of many local festivals. Instead of canceling the 59th annual Belgian Days festival at the Brussels Town Park, however, the Brussels Lions Club got creative and planned a “drive-through” food and beverage service. The fundraiser will be held July 11, 3-7 […]

  • Pioneer Pantry Brings Discount Shopping to Brussels

    Pioneer Pantry opened in December in Brussels, and like so many new businesses, it began with a dream. Having purchased a Door County getaway in Gardner in 2014, Nick Waack, 37, from Kiel; and Heather Truett, 41, from Green Bay, wanted to capitalize on Nick’s retail experience to open a store and earn a living […]

  • St. Francis and St. Mary Parish Adds Food Pantry

    St. Francis and St. Mary Parish, 9716 Cemetery Road in Brussels, recently added a Little Food Pantry – similar to a Little Free Library – to collect food in front of the church. The new food-pantry location came about after a conversation on a Brussels community Facebook group. Fr. Edward Looney, pastor of the parish, volunteered his […]

  • Obituary: Thomas E. Hunt

    Dec. 29, 1946 – March 28, 2020 Thomas Edward Hunt, 73, of Brussels died at his home.  He was born in Sturgeon Bay to Robert and Lois (Petersilka) Hunt.  On November 14, 1998, he married Cheryl E. Buelow in Sturgeon Bay.  Tom enjoyed working with and restoring cars, especially with his brother, Gerald. Survivors include his wife, […]

  • LEAP 2020 Production Is ‘Human Condition’

    To be human is to be riddled with imperfections such as indifference, anger, selfishness, greed and even hatred. This year’s LEAP production is Human Condition, which takes stock of the human condition and considers how we’re influenced toward compassion for others and ourselves. LEAP 2020 goes to an international airport to find a cross-section of […]

  • Robert Little of Brussels Earns Herb Kohl Scholarship

    St. Lawrence Seminary High School senior Robert Little of Brussels has earned the 2020 Herb Kohl Student Initiative Scholarship: a $10,000 scholarship for a student who has shown a high level of achievement and strong promise for succeeding in college and beyond. During his four years at St. Lawrence Seminary, Little has developed superb leadership […]

  • Southern Door’s Kaylee Griep Named 2020 Miss Door County Outstanding Teen

    Congratulations to Southern Door sophomore Kaylee Griep, who was crowned the 2020 Miss Door County Outstanding Teen by Ellie Krohn, the 2019 winner.  Griep’s platform is Building Self-Esteem in Young Women. Contestants had a six-minute interview with the judges before going on stage; then they competed in fitness, talent (Griep did a monologue), and onstage […]

  • Obituary: Douglas Pierre

    Aug. 22, 1942 – Feb. 16, 2020 Douglas Francis Pierre, D.D.S., M.S., 77, of Brussels, passed away suddenly.  He was born in Lancaster, Wisconsin, to Joseph and Odile (LeGrave) Pierre.  On Feb. 14, 1998, he married Penny Ann Fields in Brussels. Doug earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana, then attended dental school […]

  • Obituary: Donald C. LaLuzerne

    Sept. 24, 1935 – Jan. 31, 2020 Donald Clarence LaLuzerne, 84, of Brussels died at Autumn Fields CBRF. He was born to Clarence and Emma (Gerondale) LaLuzerne in the Town of Gardner. He graduated from Brussels High School in 1953 and attended Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College.  Donald was employed by the Southern Door School District for 37 years. He married […]

  • Southern Door Fab Lab Open to Community through March

    Southern Door High School will open its Fab Lab to community adults for 10 weeks on Wednesdays, Jan. 29 – April 1, 6-8 pm, for the How to Make Just about Anything workshop. The instructors will be Glen Vander Velden and Seth Wilson, with help from student assistants. The workshop costs include registration ($75 for […]

  • Internationally Renowned Magician Mike Super at SDCA 

    The Southern Door Community Auditorium (SDCA) will host a show on Jan. 25, 7 pm, that’s not to be missed: a rare opportunity to witness the magic and illusion of Mike Super. Fresh off another network TV series, Super has captivated millions of fans once again and is the only magician in the market who […]

  • Guthrie Brothers Pay Tribute to Simon and Garfunkel at SDCA

    New-York-based musicians – and brothers – Jeb and Jock Guthrie will present their show Scarborough Fair: A Simon and Garfunkel Experience at the Southern Door Community Auditorium on Feb. 1, 7 pm. The Guthrie brothers have been singing together since they were kids, and, like Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, are known for their stunning harmonies. […]

  • Obituary: Karen J. Guelette

    March 18, 1943 – Jan. 9, 2020  Karen Jane Guelette, 76, of Brussels died peacefully with her family by her side. She was born in Manitowoc to Ralph and Ruth (Brey) Seigworth. Karen graduated from Brussels High School and on May 27, 1961, she married her high school sweetheart, Gary M. Guelette, at St. Francis Church. Together they […]

  • Obituary: William J. Eckert

    Oct. 15, 1943 – Jan. 8, 2020 William J. Eckert, 76, of Brussels died at his home. He was born in Fish Creek to Walter and Agnes (Restler) Eckert. On July 9, 1966, he married Patricia Ann Theis at St. Peter’s Church in Lincoln. When he was young, Bill worked in Milwaukee in various aspects of the […]

  • Illusionist Mike Super at SDCA Jan. 25

    The Southern Door Community Auditorium will present a rare opportunity Jan. 25, 7 pm: the magic and illusion of Mike Super.  The producers of Penn & Teller selected Super to appear on the season-premiere episode of the acclaimed CW Network show Fool Us; he was a finalist on America’s Got Talent; and he recently performed at […]

  • Obituary: Dwayne Tebon

    June 24, 1941 ~ Dec. 31, 2019 Dwayne Tebon, 78, of Brussels died peacefully with family by his side at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center in Green Bay. He was born in Champion to Elmer and Mildred (Paye) Tebon. On June 2, 1962 he married Donna Marie Virlee in Namur. For many years, Dwayne worked as a machinist for […]

  • Obituary: Shirley DeClark

    On Dec. 6, 2019, Shirley M. DeClark died at Autumn Fields CBRF in Dyckesville, WI.  She was born on May 25, 1934, in Brussels, WI to Harry “H.J.” LeRoy and Lorraine Pigeon.  On June 26, 1954, she married Louis “Lou” DeClark in Brussels and celebrated 65 years of marriage this past June. Shirley worked in […]

  • ‘Sister’s Christmas Catechism’ Takes the Stage at SDCA on Dec. 13

    Celebrate the holidays Dec. 13, 7 pm, when the Southern Door Community Auditorium hosts Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold. It’s CSI: Bethlehem in this holiday mystery extravaganza – from the author of Late Nite Catechism – as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages: What happened to the […]

  • Obituary: Rosemary Atkinson

    Dec. 4, 1965 – Oct. 23, 2019  Rosemary Atkinson, 54, of Brussels died Oct. 23. She was born in Two Rivers to Joseph and Colleen (Sharpe) Moravec. On June 23, 1993, she married James Atkinson in Appleton.  Rosemary was a bookkeeper at Econo-Foods. She was also a member of Precious Moments Clubs, a couple of bowling leagues — one […]