Area: Sevastopol

  • Bay Shore Drive Speed Reduction Gains Traction

    The Door County Highway and Facilities Committee voted unanimously to recommend the County Board of Supervisors approve a speed reduction to 35 mph for the entire length of Bay Shore Drive through Sevastopol and the Town of Egg Harbor. Currently, the road has variable speed postings of 35 mph in some spots, 45 mph in […]

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  • Sevastopol Recommends Switch to AT&T for Broadband

    The Town of Sevastopol’s Communications and Technology Committee introduced during a Sept. 7 public hearing its recommendation to partner with AT&T as its internet service provider (ISP) to bring fiber broadband access to all addresses.  The town had severed ties in June with its previous selection of Bug Tussel upon learning the financial arrangement with […]

  • Sevastopol Celebrates 100 Years

    Moms kept the faith and started Sevastopol’s school a century ago A back-to-school party will take folks back in time on Labor Day when the Sevastopol School District launches a year-and-a-half-long centennial celebration. The event set for Monday, Sept. 4, 1-3 pm, marks 1923 as the year when bid was let for the eventual completion […]

  • Watch Your Speed: Bayshore Drive is the latest county highway to get a speed study

    Elizabeth “Beth” Gauger, supervisor for District 15 of the Door County Board of Supervisors, said she has received numerous letters from people who believe that the speeds on Bayshore Drive are endangering the lives of the pedestrians and cyclists who regularly use the road. “They are concerned about excessive speeds, close encounters,” she said during […]

  • Letter to the Editor: A Plea from Habitation Door

    While Destination Door seems to have become the mission of local governments and every small-business owner under the hazy sun, there are those of us who are part of Habitation Door, and we are apparently children of a lesser god. Bay Shore Drive is a residential area. Why is the speed limit 45 mph on […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Noise Pollutes Bay Shore Drive

    In my almost 60 years on Bay Shore Drive in Sevastopol, just north of Sturgeon Bay, I have been enduring the increased noise pollution that surrounds my property.  Whether it be semi trucks carrying large equipment, motorcycles, landscapers or tourists heading up the scenic drive, Bay Shore Drive has become a thoroughfare and a residential […]

  • Letter to the Editor: A Kitchens Shout-Out

    Here’s a shout-out to Joel Kitchens, Wisconsin state representative for the 1st Assembly District, for working at the Sevastopol Dairy Farm Breakfast on July 2. He helped all morning serving coffee, replenishing cherries and apple cider, and cleaning tables. This is a great example of “servant leadership.” Joel certainly could have been home enjoying the […]

  • Sevastopol Searches for New Internet Partner

    Jeanne Vogel, a town board supervisor and chair of the town’s Communication and Technology Committee, said they’ve issued requests for proposals to AT&T, Bertram, Charter, Frontier and Nsight. Responses are due July 24, with one exception due July 31. The town’s updated geolocations (addresses) now number 2,184, including the new residences that will be constructed […]

  • Letter to the Editor: An Argument for Stoplights

    An article in the June 30 Peninsula Pulse [“Money Secured for Roundabout at Culver’s Intersection”] states that “about 15,000 vehicles on average travel Highway 42/57 daily, with 2,000 to 3,000 vehicles on average traveling Gordon Road/County BB daily.” A Wisconsin traffic-safety engineer is quoted as saying that a traffic signal at that intersection “would be […]

  • Money Secured for Roundabout at Culver’s Intersection

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) has secured a little more than $2 million to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Highway 42/57 and Gordon Road/County BB, commonly referred to as the “Culver’s intersection” in Sevastopol. Although the roundabout is “what we’re leaning toward and probably what we’ll be recommending,” said Mason Simmons, a […]

  • Sevastopol To Vacate East Martin Road

    The Sevastopol Town Board introduced a resolution June 19 that gets the process moving to vacate the town’s East Martin Road west of County HH and north of Choice Road. Sevastopol Town Board chair Dan Woelfel said the gravel road runs between two orchards owned by Jim Seaquest and is “literally unpassable.” Attempts to grade […]

  • Top Pickleball Pros Coming to Sevastopol Saturday

    The Door County Pickleball Club is hosting top Pickleball professional players Lea Jansen and Andrea Koop to Door County for a weekend of clinics and pro demonstrations on Saturday, June 24. Lea Jansen is the 3rd best female Pickleball player in the world and Andrea Koop is the 8th best female Pickleball player. Both of these athletes […]

  • A Passion for Pickleball

    There’s a new pickleball court in town. Sevastopol Town Park – located just off Highway 57, about five miles north of Sturgeon Bay – now has two dedicated pickleball courts and two tennis courts that can also be used for pickleball.  Sevastopol town chair Dan Woelfel said the court renovations – spurred by discovering a major […]

  • Sevastopol Seeking New Broadband Partner

    Ties severed with Bug Tussel The Town of Sevastopol headed back to the drawing board to find an internet service provider (ISP) to partner with to help the town deliver fiber broadband access to all residents and businesses.  The town had selected Bug Tussel in March following a lengthy request for proposal (RFP) process that […]

  • CNC Program Wraps Up Inaugural Year

    High school students Noah Johnson and Lucas Apsey of Sevastopol; and Jayden Bedell, Caleb Meier and Kody Marchant of Southern Door, have all completed the first year of the Door County High School Machining Program held at Sevastopol.  Under the instruction of Garrett Sowl, the students learned how to operate 11 machines and earned 16 […]

  • Sevastopol Teams Repeat as Global Champions

    Two teams win titles at world Destination Imagination event Sheriff’s cars and Egg Harbor fire trucks, sirens blaring, escorted a charter bus filled with Global Champions May 22 as they returned from Kansas City, Missouri, to Sevastopol school. “Rootie, toot, toot; Rootie, toot, toot: We’re the team from Ins-ti-tute,” the students cheered as they were […]

  • Lautenbach Recieves PEO Scholarship

    The Helen Schreiber Allen Scholarship Committee of PEO Chapter EE has awarded its fourth $1,000 scholarship to graduating senior Lindsay Lautenbach of Sevastopol High School. Lautenbach, daughter of Tom and Jill Lautenbach, will attend UW-Eau Claire in the fall where she will major in nursing.  Lautenbach is an active member of her school and community […]

  • Sevastopol Class of 2024 Realize ACT Success

    Ezra Linnan, son of Sean and Kristine Linnan, a junior at Sevastopol School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36 when taking the statewide exam in March. Overall, Sevastopol’s junior class had six out of 32 students that scored a 30 or higher, and more than 85% of the class accomplished improved scores […]

  • Student Spotlight: Hattie Hilbert & Hazen Thomas

    Sevastopol Elementary School first-graders Hattie Hilbert and Hazen Thomas learned about balance and symmetry while they made monarch butterflies with tempera paint and oil pastels. Are there talented K-12 artists in your life? Submit a photo of their work to [email protected] to be considered for inclusion in a future Student Spotlight.