Area: Sevastopol

  • Upcoming Blood Drives in Sevastopol and Baileys Harbor

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the holiday season. Upcoming blood drives in the county are scheduled for: Nov. 19, 12 – 5 pm, Sevastopol High School; and Nov. 27, 9 am – 2 pm, at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall. Donors with […]

  • Sevastopol Fall Sports Recap

    By Justin Skiba Sevastopol High School recently wrapped up its fall sports season. The Pioneers competed in football, cross country and volleyball in addition to cooperative play with Gibraltar in boys soccer and Sturgeon Bay in girls swimming. The Pioneer football team finished the regular season with a 7-2 record, the most wins in a […]

  • Eight-Man Football Know-How

    By Justin Skiba The Sevastopol Pioneers and the Gibraltar Vikings recently completed their third seasons of eight-man football. Since 2013, Door County residents have been exposed to this slightly different brand of fast-paced, high-energy football. Those who have witnessed a game first-hand will notice that it features high-scoring, big plays, and the same hard-hitting intensity […]

  • George Evenson to Present “87 Years in the Town of Sevastopol” Nov. 12

    The next historical program in Sevastopol will feature George Evenson in a presentation called “87 Years in the Town of Sevastopol.” The event will be held Nov. 12, 7 pm, at Sevastopol Town Hall, 4528 Hwy. 57.  

  • George Evenson Presents “87 Years in the Town of Sevastopol”

    On Nov. 12 at 7 pm, the Sevastopol Historical Society presents “87 Years in the Town of Sevastopol” with George Evenson at the Sevastopol Town Hall. Join Evenson as he reminisces about growing up, working hard and having fun in Sevastopol. He will also note the many changes that came about in the dairy business […]

  • Sevastopol Pioneers Finish Historic Season at 7-2

    by Justin Skiba, Sevastopol Pioneers Head Football Coach   The Sevastopol Pioneers football team wrapped up their regular season with a 44-8 win over Elkhart Lake on Friday, Oct. 16. The win gave the Pioneers a 7-2 record; the most regular season wins in school history. More importantly, it earned them a spot in the […]

  • The Education of Elva Killa

    A friend passed along a snippet of a story a few weeks ago about a woman from my hometown, Elva Killa, about to celebrate her 100th birthday. I couldn’t get home to Egg Harbor to talk to her, but Giz and Linda Herbst did earlier this month. Their conversation served as a base for this […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 29 – Nov. 6

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Common Council meets at noon on Nov. 3. The city has begun its fall loose leaf collection and will continue through the week of Nov. 16-20, weather permitting. During the final week of collection, have your leaves raked to the curb by 7 am Nov. 16. Once the crews have collected your […]

  • High School Fall Athletics

    SEVASTOPOL Football Oct. 31 @ DC Everest High School, 10 am STURGEON BAY Boys Soccer Oct. 31 – Sectionals, TBD To stay up-to-date on WIAA tournament information, visit

  • Municipal News: Oct. 23

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm on Oct. 26. The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm on Oct. 27. The Police & Fire Commission meets at 2 pm on Oct. 28. The Parks & Recreation Committee meets at 4 pm on Oct. 28. County of […]

  • News Bulletin: Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

    WHAT HAPPENED Sevastopol is the fourth community in Door County to report ash tree damage due to the invasive Emerald Ash Borer. It joins Nasewaupee, Sturgeon Bay and Gibraltar, where the EAB was first identified in the county on June 11, 2014. Signs of EAB infestation were noted in Sevastopol on Oct. 15. Door County […]

  • High School Fall Athletics, Oct. 16 – 23

    GIBRALTAR Football Oct. 16 @ Oakfield, 7 pm Volleyball Oct. 17 – Conference Tournament @ Kewaunee, 10 am Oct. 20 – First Round of Regionals, 7 pm SEVASTOPOL  Football Oct. 16 – TBA Volleyball Oct. 17 – Conference Tournament @ Kewaunee, 10 am Oct. 20 – First Round of Regionals, 7 pm SOUTHERN DOOR  Cross […]

  • Sevastopol Town Hall Facing Contaminated Wells

    Town of Sevastopol officials discussed at an Oct. 2 meeting what to do with the well that serves the town hall after the latest quarterly testing revealed contamination of the water supply by coliform and E. coli bacteria. The presence of either bacteria in water indicates fecal contamination. “Being a public building, we do have […]

  • High School Fall Athletics, Oct. 9 – 16

    GIBRALTAR Cross Country Oct. 15 – home conference meet, 3:30 pm Football Oct. 9 vs. NEW Lutheran, 7 pm Oct. 16 – TBA Soccer Oct. 12 vs. Kiel, 6 pm Volleyball Oct. 13 @ Algoma, 7 pm SEVASTOPOL  Cross Country Oct. 9 @ Northbrook Country Club, 4 pm Oct. 15 @ Gibraltar, 3:30 pm  Football […]

  • County Passes Communication Tower Ordinance

    In a 13-7 vote, the county board passed an amendment to a zoning ordinance that will regulate telecommunication towers. The application fee to build a tower will remain at $500, but with some exemptions removed, a local internet provider may find the fees cost prohibitive. Discussion prior to the vote found supervisors, primarily in the […]

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    Sevastopol Middle and High School Named National Blue Ribbon School

    The U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan named Sevastopol Middle and High School as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School. Sevastopol was recognized in the category of an Exemplary High Performing School as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests. The school is one of 335 public and private schools nationwide to receive the […]

  • Obituary: Diane Lee Stracka

    Diane Lee Stracka, 81, of the town of Sevastopol in Sturgeon Bay, WI, died Monday, September 21, 2015, in the comfort of her home. She was born May 13, 1934, in Hartford, WI, the daughter of the late Leland Peter and Nina Joyce (Mann) Gehl. Diane graduated from Hartford High School in 1952. She received […]

  • Municipal News

    City of Sturgeon Bay: A special meeting of the Common Council that was called for the afternoon of Sept. 22 to approve financing for the controversial Sawyer Hotel Development and consider a resolution authorizing the sale of the property to Sawyer Hotel Development LLC was postponed by Mayor Thad Birmingham just minutes after it was […]

  • High School Fall Athletics, Sept. 18 – 25

    GIBRALTAR Cross Country Sept. 22 @ Lake Breeze Golf Course, 4 pm Football Sept. 18 vs. Oneida Nation, 7 pm Sept. 25 @ Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah, 7 pm Soccer Sept. 22 vs. Kewaunee, 6:30 pm Sept. 24 @ Peshtigo, 6:30 pm Volleyball Sept. 19 @ Mishicot, 8:30 am Sept. 24 @ Southern Door, 7 pm SEVASTOPOL […]

  • Breadth and Longevity: Birmingham’s

    The lure of Birmingham’s has nothing to do with the bar, and everything to do with the people.