Area: Southern Door

  • 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 […]

  • Marnie’s: Stepping Into Tradition

    Anne Mueller and her family are taking over an institution in Southern Door, no easy challenge in a community of habit.

  • Southern Door SHEILD students

    Southern Door SHIELD Program Receives Grant

    The Door County Community Foundation has awarded the Southern Door School District a Sustainability Grant from the Education Fund. This grant provides financial support for the SHIELD program, a district-wide educational program that stands for Students Helping, Involving, Educating, Leading & Deterring. The SHIELD program is a component of a county-wide initiative called Project 180, […]

  • Letter to the Editor: We All Have Obligation to Keep Water Clean

    Stony Creek in southern Door County is a major contributor to the water quality entering Lake Michigan, second only to the Ahnapee River in land area. The creek has several tributaries that have heavy agricultural impact, with the eastern segment draining the entire Ahnapee Trail Marsh and crossing our family farm on the eastern boundary. […]

  • News Bulletin: Titletown Brewing Co. Awarded Granary Development

    WHAT HAPPENED The Sturgeon Bay Waterfront Redevelopment Authority has chosen a proposal from Smet Construction of Green Bay for redevelopment of the westside waterfront granary. Smet has teamed up with Titletown Brewery of Green Bay to turn the granary into a brewery and restaurant. It was estimated the project would generate $1.5 million in tax […]

  • 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 […]

  • Construction Update, Sept. 18 – 25

      Hwy. 57 and County Road C Schedule: Sept. 2015 to Nov. 2015 Length: 0.5 Miles Cost: $932,686 Location: Pine Road Mitigation Site and County C and Hwy. 57 intersection. Description of project: The project involves mitigation site maintenance at the Pine Road Mitigation Site and constructing J-turns at the intersection of County C and […]

  • The Nylons’ Final Tour Stops in Southern Door

    On Sept 11 at the Southern Door Community Auditorium, recording artists The Nylons will stake the stage at 7 pm. After 35 years of performing and touring, The Nylons, are on the road in their farewell tour across the United States.

  • Len Villano

    Agriscience Teacher Jeanna James Achieves National Recognition

    Theoretically speaking, Jeanna James is not only the best young agriscience teacher in Wisconsin, but also one of the top six in the United States. However, anyone who watches her working with students might well maintain that the designation is not theoretical. “Jeanna is a model teacher and keeps every student at the center of […]

  • Southern Door School Board Candidate 2014, Mike Toneys

    Relevant Experience, Education or Civic Involvement:

    My wife Carrol and I have been residents of Southern Door County for more than 30 years.

  • Southern Door School Board Candidate 2014, Kelly Tassoul

    Relevant Experience, Education or Civic Involvement:

    • Southern Door High School Graduate, 1979
    • NWTC Graduate, 1981
    • Southern Door Education Foundation – 1995 to present (currently serving as president)
    • Southern Door Board of Education – nine years, 1999-2008 (served as clerk)
    • Served on various committees while on the School Board (Transportation Disciplinary Committee, Building and Grounds Committee and Policy Committee)
    • Friend of Education Award Recipient at Southern Door Schools
    • Door County 4-H Adult Leader – 25 years
    • 4-H Adult Leader Board – two terms
    • Door County Holstein Board – two terms
    • Door County Dairy Committee
    • Associated with the Brussels Lions Club since 1989, became a member in 2013
    • Costume Director for Southern Door High School Musicals from 1988 to present
    • Costume Director for the Southern Door 5th Grade Musicals – 18 years


    What do you think is the greatest issue facing public education, and, if elected, how would you address it?

    I believe balancing the budget is at the forefront, but also making sure we don’t compromise the quality of education during the process is also at the top of the priority list.

  • Southern Door School’s Learning Garden

    It isn’t a Victory Garden straight out of World War II. It won’t feed hundreds of people. Southern Door’s Schoolyard Garden will, however, teach students about plants and cultivate a bond in the community.

  • Even the Ashes Were Gone: Lessons from the Peshtgo Fire

    “We are burning up. Send help.” This short, dire message to Wisconsin Governor Lucius Fairchild was the first contact sent from the epicenter of America’s deadliest fire ever. It was carried by boat as the lone telegraph line out of Peshtigo, Wisconsin had been burned weeks before. It gave none of the details which were, […]