Area: Southern Door

  • More than 100 Booths at Southern Door Arts & Crafts Fair

    The 35th annual Southern Door Arts & Crafts Fair, sponsored by the SD Athletic Booster Club, will be held on Nov. 1, 9 am – 3 pm, at Southern Door Schools. There will be 100-plus booths all under one roof. There will be a free shuttle available, and door prizes every half-hour. Food and drink […]

  • 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 […]

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    Haunted Mansion Celebrates 10 Years

    On a picnic table just outside the entrance to Southern Door’s Haunted Mansion, Sue Marchant sits in denim jeans stained with red and white paint the week before grand opening. “I guess I’m disappointed because I thought we would be all done already and we would have this week to relax but it ain’t gonna […]

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    I Pink I Can: Pink Out Raises Funds for Door CANcer

    Southern Door High School hosted the annual Pink Out fundraiser on Sept. 29, with matches between all the county high schools: Gibraltar, Sevastopol, Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door. Connie Baudhuin organizes the Pink Out to raise money for Door CANcer, Inc. and Door County individuals and families dealing with cancer. Gibraltar came out as winners […]

  • Florence Rupp

    Obituary: Florence Therese Rupp

    Florence Therese Rupp, 93, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, passed away early Thursday morning, October 8, 2015, at Woodside Villa in Green Bay with family at her side. She was born January 17, 1922, in the town of Nasewaupee, the daughter of the late Frank and Bertha (Ellerman) Stauber. Florence worked for Algoma Plywood during WWII […]

  • News Bulletin: Oct. 16

    WHAT HAPPENED Five petitioners continued their effort to challenge the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ approval of a water pollution permit for an expanding livestock facility in Kewaunee County. Petitioners filed an appeal of the agency’s final decision to permit the company to operate without a limit on the number of animals in the facility […]

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    Southern Door Friends of Education Awards Go to Therma-Tron-X and Dave Murphy

    The Southern Door Friends of Education Awards were established to recognize those individuals or groups for their support of public schools, not only financially, but for their personal involvement as well. Earlier this fall the district honored an individual and a group who have made significant contributions in their service to improve education. Recipient of […]

  • Ann Renard to Lead Historical Society Dinner Meeting

    The Door County Historical Society will host its monthly dinner meeting featuring a presentation on Renard’s Cheese by Ann Renard on Oct. 26. The catered dinner meeting will be at 6 pm at Brussels Community Center/Town Hall. Renard’s Cheese was founded in 1961 by Howard Renard and remains a family-owned and operated local business. Chris […]

  • STEM Shuttle Visits County Schools

    The STEM Shuttle, a mobile museum featuring hands-on experiments for fourth through eighth graders, visited Gibraltar and Southern Door schools this week with the goal of exposing kids to things they might not see in their own classrooms. “There are four main areas that they are finding out kids are a little weak in when […]

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.