Sheboygan Falls News

Falls Ace Hardware celebrates first decade

Falls Ace Hardware owner reflects on 10 years in business

It was Sept. 24, 2013 when Dick Fotsch officially stepped out of his comfort zone and took on the formidable challenge of owning a small town hardware store. Ten years later, Fotsch has molded Falls Ace Hardware into one of the most successful, vibrant and civic-minded businesses in the Sheboygan Falls community, which customers from both near and far have […]

River Park kayak-boat launch takes shape

After four years of discussion and planning, filled with various starts and stops, construction of the kayak-canoe launch and boat landing at River Park is heading into the home stretch. During a Sheboygan Falls Park Board meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 13 Settlers Park in Sheboygan Falls, Department of Public Works Director Jerry Benzschawel provided an update on the project. “The […]

Planned Unit Development zoning change stirs debate

A proposed update to the city’s planned unit development (PUD) zoning code to accommodate the Sheboygan County Economic Department Corporation (SCEDC) Phase 2 workforce housing development off of Happy Lane was met with some scrutiny, during a Sheboygan Falls Property Committee meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the Sheboygan Falls Municipal Building. The discussion originated at a Sheboygan Falls Plan […]

Meet Your Sheboygan Falls Police Department event to feature K9 Unit

The next Meet Your Sheboygan Falls Police Department program will include a presentation from SFPD officer Jade Sand and K9 Emma of the department’s K9 unit Wednesday, Oct. 4 in the City Council Chambers at the Sheboygan Falls Municipal Building. The presentation, which is made possible through a joint effort between the Sheboygan Falls Police Department and Sheboygan Falls Chamber-Main […]

Falcons place second in EWC standings

Falls girls tennis team tops Waupun in commanding fashion

The Sheboygan Falls High School girls tennis team finished second in the Eastern Wisconsin conference for the third straight season after a 7-0 shutout victory over Waupun on Thursday, Sept. 21. Falls (19-3 overall) finished the EWC dual meet regular season at 7-1 in the EWC with one match to go. “It was a great match where seniors had a […]

Falls volleyball unit surges to second at West De Pere Invitational


The Sheboygan Falls High School volleyball team took second place at the West De Pere Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 23. Falls (21-6 overall) lost to Oconto Falls 2-0 by the scores of 17-25, 15-25 in the championship game Earlier in the day, the Falcons defeated West De Pere in the semifinal 2-0 by the scores of 25-19, 25-15. “I did […]

Port Washington cruises past Falls football squad

Port Washington turned in a dominant performance to top the Sheboygan Falls High School football team 51-7 at Port Washington on Thursday, Sept. 21. With the loss, Falls dropped to 2-2 in the East Central Conference (3-3 overall). Port Washington, which came into the game as the No. 1 ranked Division 3 football team in the state, moved to 4-0 […]

KLF girls swimmers capture Kiel Triangular


The Kohler/Sheboygan Lutheran/Sheboygan Falls girls swimming and diving team (KLF) won the Kiel Triangular with 160 points to 65 for Berlin/Green Lake 65 and 52 for Kiel on Thursday, Sept. 21. “The girls had a blast at the triangular versus Kiel and Berlin,” said KLF head coach Jessica Ott. “The team decided to shake things up this meet and each […]

Steffen paces Falls girls runners


Sheboygan Falls High School freshman Beth Steffen led the Falcons’ girls cross country team to a 10th place overall team showing at the Mishicot Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 21. Falls wound up with a total of 321 points, while West De Pere won the girls division with 72 points. Steffen finished 12th individually with a time of 20:37.68 to lead […]

Anvelink bags Wildman Watson Classic

Nick Anvelink of Bonduel outdueled 2014 Plymouth Dirt Track Racing Late Model champion Mitch McGrath of Waukesha to collect the 30-lap Jim Wildman Watson Classic Presented by Galloping Ghost Motorsports and Transportation main event victory and wrap up his sixth career WABAM Dirt Kings Late Model Tour championship at The Plymouth Dirt Track in Plymouth, Wis. on Saturday, Sept. 23. […]

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