2009-10-05

Batteries Plus hosts 9-volt battery give-away



October is Fire Prevention month and one of the most important fire safety lessons is to have working smoke detectors in the home. Experts recommend changing smoke detector batteries twice a year. To help make sure every smoke detector gets a fresh battery this year, Batteries Plus of Sheboygan will be giving away 9-volt batteries. The giveaway will take place […]

Safest September since WWII on state roads



Last month, 54 people died in 52 Wisconsin traffic crashes, which made it the second safest month of September in terms of traffic deaths since World War II, according to preliminary statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The safest month of September since World War II occurred last year with 50 traffic deaths, and the deadliest September was in […]

Auto insurance law brochures available



As new auto insurance laws begin to take effect in Wisconsin over the next year, the Wisconsin Association for Justice has released two brochures containing helpful information for Wisconsin auto insurance policyholders. The first, “Understanding Auto Insurance,” describes the basics about auto insurance and what is required of drivers in Wisconsin under the law as recently changed. The second, entitled […]

Hazardous waste drop-off Saturday at city garage



The final household hazardous waste drop-off for 2009, sponsored by the Sheboygan County Planning and Resources Department, will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Plymouth City Garage, 1004 Valley Rd., Plymouth. Materials that will be accepted include: flammable liquids, fluorescent bulbs, cleaners, oil-based paints, household batteries, aerosols, solvents, acids and bases, poisons, varnishes, old […]

TracFone Wireless launches SafeLink Wireless to aid low-income households



TracFone Wireless Inc., America’s leading prepaid cell phone provider, has announced its launch of SafeLink Wireless in Wisconsin. SafeLink Wireless is the first and only completely free offering of Lifeline – a U.S. governmentsupported program that ensures telephone service is available and affordable for eligible low-income households. The SafeLink Wireless service will provide eligible low-income households in Wisconsin a free […]

St. Nicholas Hospital receives award



St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, is the recipient of the 2009/ 2010 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award. The hospital is one of 340 hospitals throughout the nation that received this award, comprising 15 percent of hospitals in the nation. “We continually strive for patient care excellence at St. Nicholas Hospital and are committed to our patients receiving a positive experience of […]

Store’s focus – community outreach



If you’re shopping for items at unbelievably low prices, be sure to check out the resale shop, Woodward & Gillis, at 429 E. Mill St., Plymouth, offering the sale of both new and gently used items. Co-owners Elaine Woodie and Jennifer Gill, friends who reside in New Holstein, opened the shop on June 1, to assist area residents in these […]

Obituary Notices 10-1



Leona L. Buss, 89, of Sheboygan died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009. Wenig Funeral Home, Oostburg. Anna M. Kultgen, 95, of Fredonia died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009. Eernisse Funeral Home, Belgium. Roger L. Newcomb, 63, of Sheboygan Falls died Monday, Sept. 28, 2009.

Obituary Notices 10-2



Robert G. Atkinson, 69, of 724 Indian Grass Court, Plymouth, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009. Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Plymouth. Bernard Michael Brennan, 87, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009. Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Brad J. Gonzalez, 29, of W3010 Old County Road PP, Sheboygan Falls, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009. Wenig Funeral Home, Sheboygan Falls. Thomas R. Hetzel, […]

Red Cross offering babysitter training



The Sheboygan County Chapter of the Red Cross will be offering four separate Babysitter’s Training Courses designed for individuals between 11 and 15 years of age. The class will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The course instructs youth on how to care for infant through school-aged children by teaching them how to prevent injuries […]