2009-12-17

SCHRC adds three new books



The Sheboygan County Historical Research Center in Sheboygan Falls, has just received a new shipment of the book “ An Old Fashioned Christmas: Tinsel, Gingerbread Men and Billie the Brownie,” by Rochelle Pennington. Readers will take a nostalgic glance backward to a period of time when rotary-dialed telephones, cloth diapers, percolating coffee pots and spices purchased from the Watkins man […]

Village of HG reviews goals for 2010



HOWARDS GROVE – Village President James Scheiber reviewed goals for 2010 with board members at the Tuesday, Dec. 15, Village Board meeting. Scheiber asked that the trustees continue to look at ways to reduce costs for the village. Ask village employees for more effective ways to utilize the village’s resources. Also, Scheiber felt that the village needs to continue working […]

Rural number sign rules go back for rewrite



SHEBOYGAN — It’s back to the drawing board for a plan to replace rural house number signs in the county. The County Board Tuesday, by a vote of 18-12, killed an ordinance that would have required new number signs for all rural properties in the county by the end of 2015. Instead, the Law Committee was directed to revisit the […]

Plymouth PEP program gets winning grades



PLYMOUTH – PEP, energy, and “Race to the Top” drew the attention of the Plymouth School Board at the regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Dec. 15. PEP is the acronym for the Plymouth Educational Plan, which is a major portion of the school district’s new comprehensive counseling program that is overseen by Director of Pupil Services Anne Gamoke. She and all […]

Research Center to close for holidays



The Sheboygan County Historical Research Center (SCHRC) in Sheboygan Falls will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24 through Monday, Dec. 28; Thursday, Dec. 31, and Friday, Jan. 1, 2010 through Monday, Jan. 4. Standard business hours resume Tuesday, Jan. 5. The SCHRC is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 920-467-4667.

DMV will have new hours after New Year



Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers across the state, including Sheboygan, will begin new hours of operation on Jan. 4, 2010. Customers planning to visit a DMV customer service center in the New Year should note the schedule change and be sure to double check the hours of their local center before heading out to visit. The Sheboygan DMV […]

Holidays to alter garbage collection schedule



The schedule for garbage collection in the city of Plymouth will be altered the next two weeks due to the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays, Director of Public Works William Immich has announced. Trash pickup normally scheduled for Friday, Dec. 25, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 26, instead. The pickup normally scheduled for Friday, Jan. 1, will take […]

Incumbents take out nomination papers



The face of government in the city of Sheboygan Falls could maintain its current complexion this spring, as all five incumbent candidates have announced plans to seek re-election. During a Sheboygan Falls Common Council meeting Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the City Hall Municipal Building, City Clerk-Treasurer Joel Tauschek provided an update on the 2010 spring election. Tauschek informed the council […]

Pink Kayak Crusade – a successful fundraiser



Char Jensema, founder of Project Angel Hugs – a Christ-centered organization, ministering to youth touched by cancer and to their families – says she has reason to feel blessed this holiday season. Earlier this month, Dr. Andrea Gavin, on behalf of the Aurora Foundation, awarded Jensema a $3,749 check to benefit her Project Angel Hugs organization. The money was raised […]

Falls Christmas Coloring Contest winners named



A number of young artists submitted entries in The Falls News’ annual Christmas Coloring Contest, vying for 38 prizes donated by area businesses. Winners can claim their picture and learn the location of their prize at Blattner’s Piggly Wiggly, 1166 Fond du Lac Ave., Sheboygan Falls. A parent must accompany the child to Blattner’s Piggly Wiggly and the business where […]