2011-08-23

Plymouth Arts Center construction begins



Mike Koenig Construction of Sheboygan has begun work (lower right) on the first phase of the $1.5 million expansion and renovation of the Plymouth Arts Center at 520 E. Mill St. The first phase of the project includes an addition to the north of the building (top and above), construction of new entrance and foyer at the front of the […]

Penalites and turnovers plauge ELG Resorters



OSHKOSH – Penalties and turnovers plagued the young Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah Resorters as they fell to Oshkosh Lourdes, 38-7, in nonconference football action Saturday at UW-Oshkosh’s Titan Stadium. The matchup was the season debut for both teams. Elkhart suffered four turnovers, two which set up scores by the Knights, and committed 12 penalties for 85 yards. Lourdes stormed to a 24-0 […]

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT – PROVIDING SAFE AND RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION



The Sheboygan County Highway Department maintains 450 miles of paved county trunk highway and is responsible for 158 bridges. We also maintain one-and-three-quarters miles of gravel surface, Sheboygan County’s only designated rustic road. Our responsibilities are not limited to maintaining only the county roads. We also have a contract with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the maintenance of 170 […]

KENNETH JOSEPH “KEN” ROLTGEN



Kenneth Joseph “Ken” Roltgen, age 87, of 611 Appleton St., Plymouth, Wis., passed away early Thursday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2011, at Rocky Knoll Health Care Facility where he had been a patient for the past five days. He was born July 6, 1924 in Plymouth, Wis., a son of the late Joseph and Mary Prindiville Roltgen. On June 5, 1948, […]

STATE CAPITOL NEWSLETTER: Recall fallout



The summer recall elections have killed any Republican idea of dramatically changing the state’s publicemployee pension system. Gov. Scott Walker’s budget law calls for a study of the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), including the possibility of moving toward a 401k-type system, rather than the defined-benefit system now in place. The study results are due next year. Shifting retirement programs is […]

HG school to explore traffic routes



HOWARDS GROVE – School district Superintendent Chris Peterson gave an update on the current construction project at the middle school at the Aug. 15 School Board meeting in the high school library. Peterson stated that the school would be exploring different traffic patterns during the school year, including morning student drop-off in the front of the building (buses and parents) […]

County poised to reduce property tax levy



SHEBOYGAN — After a one-year blip, the county property tax levy could be heading back down for 2012. That was the message to the County Board Tuesday from County Administrator Adam Payne. “We are anticipating a modest reduction in the property tax levy,” in the 2012 county budget, Payne said. That budget is in the process of being put together […]

Obituary Notices 8-19



Phillip Bruggink, 57, of Plymouth died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. Suchon Funeral Home, Plymouth. Connie (Karch) Burkhardt, 77, of Rothschild died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011. Brainard Funeral Home, Weston. Ruth (Jesinger) Kistner, 100, of Sheboygan died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. Zimmer’s Westview Funeral & Cremation Care Center, Howards Grove. Clara M. (Eibl) Lammers, 82, of Pharr, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. […]

Niemann leads HG Tigers to win



HOWARDS GROVE – Junior forward-midfielder Chris Niemann scored two goals to lead the Howards Grove Tigers to a 6-1 rout over Cedar Grove-Belgium in boys soccer action here Thursday afternoon. The match was the Central Lakeshore Conference opener for both teams. Niemann’s goals came in the first 12 minutes which gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead. After the Rockets cut […]

ARVID W. OTTO



Arvid W. Otto, 81, of Sheboygan Falls died Saturday morning, Aug. 20, 2011, at Sheboygan Progressive Care Center. Arvid was born Dec. 21, 1929 in Montello, the son of the late William and Alice (Preave) Otto. He attended Montello High School and then served in the U.S. Army from 1951-53. He married Barbara Smith on June 26, 1955 in Princeton. […]