Second Saturdays explores `Badger Boneyards’ April 14

The Sheboygan County Historical Research Center presents its next Second Saturdays program Saturday, April 14. Author and columnist Dennis McCann will entertain participants with “Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story.” The bodies are buried, but the stories are not. From the ornate tombs of Milwaukee beer barons to displaced Chippewa graves and miniscule family plots, “Badger Boneyards: The […]

Native named to dean’s list at Logan College of Chiropractic

Douglas Andrews of Plymouth was named to the dean’s list at Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Mo., at the end of the college’s winter trimester. • • •

PHS boys, girls have bright outlook

Many key athletes return for reigning EWC championship teams

PLYMOUTH – With outstanding numbers and experience, the Plymouth boys and girls teams are eyeing another strong track season. The Panther program has a school-record 132 athletes this year – 62 boys and 70 girls. The girls squad is shooting for its fifth straight Eastern Wisconsin Conference title. The boys are the defending league champions. GIRLS PREVIEW The Panthers return […]

Panthers’ Rathsack shines at Manty Invite

MANITOWOC – Senior Jenni Rathsack earned first in the 55- and 200-meter dashes to pace the Plymouth Panthers in the Manitowoc Invitational girls indoor track meet March 23. Rathsack posted times of 7.73 seconds in the 55 and 27.90 in the 200. She also finished third in the 400 race with a time of 1 minute, 5.12 seconds. The Panthers’ […]

The Pet Food Controversy: Part One of Three

Dog food is the subject of many discussions on blogs and social media sites, and a favorite with my clients’ exclusive on-line group. Because it is such a hot topic, I wanted to share my thoughts with my readers here, and quickly realized that I had a lot to say. Food is complex and, to get it right, too much […]

Tigers drop season opener

HOWARDS GROVE – Kewaskum erupted for eight runs in the top of the fourth inning to key a 13-6 softball win over the host Howards Grove Tigers on a cold Thursday afternoon in which sleet came down early in the game. The nonconference game was the season opener for both teams. Junior Jenny Reicher fired a three-hitter en route to […]

Politics Trumps Prosperity

A brighter economic future for Ashland and Iron counties appears to have been thwarted once again because legislation needed to jump start a $1.5B mine has failed to pass the Wisconsin legislature. This was a prosperous iron mining area until 1965 when the last mine closed. The area has declined sharply since, and locals want the mines to return. In […]


Eunice Mae Primm (nee Cain), age 88, formerly of Plymouth, passed away Friday, March 16, 2012 in St. George, Utah. She was born May 9, 1923 in Plymouth, Wis., a daughter of Leo and Margaret Cain. Eunice attended St. John the Baptist Catholic School and Plymouth High School. She was married to Ralph C. Andrews and Frank Primm who preceded […]

Read to Lead signed into law

Gov. Scott Walker signed into law AB 558/SB 461 authored by state Rep. Steve Kestell, R-Elkhart Lake, which deals with the recommendations from the Governor’s Read to Lead task force and the Department of Public Instruction’s Educator Effectiveness Design Team on Monday, April 2. “I am pleased that this legislation has been signed into law,” Kestell said. “This is landmark […]

Bloomingdale is MSOE honors grad

Justin Bloomingdale from Cedar Grove graduated with honors this winter from Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) with a Bachelor of Science in management information systems. • • •