2016-10-20

Proposed county budget reduces tax levy




The Global Navigator Scholarships program, offered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) took center stage at Tuesday’s meeting of the Plymouth School Board. This organization, founded in 1947 and in existence about as long as the American Field Service (AFS), offers a variety of three- and four-week educational programs in numerous countries. In the four-week Language and Culture […]

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West Nile Virus case confirmed in county



State and local health officials are advising residents to continue to protect themselves against mosquito bites as they announce this year’s first confirmed human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in a resident of Sheboygan County. The chances of a person contracting WNV are very low and most people infected with West Nile virus will not have any symptoms. Those […]

Comm Ed Council seeks members



The Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation Advisory Council is seeking new members. The council meets every other month and advises Community Ed & Rec on classes, programs and other initiatives. It strives for a membership as diverse as its offerings, which serve everyone from babies through senior citizens. The August meeting usually offers a sample of a class; […]

HG board passes final budget




HOWARDS GROVE—The Howards Grove School Board approved the final school budget of $10,700,353 for the 2016-2017 school year at their regular meeting Monday by a vote of 5-0. The tax levy was also approved, with a levy of $4,053,582 for the 2016-17 school year, also by a vote of 5-0. The mill rate is $8.97 per $1,000, a decrease of […]

County leadership awards presented



Review News Editor Emmitt B. Feldner and Sheboygan resident Dave Smith were presented with the Sheboygan County Citizen Leadership Award by Sheboygan County Administrator Adam Payne during Tuesday’s County Board meeting. Payne recognized Smith, a retired teacher and guidance counselor at Sheboygan North High, “as a committed volunteer and dedicated member of our community.” Among his many activities, Payne cited […]

Chamber hosting job fair



Several Plymouth employers have career opportunities currently available; the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a fall job fair to be held Thursday, Oct. 20, from 2–6 p.m. at Amore Banquet Hall, 18 W. Mill St. Thursday’s hiring event will help provide a direct connection for people seeking a career. Candidates will meet 18-20 local employers including Sargento, Plymouth Foam, […]

Bucks license plate now available



Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now accepting orders for the long-awaited Milwaukee Bucks specialty license plate. Purchasing this plate includes the $15 issuance fee for non-personalized plates and an additional $25 tax-deductible donation, which is also required at each renewal. Funds generated from these plates go toward the organization’s construction costs of the sports […]

Wisconsin marks Freight Rail Week



Gov. Scott Walker has proclaimed Oct. 17 to 23 Wisconsin Freight Rail Week. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin (TDA) are teaming up to promote, educate and celebrate the freight rail system that contributes to the state’s economy, environment and quality of life. “Freight rail existed even before Wisconsin was admitted as a […]

Adding Gold Star memorial adds to shine



IT WAS A MOVING and emotional ceremony Saturday at the Sheboygan County Veterans Memorial. A Gold Star Memorial was added to the impressive facility, which was designated as the nation’s first Gold Star Memorial by the National Ivy League Garden Clubs Inc. The memorial, located adjacent to Taylor Park on the west side of the city of Sheboygan, was designated […]