FACES in the Friday April 19 Review


Click the links below to go to the story with their picture. Read left to right from top, then go to next row down. Cooper Gosse, Destony Benton, Sofie Sutcliffe Lucy Sutcliffe, Tara Gilbertson, Julia Cain  

Save endangered species or end up on the list

Each year upwards of 500 million people in 174 countries celebrate Earth Day, the largest secular holiday in the world. Earth Day is a great reminder for everyone otherwise just going about their daily lives that we should all be doing more to protect ecosystems, fight climate change and live greener lifestyles. According to Earth Day Network (EDN), the non-profit […]

Law keeps county recycling despite cost

In the midst of a worldwide waste crisis, a long-standing Wisconsin law keeps Sheboygan County recycling despite the practice’s loss in profitability. According to Sheboygan’s Advanced Disposal General Manager Michael Thun, the company is adjusting its pricing models to reflect the current cost of recycling. “We’re anticipating some significant increases from the processors,” Thun said. “You know, Outagamie County was […]

On the Cover

National Honor Society members Sofie Sutcliffe and Julia Cain move a recycled TV monitor to its final resting place. The National Honor Society at Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah High School recently held its 4th annual Electronics Recycling Drive. Every year the event draws people from the surrounding area looking to get rid of their unwanted, outdated, or broken electronics. Most items are […]

County takes control of business loan fund

SHEBOYGAN – State and federal officials are pulling the plug on many local revolving loan funds, so the county will take over the reins of their economic development fund. The County Board Tuesday approved returning a nearly $1.6 million community development block grant that originally financed the loan fund to the state. “Very briefly, the state is shutting down our […]

Superintendent prepares for school budget shortfall

HOWARDS GROVE — The Howards Grove School district Superintendent Chris Peterson projected a shortfall of $315,763 on the State of the State Budget Report at the monthly school board meeting on April 15. Peterson stated that while the state budget is always uncertain until July, the 2019-2020 school budget will be affected by the state’s final budget. Peterson pointed out […]

President ends 11-year board run

ELKHART LAKE – Alan Rudnick ended 11 years of service to the village, the last 10 as village president, Monday. The Village Board voted a resolution of commendation for Rudnick, as well as one for Trustee Richard Baumann, who also did not run for re-election after seven years on the board. Rudnick expressed his gratitude as he presided over his […]

Horn’s RV Center gifts Sharon S. Richardson Hospice $10,000

Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice received a $10,000 gift from Horn’s RV Center on March 27. Jim DePagter and Greg Horn of Horn’s RV Center presented the check to Eric Tetzlaff, administrator and Charmaine Conrad, director of development and communications. “Horn’s RV Center is a proud member of the Sheboygan County community and as such we recognize our ability to […]

Village allows one type of private burial

KOHLER — A new ordinance prohibiting most burials of human remains on private property was enacted on March 18 at the monthly village board meeting. Ordinance No. 2019-3 created a chapter in Kohler’s Municipal Code entitled “Disposition of Human Remains.” The chapter restricts burials on private property. One exception is noted: The burial of “a biodegradable vessel containing human ashes […]

Community Conversation on human trafficking offered


Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering a Community Conversation on human trafficking. Attendees will learn how traffickers recruit victims, who range from infant to elderly and come from all backgrounds, races, and cultures. Tamara Remington, Sheboygan Police Detective, will explain signs to look for and what to do if you think you see trafficking, as well as […]