17 local fire departments respond to restaurant fire near Elkhart Lake


On Friday, June 7th, 2019, at 4:20 a.m. the Sheboygan County Joint Dispatch Center received a 911 call reference an active fire at N8350 County Road J (Three Guys and a Grill East), in the Town of Rhine. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. As of 6 a.m. fire units were still on scene combating the […]

2019-06-07 E-Edition

Railroad crossings: An engineer’s view

Editor’s note: In light of the recent non-fatal car-train collision at the Pleasant View Road crossing, as well as the city’s petition to the state railroad commissioner to study the adequacy of warnings at six city crossings, The Review is reprinting our story from Dec. 18, 1984. “I’m a little on edge each time I approach a grade crossing,” said […]

Rail crossing fatality memorial preserved

A 35-year-old memorial tree and boulder with plaque reading “Class of 1985 in memory of Lisa & Brad Johnson,” fatalities in a railroad crossing crash, will be preserved in place at Plymouth High School the parents and school officials reported Monday. “We had a positive outcome,” Ellynee Johnson said after meeting with district officials. “They are going to keep the […]

Board ponders wake restrictions on raised waters of Crystal Lake

RHINE – Wake or no wake? That is the question that was raised regarding boat use on Crystal Lake during the public comments of the Town of Rhine monthly board meeting. In a topic brought to the attention of Ronald Platz, town chairman, about three weeks ago, he said constituents began to contact him, concerned about erosion to the shoreline […]

Music festival to debut at Stayer Park June 29


PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth Lions Club and the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a new event at Stayer Park in Downtown Plymouth on Saturday June 29. The Family Music Festival, sponsored by Sun Graphics Media, the Lions Club as well as the musical act sponsors Van Horn Automotive Group, Northwestern Mutual Life-Tom Turicik, Sargento and Johnsonville. The event […]

Lake property owner requests no-wake ordinance

PLYMOUTH – Coinciding with a similar discussion at the Town of Rhine Tuesday night, the Town Board heard a request from Mike Burkart, a property owner on the lake, for an ordinance to mandate no-wake boating when the water level is high on the lake, as it is now. “We need to get an ordinance in place to have no-wake […]

Clipper City Chordsmen embody heritage of barbershop quartet

KOHLER – Arts at the Waelderhaus welcomes the Clipper City Chordsmen on Sunday, June 23 at 2 p.m. This all-male a cappella singing group with forty members ages 16-88 loves to perform a cappella music in the barbershop style, preserving the heritage of the barbershop quartet. Director Dave Buss is very proud of the progress this chorus has made over […]

KMCI strives successfully to be a good neighbor

THE KETTLE MORAINE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION has been our neighbor for more than half a century. Originally built in 1962 as a boys’ school in the state’s correctional system, it was converted to a medium-security adult prison a little more than a decade later and has remained so to this day. Over those years, most residents for the most part have […]

Cream of Wheat mural fed appetite for Walldog collection

The Plymouth Chamber of Commerce is launching “Mural Monday” this week. Each Monday one of the collection of historic street murals in Plymouth, will be featured, including a description of why it was created. The first in the series is featured on page 15 of this issue of The Review. To start, here is some background: ABOUT THE WALLDOGS: Walldogs […]