2019-06-28 E-Edition

Sheboygan river overflows containment wall downtown


The Sheboygan River flowed over the docks near the Weather Center Cafe on Monday, June 24. Pictured below is the water level as of Tuesday, having receded only a few inches below the boardwalk. In May, Lakes Michigan and Huron (which share the same water level) missed record high water levels by a very small amount as its fellow Great […]

Sheboygan woman strives to catalyze county prison reform

The crowded prisons of Sheboygan County are a hot topic among community members, and a local woman and her church are rallying up concerned residents to make a difference. Sue Kaiser, a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ on Saemann Avenue in Sheboygan, conceived a series of upcoming community discussions on the topic of prison reform. “I’m trying not […]

Countywide ATV road code promoted

GREENBUSH — Passing laws to have everyone on the same page regarding recreational all-terrain and utility-terrain vehicle usage has been an arduous task, as the Town of Greenbush board found out. With enthusiasts anxious to expand their reach with the vehicles, illegal usage has been seen by at least one town supervisor, but it seems there is little that can […]

Council stumped by sewer lateral

‘We’re not engineers,’ Mayor says

PLYMOUTH – The City Council began diving deep into the issue of water and sewer lateral replacement Tuesday. Meeting as a Committee of the Whole, council members heard from City Administrator Brian Yerges and Director of Public Works Cathy Austin on the question of mandating private service lines when the city rebuilds a street. The city established a $750 reconnection […]

Plymouth’s Generations receives railroad crossing safety education

Operation Lifesaver’s Susan Klinger delivered a presentation on railroad crossing safety at Generations in Plymouth on Wednesday, June 26. Mayor Don Pohlman was in attendance. Klinger’s presentation entailed various tales of caution about trainon car and train-on-pedestrian collisions along with a video featuring deadly accidents. The tip she deemed most important is, should one’s vehicle stall on railroad tracks, to […]

Hot weather increases chances for pavement buckling

With hot, humid weather in the forecast, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) are asking motorists to be alert for the potential of pavement buckling – and for highway maintenance crews making needed repairs. Pavement buckles are most common during the first few heat waves of the season when the weather quickly goes from cool to very hot, […]

Recreation options abound in county

RECREATION HAS BEEN A big part of the services Sheboygan County provides for its citizens for many years. It’s only fitting, since the recreational opportunities available in the county are many and varied. From lush forests and rolling hills to bubbling streams and shining lakes, recreational users have found much to like within our borders. County government has long recognized […]

Donations sought for Plymouth fireworks


To the Editor Quit Qui Oc Sports Complex has agreed to hold the fireworks display again for the community of Plymouth. In an effort not to compete with other area fireworks and to celebrate our independence in conjunction with Mill Street Days we have elected to display the Plymouth Cheese Capital of the World Fireworks on Saturday July 13, 2019. […]

New rain splashes scents for our sensibilities to sniff

Throughout the morning, the fluffy white clouds grew larger and more numerous, cluttering up the blue sky. The temperature on the bank sign rose sharply from 40 degrees in early morning, up to 77 degrees by early afternoon. After lunch, I stepped outside to run errands. A blast of hot, humid air washed over me as I opened the door. […]