2021-10-22 E-Edition

City administrator terminated over “leadership” concerns

PLYMOUTH — The city will be looking for its third administrator/ utilities manager in less than two years. The City Council Tuesday voted unanimously to “dismiss Jordan Skiff as city administrator/utilities manager immediately” following a 75-minute closed session that included a statement from Skiff. “It’s disappointing and difficult to take action such as this, but the leadership just isn’t there. […]


Wisconsin Kiters from Algoma, Sheboygan, Billion, Waukesha, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, Appleton and Plymouth attended the 6th annual Bob’s Spin Sock Fun Fly 2021 at the County Fairgrounds Saturday.

School District Administrator announces retirement

ELKHART LAKE — After devoting more than a half-century of her life to Elkhart Lake- Glenbeulah Schools, District Administrator Dr. Ann Buechel Haack announced her impending retirement to the Board of Education Monday night, sharing what she called “the hardest letter I have ever had to write.” “Between my 13 years as a student and 38 years as a member […]

Free rapid+PCR COVID testing available at PHS

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth School District is participating in free Covid testing made available by the WI Department of Health Services through Covid Clinic. Testing is available for all staff, students, families and community members ages 2 and up. Individuals can test if they have symptoms or possible exposure, before or after travel or large events, or on a regular […]


HOMECOMING COURT (left to right) King Aaron Roth, Queen Haley Mersberger, Kyle Jens, Malorie Prigge, Yuki Sesoko, Alyssa Tegen, Jonathan Kalbacken, Lexi Miller, Jack Bunke, Gracie Funk, Hayden Schultz, Ella Feldmann, Maggie Elias, Brady Hassinger. — Photo by M. D. McGill


The date of the 32nd Annual Cascade Lions Chicken Barbecue Dinner published in the Oct. 19 Xtra was incorrect. The dinner is being held on Sunday, October 24 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Chicken, grilled cheese, and carryouts available. They will be having the Green Bay Packers vs. Washington football game on.

Don’t let NIMBYs slow Wisconsin’s shift to solar

Two figures highlight just how far Wisconsin has to go to address climate change in a substantial way. The first is 40%. That’s how much of our nation’s electricity the Biden administration hopes America can generate from solar power by 2035. The second is 0.8%. That’s how much of Wisconsin’s electricity our state is producing from solar energy today, according […]

Sheboygan County COVID-19 Data Summary

Senior Community prepares solar power example for non-profits

Sheboygan Senior Community is breaking ground on a 200.25 kW, 448 bifacial panel solar energy field on their campus. The objective is to provide power to replace at least 28% of current energy use. Once in place, SSC can save up to 40%, more than $35,000 annually, on current consumption helping the organization build a sustainable future for the environment […]