2023-09-01 E-Edition

On your mark, get set, go

CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS from Plymouth (right) and Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah (left) compete at New Holstein last week.

Energy provider’s reliance on coal drops almost by half, renewables up

PLYMOUTH – WPPI Energy Chief Information Officer Phil Hansen presented an update for the City Council Tuesday outlining progress on carbon emission reductions. The city is one of the 51 Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa municipal utility co-owners of the public power company. Hansen reported on WPPI’s efforts to reach their goal of becoming net-zero carbon by 2050. “We are on […]

Two individuals facing top-level drug possesion with intent to deliver charges

Two individuals are facing multiple felony charges, some of which have a maximum sentence of up to 40 years, after a police search of a Cascade house found a methamphetamine and fentanyl substance, as well as other drugs, and drug packaging items, according to a criminal complaint filed Aug. 28. Based upon official reports by a Sheboygan Police Department investigator, […]

More info sought on proposed motorcycle repair business

GREENBUSH – When they met at their regular monthly meeting Aug. 28 the Greenbush Board of Supervisors reviewed land use recommendations and took action on road and property improvement projects. The Town of Greenbush Planning Commission met and held a public hearing prior to the board meeting to consider three land use requests held over from the commission’s July meeting, […]

Assault survivor shares healing insights through ink and art

Valerie Ringwell’s art project not only helps her heal, she wants it to do the same for others that have been in similar situations. Ringwell, a 2002 Plymouth graduate who lives in Sheboygan, was physically and sexually assaulted – then left in a parking lot – several years ago. Post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidal thoughts eventually followed. “Most people […]

Training event prepares for the worst


Tuesday morning, law enforcement officers from the Plymouth Police Department and the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office conducted an active shooter training event at the Sheboygan County Fair Park along with Sheboygan County Emergency Management, Sheboygan County Emergency Communications Center, Plymouth Fire and Rescue, Glenbeulah Fire Department and EMS, Elkhart Lake First Responders, and Orange Cross Ambulance, Inc. This was an […]

Labor Day isn’t meant to be a tribute to children

Over 100 years ago, the National Child Labor Committee used photos of children doing industrial work to demand change in America. Several states adopted child labor laws, and after much debate and several setbacks, the Fair Labor Standards Act became law in 1938. Its protections included the nation’s foundational child labor laws, including restrictions on the age of workers and […]

REVOLVING CLASSROOM DOORS: Teacher turnover surges in Wisconsin

Teacher turnover surged in Wisconsin in 2023 as record numbers of teachers moved between districts, and the most teachers since 2012 left public school classrooms altogether. Coming into the 2023 school year, turnover rose to 15.8% – the highest percentage during a 14-year period examined in a sweeping analysis of state data by the Wisconsin Policy Forum. For comparison, from […]


Phillip “Phil” John Adamavich, age 79, of Sheboygan, died on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Sheboygan, WI on March 30, 1944, the son of the late Clemons Adamavich and the late Barbara Jonelis Adamavich Clemens. Phil attended local schools in the Sheboygan area, graduating from […]