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Knit fingerless mitts, try kayaking

Plymouth School District Community Education and Recreation is offering a class on knitting fingerless mitts and an introduction to kayaking this winter.

Register by Jan. 16 and save $10 on the following classes, which will meet at Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.:

Fingerless Mitts: This class is perfect for the early knitter, but all levels are welcome. Learn the technique of casting on and knitting in the round, the M1 increase and casting on stitches mid row. Participants also will embellish their creation to make a unique item. Class will meet with instructor Sharon Schlundt from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays from Jan. 26 to Feb. 9; fee (not including needed supplies) is $26 ($20 for Generations members or district residents ages 62 and above) until Jan. 16, then $36 ($30).

Kayaking: Those ages 6 and up are invited to try this great recreational activity in the controlled environment of the PHS pool. Kayaks, paddles and life preservers will be provided. Classes will met with instructor Clayton Moore from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28 or from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 in the PHS pool; fee is $10 (seniors $8) per class until Jan. 16, then $20 ($18).

Copies of the complete January-April 2015 course guide can be found at www.plymouth.k12.wi.us and at locations throughout the community.

For more information, visit www.plymouth.k12.wi.us/COM.html, call (920) 892-5068, email commedrec@plymouth.k12.wi.us or stop by the Plymouth Community Education & Recreation office on the north end of Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.

Family Swim set in PHS pool

Families are invited to spend a fun afternoon in the Plymouth High School pool from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17.

Family Swims, sponsored by Plymouth School District Community Education and Recreation, provide opportunities for parents and children of all ages to swim in the PHS pool, located in the school at 125 Highland Ave.

One lap lane will be available. Participants should bring their own towels. Cost is $6 per family.

Mark your calendar: Additional Family Swims will be offered Feb. 7 and 28, March 21 and April 11.

Copies of the complete January-April 2015 course guide can be found at www.plymouth.k12.wi.us and at locations throughout the community.

For more information, visit www.plymouth.k12.wi.us/COM.html, call (920) 892-5068, email commedrec@plymouth.k12.wi.us or stop by the Plymouth Community Education & Recreation office on the north end of Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.

Tuesday crash shuts down 57

Two men were injured in a Tuesday morning accident at State 57 and 28 in the town of Lyndon that closed the highway for several hours.

According to the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department, Damien Payne, 33, Port Washington was westbound on State 28 in a Toyota Prius when he failed to stop at the stop sign located at the intersection with State 57 shortly before 8 a.m. Payne’s car was struck by a northbound semi on State 57 driven by Donald Lunger, 57, Brookville, Pa.

Payne and a passenger in his vehicle - Dustin Lecher, 25, Adell - were both injured. Payne was transported by Eagle 3 helicopter to Aurora Bay Care in Green Bay and Lecher was transported by Flight for Life to Theda Clark in Neenah. Lunger was uninjured in the crash.

Sheriff’s deputies, along with Waldo Fire Department, Cascade Fire (Jaws) and First Responders, Adell First Responders, Orange Cross Ambulance and the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Sheboygan Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol.

Statewide snow report available

Snow is flying in Wisconsin and the popular Travel Wisconsin Snow Conditions Report is now available so you can keep up with Jack Frost.

Snow seekers use this interactive map to track the snow conditions for ski areas and snowmobile and cross-country ski trails across the state. Grab your hat and mittens; it’s time to play in Wisconsin’s winter playground.

More than 1.1 million people viewed the online Snow Conditions Report last winter, making it the most popular page on TravelWisconsin.com over the winter season. More than 150 local snow condition reporters cover all 72 counties, reporting “virtually live” — posting their area’s status as conditions change with each snowfall. At a minimum, snow conditions reporters update once a week, making the Snow Conditions Report the most comprehensive and timely report available.

Key interactive elements of the Snow Conditions Report include:

Mobile version so snow lovers can view the report on the go from their smartphone.

A separate interactive map for downhill ski areas, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.

Easy browsing for nearby attractions, accommodations, dining or events directly from the report to plan an entire weekend getaway.

Every area shares special notes including ski hill and trail details, outdoor travel tips, ice conditions and upcoming events.


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