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Man found guilty of 2017 killing

Oostburg resident Sergio Ochoa, 43, has been found guilty in the 2017 killing of his cousin and his cousin’s friend.

According to court records, a jury found Ochoa guilty on two counts of first-degree reckless homicide. Those charges were amended from first-degree intentional homicide on Oct. 29, which was the seventeenth and final day of trial.

Proposed county budget cuts tax rate for fourth year

The proposed 2020 Sheboygan County Budget will be distributed to the County Board on October 22 and includes a property tax levy increase of 2.41%, or $1,190,690.  The proposed property tax rate is $5.22, a decrease of 1.43%, or 8 cents, from the 2019 rate of $5.30.  As a result, on a $100,000 home, property taxes will decrease $8.  The 2020 budget reflects the 4th consecutive year the property tax rate has gone down.

Living Out Love event planned at Pine Hills

Love INC of Sheboygan County is set to hold its second annual Living Out Love event Friday, Oct. 25, at Pine Hills Country Club in Sheboygan.

The event, which is designed to engage Love INC’s mission to help partnered churches help people of all Christian denominations throughout Sheboygan County, will begin with a reception and silent auction from 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by a dinner from 6:30-7:30 p.m. with a program and live auction to cap off the evening designed to benefit Love INC Ministries.