Not only balancing the budget, but also weighing the high expectations that come from being a top-scoring school district against the drawbacks of students feeling pressured to perform were the focus of the Kohler Board of Education at its annual and regular meetings on October 28.
The United Way of Sheboygan County is launching a pilot program aimed at multi-generational economic prosperity.
The United Way’s Family Success Plan utilizes school-based identification of families who suffer from underemployment or unemployment. The county’s fledgling program aims to increase parents’ employability through partner-provided services including employment training and childcare.
Encouraging girls to (quite literally) aim high was the goal of the first Girl Scouts of Manitou Council Aviation Day on October 26 at Sheboygan County Airport’s Aviation Heritage Center.
“My dream is to be the first woman on Mars,” said Lillian Pociask, 10, of Kohler. “The universe is the limit!” added an ebullient Fynley Bouck, 11, also of Kohler, as she leapt upward for emphasis.
(AP) Nothing says Wisconsin more than sitting down to a plate of freshly battered perch and an Old Fashioned on a Friday night.
Yet, that happy tradition is getting harder to fulfill in Manitowoc and throughout the state thanks to a plunging supply of fresh lake perch.
The high marks Rocky Knoll Health Care Center earned on its annual state Health Inspection and Life Safety Surveys in October reveal only part of the picture of what’s currently happening at the 149-bed, county-owned skilled nursing home off State Highway 67 in Plymouth, near Elkhart Lake.
The Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra Presents a Veterans Tribute Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weill Center for the Performing Arts, Sheboygan.
At age 93, Ed Schmitt has done and seen a lot of things during his life. A longtime resident of Cleveland, WI, Ed owned and operated Lakeshore Metals for 45 years, is a devoted husband of 58 years to his bride, Joan, and a loving father to nine children. The stories in his life are rich.
The Grafton man accused of holding a woman hostage in Waldo last year attempted to coordinate her killing from inside the Sheboygan County Detention Center, police said.
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.
A federal grand jury has charged the alleged Glenbeulah bank robbers with two additional heists.