SHEBOYGAN – The coronavirus emergency saved the county several percentage points on the interest rate for its latest borrowing.
The County Board, meeting Tuesday via teleconference during the state’s shelter-in-place order, approved a $4.75 million bond sale at an interest rate of 1.9 percent to finance items in the county’s five-year capital improvement plan.
Over the past month, Sheboygan-based commercial print provider Franzen Graphics, known nationally for the production of point-of-purchase displays and high-volume printing, has engineered and converted a portion of their facility to the production of protective face shields. This effort comes amid a national outcry for personal protective equipment (PPE) by healthcare and front-line workers deemed essential during the COVID-19 pandemic.
One inmate has been tested for the coronavirus at the Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution in Plymouth, according to authorities. The test returned negative.
For Trinity United Methodist Church in Waldo, offering drive-in services has been an ongoing experiment in finding an uplifting – if imperfect – new way to worship in a changed world.
The small congregation banded together to quickly put in place the technology, logistics and advertising necessary to offer its first outdoor, drive-in service at 9:30 a.m. on Palm Sunday.
The Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department is preparing to train deputies to hasten the deportation process of undocumented individuals incarcerated at county facilities.
With the current State of Emergency, Sheboygan County Food Bank (SCFB) is closed to the public, but remaining open in service to partners who serve seniors, families, and children throughout Sheboygan County.
My younger sister arrived in Thailand late last year.
She arrived before any concerns of the coronavirus existed around the world; when Jess left in October, nobody knew what a coronavirus was. But like in America and elsewhere in the world, the coronavirus has thrown Thailand – and my sister’s daily life – into uncertainty.
Our grandparents had the Flu of 1918 & WW I; our parents had the Great Depression, WWII, and the Korean War; we had the Viet Nam War, 9/11 and now the Coronavirus.
Lakeland University learned Thursday it has received a $35.4 million fixed-rate low interest loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development division that will finance the largest investment in its Sheboygan County-based main campus in the institution’s 158-year history.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region announces construction for the State 23 expansion project in Sheboygan County resumes Monday, Apr. 6.