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Putt Fore Love to see off June 15

Now in its sixth year of mobilizing local Christian churches to transform lives and communities through relationships in the name of Christ, Love INC of Sheboygan County is preparing for the third annual Love Fore Love event at Harbor Pointe Miniature Golf Course in Sheboygan on Saturday, June 15.

Marsh facility needs more support to break ground

Construction on the Broughton Marsh’s next big addition missed its due date, but the marsh’s friends are working hard to get it started before the year is through.

Friends of the Sheboygan County Broughton Marsh is a nonprofit formed in 2004 for the purpose of promoting increased usage of the Broughton Marsh. Its first project was an 80-foot observation tower. Fundraising for the project began in 2006, and the tower was constructed in 2009. It still stands as Wisconsin’s tallest wooden observation tower.

A shot at redemption

At KMCI’s annual Community Relations Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 21, Warden Jennifer McDermott led discussion. As part of the institution’s yearly effort to give the local community a better understanding of occurrences at the medium-security prison, Security Director Tom Pollard talked about his department’s work, while Deputy Warden Michelle Haese highlighted the educational endeavors taking place at KMCI.

Dirt finally flies for four lanes to Fondy

GREENBUSH — The first shovelfuls of dirt have been dug on State 23 for its four-lane expansion, and work started in full on Monday, May 13.

On Wednesday, May 8, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the Wade House Historic Site in Greenbush, Wis. Alongside various county, state and WisDOT officials, Governor Tony Evers was present. He delivered a speech before partaking in the ceremony.

Hemp industry blossoms, will marijuana be next?

When Abbie Testaberg married her husband, Jody, in 2010, she told him to quit his job. He had been working for a medical marijuana co-operative in California when the couple met in Wisconsin.

“I wanted him to forget what he was good at and passionate about and get a real job and we could move on with our lives,” Testaberg said.