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.

Conference designed to spark girls’ imaginations

In an increasingly high-tech world, the search for the next generation of innovative minds in the vital STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math is vast, continuous and ever-changing.

In an effort to introduce and engage sixth through ninth-grade girls to the wonders of STEM, Sheboygan Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has joined with the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan Foundation to hold the third annual Girls STEM Day Conference Saturday, Nov. 2, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, located at 1 University Drive in Sheboygan, Wis.