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.
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.
Depending on your age, some gym classes ranged from dodgeball to what felt like just an extra recess.
Those days are long gone.
“Human targeting games are kind of a thing of the past,” Sheboygan South phy ed teacher Peter Toutenhoofd said. “The other thing is, as soon as you’re out in dodgeball, you’re eliminated. So what are you doing in phy ed class other than sitting on a bench?
Five Kohler/Lutheran/Christian football players made all-conference, including two with some impressive stats.
Sophomores Robby Michael (quarterback) and Colin Girdaukas (receiver) made first-team all-Big East Conference in their first season as starters.
The state cross country meet was held Saturday, and Jeff Jurss thought something was missing.
The Sheboygan Lutheran coach said his boys team should have been at the race in Wisconsin Rapids, but the Crusaders missed qualifying for state by 12 points.
For the second straight season, one of the co-players of the year in the Fox River Classic Conference is from Sheboygan North.
Kansas State freshman Dru Kuck received the volleyball award last year and junior Lizzy Binder earned it this season.
The league always picks two players of the year and it had an easy choice in Binder.