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Sheboygan judge sentences man in overdose death. How the sentence compares to those imposed in similar cases.
SHEBOYGAN - A Sheboygan County judge has sentenced one man to prison and dismissed all charges against a woman in connection with the overdose death of a 55-year-old man. After the man’s death in Sheboygan last spring, prosecutors charged Jason Knoll, 46, with being party to a crime to first-degree reckless homicide involving drugs and charged Amy Jo Papendieck, 57, with delivering heroin and second-degree recklessly endangering safety.
Overnight fire causes heavy damage to Sheboygan County home
TOWN OF SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WBAY) - A fire destroyed a garage and caused severe damage to a Town of Sheboygan home overnight Tuesday, the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office says. A 911 call at 2:13 a.m. reported a fire on Meadowlark Road. Deputies found the garage engulfed and the fire...
Ten Fire Departments Called to Early Morning Sheboygan County Fire
A total of 10 fire departments and several other first responders were called into action early this morning in Sheboygan County. According to Sargent Timothy McNeil with the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in at around 2:15 a.m. regarding a structure fire at N6766 Meadowlark Road in the Town of Sheboygan Falls.
Early Morning Fire Strikes Town of Falls Home
A host of emergency responders descended on the site of an early Tuesday morning fire in rural Sheboygan County, but not before the blaze caused severe damage. An emergency call came in at 2:13 a.m. from a home on Meadowlark Road around a half mile south of County Highway “J”. The Town of Sheboygan Falls Fire Department was quickly joined by a dozen more agencies to fight what started as a garage fire. That structure became fully engulfed in flames, destroying the garage, with fire then spreading to the northwest side of the residence which suffered severe damage before the fire was extinguished.
Steven Avery Withdraws ‘Improper and Inappropriate’ Letter to the Court
MANITOWOC, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) – Steven Avery withdrew a letter to the court filed last week complaining about the lack of a decision on his most recent motion for a new trial. Avery is serving a life sentence for freelance photographer Teresa Halbach’s 2005 murder. Avery’s nephew Brendan Dassey was also convicted. Their cases received worldwide attention with the 2015 release of the Netflix series “Making A Murderer.”
'911 hang-up' calls hinder law enforcement; here's what's causing them
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - You might want to check your settings on your smart devices. Accidentally calling 911 is a bigger deal than you might think. Law enforcement in southeast Wisconsin and elsewhere have seen a huge increase in these "911 hang-up" calls. "It was because of my sweater," one caller...
13 agencies work to put out severe fire in Wisconsin
SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (WFRV) – A severe fire broke out in the town of Sheboygan Falls early Tuesday morning and took, reportedly, 13 different agencies to help get it under control and put it out. In a release sent to Local Five from the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office, officials...
911 hangs-up are on the rise in Sheboygan County, straining resources
An increase in 911 hang-up calls is becoming a major problem in Sheboygan County and throughout Wisconsin. It is all because of a feature on smartphones that let you dial 911 faster.
Many Taxpayer Funds Voucher Schools in Wisconsin Can Legally Discriminate Against Certain Students
(By Phoebe Petrovic | Wisconsin Watch) Nat Werth surveyed the "gender identity and theory" section of the handbook for his alma mater, Sheboygan Lutheran High School, with shock and sadness, according to Phoebe Petrovic with Wisconsin Watch. "This was not in the school’s handbook when I attended," the 2019 graduate...
Walk-Around Tax Inspections Begin This Week in Sheboygan District #4
People living in Sheboygan Tax District #4 may see someone looking around at their property this week, and the City of Sheboygan wants you to know what it’s about. Those people are likely doing what’s called a walk-around tax inspection, part of a process that’s required by the State Department of Revenue to keep property tax assessments within 10% of full market value.
Kohler taps new executive to oversee sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion
Founded more than a century ago in Sheboygan, Kohler Co. is known for its kitchen and bath products. This year, the company appointed its first executive dedicated to sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. We speak with Laura Kohler about her new role.
Sheboygan's Goodside Grocery plans to revamp following difficult year. Here's how you can support the food co-op.
Correction: This story has been updated from an earlier version with the correct expected changes to membership dues, not store prices. SHEBOYGAN – Goodside Grocery Co-Op of Sheboygan plans to revitalize after facing financial challenges the past year. ...
Sheboygan County Shines in New State Tourism Data
Sheboygan County experienced strong performance from the tourism sector in 2022 according to data released on Tuesday by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. The results were part of a statewide report that, according to WDT Secretary Anne Sayers, detailed a record-breaking year for Wisconsin’s tourism industry. The data, which quantified tourism’s economic impact, revealed $23.7 billion in total economic impact from a combination of direct visitor spending, employment within the sector, total labor income, and state and local taxes, increasing 13% compared with the previous year.
Sheboygan North First Day Leader At Blackwolf Run
The first-day leader in Division 1 at the WIAA State Boys Golf Tournament is Sheboygan North. The Golden Raiders top the large school team standings after shooting a 296 for an 8-stroke lead over Eau Claire Memorial on the Meadows Course at Blackwolf Run in Kohler. Individually, Aiden Cudney of...
Longtime SPD Officer/Detective Retires
A well-known and long-serving member of the Sheboygan Police Department was celebrated upon his retirement on Friday. Chief Christopher Domagalski made the public announcement on social media that Detective Eric Edson had retired after serving on the SPD force since joining in 1993. The Sheboygan South High grad joined the force after earning his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Norbert College and subsequently attended the Police Academy at Fox Valley Technical College, and then completed his field training.
The Top 14 Things Happening Around Sheboygan This Weekend
The Weekend Whassup for Friday, 6/9/2023! The Point keeps you connected to the top 14 things happening around Sheboygan! Shout out to the other radio station that uses this word for word for their own benefit. The 110th Annual Beechwood Fireman’s Picnic is tonight (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday). Live music,...
Sheboygan North and Edgewood Claim State Golf Championships, Parker Etzel and Winston Knobloch Take Individual Honors
The State Boys Golf Championships at Blackwolf Run crowned three teams and three individuals as champions. Sheboygan North won the Division 1 team championship with a score of 614, while Eau Claire Memorial finished runner-up with a score of 622. Senior Parker Etzel of Eau Claire Memorial won the individual medalist honor in Division 1.
Manitowoc can’t-miss events include garden fair, food truck rally and Breakfast on the Farm
MANITOWOC - Here's your look at can't-miss events in Manitowoc this week. For more events and live music schedules, go to https://www.visitmanitowoc.com/events/. For a truly whimsical day in the park, head to Washington Park, 1115 Washington St., from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. June 10 for Manitowoc’s annual Garden Faire Extraordinaire.
Town of Belgium Crash Injures Four, Two Seriously
Four persons needed hospitalization following a crash in the Town of Belgium on Saturday morning. The Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office says they got the call at 7:37 a.m., reporting a collision on Ozaukee County Highway “D” east of Kay-K Road about three miles west of the Village.
Sheboygan County house fire; no injuries reported
SHEBOYGAN COUNTY, Wis. - Firefighters on Thursday night, June 1 responded to the scene of a house fire on Sunset Drive in the Town of Lima – in Sheboygan County. The call came in around 9:30 p.m. Officials say a fire reportedly started in the garage and spread to...
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