2019 Wisconsin boys all-state basketball team
2019 ASSOCIATED PRESS BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM
PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Jalen, Johnson, jr., Glendale Nicolet
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Small engine manufacturer Kohler Co. is eliminating 600 jobs in Wisconsin as it transfers some of its work to Mississippi but the affected workers are getting employment...
Wisconsin barbershops unite diverse communities
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It's a Wednesday morning in Green Bay, and 10-year-old Kareem Nardi and his dad are getting haircuts.
Owners and barbers Albert Walker and Jason Williams chat with the...
Sheboygan resident trapped by apartment fire rescued
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A Sheboygan resident was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation after becoming trapped on a balcony by an apartment fire.
The Latest: Wisconsin, Minnesota see more than foot of snow
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on a major snowstorm and the expected frigid weather in the Midwest (all times local):
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and southeastern Wisconsin have seen more than a foot of snow fall as a powerful storm that's expected to bring frigid temperatures moves through the Midwest.
Johnsonville recalls ground pork over possible contamination
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnsonville LLC has recalled more than 48,000 pounds (21,800 kilograms) of raw ground frozen pork patties that may be contaminated with materials including black rubber.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Friday by the company based in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin.
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Appleton East 48, Fond du Lac 42
Appleton West 72, Oshkosh North 63
Auburndale 81, Newman Catholic 44
Barneveld 55, Juda 38
Bay Port 70, Sheboygan South 44
Bayfield 66, Butternut 56
Beaver Dam 89, Menasha 70
Birchwood 87, Shell Lake 70
Brookfield East 77, Pius XI Catholic 33
Bruce 62, Winter 48
Cambria-Friesland 59, Pardeeville 53
Catholic Central 55, Kenosha Saint Joseph Catholic Academy 48
Central Wisconsin Christian 69, Valley Christian 44
- Daily CitizenJoanne Miller, 79, formerly of Beaver DamApril 17, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalOver $1 million in infrastructure flood damage, costs reported across WisconsinMarch 21, 2019
- Baraboo News RepublicBaraboo, Sheboygan mayors bet on basketball gameFebruary 22, 2019
- Wisconsin State Journal2018 going out with a roar across southern Wisconsin. See what precipitation will fall and whenDecember 31, 2018
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Baldwin-Woodville 50, Barron 31
Belleville 68, Dodgeville 64
Big Foot 56, Williams Bay 35
Blair-Taylor 67, Hillsboro 50
Brookfield Central 72, La Crosse Central 49
DeForest 69, Reedsburg Area 63
Green Bay N.E.W. Lutheran 65, Sheboygan Christian 45
Wisconsin man charged in 4-year-old son’s fatal shooting
ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Wisconsin man with second-degree child abuse in the shooting death of his 4-year-old son in suburban Detroit.
Police say 27-year-old Gary Chang of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, left a semiautomatic handgun unsecured in a house in Roseville and one of the boy's siblings picked it up and shot the child Friday morning in the home's basement.
Woman accused of hiding overdose victim in crawlspace
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A Sheboygan woman is accused of running a drug house and hiding the corpse of an overdose victim in a crawlspace, along with stealing his ID and debit card.
Police acting on tips found the body of 30-year-old Matthew Mercure in Mullens' apartment on Nov. 20. Andrea Mullens has since been charged with four felonies and one misdemeanor in connection with the incident. She's due in court Wednesday.
Wisconsin family starts support group after son’s suicide
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — When Kristi TeRonde-Heimerl's brother Rodney killed himself in 1979 she was just 11 years old.
What followed in the wake of Rodney, who she called Roddy's, death was a heavy dose of confusion, sadness and pain.
Ex-Johnsonville employee gets prison time for tampered brats
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former employee of Johnsonville Sausage has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for putting foreign objects in sausages while he worked at the Sheboygan Falls company.
Twenty-eight-year-old Jonathan Tilman Lane, of Kiel (keel), was sentenced Thursday. Lane also will be on three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay just over $42,000 to Johnsonville for product it discarded.
Wisconsin DNR staff pressured to OK golf course
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — "Here's our thistle! This is a rare, very rare plant," retired wetland ecologist Pat Trochlell exclaimed as she stood at the edge of Lake Michigan on a clear, windy and unseasonably cool day in October.
"You can see the leaves are just, really incredibly beautiful," she said, pointing to the fuzzy blue-green leaves of Pitcher's thistle, a federally endangered plant that grows on sand dunes near the shore in Wisconsin's Kohler-Andrae State Park.
UW-Madison works with brewing company on wild lager
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin brewing company and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are working together to create the first wild lager brewed in North America, according to a company official.
Utility closes coal facility amid transition to natural gas
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin-based utility has shut down one of its largest coal-fired generators as it makes progress on the construction of a $700 million natural gas plant.
Officials release ID of Wisconsin woman drowned in Minnesota
BACKUS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a Wisconsin woman who died in an apparent drowning in a Minnesota lake.
The Cass County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Panhia Danielle Yang of Sheboygan was pulled from Ponto Lake in rural Backus on Aug. 18. She died at a hospital a day later.
Officials say she had been swimming near the shore when she was found to be not breathing.
UW System regents change two-year school names
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System regents have changed the name of another 10 two-year schools as the campuses merge with nearby four-year institutions.
The regents on Friday approved renaming UW-Marathon County as UW-Stevens Point at Wausau; UW-Marshfield/Wood County as UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield; and UW-Rock County as UW-Whitewater at Rock County.
Wisconsin woman pulled unconscious from Minnesota lake dies
BACKUS, Minn. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman died after being pulled unconscious from a central Minnesota lake where she was swimming.
The Cass County Sheriff's Office says the 37-year-old woman from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, was found not breathing in Ponto Lake on Saturday afternoon. She was taken to a St. Cloud hospital, where she died on Sunday.
An autopsy is planned. Her name wasn't immediately released.
Body of a 55-year-old man found in Sheboygan fire
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 55-year-old man was found dead after a fire in a home in Sheboygan County.
The fire happened early Friday in the town of Sheboygan Falls. Fire officials arrived to find a home burning.
The man was found dead inside as the fire was being put out.
SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot killed after a small plane crashed into a farm near Sheboygan Falls.
The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office says 50-year-old Martin J. Tibbitts of Grosse Pointe, Michigan was killed in the crash Friday.
SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (AP) — A pilot is dead and two people are injured after a small plane crashed into a farm near Sheboygan Falls.
Authorities said the plane crashed Friday shortly after taking off from Sheboygan County Memorial Airport. It crashed into a barn and calving building, starting a fire and killing an unknown number of animals. There were 40 to 50 animals in the building at the time.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former employee of Johnsonville Sausage is facing federal charges that accuse him of putting foreign objects in sausages while he worked at the Sheboygan Falls company.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin said Friday it will begin offering abortion services as part of a new clinic reopening in Sheboygan, the state's third location to offer such services.
The new center is scheduled to open Monday. Tanya Atkinson, president and CEO of the Wisconsin group, said the clinic fills a void because it will be the only facility in the state outside of Milwaukee and Madison to offer abortion services.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Two young children were hurt when they fell from a van driven by their father who was arrested for drunken driving in Sheboygan.
Police say witnesses saw the children, ages 1 and 2, tumble from the van into an intersection Tuesday about 7:30 p.m. Authorities say the father drove off unaware the children were no longer in the van. Officers tracked him down and arrested him.
2 killed, 2 injured in Sheboygan crash
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Two people have died and two others have been injured in a single-vehicle crash in Sheboygan.
Police say the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle which crashed into a tree and a parked car on the city's south side Wednesday morning.
Veeser says two people were pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were rushed to the hospital. Their conditions are not available.
Report: 8 Wisconsin counties have poor air quality
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new report from the American Lung Association has given eight Wisconsin counties a failing grade for pollution, while other counties have some of the cleanest air in the country.
Police: Death of 1-year-old in Sheboygan accidental
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Sheboygan police say the death of 1-year-old child at a babysitter's home was accidental.
Lt. Doug Teunissen says the boy crawled out of a crib Tuesday and became entangled in some window blind cords. Police say they are not recommending any charges.
The child, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at St. Nicholas Hospital.