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Board OKs rail grant application Supervisors approve redistricting plan

The Sheboygan County Board Tuesday night unanimously approved spending $100,000 and applying for a $1 million state Transportation Grant that would finalize plans for a $15 million rail line between Plymouth and Kohler. Officials say the line would help spur economic development along its 11-mile course.

Posted by on May 18, 2011 at 8:39 AM

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States of Business: Wisconsin jumps ahead in a new CEO survey

The verdict is still out on the political staying power of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's collective bargaining and other reforms. But if the opinion of American business counts for anything, he's already helped the Badger State.

Posted by on May 16, 2011 at 12:07 PM

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Coastal Connections honors pros

Coastal Connections held its Making Their Mark: Top Young Professionals Awards and All-Member Meeting last Tuesday, honoring the top 10 young professionals in Sheboygan County with a special award program at Town & Country Golf Course.

Posted by on May 14, 2011 at 8:44 AM

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Pick 'n Save construction set to begin

Roundy's could begin razing the former Kmart store on Sheboygan's south side as early as next week to make way for a new Pick 'n Save supermarket slated to open there in fall, according to city officials.

Posted by on May 11, 2011 at 8:59 AM

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State Tourism Secretary Celebrates Sheboygan County

Wisconsin State Secretary of Tourism Stephanie Klett visited Sheboygan County tourism leaders May 11 to speak about the state’s vision for tourism and to celebrate state tourism week. Secretary Klett was passionate about tourism’s important role in Governor Scott Walker’s vision for creating 250,000 jobs.

Posted by on May 11, 2011 at 8:56 AM

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Wisconsin boasts highest graduation rates in nation

Wisconsin students are making the state proud, by graduating from high school at the highest rates in the nation. 

Posted by on May 11, 2011 at 8:50 AM

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CEO survey shows improved perceptions of state business climate

Suddenly, Wisconsin looks like a much-improved place to do business - emphasis on "looks like."

Posted by on May 8, 2011 at 8:53 AM

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Tourism spending up in Sheboygan County

A new report from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism shows a modest rebound in tourism spending in Sheboygan County last year, a trend local officials attribute to an improving economy and several high-profile summer sporting events.

Posted by on May 5, 2011 at 9:24 PM

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Auto parts store, fitness club to open at Taylor Heights

Sheboygan officials announced Wednesday that an auto parts retailer and fitness center are planning to open in the Taylor Heights Shopping Center.

Posted by on May 4, 2011 at 2:31 PM

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Electric groundbreaking

City and Plymouth Utilities officials, along with representatives from Bray Associates Architects and Mike Koenig Construction, and other local dignitaries manned the shovels Wednesday as ground was broken for the new $5.1 million Plymouth Utilities Operations Center at the intersection of County PP and South St.

Posted by on May 3, 2011 at 6:09 AM

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