Highlights from the Aug. 28
edition of The Sounder
Decision on Random Lake's Proposed TIF Development Project Coming in September -- The Village of Random Lake wants to use "tax incremental financing" to extend sewer and water service to some vacant commercial/industrial land currently owned by Eric von Schledorn. A Joint Review Board will vote on the project on Wed., Sept. 17. Read more about it.
Meet Adam Englebretson, Random Lake High School's New Principal -- The new school term begins on Tues., Sept. 2. The former assistant principal at Sheboygan South High School was chosen from a field of 42 candidates.
Leibham Declines Recount so Grothman Will Be G.O.P. Nominee in 6th District Congressional Race -- State Sen. Joe Leibham (R-Sheboygan) announced Friday that he will not seek a recount of the Aug. 12 primary election results. That clears the way for Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-Campbellsport), who led the balloting by 217 votes. "I am humbled to have been a candidate for the 6th District and I am proud of the positive campaign we conducted," Leibham said. "I value the confidence expressed in me by so many voters and truly appreciate the tremendous support offered by so many dedicated volunteers and friends over the past four months." Read more in The Sounder.
Random Lake Area Hosts Duathlon (Fri., Aug. 22) & Sprint Triathlon (Sat., Aug. 23) -- Who won the races? The Great Lakes Multisport Duathlon had a 2.3-mile run, a 16.5-mile bike course, and then another 2.3 mile run. The Adrenaline Sprint Triathlon started with a quarter-mile swim, followed by a 16.5-mile bike course and a 5K run. Proceeds from both events will benefit the Elevate Community Resource Center of Washington County. We have the final results.
What's for Lunch at School? -- The Sounder publishes school lunch menus every week.
Pleasure Valley Racing Pigs & Ducks Featured at Sheboygan County Fair -- The Sheboygan County Fair always dominates the Labor Day weekend. This year the fair features racing pigs and ducks from Pleasure Valley Pumpkin Farm of Batavia (owned by Larry and Barb Laux and family). Read more about it.
See Auctioneer Royal Boehlke in Action at the Belgium Corn Roast -- Another photo feature in The Sounder.
Obituaries in the Aug. 28 Edition -- Wilbert H. Buhler, Marcella L. "Marcy" (Brabender) Feider (the obituary link above is updated daily).
Read 'The Sounding Board' -- This detailed calendar of events can be found on Pages 10-11 in every issue. It includes concerts, plays, art exhibits, dinners, brat fries, fundraisers, local government meetings, bloodmobile visits, family fun activities, and lots more.
Cross Country & Girls' Volleyball Previews ... Plus Results from Football & Boys' Soccer -- If you love high school sports you really should become a subscriber to The Sounder. Remember that our subscribers can receive a free digital subscription if they wish. Just ask us for the details!