Manitowoc Weather, News Headlines, Community Impact for February 14, 2022


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Community News

Courtney Hansen
  • Manitowoc appoints its Director of Tourism: The City of Manitowoc’s Room Tax Commission has appointed Courtney Hansen as the city’s tourism director, effective Feb. 24. Hansen was born and raised in Manitowoc and graduated from Lincoln High School in 2012. Arts in Communication Arts in 2016. She has been an active member of the community, serving on the Manitowoc Common Council representing the district. 10 from 2019-2021, Rahr-West Art Museum Board Member, Manitowoc County Young Professionals Chair, Progress Lakeshore Marketing and Events Committee Member, and volunteer for many local events such as Balloon Glow. She also represented the entire state as Miss Wisconsin in 2016. The tourism department will have three full-time positions and will be temporarily housed at City Hall until a new center is built. permanent reception is announced. He will also have an office at the ferry dock during the SS Badger season.
  • Two Rivers Candidates Forum: The League of Women Voters of Manitowoc County will host a Candidates’ Forum for candidates for Two Rivers City Council at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Two Rivers City Hall, 1717 E. Park St., Third Floor . The candidates for a three-year term are Tim Peach Petri, Doug Wolf, Scott Stechmesser and Travis Van Lanen. Bill LeClair and Larry Thomas are the incumbents. Jason Ring and Roger Van Voltenberg are up for two-year positions on the board. The public is invited to attend and can ask questions from the room. Those who choose to watch the forum at home will not be able to ask questions as the video will be posted on the council’s website the day after the forum.
  • Masquers is holding auditions for “Clue”:The Masquers, Inc., Community Theater Company in Manitowoc, has announced open auditions for the final production of its 91st season comedy thriller “Clue.” Auditions will be held at The Masquers Coach House, 616 N. Eighth St., Manitowoc, at 2 p.m. on February 27. Six female actors and seven male actors of flexible age are sought to complete the cast. Rehearsals will begin in March and continue through May production dates. Performance dates are May 12-14 at the Capitol Civic Center in Manitowoc. If you cannot attend the group audition, email Director Claran LaViolette at [email protected] All other inquiries can be directed to The Masquers, Inc. at [email protected]
  • Ecological restoration work at Schuette Park: Parts of Lower Henry Schuette Park in Manitowoc are under construction for two to three weeks as the city partners with Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, Friends of Manitowoc River Watershed and Stantec Consulting Services, Inc., to complete ecological restoration in some parts of the park. Work will include mechanical removal of dense invasive species as well as manual removal in more ecologically sensitive areas. Controlled burning of the brush piles will take place alongside restoration efforts that will begin near the parking area. The park will remain open for recreational purposes throughout the project.
  • TRCCS volleyball tournament scheduled for March 5 and 6: The 47th Annual TRCCS Volleyball Tournament is scheduled for March 5-6 at the Two Rivers Community House. There will be three divisions, all quads. The men’s and women’s game will take place on March 5 and the mixed game will take place on March 6. The cost is a player donation of $20 ($35 to play men and mixed or women and mixed), payable before the game. All proceeds go to youth sports for Saint Francis of Assisi and Roncalli. The public is invited to attend. Free entry. Food and refreshments will be available. For more information, contact Dave Anschutz at 920-905-2317 or Rusty Walesh at 920-323-7358.

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Weather forecast

A street of homes near S. 12th Street, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, in Manitowoc, Wis.
  • Monday: High 26, low 14, partly sunny and less cold
  • Tuesday: High 31, low 30, partly sunny
  • Wednesday: High 46, low 23, cloudy with rain in the afternoon
  • Thusday: High 24, low 8, possible snow or showers
  • Friday: High 22, low 13, possible snow or showers
  • On Saturday: High 27, low 16, becoming cloudy
  • Sunday: High 33, low 22, waning clouds

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Main titles

Exterior of Two Rivers High School
  1. Death of Two Rivers High School student in swimming pool still under investigation, police say
  2. A man attempted to approach the scene during the Manitowoc school board meeting on Tuesday. This is one of the many disturbances of the past year.
  3. Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man found in a wooded area in Cato
  4. Manitowoc police arrest suspect, others wanted after shooting near Westfield Park
  5. Looking to buy a home in Manitowoc in 2022? We spoke to local real estate agents. Here is what they said.

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