Sheboygan weather, news headlines, community impact for February 14, 2022

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Community News

The exterior of Acuity Insurance seen, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Sheboygan, Wis.
  • Acuity among America’s Best Midsize Employers:Acuity is ranked No. 26 in the nation out of 500 companies on Forbes America’s Best Midsize Employers list, a jump of more than 400 points for the insurer from 2021. America’s top employers were selected based on a independent survey where 60,000 employees in 25 different industries working for companies employing at least 1,000 people in their US locations answered open-ended questions about their own employer. The assessment was based on direct and indirect recommendations. The insurer, which is headquartered in Sheboygan, recently announced plans to hire 130 people in 2022. It currently employs more than 1,500 people and insures more than 125,000 businesses, including 300,000 commercial vehicles, and nearly half a million homes and passenger cars around the world. 30 States.
  • Winterfest coming February 26: Winterfest will take place on February 26 at Fountain Park in Sheboygan. Organized by the neighborhood associations Gateway, Kuehne Park, Ellis Historic and End Park, the free and family-friendly event will feature a Best in Snow building competition, crowning the city’s best creations in three categories: the Real Deal, the No Snow and Homemade. Attendees will also find a Frozen costume contest, craft projects, games and other hands-on activities, and food available for purchase. Visit www.facebook.com/winterfestsheboygan for more information.
  • The municipal program helps small businesses:The Town of Sheboygan has launched a new program aimed at helping small businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Emergency Relief Program is using funding from the American Rescue Plan Act to help small businesses fill the gap during the pandemic. The program targets for-profit businesses in Sheboygan with 25 or fewer employees. Up to $10,000, with a minimum of $2,500, can be awarded to businesses that meet the requirements. Complete applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit sheboyganwi.gov for more information.
  • Restaurant month west of 57: The Plymouth Chamber of Commerce is offering a chance to win free dinner for a year (a gift card for each month of the year) and other prizes in February by dining local. Here’s how West of 57 Restaurant Month works: eat in, take out or order delivery once during the month of February in each of the local communities (once each in Plymouth, Elkhart Lake or Kiel – and a few other member restaurants of Chamber) and email a photo of the three receipts to [email protected] to be entered into the drawing. Multiple entries are accepted. A minimum purchase of $10 at each restaurant required. A list of participating restaurants and more information is available at plymouthwisconsin.com or call 920-893-0079.

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Weather forecast

A morning cloud bank provides a backdrop to a frozen Sheboygan Lighthouse as seen, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Sheboygan, Wis.
  • Monday: High 26, low 16, clouds giving way to sunshine
  • Tuesday: High 34, low 32, some sun; windy in the afternoon
  • Wednesday: High 46, low 24, light rain in the afternoon
  • Thusday: High 28, low 10, possible snow or showers
  • Friday: High 25, low 16, possible snow or showers
  • Saturday: High 32, low 17, becoming cloudy
  • Sunday: High 37, low 25, sun and scattered clouds

Forecast courtesy of accuweather.com.

Main titles

The Sheboygan Area School District will soon be hearing proposals for this 26-acre property across from the Field of Dreams athletic fields.  The land is between Saemann Avenue, Geele Avenue and North Taylor Drive and is undeveloped.
  1. Here are the 3 proposed developments for the Sheboygan School District lands near Field of Dreams
  2. 62-year-old Sheboygan woman dies of her injuries after being hit by a car
  3. A new ramen restaurant has opened in Sheboygan after moving from West Bend. Here’s what you need to know about TOCHI.
  4. Sheboygan man’s lawsuit against police commission and complaint against officers dismissed
  5. As Sheboygan County prepares for wind turbine proposals, here’s what to know, including how they may be rejected.
  6. Sports: Sheboygan Lutheran’s Casey Verhagen ponders 2,000 points, chasing another championship

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