– Memorial Day
– A group of more than 100 veterans, families, and citizens were in Evergreen Cemetery in Manitowoc on Saturday. Local Chapter 731 of the Vietnam Veterans of America coordinated the placement of flags at the gravestones of every veteran interred there, which numbers about 2,700 dating all the way back to the Civil War.
– Some local, County, and State dignitaries were on hand Monday for the Memorial Day ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Manitowoc. Click here to see what they all had to say.
– The Manitowoc Public Library has announced that expanded weekday hours are now in effect. Click here to see what their new hours are, and to learn about the Summer Reading Program.
– The City of Sheboygan is reminding jet skiers about a city ordinance regarding the launching of the personal watercrafts. According to a news release, Jet skis cannot be launched on the beachfront, but rather must be launched at an approved city boat launch area.
– Sixth District Congressman Glen Grothman recently visited the Drug Enforcement Agency in Milwaukee and shares some “startling revelations” in connection to illegal drugs and related deaths. Click here to see what he learned during his visit.
– The new Treehouse Theater space near downtown Manitowoc is nearly complete, and a select group of people were invited in to see the beautifully removed building, located at 902 Washington Street. Click here to see what Executive Director Karen Rohrer had to say about the two year project finally coming to fruition.
– The Manitowoc Public Library is now offering video game rentals. Click here to see what titles they currently have.
– 31 years after he started with Manitowoc Public Utilities, Key Accounts & Meter Services Manager Dan Salm is retiring. Click here to see what Salm said was the biggest change he has seen over his career.
– With temperatures projected to be in the High 70s to low 80s in Two Rivers this weekend, Nashotah Beach is expected to be a busy place. City Manager Greg ensured all potential guests that the Beach is ready. Click here to see what has been done to prepare for the beautiful weekend.
– Lakeshore Technical College President Dr. Paul Carlsen has announced the college is guaranteeing that students who register for in-person summer and fall courses will learn in person for the entire semester. Click here to see what LTC has done to ensure their student’s safety during the pandemic.
– The Better Business Bureau is warning people of a couple of phone call scams where the scammers impersonate U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agents. Click here to learn more about the two variations of the scam.
– Manitowoc Lincoln & Roncalli Boys Golf Teams have qualified for Sectional competition by virtue of their top-4 finishes on the WIAA Regional level. Click here to see how they did it.
– Manitowoc Mayor Justin Nickels spoke about the WEDC grant for the River Point District. Click here to see what he had to say about the district, and the state’s involvement.
– The newest addition to the shoreline in Manitowoc was unveiled with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Click here to see how the Lighthouse Pavilion drew from other local entities for design inspiration.
– For the past 100 years, the Francis Creek Fire Department has been protecting the citizens of the area, and this weekend they are celebrating that milestone. Click here to see what they have planned for their 100th Anniversary celebration.
– Two more people who have helped shape Manitowoc have announced their retirement. Deputy Fire Chief Karl Koch clocked out for the final time after 28 years on the job on Friday, while Don Cisler announced that he will end his 25 year career at the West of the Lake Gardens on July