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    Peter Glass, marquetry master, is seen here with one of his designs, the Mary Todd Lincoln table, circa 1865.

    Sheboygan County history: Town of Scott cabinet maker donated work to Lincoln family

    What do President Lincoln, Beechwood and the wood-working craft of marquetry have in common? The answer is Peter Glass, an early pioneer and talented artisan.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Leibham to announce Tuesday on possible 6th District run

    Republican state Sen. Joe Leibham says he'll make an announcement Tuesday regarding a potential bid for the 6th District Congressional seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Petri.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Tens of thousands of people gather at the State Capitol in Madison in February 2011 to protest Gov. Scott Walker's proposal that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers. File/AP

    Federal appeals court upholds Walker's union law

    A federal appeals court Friday upheld Gov.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Federal appeals court upholds Walker's union law

    A federal appeals court has upheld Republican Gov. Scott Walker's public union restrictions.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Burke must walk fine line to unseat Walker

    Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Good Samaritan assists in capturing suspected purse thief

    A 55-year-old Sheboygan man acted quickly Friday after seeing another man flee with a stolen purse by pursuing, tackling and holding the suspect down until authorities arrived.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Day in Court

    Day in Court is a regular feature of Sheboygan Press Media. Listings include all felonies, all drunken driving convictions and all other convictions with jail time or fines of $600 or more.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Extended Sheboygan weather forecast for Saturday

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Police are warning of phone and online scams. file photo

    Police warn of phone, online scams

    Sheboygan police are warning people to be extra vigilant as they've seen an increase in area residents falling victim to phone and online scams.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Upcoming government meetings

    Common Council, 6 p.m. Monday, April 21, council chambers, City Hall. Confirmation of mayor's appointments to committees, boards and commissions.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    Sheboygan County road construction update

    Road construction on Dairyland Drive and county Highway LS is scheduled to begin Monday, April 28.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    John L. Krizenesky holds papers after being sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail, probation and a fine in the drunk driving incident in which he drove his vehicle into a utility pole last summer in the Town of Rhine, causing the pole to fall and electrocute a young boy who was playing outside. photo by Gary C. Klein/Sheboygan Press Media

    A tragic ending to a casual drink: John Krizenesky's life, and that of his victim, changed last July

    John Krizenesky was never more than a casual drinker.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    In this July 9, 2009, file photo Dr. Craig Rowles stands with hogs in one of his Carroll, Iowa, hog buildings. AP

    USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

    Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    People walk during last year's Relay for Life at Sheboygan South High School's field house. SHEBOYGAN PRESS MEDIA FILE PHOTO

    Relay for Life at South High planned for May 10-11

    Sheboygan South High School's second annual Relay for Life will be held from 6 p.m. Saturday, May 10, through 6 a.m. Sunday, May 11, at the school's track. Relay for Life is a fundraiser to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
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    US. Representative Tom Petri listens to a concern of constituents Saturday January 18, 2013 at Mead Library in Sheboygan. Gary C. Klein/Sheboygan Press Media

    Editorial: Voters win by choices in Sixth District race

    The race for Wisconsin's Sixth District congressional seat will be interesting for the first time in more than three decades.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Long time political collector and enthusiast Carl Toepel poses with U.S. Rep. Tom Petri and a 1979 copy of The Sheboygan Press in which Petri's house win was headline news during a Petri town hall meeting Thursday at village hall in Kohler. Photo by Gary C. Klein/Sheboygan Press Media

    Petri reminisces on years in office at Sheboygan County town hall meeting

    In what could be his final stop in Sheboygan County, Congressman Tom Petri, R-Fond du Lac, got a much gentler reception than he did during his last visit here in January.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Justin Nickels Sue Pischke/HTR Media

    Nickels, Crawford may run for Congress

    The potential 2009 mayoral election battle between Justin Nickels and Kevin Crawford never came off.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Extended Sheboygan weather forecast for Friday

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. North wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Milwaukee man charged for I-43 high-speed chase

    A 52-year-old Milwaukee man has been charged for allegedly leading local authorities on a high-speed chase Tuesday night on Interstate 43 that reached speeds of up to 120 mph.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Peter Isley, front left, Charles Linneman, front middle, and Monica Barrett, front right, stand before a group of other clergy sexual abuse victims outside federal bankruptcy court Thursday in Milwaukee. AP

    Archdiocese bankruptcy plan questioned by judge

    The Archdiocese of Milwaukee must explain in documents being sent to its creditors why its bankruptcy reorganization plan classifies sexual abuse victims into categories, with plans to pay one group and not others, a federal bankruptcy judge ordered Thurs

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    In this photo taken March 26 at the Milwaukee County Zoo, Kassiu is held by her mother Naku in Milwaukee. The baby gorilla born less than a month ago has unexpectedly died, the zoo said Thursday. AP

    Baby gorilla dies at the Milwaukee County Zoo

    A baby gorilla born less than a month ago at the Milwaukee County Zoo has unexpectedly died, the zoo said Thursday.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Firefighters, others have responded to the Thomas Industries plant due to an unidentified odor. file photo

    Updated: Air, water being tested to find cause of odor that prompted Thomas Industries evacuation

    Investigators have taken air and water samples from drains at Thomas Industries to determine what was the cause of strong odors that prompted the plant to be temporarily evacuated on Wednesday.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    The BMO Harris Bradley Center pictured recently. AP file photo

    Milwaukee alderman: New arena might need regional sales tax

    Seated at a table on the Milwaukee Bucks' home court, Peter Zehren looked around the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Thursday and acknowledged that the facilities look out of date. But the Milwaukee resident was firm when he said taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for an upgrade.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Jerry Petasek refills his propane delivery truck at the Country Visions Cooperative facility in the town of Lawrence, Monday, January 27, 2014. H. Marc Larson/Press-Gazette Media

    Governor declares another propane emergency

    Gov. Scott Walker has declared another propane emergency.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Wisconsin unemployment drops to 5.9 percent

    Wisconsin's unemployment is down to 5.9 percent, its lowest level since November 2008.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Feds: 27 people indicted in drug investigation

    Federal officials in Wisconsin say 27 people have been indicted on drug-trafficking and related charges following a three-year investigation.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to supporters of domestic-violence victims on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Milwaukee, just before signing three bills aimed at strengthening domestic-violence laws. The measures increase police responsibilities when investigating domestic disturbances and also establish a clear, accountable process for seizing an abuser's guns. (AP Photo/Dinesh Ramde) AP

    Gov. Walker signs 3 domestic-violence bills

    Gov. Scott Walker signed three bills Wednesday aimed at strengthening domestic-violence laws, including one measure proposed after a man fatally shot his estranged wife in 2012 while she was working at a Brookfield spa.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    Gov. Scott Walker speaks at Vollrath Co. headquarters in Sheboygan. Walker says he wants to earn the college degree that he abandoned decades ago. Joshua Lintereur/Sheboygan Press Media

    Wis. Editorials: Gov. Walker back to school?; UW system money

    Gov. Scott Walker says he wants to earn the college degree that he abandoned decades ago. We hope that is more than an empty promise from a politician.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
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    This photo from April 1983 shows smelt fishermen trying their luck. Smelt runs are nearly non-existent now. GANNETT WISCONSIN MEDIA FILE PHOTO

    Where have all the smelt gone?

    When John Wente was a kid, the place for big fun was the mouth of the Black River in April after a warm rain.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Woman cited for accosting GOP office worker

    A 54-year-old Sheboygan woman has been cited for disorderly conduct after she entered the Republican Party headquarters at 1122 Indiana Ave. on Tuesday and harangued an office worker there, including spitting on him.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Police: Sheboygan man's body found in Michigan

    Sheboygan police say that a body found Tuesday in Lake Michigan near Ludington, Mich., is believed to be that of a Sheboygan man who's been missing since late last year, though no foul play is suspected.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Extended Sheboygan weather forecast for Thursday

    Today: A 40 percent chance of rain before 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Longtime clerk of courts, Nan Todd, to retire

    Nan Todd, who has served as Sheboygan County's Clerk of Courts for the last 14 years, won't run again when her term expires at the end of the year.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    State appeals court overturns Sheboygan sexual assault case

    A state appeals court has overturned a Sheboygan judge's ruling dismissing a pair of first-degree sexual assault charges against a Sheboygan man accused of abusing a young girl.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Kewaskum man gets prison for 7th OWI

    A 47-year-old Kewaskum man has been sentenced to prison following a seventh drunken driving arrest that saw him park his pickup truck on a stranger's front lawn, thinking it was his girlfriend's house.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Three Milwaukee men arrested after high-speed chase

    Three Milwaukee men were taken into custody Tuesday night after leading authorities on a high-speed chase on Interstate 43 in Sheboygan and Manitowoc counties.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Mark Bucki sits with one of his attorneys, Jessica Schuster, on Wednesday in Merrill as he is found guilty of first degree intentional homicide and two other counts relating to the death of his wife of 26 years, Anita Bucki, in April of 2013. Jurors deliberated Tuesday and Wednesday before finding Bucki guilty of first-degree intentional homicide, strangulation-suffocation and hiding a body. Photo by Dan Young/Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Lincoln County man found guilty of killing wife

    A Lincoln County man was convicted Wednesday of killing his wife and disposing of her body in a swamp.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Walker refuses to back down on jobs promise

    Gov. Scott Walker isn't expected to fulfill his 2010 campaign promise to add 250,000 private sector jobs by next year in Wisconsin, but he said Wednesday that he doesn't think voters will hold it against him.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    FILE - This file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File) AP

    Wisconsin woman writes bombing suspect

    A Baraboo woman says she's been criticized and even threatened for sending letters of support to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Kohl to make announcement on Bucks' ownership

    Former Sen. Herb Kohl has called a news conference to discuss the ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks and the team's future.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    Dominick's legacy: Workshop warns teens on dangers of distracted driving

    When 18-year-old Dominick Debbink died, his stepmom swore she would make sure he was remembered.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Pilot Capt. Bob Abresch of Wauawtosa talks with waist gunner Sgt. Bob Schuh of Chilton and Ball turret gunner Sgt. Fred Zurbachen, of Waupun, during a reunion of B-17 crew members that gathered at EAA. Joe Sienkiewicz / Gannett Wisconsin Media

    World War II veterans relive history in B-17 bomber

    The last time 1st Lt. William Meier sat in the bombardier's seat of a B-17 aircraft was on V-E Day, May 8, 1945.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Man gets 30 days for driving drunk, injuring child

    A drunk driver was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail for crashing into a utility pole last summer in the Town of Rhine, causing the pole to fall and seriously injure a young boy who was playing outside.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    County supervisors are sworn in by Judge Edward L. Stengel at the county board meeting Tuesday at the Sheboygan County Court House. Photo by Janet Weyandt/Sheboygan Press Media

    Board of Supervisors, Sheboygan Common Council swear in new members

    The Sheboygan County Board of Supervisors and the Sheboygan Common Council held organizational meetings Tuesday night to swear in new members and get the new political year rolling.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
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    The Gilly's Frozen Custard restaurant on Sheboygan's south side has closed, the company confirmed Tuesday. SHEBOYGAN PRESS MEDIA

    Gilly's closes Sheboygan location

    Gilly's Frozen Custard has closed its 1950s-style drive-in restaurant on Sheboygan's south side, a spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Extended Sheboygan weather forecast for Wednesday

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    This screen capture from the video 'Zombacuity' shows an employee who has become a zombie.

    Acuity wins contest with 'zombie' video

    Acuity announced Tuesday that it's won a film contest and $5,000 for a local health care agency after filming a zombie video at its Sheboygan headquarters using local employees.

    • Apr. 15, 2014

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