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Village Board Tables Liquor  License Ordinance Amendment

Village Board Tables Liquor License Ordinance Amendment


Village Board Tables Liquor License Ordinance Amendment ZACH COOK The Lomira Village Board opted to table its decision on whether or not to amend its two ordinances pertaining to the sale of malt beverages and liquor. As the ordinances read now, it says there can only be one Class A liquor license per 1,000 habitants, or a fraction thereof. The village currently has three Class A licenses

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District To Enforce Stricter  Cell Phone Rules

District To Enforce Stricter Cell Phone Rules


District To Enforce Stricter Cell Phone Rules ZACH COOK The Lomira School District announced during the July 10 School Board meeting that it will be enforcing stricter cell phone rules in the middle and high school beginning this fall. “Up until now, we’ve allowed students to have them on them, with each classroom making the decision,” LHS Principal Deb Janke said. “Some teachers,

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Lomira PD And FD Provide Mid-Year Update

Lomira PD And FD Provide Mid-Year Update


Lomira PD And FD Provide Mid-Year Update ZACH COOK The Lomira Police and Fire Departments gave a mid-year update last week to the village board regarding call volume to date. Lomira Fire Chief Keith Joas said call volume continues to increase. “We’ve had 149 total calls for the year [as of July 10] so far,” he said. “Last year our total call volume was 256, and that was up 50 from

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Lomira FBLA Member Attends National Leadership Conference

Lomira FBLA Member Attends National Leadership Conference


Lomira FBLA Member Attends National Leadership Conference ZACH COOK The Lomira FBLA chapter was represented on a national stage earlier this month as one of its members was invited to compete at the National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX. Lizzy Wulff, a 2019 LHS graduate, worked her way through Regionals and State competing in the category of “Client Services” for the very

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Village Board Discusses Railroad Quiet Zones

Village Board Discusses Railroad Quiet Zones


Village Board Discusses Railroad Quiet Zones ZACH COOK The Lomira Village Board listened to a presentation regarding the potential of making three areas of the village quiet zones for trains. The three areas discussed` were the crossings at Breitag Road, Main Street and County Road HH. Since 1994, trains are required to make noise 15-20 seconds prior to reaching a crossing. “That

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LHS Makes Changes For  2020 Graduation Date

LHS Makes Changes For 2020 Graduation Date


LHS Makes Changes For 2020 Graduation Date ZACH COOK After holding the high school graduation ceremony on the Friday night of Memorial Day weekend the past two years, the district announced it will be changing the day for the class of 2020. The school opted to change from its usual Sunday afternoon service for the 2018 graduation, but due to where Memorial Day falls next year the service

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Changes Coming To  District’s Athletic Code

Changes Coming To District’s Athletic Code


Changes Coming To District’s Athletic Code ZACH COOK During his report at the June 12 school board meeting in Lomira, Athletic Director Eric Schalk informed the board of some changes he’s proposing in the athletic code. “I’ve made a few tweaks to the athletic code, but basically there were three areas I changed,” Schalk said. The first of his proposals was in regards to tobacco