launches text alerts for breaking news

SHEBOYGAN — has launched a new service to alert Sheboygan County residents of breaking news.

These alerts, sent as text messages straight to your phone, will provide up-to-date reports on the biggest breaking news stories including crime, fires, public safety and government announcements in the City of Sheboygan and Sheboygan County.

To sign up for breaking news text messages from MySheboygan, text message SHEBOYGAN to 33222. Alerts are free, but standard text-messaging rates will apply.

Those who sign up for text alerts this month will have a chance to win a $10 gift card to Marcus Cinema if they respond with their name and e-mail address. There will be random giveaways throughout the year and only those who sign up for text alerts will have a chance to win gift cards and special gifts.

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