Daily News  Winona, Mn. 8-18-88
Associated Press
   Sheboygan, Wis. - Several residents in northeastern Wisconsin reported
sightings  of unidentified flying objects Tuesday night, but authorities
said Wednesday they had no explanation.
   Sightings at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Tuesday over Lake Michigan near
Sheboyan spurred several phone calls to The Sheboygan Press.
   In Fond du Lac, police reported receiving several calls from residents
about lighted objects in the sky about 9 p.m. Tuesday.
   Kate Ludwig, of Sheboygan, said she was walking with her son Matthew,
12, and a friend, Mary Belleau, when they saw a series of bright red
lights over Lake Michigan about 11 p.m.
   "There were seven or eight of them, 50 to 75 times the size of lights
you would see on a plane. They were huge," Ludwig said. "They were in a
precise line but curved on the end."
   Belleau said she observed a yellow band of light between the red
lights. "The lights stretched out, expanding outward, and then appeared to
fall in toward the center," she explained. "One of them disappeared. It
all happened within seconds."
   Earlier, strange lights were observed by four people gathered in a yard
at a different location in Sheboygan.
   A man, who asked not to be identified, said the group saw as many as 10
lights "followed by a 'V' formation of 'crass' with red lights," he said.
   "I say 'crass' because I really don't know what I was seeing - not
planes, not helicopters," he said. "I just don't know. There were no
   In Found du Lac, John Dins said he was working on his dairy farm south
of Fond du Lac about 11