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Whitewater ends season at regional tourney

Whitewater ends season at regional tourney

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The 2012 season came to an end last week at the Class A regional level for the Whitewater legion squad. Playing at home, the seniors fell 12-9 to Horicon in its first game, followed by a 6-4 loss to Waterloo the next day. Whitewater finished the […]

 
 

Great effort on a ground ball

Great effort on a ground ball

East Troy Express player Nick Douglas makes a diving attempt at a ground ball against Rome on July 22.The Express pounded out a 12-7 win. (Photo by Eric Kramer)

 
 

Tropical days

Tropical days

  Sweet Life’s Joel Brantmeier (left) and Bill Rients perform during UW-Whitewater’s July 18 Summer on the Mall event, which raised $462.35 for “No Stomach for Cancer.” UW-Whitewater police officer Mike Sacco put himself on the chopping block in the dunk tank at the James R. Connor University Center north […]

 
 

City connections

City connections

Former manager reflects on life in college town By Tom Ganser Correspondent Kevin Brunner learned a great deal about collaborating with UW-Whitewater during his eight years as Whitewater’s city manager. Brunner began his new job as Walworth County’s director of central services and the highway commission on June 22. Cameron […]

 
 

Council chooses turf for Field of Dreams

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The Whitewater Common Council held a special meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the use of artificial turf on Treyton’s Field of Dreams. After over two hours of testimony and public comment before a standing room only crowd in the Community Room of City Hall, the […]

 
 

Lake Geneva artist to teach pastels at GLAA

The Geneva Lake Art Association welcomes Lake Geneva artist Harry Quinn as its new pastel instructor. Quinn has created memorable works of art and graphics for corporate clients, private collectors and regional and local businesses. He has an established reputation as a pastel and oil portrait artist in the Bahamas. […]

 
 

Masked man robs Associated Bank

Masked man robs Associated Bank

By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN staff Lake Geneva police were still searching Monday for a man who robbed Associated Bank in Lake Geneva last week. The bank at 100 E. Geneva Square was robbed at 5:52 p.m. July 19, said Lake Geneva Police Chief Michael S. Rasmussen. The suspect was described […]

 
 

Don’t burst my bubble!

Don’t burst my bubble!

The “Bubble Man” Karl Deblak demonstrates “bubble-ology” to children last week at Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn, demonstrating how physicists, mathematicians, architects and astronomers study soap bubbles to help understand the way the universe works. (Photo by Brenda Peryea)

 
 

Things are looking up for Bay School District

Citizens approve balanced budget, with minimal tax levy increase By Bob Peryea Correspondent Williams Bay citizens on Monday unanimously approved a $7 million school district budget, which includes a $6.92 million tax levy. School Board President Dianna Woss told the small turn out of voters that this is “our opportunity […]

 
 

Cemetery walk commemorates fallen soldiers

Cemetery walk commemorates fallen soldiers

Visitors to the Springfield Union Cemetery Walk on Saturday, July 21 were treated to cool breezes and living history in the shady hillside setting. The Walworth County Genealogical Society and Springfield Cemetery Board sponsored the event to remember the families and honor the veterans buried in this historic location. Deb […]