Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

Audubon Society to learn about Horicon Marsh

The Lakeland Audubon Society will meet Tuesday, Oct. 24 for a meeting about the history and ecology of Horicon Marsh. Formed by the glaciers of the last Ice Age, Horicon Marsh was a hunting ground for Native Americans for more than 10,000 years. However, in the past 150 years, this […]

 
 

City of Elkhorn sets date for budget hearing

Projected mill rate expected to increase slightly By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At last week’s City of Elkhorn Common Council meeting councilmembers opted in favor of setting a public hearing on the 2018 budget for 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13 at City Hall. During his report Oct. 16, City Administrator Sam […]

 
 

Big Foot students National Merit semifinalists

Big Foot students National Merit semifinalists

Big Foot High School seniors Isabel Kinerk and Alexander Laing are among 16,000 semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced the names the semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to […]

 
 

Medplast, Frank’s help hurricane victims

Medplast, Frank’s help hurricane victims

Local company, grocery store collect items for Puerto Rico By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Medplast of Elkhorn, a custom rubber molding manufacturer in the medical device industry, has teamed up with Frank’s Piggly Wiggly to help the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. “Medplast has a sister company in […]

 
 

Postseason begins for spikers, runners

Postseason begins for spikers, runners

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The Big Foot girls volleyball team is off to the second round of the WIAA Division 2 playoffs. Big Foot advanced to a regional semifinal with a hard-fought 25-16, 25-17, 27-29, 25-17 win over Rock Valley Conference foe in the opener Tuesday night.   The […]

 
 

Tennis duo earns third at state tennis

Hard work and staying positive paid off, coach says By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The Big Foot-Williams Bay girls tennis doubles duo of seniors Meredith Heckert and Izzy Klesmith put the finishing touches on a solid campaign at last week’s WIAA Division 2 State Tournament in Madison. Heckert-Klesmith won their […]

 
 

Elkhorn man sentenced for child enticement, porn

Judge says churchgoer used Christianity to ‘commit evil’ By Vicky Wedig SLN staff A judge sentenced an Elkhorn man last week to a stiffer sentence than the prosecutor recommended, saying he believed the man sexually assaulted a girl despite pleading guilty to a lesser charge of enticement. Walworth County Circuit […]

 
 

Rauland to speak at Historical Society program

The Historical Society of Walworth and Big Foot Prairie will feature businessman Robert Rauland at its fall meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26. The program will be on the History of the Rauland and Cooper Families and the Rauland Agency, Inc. Robert Rauland has been a resident of Walworth […]

 
 

Christian Arts Centre to present ‘Honk! Jr.’

Christian Arts Centre to present ‘Honk! Jr.’

The Christian Arts Centre of Chapel on the Hill Community Church will present the youth production “Honk! Jr.” Oct. 20, 21 and 22. “Honk! Jr.” is a musical by Anthony Drew and George Stiles and is a musical adaptation of the classic tale, “The Ugly Duckling.” The production is directed […]

 
 

Volunteers step in for Weeks of Caring

Volunteers step in for Weeks of Caring

The final Weeks of Caring of 2017 focused on helping the communities served by Aurora Health Care, with more than 600 volunteers stepping in to help in a variety of capacities the last week in September. In this area, volunteers spent time doing activities with clients at VIP Services, Inc. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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