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Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun

      A+ Power Sports, Elkhorn, teamed up with Friends on the Square to introduce a new line of vehicles, Roxor, Aug. 11. At the event (above) Barb Nichols, Tristyn Nichols, Julea Schultz, Shelley Schultz and Chad Boss help out at a fundraiser for Phil Smage, of Elkhorn, who suffered multiple […]

 
 

US Packaging to ramp up East Troy production

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff A little more than a year ago, US Packaging/MaxPax moved it main operations to a new facility in Elkhorn and stopped production at its East Troy location. The loss of the East Troy operation was a blow to the community and employees who didn’t make […]

 
 

CURTIS JAY WELCH

CURTIS JAY WELCH

      Curtis Jay Welch, 61, of Delavan, passed away July 21, 2018, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. He was born in Elkhorn on Feb. 26, 1957, to Melvin and Mary (Reader) Welch. He worked for many years as a carpenter. Curtis is survived by a son, Kalan (Stephanie […]

 
 

Drum corps to visit East Troy

Drum corps to visit East Troy

The East Troy Showcase drum corps show will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at East Troy High School, 3128 Graydon Ave. The Drum Corps International Open Class event is being presented by Forward Performing Arts. The show will feature the 2017 DCI Open Class champions the Vanguard […]

 
 

Hot off the griddle

Hot off the griddle

Hendrik Hawsner, 3, and Helen Hawsner, 4, have a picnic breakfast on the grass with mom, Williams Bay Lioness Club member Brenda Hawsner at the 47th Annual Williams Bay Lions Club Pancake Day in Edgewater Park last weekend. The event also included the Williams Bay Barrett Memorial Library Basket Silent […]

 
 

Enough of that noise

Enough of that noise

Seneca Kramer, of Midland, Michigan, doesn’t much like the loud noises at Sunday’s Independence Day parade on the East Troy Village Square. The weekend’s Fourth of July celebration, which included the parade and the East Troy Lions Club’s annual festival, saw lower attendance because of the stifling heat Friday through […]

 
 

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

This week’s Whitewater Register includes: – A local home was severely damaged Monday night following a fire – Work on Highway 12 just north of the bypass in Jefferson County will close part of the highway – Whitewater Grocery Co. continues its outreach efforts – School security important part of […]

 
 

Raising awareness of hunger, homelessness

Raising awareness of hunger, homelessness

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Snow and rain held off for students and adult leaders who participated in the annual 30-Hour Famine, a local initiative to raise awareness about homelessness and a drive for the Whitewater Food Pantry. The local kids who participated crammed themselves into cardboard boxes outside Walmart […]

 
 

Sip ‘N Purr supports animal shelter

Sip ‘N Purr supports animal shelter

More than $20,000 raised at annual fundraiser By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent Sip ‘N Purr, a wine and beer tasting event that also featured gourmet food sampling, was held at The Abbey Resort Feb. 10 and all proceeds benefited Lakeland Animal Shelter. There were more than 40 silent auction packages available […]

 
 

Roads reopen after flooding

Roads reopen after flooding

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF As temperatures rose into the 50s and in some areas 60s earlier this week, some of the floodwaters that covered area streets and roads started to recede. Heavy rain pounded Jefferson, Waukesha and Walworth counties early last week and then turned to ice the next […]