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Embracing and promoting the arts

Embracing and promoting the arts

Elkhorn Arts Foundation aims to shine spotlight on talent By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Elkhorn Arts Foundation, though still in the early stages as an organization, is taking off and garnering a wealth of community support in the process. “We had out first board meeting in September and did […]

 
 

Chamber names local students as interns

Students are from Big Foot, Williams Bay high schools The Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce earlier this week announced four interns for 2017, two each from Big Foot and Williams Bay high schools. The interns are Sonja Ericson and Ryan Davenport from Big Foot High School, and Victoria Pollak […]

 
 

Locals volunteer at U.S. Open

Locals volunteer at U.S. Open

By Ryan Spoehr Editor With Wisconsin’s first PGA U.S. Open just up the road from Whitewater, several people from the area had roles in one of the biggest sporting events of the year. Whitewater School District Superintendent Mark Elworthy and local insurance agent Ron Binning each took part in helping […]

 
 

Local students excel at Agriscience/Science Fair

Local students excel at Agriscience/Science Fair

Big Foot district students advance to FFA nationals By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent The Third Annual Big Foot High School and Feeder Schools Agriscience and Science Fair, held May 24 at The Abbey Resort featured students who had been nominated by teachers from their schools. The work of the students was […]

 
 

Food pantry renovates space at St. Andrew

Food pantry renovates space at St. Andrew

Daughter carries on vision dad began in 1980 By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Harold S. Johnson Food Pantry at St. Andrew of the Apostle Church in Delavan is renovating its space to better serve its clients. The pantry is temporarily located in space provided by Town Bank between the […]

 
 

Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra performs final concert of series

Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra performs final concert of series

By Tom Ganser Correspondent On May 20, the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra concluded its 2016-17 concert series “Sound in Motion” with a performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1. However, orchestra Music Director David Anderson’s opening comments to the audience at Calvary Community Church in Williams Bay made it […]

 
 

District names new high school principal

District names new high school principal

By Ryan Spoehr SLN staff The vacancy of leading the ship at Whitewater High School has been filled with someone with nearly two decades worth of experience in education. Mike Lovenberg, who had been associate principal at Wisconsin Dells Middle School, will step into the principal role at the High […]

 
 

On the street

On the street

      Elkhorn Area Fire Department members (not in order) Will Kostock, Kurt Spotz, Sr., Kyle Smith, Ed Bogard, Andy Beckman, Jeff Liner and Jason Unglaub, greet guests at the annual Firefighters Street Dance June 17. (Heather Ruenz photo)

 
 

‘Super Ryan’ chosen for Kade’s Klassic

‘Super Ryan’ chosen for Kade’s Klassic

Boy with chromosome abnormality showing improvement By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Ryan Mayfield, 8, of Elkhorn, was born six weeks prematurely on Sept. 30, 2008, and immediately proved to be a fighter. He was sent home from the neonatal ICU after six weeks and was able to breath and sleep […]

 
 

Bridging the generation gap

Bridging the generation gap

Program between young students, local seniors gets strong start By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent A new program is up and running in Walworth and offers a way for young children and local seniors to connect on a regular basis. The Generations Program involves Cathy Boldger’s junior Kindergarten class at Walworth Grade […]

 
 
 
 
 

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