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First phase of Elkhorn City Hall study completed

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent City of Elkhorn Administrator Jim Heilman informed councilmembers at last week’s City of Elkhorn Common Council meeting that the phase one study at the potential future site of City Hall in the business park had been completed. Heilman said Oct. 7 that while the study showed […]

 
 

Fire!

Fire!

Ken Monroe, of the Tenth Wisconsin Light Artillery re-enactors, teaches kids at Badger High School how to load the canon to be fired. The special event, which included firing off the six-pound canon, was for U.S. history classes at the school Oct. 4. (Mike Hoey photo)

 
 

Legends and Lore explores Wisconsin’s spooky side

Halloween has become an American tradition, but that was not always the case. The harvest season holiday is really a mosaic of customs brought to the country and pieced together by immigrants representing many cultures, according to a news release. And guests of Old World Wisconsin can explore these cultures […]

 
 

‘Showing up in life as you are’

‘Showing up in life as you are’

Woman writes book to help those who’ve lost someone to suicide By Heather Ruenz SLN staff It took a series of family tragedies for R. Jade McAuliffe to awaken from decades of darkness and self-sabotage. The agony of losing her last living sister to suicide just over four years ago […]

 
 

Keefe Real Estate goes pink for breast cancer

The realty company is turning its signs pink, raising awareness Throughout this month, Keefe Real Estate is going pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Keefe will be using its visibility and reach in the community to bring awareness to breast cancer with the company’s most visible effort being […]

 
 

Up for auction

Up for auction

At a car and boat auction at Inspiration Ministries last Saturday, seven cars and 40 boats were up for auction along with other items. More than 140 bidders showed up for the event. Dave Dryer, of Kenosha, reads details about a skid-steer up for auction. See more photos in the […]

 
 

Town, park friends to host Oktoberfest event

The Town of Delavan and Delavan Friends of the Park are gearing up to host Oktoberfest next weekend at Community Park. The special fall event will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, from 3:30 to 9 p.m. at the Community Park Building, 1220 South Shore Dr., Delavan (on the corner of […]

 
 

On the water

On the water

Hundreds of boat owners and enthusiasts descend upon the harbor at The Abbey Resort for the Geneva Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show Sept. 28. The show, presented by the Blackhawk Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society featured numerous categories including Peoples Choice. For more information and to […]

 
 

Service recognized

Service recognized

      Proceeds from the Whitewater City Market tent on Sept. 10 were donated to the Whitewater Police Department in remembrance of 9/11. Market co-manager Lisa Dawsey-Smith delivers the $400 check to Police Capt. Adam Vander Steeg for its crime prevention fund. Last year the proceeds went to the Whitewater Fire […]

 
 

Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

On Sept. 18, students of Saint Andrew Parish School in Delavan held an early recognition of the International Day of Peace, which fell on Saturday, Sept. 21 this year. They participated in “Pinwheels for Peace,” which aims to create a visual public statement about peace throughout the world. On the […]