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Corn and Brat Roast, Rummage, Brewfest to kick off summer season

Corn and Brat Roast, Rummage, Brewfest to kick off summer season

Event continues 41-year tradition For 41 years, East Troy’s Memorial Day Weekend festivities have brought the community together serving as the unofficial kickoff to summer. Promising food, music and fun, the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce’s 41st annual Corn and Brat Roast will return May 26 to 29, at […]

 
 

EAHS athlete invited to compete in Australia

EAHS athlete invited to compete in Australia

Sponsors sought to cover the cost of the trip Tyler Daehn from Elkhorn Area High School has been invited to represent Wisconsin on the 2017 Wisconsin Central Conference Track and Field Team. He will depart for Queensland, Australia on July 2 to compete down under for individual honors and a […]

 
 

Council divided on plan to nix term limits on city panels

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A proposal to lift term limits on municipal boards, committee and commissions has been kicked over to one of the city’s committees for further analysis and a possible recommendation. Council member James Allen proposed the city consider removing the parameters that are currently in place. A […]

 
 

Sharon Farmers Market on the horizon

Sharon Farmers Market on the horizon

Twice a month event will feature vendors, support local nonprofits By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Village of Sharon is similar to many rural, small towns in facing the challenges of vacant buildings downtown and a lack of visitors regularly to support local businesses. The local businessman heading the Sharon […]

 
 

Elkhorn Common Council approves ski team schedule

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of approving the LAS Water Ski Show Team’s six show dates and practices on Elkhorn Lake at Babe Mann Park, as well as an indemnification agreement with the team, at its meeting May 15. The topic […]

 
 

Working (and playing) at the car wash

Working (and playing) at the car wash

Members of the Elkhorn Area High School Community Impact Club, a new community service club at the school this year, work (and play) at a car wash May 13 to raise money for Agape House. The students rotated between working and holding signs near the school’s entrance and downtown. Shown […]

 
 

A helping hand

A helping hand

Local members from Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Walworth, of the Women or Evangelical Church of America donate $400 to Big Foot Feeding the Hungry program on May 5. Since the winter of 2016, Big Foot High School nurse Julia Lohse has kept items on hand for students who may need […]

 
 

City sets new parameters on police K-9 handler commitment

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As the Whitewater Police Department looks to add another four-footed member to its force, city officials have placed new parameters around his or her handler. Three years ago, WPD ventured into new territory when it brought on Boomer, a specially trained Black Labrador. Boomer officially […]

 
 

Local educators honored

Local educators honored

Members of the Geneva Lake American Association of University Women met May 6 at Stratford Commons at Westshire, Delavan. A brunch was held to honor and recognize people for their educational leadership. Big Foot High School Administrator Dorothy Kaufmann (center) was one of the honorees and was recognized for her […]

 
 

Man charged with shooting gun in house

Further proceedings are scheduled for June 9 for an East Troy man charged with firing a gun inside his Highway 20 home. Robert C. Ahorner, 57, was charged May 5 in Walworth County Circuit Court with endangering safety by the reckless use of a firearm and disorderly conduct, both with […]

 
 
 
 
 

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