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Offering new ways to learn

Lake Geneva School District opens two charter schools Lake Geneva Schools recently announced the opening of two charter schools for the 2019-20 school year, Maple Park Charter School (4K through eighth grade) and New Visions Charter School (ninth through 12th grade). “Lake Geneva Schools is committed to supporting quality education […]

 
 

Anytime at the market

Anytime at the market

 Numerous area residents showed at Whitewater’s indoor city market on Feb. 2 including Anne Hartwick, trying one of Stephanie Hoffman’s offerings. The indoor events are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at Irving R. Young Memorial Library on Saturdays to April 27, when the regular outdoor market begins. (Tom Ganser […]

 
 

County sees more children in welfare system

By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Partly due to the rise in opiates and other drug use, there is a marked increased of children in the welfare system, Director of Health and Human Services Elizabeth Aldred said at the Department of Health and Human Services meeting Jan. 16. “The child welfare funding […]

 
 

A super team effort

A super team effort

From the left; Michael Coulson, manager of Ol’ Wisco, presents a check for $218 to Delavan Lions Club members Marilyn Carlson (president), Steve Carlson, Doris Cangelosi, Frank Cangelosi, Sara Deschner, Brad Deschner, Ryan Schroeder, Rick Heine, Karen Heine and Steve Cass. It was a percentage of the sales at Lions […]

 
 

East Troy house designated a historic site

East Troy house designated a historic site

Jim and Shirley Zimmerman’s home at W425 Miller Road in the Town of East Troy is listed on both the National Trust of Historic Sites and the State of Wisconsin Historic Sites Registries. The Zimmerman’s bought the estate formerly known as “Park Lawn Farm” which had been the home of […]

 
 

Service with a smile

Service with a smile

At the Elkhorn Lions Club’s Roast Beef & Chicken Dinner Jan. 27 at Sperino’s Monte Carlo Room, club members Marlene Schoenbeck, Cindy Klewin, Joyce Hammel and Jean Krieg along with baby – and possible future member – Camilla Vigueras) greet guests. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Grappling and growing

Grappling and growing

Four-year-old kindergarten student Lincoln Langreck (bottom) wrestles in the Feb. 8 Black and Gold Dual hosted by the East Troy Wrestling Club at East Troy High SchoolThis was the first time the club had a dual-style youth meet. The kids were grouped based on size and experience and no trophies […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The Village of East Troy Department of Public Works is using less salt on the roads this year to help lower the chloride levels in the village’s waste water. East Troy Middle School band and choir students compete in the district Solo and Ensemble Festival. In high school sports, six […]

 
 

Dementia Friendly meeting slated

The Dementia Friendly Community Initiative of Walworth County will be holding it’s bi-monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, at the A.D.R.C. offices at the Walworth County Health & Human Services (east entrance), W4051 County Road NN, Elkhorn. The meeting will include planning and discussion of upcoming events and […]

 
 

Celebrating winter

Celebrating winter

      Visitors to Lake Geneva’s annual Winterfest celebration last week were able to enjoy the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition, the Lake Geneva Ice Castle and other winter-related activities in the downtown area. (Dave Dresdow photo)