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Building a future

Building a future

An area business and group of middle school students recently teamed up – with a helping hand from a slew of others – for a project to construct a playhouse. Now nearly complete, the playhouse will be raffled off as a fundraiser for New Beginnings APFV’s domestic violence shelter. Tickets […]

 
 

Whitewater Middle School principal named

Whitewater Middle School principal named

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Last week, the Whitewater Unified School District School Board approved the appointment of Chris Fountain to serve as the principal of Whitewater Middle School. Fountain’s career in education began at the Norris School District — in Mukwonago — where he provided education to at-risk middle school […]

 
 

Lakeland Players to have auditions for ‘Evita’

Lakeland Players will have auditions for the Tony award-winning best Broadway musical, “Evita” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, and 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at the historic Sprague Theater, 15 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn. The Players are looking for adult men and women (age 16 and older) and a […]

 
 

Eastview Elementary welcomes new principal

Eastview Elementary welcomes new principal

Erin Zigler has been named Eastview Elementary School Principal by the Lake Geneva Joint 1 Board of Education. Zigler has twenty-one years of experience in education with the last six serving in the role as principal at Randall School in Twin Lakes. She replaces Tami Martin who resigned. “I have […]

 
 

Corn and more

Corn and more

     Tom Keefe, Becky Merwin, and Blake and Tyler Daniels help out at the corn stand at Geneva Lake West Rotary Club’s 58th Annual Corn and Bratwurst Festival held Aug. 3, at Heyer Park, Walworth. The event featured live entertainment, a dunk tank with local celebrities, roasted corn on the […]

 
 

Shelter denied by Elkhorn Council

Though there was little discussion – at tonight’s standing room only meeting – the Elkhorn Common Council denied the conditional use permit request for New Beginnings APFV by a vote of 4-2. New Beginnings hoped to renovate a former clinic into a domestic abuse shelter in downtown Elkhorn. The former […]

 
 

Sweet rides

Sweet rides

      The 34th Annual Summer Elkhorn Car Show featured hundreds of cars for sale along with numerous vendors looking to sell cars, parts and accessories. The show was held Aug. 3 and 4 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds and while all makes and models were welcome, this year’s show featured […]

 
 

Welcome aboard

Welcome aboard

      Dozens of area residents showed up at Casual Joe’s on West James Street Tuesday night to meet and greet new University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight C. Watson. Among those who stopped by were members of the Whitewater Police Department. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

Delavan-Darien School Board approves revised strategic plan

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board approved a revision to the district’s strategic plan Monday based on legal advice it received at a workshop in July. The revision is to the board’s policy of holding an open forum once a month in an effort to increase communication […]

 
 

Shelter permit decision may come Monday

New Beginnings expected to be on council’s agenda By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent After more than a month of waiting, the hotly debated New Beginnings domestic abuse shelter might make its way before the City of Elkhorn Common Council to determine whether or not it will receive a conditional use permit. […]