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Fly like an eagle

Fly like an eagle

Local teen receives highest Boy Scout rank at 15 By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff For many Boy Scouts, attaining the rank of Eagle Scout is the crowning achievement to their scouting career. Because of the rigorous requirements, the majority of scouts who reach the rank of Eagle do so when […]

 
 

Chamber director resigns

Cherie Setteducate will stay on through holiday luncheon Late last week, Cherie Setteducate, who has served as the Geneva Lake West Chamber’s executive director for more than four years, announced she is resigning from the position early next month. “It is with very mixed emotions that I am resigning my […]

 
 

Symphony orchestra opens season

Symphony orchestra opens season

      The Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra performs “The Rite of Spring” under the direction of David Anderson during the Oct. 26 concert at Elkhorn Area High School. The concert opened the orchestra’s 2019-20 season, which is titled “Shattering Boundaries.” Read more about the concert and what the LGSO has lanned […]

 
 

Bringing youth mental health to the forefront

Documentary will be held in Elkhorn Nov. 20 By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Earlier this year, Milwaukee PBS and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel produced a video entitled “You’re Not Alone,” which has won wide acclaim as a force for youth mental health and suicide prevention. Next week, the documentary will […]

 
 

Heading under the sea

Heading under the sea

WHS Players production of ‘Mermaid’ opens Nov. 21 By Tom Ganser Correspondent Taking in a performance of the Whitewater High School Players production of “The Little Mermaid” is the perfect antidote for early winter freeze, not to mention a great way to get into the holiday season spirit. More than […]

 
 

A guide to holiday giving in East Troy

A guide to holiday giving in East Troy

Donate to help local families in need Holiday Help of East Troy donations begin today. The annual program has donation locations local businesses and organizations for different needs. Giving trees to purchase gifts for local children will be open until Dec. 8 at East Troy Bible Church, Good Shepherd Church, […]

 
 

Changing the conversation

Changing the conversation

Inspired Coffee to promote workforce development for people with disabilities By Jennifer Eisenbart Correspondent Inspiration Ministries President Erik Barber calls it “changing the conversation.” After working with the long-term care provider for those with developmental and physical disabilities for the last three years, Barber said the current project Inspiration Ministries […]

 
 

Trick-or-Trivia raises $5K for library friends

Trick-or-Trivia raises $5K for library friends

By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer After all the tabs were paid, the Friends of Matheson Memorial Library raised $5,000 from Trick-or-Trivia night fundraiser to fund next year’s Adult and Children’s programming at the Elkhorn library. Additional funds will be used to upgrade the facility. The 7th Trick-or-Trivia event drew the […]

 
 

Families of veterans reminded of benefits

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Judy Arline wants spouses of veterans to know that they are entitled to valuable benefits if their spouse passes away. Her husband died in 2010 and she said she was not aware of the benefits she was entitled to as a widow of a veteran. […]

 
 

Well-deserved thanks

Well-deserved thanks

      Ceremonies were held throughout the area for Veterans Day this week including a special program at Walworth Grade School dedicated in honor of local Army veteran and nurse, Sue Diderich. Leading the assembly in The Pledge of Allegiance is Mrs. Boldger’s Kindergarten class (from the left): Dalton Harbolt, Alyana […]