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Circle K officers announced

Circle K officers announced

Students from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Circle K group recently spoke to the Whitewater Kiwanis Breakfast Club about its many activities from the past year, which included participating in story times at the Irvin Young Public Library, creating blankets for needy children, taking bananas to Fairhaven and meeting with seniors […]

 
 

Brickbusters compete at state

Brickbusters compete at state

Team takes fourth, receives invite to international tournament The St Peter’s Brickbusters FIRST LEGO League team 8631 traveled to Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland, Wisconsin, for the annual state tournament Feb. 23. The team advanced to the state tournament after winning outright grand champion at the sectionals tournament in Waukesha […]

 
 

Boxing program empowers people living with Parkinson’s disease

Boxing program empowers people living with Parkinson’s disease

The Geneva Lakes Family YMCA will be joining millions in observing Parkinson’s Awareness Month during the month of April. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative movement disorder, which can cause deterioration of motor skills, balance, speech and sensory function. The Lake Geneva YMCA will join with 775 other locations worldwide in […]

 
 

Elkhorn looking into new slide mat for pool

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn is looking to replace the mat at the bottom of the slide at Sunset Pool’s splash pad, but at a cost of nearly $9,000, that won’t happen without looking at reviews and other possible options. At Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, […]

 
 

Helping hands

Helping hands

St. Andrew Parish School students recently participated in a Box Tops/Penny War fundraiser – Box Tops to benefit the Parent School Association, and Penny War to benefit the Delavan Food Pantry. When all was said and done, $457.06 was raised for the food pantry and $185 for the PSA. Pictured […]

 
 

A new but old tradition

Saturdays on the Square returning to Elkhorn By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Upon learning that the farm market was not going to continue, the chamber took advantage of the opportunity to create an “ongoing destination that will appease to a broad audience,” according to Chris Clapper, executive director of the […]

 
 

Fun at the derby

Fun at the derby

     Cub Scout Pack 225 had its annual Pinewood Derby race Feb. 23 at West Side Elementary School with about 100 people in attendance to cheer on the 37 racers. They raised $470 from the event. Shown with their awards are (left to right, kneeling) Jonah Kenth, Conner McDonough, Aiden […]

 
 

Big Foot among finalists in Civics Games

Platteville High School students Spencer Olds, Alex Sonsalla, Jacob Sherer and Liam Reinicke were declared champions of the WNA Foundation’s inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games March 29 at the Wisconsin State Capitol. More than 40 students representing 11 schools competed in the finals including Big Foot High School’s Tiffany Cruz (team […]

 
 

Ferradermis team captures regional championship

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Another year, another victory for Whitewater High School’s Ferradermis (FIRST Robotics team 6574). FIRST represents For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. The WHS team competed at the Wisconsin Regional in Milwaukee from March 27-30, picking up a second consecutive victory. This year Ferradermis had […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien District moves forward on early learning

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent On Monday, the Delavan-Darien School Board moved forward with two early learning initiatives. The board approved pursuing a contract with a childcare provider at the Wileman Elementary building and also approved a new all-day, pre-school program for next year. The board approved negotiating a contract […]