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Travel Club to meet

The Senior Travel Club of Walworth County’s next meeting will feature Alan Buckholtz, vice president of the Friends of the Phoenix Park Band Shell. Organizers also noted the date change for this month. The meeting will take place Friday, July 12, at Como Community Church, W3901 Palmer Rd. in Lake […]

 
 

Laying a new foundation at EAHS

Laying a new foundation at EAHS

Booster Club hosting a brick fundraiser at outdoor sports complex By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School All-Sports Booster Club is trying to roll out a red carpet – of sorts – at the new outdoor sports complex at the high school. Fundraising recently commenced to help provide […]

 
 

Half-brothers suspected in Vegas Club robbery

An initial appearance is scheduled for July 18 for an Elkhorn man charged with conspiring with his half-brother to burglarize the Vegas Club in the Town of Darien where he worked in 2017. Richard B. Gillett, 35, was charged June 26 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a […]

 
 

Rotary Club celebrates award winner

Mary Kriete-Green named 2019 Service Above Self honoree The Geneva Lake West Rotary recently announced Mary Kriete-Green as its 2019 Service Above Self award winner. Kriete-Green is one of the founders of Dan Green Touch a Life, Heal a Heart Charity. The charity’s big fundraiser, the Pig in the Park, […]

 
 

Keeping up with the Katzman kids

Keeping up with the Katzman kids

Three siblings integral players in family’s huge farming operation By Todd Mishler Copy Editor Farm kids represent a different breed, albeit an unfortunately dwindling one. They are intrinsically rooted deeply in and stewards of the land they live on and that provides their livelihood in one form or fashion. Count […]

 
 

Into the weeds

Village Board moves forward with cattail remediation on lakebed By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board discussed the process for removing the cattails in the former East Troy Lake area at the July 1 meeting and approved a proposal for vegetative assessment as the first step toward […]

 
 

Several DDHS students attend Badger State

Several DDHS students attend Badger State

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Badger Boys State and Badger Girls State offer a weeklong opportunity for high school juniors across the state and nation to attend a government and leadership conference at which they form a fictional 51st state called Badger and run that state for a week. Delavan-Darien […]

 
 

Let the zaniness begin

Let the zaniness begin

WUSD Playhouse production of ‘Phantom Tollbooth Jr. begins July 11 By Tom Ganser Correspondent A refreshing break from the heat – both the weather and the political climate – will be evident from the get-go in the Whitewater Unified School District’s Summer School Playhouse production of “The Phantom Tollbooth Jr.” […]

 
 

Local author pens compelling, humorous novel about Vietnam

Local author pens compelling, humorous novel about Vietnam

By Dennis West Staff Writer Author Bruce D. Johnson grew up in Chicago. Like many a young man who graduated from school in the late 1960s, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and sent to Vietnam. It is on this experience that he based his novel, “10¢…and a Silver […]

 
 

HHS building project ahead of schedule

HHS building project ahead of schedule

Fate of current building remains unknown at this time By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Despite unusually wet weather throughout this spring, the Walworth County new Health and Human Services building project is beginning to take its final form and is expected to be finished ahead of schedule. According to a June […]