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Special delivery

Special delivery

      Badger High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America baked and delivered more than 400 rolls to the Walworth County Food Pantry in time for Thanksgiving. The flour was donated by King Arthur Flour through their Bake for Good program. Helping with the delivery are (from left) FCCLA […]

 
 

Delavan Common Council fills vacant seat

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council appointed Delavan-Darien High School teacher Carri Deschner-Brandt to the council Nov. 20 to fill the Second District seat vacated with the resignation of former Alderman Chris Phillips on Oct. 5. Deschner-Brandt will run for election to the seat in April. She […]

 
 

Welcome aboard, Tilla

Welcome aboard, Tilla

Whitewater Police Department to introduce newest K-9 officer The Whitewater Police Department will swear in its newest canine officer, Tilla, at the 6:30 p.m. Common Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 4. His handler, Officer Justin Stuppy, will accompany Tilla. The department’s K-9 program focuses on drug detection and tracking and […]

 
 

‘A second chance on life’

‘A second chance on life’

Elkhorn man receives new kidney, fresh outlook By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Lenny Zwieg’s 25-year high school reunion last year was one of many avenues he used to advocate for a kidney donor, which he desperately needed. With his kidney functioning decreasing, putting him at end-stage renal disease, Zwieg worked tirelessly […]

 
 

Teen gets eight years in prison for assaulting girl

A Sharon teenager was sentenced Nov. 26 to eight years in prison and 10 years extended supervision for assaulting a 4-year-old girl whom his mom babysat. Nicholas M. Trzebny, 17, pleaded guilty to first-degree child sexual assault, which carries a maximum sentence of 60 years in prison, on July 2. […]

 
 

Kindergartner leaves school alone last week

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff A 5-year-old boy walked out of Little Prairie Primary School unattended the morning of Nov. 26 and was found near East Troy Middle School about 17 minutes later. According to Village of East Troy Police Chief Jeremy Swendrowski, security footage showed the 4K student leaving […]

 
 

Village of Bloomfield receives loan

The Board of Commissioners of Public Lands approved a State Trust Fund Loan totaling $600,000 to the Village of Bloomfield to finance shortfalls in the 2018 budget. The board approved loans totaling $3.9 million. They include: Village of Bloomfield, Walworth County – Finance 2018 budget shortfall, $600,000; Town of Freedom, […]

 
 

Blessings shared

Blessings shared

      Ronald Warrenburg (left) gets meals ready to go for Delavan Township Police Chief Ray Clark. Clark helped deliver meals to shut-ins in the township area at the annual free Thanksgiving meal at Community Park in the Town of Delavan. (Submittted photo)

 
 

Local board seats on spring ballot

Candidates can begin circulating nomination papers Dec. 1 Even though the November mid-term election was just a few weeks ago, local politicians need to start gearing up for the April 2, 2019, spring election. Candidates for local board seats may begin circulating nomination papers on Dec. 1. Nomination papers are […]

 
 

Lend a hand this holiday season

Giving locations announced for Holiday Help program By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Each year, the East Troy Family and Community Resource Center and multiple partners, team up in the Holiday Help of East Troy program to provide local families in need a joyous holiday. Families are referred to the program […]