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Construction worker falls 30 feet

A construction worker fell 30 feet while building a church on Bloomfield Road on Aug. 9. At about 1:30 p.m., a worker installing concrete spans at the church east of Highway 120 in Lake Geneva fell. Rescue personnel cared for the patient at the scene and then transported him to […]

 
 

Poker run to help dive team

Kip & Deb’s Tavern, 184 Park Ave., Sharon, will host Reaper Run on Saturday, Aug. 18 to benefit Darien Crossed Irons Firefighters Association. Proceeds from the event will be used to purchase scuba equipment for the Darien fire and emergency medical services dive and rescue team. The team assists other […]

 
 

Big Rig Gig

Big Rig Gig

      Family Fun Night at Whitewater’s Cravath Lakefront Park on July 26 featured Big Rig Gig, which included vehicles from the City of Whitewater (front end- loaders, a dump truck and lawn mower), John’s Disposal (garbage trucks), Lowell Trucking (semi-truck cab), Nelson Bus Service (full-size bus), Whitewater Fire Department (ladder […]

 
 

On the streets

On the streets

      At the Sharon Farmers Market on Aug. 3, vendors (clockwise from lower left) Joann Burt, looking like a professor behind the container, Rita Ischer (visiting from Las Vegas), Linda DiPiero and Rita Richmond, enjoy each other’s company. The market is held the first and third Fridays from 4 to […]

 
 

Art scholarships

Art scholarships

      Badger High School graduate Rylyn Donahue receives a $1,000 Walworth County Arts Council dance scholarship from Mary Godfrey, Arts Council board member. Mariette DiVito, also a Badger High School graduate, received a $1,000 music scholarship from the council while Elkhorn Area High School graduate Nathan Huberty received a $1,000 […]

 
 

Someplace Else changing hands

Delay in liquor license approval as manager takes over By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Someplace Else restaurant is expected to continue business as usual for at least an additional 60 days while its new owner works to submit a new application for a liquor license. Current owners Kris and Denny Mohr […]

 
 

City of Whitewater wins budget award

The City of Whitewater earned its first Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget presentation award for its 2018 budget. The award represents a significant achievement reflecting the commitment of city staff to utilize best practices within governmental budgeting, according to a new release. In order to receive the budget award, […]

 
 

Church offers program, lunch for seniors

On the second Tuesday of the month, Trinity Church in Pell Lake will host a potluck luncheon for seniors 55 years old and older. The program, Recycled Teenagers, meets in the fellowship hall at the church from 10 a.m. to noon. Each month the program has a guest speaker, hands-on […]

 
 

Lakeland Players to hold auditions

Lakeland Players will hold auditions this month for the hit Broadway Musical “Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?” at the Sprague Theater, 15 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn. Auditions will be held at 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 27 and 28. An accompanist will be provided but those […]

 
 

Burn Camp returns to Timber-lee

Burn Camp returns to Timber-lee

Public invited Thursday for parade, picnic The 24th annual Summer Camp for Burn Injured Youth returns to Camp Timber-lee next week. The theme this year is “Sea what Can Be” and there are a lot of fun activities and good times planned for the kids. Visitor’s Day is Thursday, Aug. […]