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Lecture series revisits World War II

Seventy-five years ago, the world was engaged in the deadliest conflict in history. This spring, the Fairhaven Lecture Series will take a closer look at World War II — the Allies and the Axis, the international battlefields and the home front, the great powers and the greatest generation. “A World […]

 
 

Planning a ‘Moonlight Serenade’

Planning a ‘Moonlight Serenade’

Symphony Orchestra’s annual gala set for Feb. 16 By Tom Ganser Correspondent Looking for something to ward off the “winter blues?” The Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra’s annual gala concert might be the ticket. The Feb. 16 fundraiser has a new venue this year – the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake […]

 
 

Arsenic notification due to mislabeled sample

Public was ‘never in danger’ representative says By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Local residents might have been alarmed when they received a letter enclosed with their utility bill this month notifying them of the presence of arsenic in Elkhorn’s drinking water. However, officials explained the letter at Monday’s Council meeting in […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien School Board appoints new member

Delavan-Darien School Board appoints new member

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board selected a new member – Tiffany Schutt – at a special meeting Jan. 29 to replace Monica Los, who resigned on Nov. 21 because she moved out of the district. Schutt will fill the position until the April 2 election. Three […]

 
 

Housing could be key part of project in Whitewater

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although final details are waiting in the wings for later this year, housing could be a key component to the so-called Library Block project that would intermingle mixed-uses with an expansion of the existing Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. The board of directors serving on the […]

 
 

Colorful morning

Colorful morning

      The sun drapes the snow, sky and roads with color early last Thursday morning from Springfield Road at Highway H in Geneva Township looking south toward Lake Geneva. The clear air in winter can provide more dramatic sunrises and sunsets. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Rodgers)

 
 

Hear the band

UW Varsity Band concert a fundraiser for DDHS The Delavan-Darien High School Band Booster Club and the DDHS Band program will welcome the University of Wisconsin-Madison Varsity Band to the gymnasium at the high school in early March. Scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at 1:00 p.m., members […]

 
 

Betting on BFHS

Betting on BFHS

      At the 4th Annual Big Foot Booster Club’s Black and Red Casino Night fundraiser Jan. 26 at Pino’s Last Call, (from the left) Corey Hesselman, Lindsey Bauer, Kenny Martin, Bill Hamlin and James Eischeid are ready to roll at the roulette table. Stepping up to sponsor the event were […]

 
 

Star Center nominated for Blue Ribbon award

Star Center Elementary Schools is one of eight public schools in the state nominated for the 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, which recognizes the highest performing schools in the state. Star Center is in the Lake Geneva J1 School District. “Our nominated schools are making strides on closing achievement […]

 
 

Eight perform at state choir event

Eight perform at state choir event

      Eight members of the Lincoln Elementary School choir in Whitewater were selected for the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association’s All-State children’s choir. The performance was held Jan. 12 at Lawrence University in Appleton. Local students who performed were, front row from the left, Isaac Weigel, Erika Dreksler, Gracie Dixon and […]