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In your face

In your face

      St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Whitewater held its Country Fest on July 28-29. It included a pig roast, raffles, a silent auction, dunk tank, music and games/activities for all ages. It also featured a pie-eating contest. Kenzie Schimming licks away some of her just rewards along with Leah Newmann, […]

 
 

Fontana School District referendum on Tuesday’s ballot

Voters that live in the Fontana School District will have determine whether or not they support a referendum that will increase property taxes for four years in Tuesday’s primary election. It’s being sought in an effort to avoid having to reduce staff due to a decline in revenue. The projected […]

 
 

No dam committee

Village Board to vote on future of dam at next meeting By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff After asking community members to step up and be part of the dam committee to help form a plan for the future of East Troy Dam and the surrounding area, the Village Board last […]

 
 

Concert to benefit organ restoration

On Aug. 21, Madison organist Bruce A. Bengtson will perform a selection of organ literature designed to demonstrate the capabilities of the 1883 Hook & Hastings OPUS 1144 organ at Holy Community Episcopal Church. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. at the church, 320 Broad St., Lake Geneva. Advance […]

 
 

New machines at the polls

County voters to use new equipment Tuesday By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Over the summer, the Walworth County Clerk’s Office received a shipment of 35 new pieces of voting equipment and related technology. Dominion Imagecast Evolution or ICE machines that uses optical scanner technology to read marked paper ballots and […]

 
 

McGMO raises more than $40,000 to enhance care for cancer patients

McGMO raises more than $40,000 to enhance care for cancer patients

The 21st annual McGMO Charity Golf event aims to improve the lives of people fighting cancer by raising more than $40,000 to support Aurora Cancer Care patients. The annual fundraiser drew more than 170 participants July 27 at Delbrook Golf Course. Dollars raised this year will help purchase rehabilitation equipment […]

 
 

Summertime on the square

Summertime on the square

Corn & Brat Days, held Aug. 3 and 4 in Veterans Park on the square in Elkhorn, features artisans and crafters, food and live entertainment including performances by numerous community acts. Ella Storlie, Sienna Reece and Abby Kiel help out at the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce booth. See more […]

 
 

Public opinion wanted

Help the village re-imagine the former Trent Tube site By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Village of East Troy has been given the opportunity to take over the old Trent Tube property off of Highway 120 at the entrance to the Village Square and wants to hear from the public […]

 
 

At arm’s length

At arm’s length

     The Walworth-Fontana Rotary Club’s 57th Annual Corn and Bratwurst Festival, Jeremy Bria sells an arm’s length of 50/50 raffle tickets to John Burch, Walworth, and Burch’s granddaughter, Madyson Faulkner, Fontana. The event, held Aug. 4 on the square in Walworth, featured corn, brats, beer, music, raffles and a dunk […]

 
 

‘The buildings are changing every day’

WWUSD officials provide update on summer referendum projects By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As summer begins its slow fade and attention shifts toward the upcoming 2018-19 school year, officials in the Whitewater Unified district are honing in on the final portion of a busy construction-filled season. The WWUSD School Board and […]