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Risky rescue

Risky rescue

City of Delavan firefighters and paramedics were among emergency personnel needed while responding to a recent call for help. On June 26, a man was working on a roof when he became ill. Emergency responders are shown preparing to place him on a backboard and then into a basket to […]

 
 

Township police to take part in Operation Dry Water

As boaters head out on the water for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, thousands of law enforcement officers across the United States will be on heightened alert looking for those violating boating under the influence laws. Law enforcement agencies will be focused on educating boaters about safe boating practices, […]

 
 

Celebrate the nation’s independence in East Troy

Celebrate the nation’s independence in East Troy

Fireworks display, parade have new times By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Lions Club’s Fourth of July celebration runs until July 7 at Rossmiller Park (Amusement Park), 3072 Graydon Ave., East Troy. The annual festival features a carnival, car and motorcycle show, beer tent, “Salute to the American […]

 
 

Superintendent: check water softeners

Efficient operation will use less salt and less water The Fontana-Walworth wastewater treatment plant received more than two tons of salt every day for the past seven years, on average, and is seeking the public’s help, according to Douglas York. “That much chloride (salt) goes into the environment every day […]

 
 

Celebrating our independence

Celebrating our independence

At the Star Spangled Celebration last Friday at Sunset Park in Elkhorn, FFA members (not in order) Aidan Jenuska, Josie Vance, Alliah North, Lauren Vorpagel and Macie Kruse show off their smiles and spirit. See more photos in the July 4 Independent. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Seeking the best chocolate cake

Sponsors also needed to help make the contest a success Do you think you bake the best chocolate cake? Do your friends rave about it? If so, then you should enter your cake into Studio 84’s Chocolate Cake War. The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 14 from 2 to […]

 
 

‘We are doing our best’

‘We are doing our best’

Area woman balances work, parenting while fighting cancer By Troy Sparks Correspondent What began as a severe lower back pain for Sarah O’Connor turned into a life-changing journey that continues today. O’Connor’s medical condition is affecting her home life and being a parent to her two sons, 13-year-old Parker and […]

 
 

Collapse on construction site injures six

Collapse on construction site injures six

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Several construction workers were injured this morning on the job site for the new Kay’s Academy of Dance Studio in Mukwonago. Mukwonago Fire Chief Jeff Stien said six people were injured and transported to area hospitals when the supports for the second floor of the […]

 
 

Burger King expected first near Fleet Farm

By Michael S. Hoey Corrrespondent Though the Meijer grocery chain has committed to building near the new Fleet Farm store in Delavan, Burger King will beat the big box store in breaking ground. The Common Council approved a resolution that paves the way for the fast food restaurant that formerly […]

 
 

Kids From Wisconsin to perform in area

Kids From Wisconsin to perform in area

The Kids from Wisconsin are slated to return to Walworth on Friday, July 19 for a performance at Big Foot High School. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors older than 65 and K-12 students. They can be purchased at Daniel’s Sentry store in Walworth or the Big […]