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Go, pumpkin, go!

Go, pumpkin, go!

A young boy helps his pumpkin stay on track during pumpkin races on the hill near Barrett Memorial Library, one of several events held during Williams Bay’s Boo in the Bay event Oct. 28. (Heather Ruenz photo)

 
 

Committee favors adjusting compensation plan

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Human Resources Committee voted in favor of recommending to the council an adjustment be made to update the city’s wage and compensation plan at its Nov. 6 meeting. City Administrator Sam Tapson said the structural adjustment to the compensation plan would include […]

 
 

Get a holiday coffee

Get a holiday coffee

The new Starbucks in Mukwonago opened its doors for business at 5 a.m. on Nov. 9. The company does not advertise openings, but word traveled fast and as the day lengthened, so did the lines. The owners/employees said they are thrilled with the number of customers and warm welcome to […]

 
 

School Board moves forward to fill vacancy

    The Whitewater Unified School Board is now in the process of filling a vacancy, following the departure of Gretchen Torres in October. Torres, whose term expires in April, submitted her resignation prior to the October School Board meeting and was subsequently approved by the board. In a press […]

 
 

A solemn but hopeful walk

A solemn but hopeful walk

People participate in the Out of the Darkness Walk Nov. 4 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds, to raise awareness about, and prevent, suicide. The event began with speakers followed by attendees releasing balloons, some featuring handwritten personal messages. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Brigham Memorial Library in 90th year

Brigham Memorial Library in 90th year

Director says a love of reading, enjoying people, important By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Heather Kinkade, director of Brigham Memorial Library in Sharon, said embracing how public libraries have changed is vital to their success. “The goals of public libraries has changed, from books to adding audio/visual items. Now, it’s […]

 
 

Big Foot senior back at state swim meet

Big Foot senior back at state swim meet

Gillingham said goal is to have fun, record best time to end high school career By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent   Competing at the state level is something that Big Foot senior Grace Gillingham has become accustomed to in her four years with the Chiefs. And this weekend, she gets […]

 
 

New Beginnings name of domestic abuse shelter

New Beginnings name of domestic abuse shelter

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff There were more than 110 entries submitted in a contest to name the future Walworth County domestic violence shelter, according to Heidi Lloyd, executive director at the Association for the Prevention of Family Violence. After narrowing it down to four finalists, Lloyd said the board […]

 
 

Wisconsin Oven opens Champion Plant in East Troy

Wisconsin Oven opens Champion Plant in East Troy

Local, regional and state leaders attend ribbon cutting, open house By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff East Troy’s Wisconsin Oven Corp., and its parent company Thermal Product Solutions, opened its new plant Nov. 3 and honored longtime employee Bruce Champion by naming the building after him. The open house and ribbon-cutting […]

 
 

High school student designs PD logo

High school student designs PD logo

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN staff A new logo has been created for the Eagle Police Department with some input from a possibly unsuspecting place. The logo was created via a contest at Palmyra-Eagle High School. The contest winner, freshman Jenna Johnson, was recognized in a special ceremony in the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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