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Stay safe as temperatures rise this weekend

Stay safe as temperatures rise this weekend

Residents reminded to stay cool, hydrated and informed during extreme heat High temperatures are expected over Walworth County and much of Wisconsin in the next several days. The Public Health division at the Walworth County Health and Human Services department is reminding residents to take steps to stay cool during […]

 
 

Faithful service

Faithful service

Lisa Otterbacher prepares to turn the next page after serving 28 years in Whitewater police department By Todd Mishler Copy Editor “I’m not sure what planted the seed, but there was never a question in my mind,” Lisa Otterbacher said about deciding to become a cop at age 7. “I […]

 
 

Ski team opens season

Ski team opens season

The LAS Water Ski Show Team, joined this year by the Minneiska Ski Team, shown opening the season May 26 on Elkhorn Lake at Babe Mann Park, will be back at the park, 960 Proctor Dr. on Saturday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m. For more information including a complete schedule […]

 
 

A job well done

A job well done

Town of Sharon Public Works Director, Bill Henning (right) retired May 14. He is shown being presented a plaque of appreciation by Town Chairman Rich Brandl. Henning was a Town Board Supervisor from 1991 to 2005, at which point he was appointed as Public Works Director. Serving the community is […]

 
 

Scouts host fundraiser

Scouts host fundraiser

Walworth/Fontana Boy Scout Troop 234 hosts a Brat and Hot Dog Sale at Heyer True Value Hardware May 26 with proceeds set to support a trip to Camp Tomahawk. Cheryl and John Tracy, from Fontana, are among the first customers to stop by during the sale. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Parents may now file for tax rebate

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Parents throughout Wisconsin may now apply online for a $100-per-child sales tax rebate. The rebate is being touted by Gov. Scott Walker, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and other Republican leaders who championed the measure last winter. Some state Democrats, however, have labeled the rebate […]

 
 

Keeping kids safe

Keeping kids safe

At a bike rodeo hosted by the Sharon Police Department June 2, a variety of stations were set up to teach kids about bike safety, fit them for helmets and give them prizes. Police Chief Brad Buchholz mans one of the stations and talks to Lito Alicea, 8, about the […]

 
 

It was classic

It was classic

EAHS Auto Club members Justh Hauerhaj, Fisher Bunick, Brad Patrick and Noah Jacobson help out at the club’s annual car show May 26 at Elkhorn Area High School. See more photos in the June 7 Independent. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Ready to serve

Ready to serve

At Big Foot High School’s graduation ceremony June 3, grads entering the military are honored, from the left: Greg Baker, Quintin Camren, Hayley Krawczyk, Ret. Rear Admiral Frank Harness (keynote speaker), Lisa Ohrwall (accepting for her son, Josh, who is already serving), Madison Pajeau and Ethan Rowland. See full coverage […]

 
 

Happy dance

Happy dance

During the recessional at Williams Bay High School’s graduation ceremony June 1, Carson Luberda and Benjamin Dellheim dance down the aisle. See complete coverage in the June 8 Times. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 
 
 
 

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