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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 […]

 
 

Elkhorn considering EMS signal controls at I-43

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent City of Elkhorn Common Council members voted in favor of adding emergency vehicle pre-emption devices at the two traffic signals at the Interstate 43 north and southbound intersections on Highway 67 at a Committee of the Whole meeting last Monday night. The Jan. 28 vote is […]

 
 

Comets lead Care Center collection

Comets lead Care Center collection

Items donated throughout community go to local families By Michael Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School boys’ basketball program will be collecting items for the Comet Care Center at the high school until Feb. 23. The Comet Care Center is a resource center for high school students who have essential […]

 
 

He knew how to take care of people

Community mourns the loss of Lyle’s TV & Appliance founder By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent When Lyle Schinke opened Lyle’s TV & Appliance in Elkhorn in the 1950s, it was to not just a place to sell things, but a place for people to connect and communicate with each other. That’s […]

 
 

Finding her niche

Finding her niche

Brianna Staebler learns about herself, life through wrestling By Todd Mishler Copy Editor Brianna Staebler was like most kids, struggling to figure out who she was and where she belonged in this big world. Shunned by some, the grade schooler found her motivation and salvation in an unlikely environment, not […]

 
 

Brewing up solutions

Brewing up solutions

New venture builds vibrancy on East Troy Village Square By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The idea of establishing a brewpub in the old bank building on the East Troy Village Square was something that came to Ann Zess more than five years ago and came to fruition at the end […]

 
 

Make it a Day in the Bay

Events include 11th annual chili cook-off, kids activities, open house Chill out in Williams Bay for Day in the Bay on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pick up a passport at Barrett Memorial Library and collect stamps at local businesses for a chance to win prizes. Free children’s activities […]

 
 

Showing their true colors

Showing their true colors

     At the Rotary Club of Elkhorn’s Eat, Drink & Shenanigans event last Friday at Sperinos’ Monte Carlo Room, the theme was Swinging 60s and guests were asked to party and dress like it’s 1969. Among those that obliged were Becky Dreyer, and Javan and Jenny Wehmeier. The event […]

 
 

Shooting death by deputy ruled justified

Shooting death by deputy ruled justified

Walworth County District Attorney Zeke Wiedenfeld on Friday ruled that a Walworth County Sheriff’s deputy was justified in shooting to death an Elkhorn man following a car chase in October. According to a news release issued by Sheriff Kurt Picknell, Wiedenfeld first delivered the news to the family of Sean […]