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Rallying around Hapka family

Rallying around Hapka family

Warhawk football coaches, players join effort to help local brain injury survivor University of Wisconsin-Whitewater head football coach Kevin Bullis and retired head coach Bob Berezowitz are scheduled to join a postgame reception and fundraiser for local brain injury survivor Thomas Hapka after the Warhawks’ football game against UW-Oshkosh on […]

 
 

Clean Sweep scheduled for Friday and Saturday

This year’s Clean Sweep event will help households, businesses, schools and municipalities properly dispose of damaged, banned, unusable or unwanted products that contain volatile chemicals. Clean Sweep services are provided free to household residents who may drop off items without an appointment at the following times and locations: 3 to […]

 
 

Crazy like a fox

Crazy like a fox

Theater group, library friends team up for comedy production By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Off the Square Players and the Friends of the East Troy Lions Public Library are once again teaming up to present an adult comedy at Ivan’s Backstage in East Troy. “Fox on the Fairway,” by […]

 
 

And they’re off!

And they’re off!

      The Greater Whitewater Committee’s Discover Whitewater Series hosted a half-marathon and 5K, plus a W3 Fit Kid Shuffle, on Sept. 23. Local runners display their talents in the 5K event, which Whitewater Unified School District Administrator Mark Elworthy (No. 1105) helps kick off. He finished second. Whitewater residents John […]

 
 

Trinity Church to offer pet blessing

Trinity Church to offer pet blessing

Trinity Church will offer a pet blessing at its 10:45 a.m. service Oct. 7. Community members are invited to bring their pets including dogs, cats and guinea pigs to get blessed. The service will take place outside where pets will be blessed by a prayer minister and receive a free […]

 
 

Neighborhood preservation plan still under review in Whitewater

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Housing — a hot topic of conversation throughout Whitewater for much of this year — was revisited briefly at a recent city meeting as officials continue to weigh the prospect of a neighborhood preservation plan. Al Stanek, who sits on the city’s Community Development Authority, went […]

 
 

A night out

A night out

      Triune Lutheran Church is a busy place during its annual turkey dinner Sept. 22. Larry and Debbie Quist, from rural Walworth and Annalise Prohuska, from Williams Bay were among the many to stop by for dinner. Proceeds will support the church’s building fund. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Wisconsin School for the Deaf celebrates homecoming and 125 years of football

Wisconsin School for the Deaf celebrates homecoming and 125 years of football

The Wisconsin School for the Deaf’s annual homecoming festivities were amped up this year as WSD celebrated the 125th anniversary of the establishment of its first football team. This year’s event showcased past accomplishments, spotlighted outstanding athletic coaching careers and provided a venue for WSD alumni to share memories.   The […]

 
 

Death in Victorian Era is focus of Black Point program

Death in Victorian Era is focus of Black Point program

Black Point Estate will present “Angels Carried Them Away: Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era” on Oct. 5, 6, 12 and 13. The program runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning with a cruise to the estate that departs from the Riviera Dock, 812 Wrigley Drive. Cost is $44 […]

 
 

Bridge maintenance over Highway 12 results in overnight closures

The westbound lanes of Highway 12 will be closed overnight as the Wisconsin Department of Transportation maintains bridges. Over the next few weeks, bridges over westbound Highway 12 between Genoa City and Elkhorn will undergo maintenance including heat straightening of steel girders underneath the County B, Sheridan Springs Road and […]