Cyrano, Shakespeare coming to Young Auditorium

Cyrano, Shakespeare coming to Young Auditorium

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Cultural Affairs and Contemporary Issues department will present one of the most famous stories in romantic literature and one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays this week. On Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. the beautifully funny, poignant and heart wrenching, production of “Cyrano de Bergerac” will […]


Families offered a slight fright during Boo at the Bay

Families looking for a fright will hear the spooky tale of the SS Boo Barge this Friday beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    By Edwin Scherzer   Correspondent         There’s been a disappearance down in the Bay, as the crew of the SS “Boo Barge” went missing mysteriously after her maiden voyage.         Williams Bay Parks and Recreation director Jennifer Moore says the mystery has been solved, and […]


Nebraska man pleads guilty of sexual assault

A 21-year-old man who drove from Nebraska for a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old Lake Geneva girl is facing up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced on Dec. 17. Jacob T. Cambridge of Lincoln, Neb. pleaded guilty Oct. 12 in Walworth County Circuit Court to a felony […]


Region leads in gas price decline

American consumers are now seeing relief at the pump as retail prices more closely reflect the long-anticipated autumn decline that comes with winter blend gasoline, flat demand and stronger supply levels. But nowhere in the country are the price decreases more pronounced than in the Great Lakes region. “The biggest […]


Man allegedly stole items from vacant home

Man allegedly stole items from vacant home

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer    A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 19 for an East Troy man charged with stealing more than $2,500 worth of items from a vacant Town of Troy home. Joshua A. Osborne, 20, was charged Oct. 4 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of […]


WHS musicians compete among state’s best

WHS musicians compete among state’s best

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The Whitewater High School Marching Band competed in the State Marching Band Championships Oct. 13 at UW-Whitewater in Class A for the 28th consecutive year the championship competitions have been held. Due to inclement weather, the competition was held in the Kachel Fieldhouse rather than in […]


Big Foot officials tout program aimed toward ‘at-risk’ students

  By Bob Peryea Correspondent Big Foot High School is using a computer program to monitor potentially at-risk freshmen and helping them get back on track. Principal Mike Hinske told the School Board Monday night about the preliminary results from the computer program which was given to the district at […]


Boo in the Bay returns Oct. 26

The Williams Bay Recreation Department is getting ready for the Boo in the Bay weekend, Oct. 26 and 27 at the Lions Fieldhouse, Highway 67 and Starck Street. The community event saw more than 600 participants last year. Friday, Oct. 26 will be the Spooky Walk & Monster Mash from […]


Oktoberfest offers autumn’s essentials

By Maureen Vander Sanden SLN Staff The smell of a variety of hearty chilies will be in the air under the colorful canopy of fall foliage that make’s up Veterans Park on the City Square when the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce’s hosts its annual Oktoberfest Saturday. The annual autumn […]


Local Dems report BB gun shots to building

By Maureen Vander Sanden SLN Staff Elkhorn police are investigating vandalism to the Democratic Party of Walworth County’s office located at 10 S. Washington St. On Monday, Ellen Holly, vice chair and campaign coordinator for the local political party, reported to police that someone shot four pellets or BBs at […]


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