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University professor advocates news literacy education in lecture

University professor advocates news literacy education in lecture

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF The phrase “fake news” is thrown around often in present time, particularly by a sitting U.S. president, and social media has become the target of foreign powers circulating information based on few, if any, facts. A University of Wisconsin-Whitewater communications professor took the floor recently […]

 
 

Students spend a week spreading kindness

Students spend a week spreading kindness

Activities revolve around spring, anti-bullying theme By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent Students and staff at Walworth Grade School had a flurry of activities during Kindness and Anti-Bullying Week, March 12 through 16. The theme was: Celebrate Spring by Stopping Bullying. The week began with a kick off assembly that included a […]

 
 

School District, UW-W work together for exchange of cultures

School District, UW-W work together for exchange of cultures

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Students at Washington Elementary and international students attending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater recently took time out of their days to meet, chat and tell stories of each other’s cultures. On March 15, Washington Elementary students participated in a field trip to meet with UW-Whitewater international […]

 
 

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In the April 5 edition of the Whitewater Register, news coverage includes … – The passing of a former UWW chancellor – Whitewater’s election results – The decision to have a civil engineer analyze the High School’s athletic grounds – The presentation by a university professor advocating for media literacy […]

 
 

Allen takes Whitewater at-large race

Allen takes Whitewater at-large race

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Whitewater at-large Alderperson James Allen held onto his seat in Tuesday’s election, fending off contender Brienne Diebolt Brown, according to unofficial results posted by Walworth and Jefferson counties. It was a tightly contested race on both sides of the county line. Allen received 588 votes […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien schools referendum fails

Voters in the Delavan-Darien School District said no Tuesday to a referendum that would have allowed the Delavan-Darien School District to exceed state revenue caps. The district asked to exceed the revenue cap by $3.5 million for three years and $3 million thereafter. In other area election results: City of […]

 
 

EAHS student a National Merit finalist

EAHS student a National Merit finalist

Logan Radlein ‘self-motivated and driven’ his mom says By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Elkhorn Area High School senior Logan Radlein is humble about his many accomplishments in high school thus far, including the most recent feather in his cap – being named a finalist for a National Merit Scholarship. “I […]

 
 

Newcomer elected to Walworth Village Board

A contested race on today’s ballot for three Village of Walworth trustee seats featured five candidates. Incumbents Randy Maynard and LeRoy Nordmeyer retained their seats and will be joined by challenger Louise Czaja. According to unofficial results, vote totals are as follows: Nordmeyer, 293 votes; Maynard, 272; Czaja, 257; challenger […]

 
 

Contested county board seats decided

Contested county board seats decided

Residents in-line with voters statewide on treasurer position but not the Supreme Court race Of the 11 districts on today’s ballot for the Walworth County Board of Supervisors, there were three contested races. According to unofficial results from the County Clerk’s office: in District 6 – incumbent Kathy Ingersoll (820 […]

 
 

Election results for the East Troy area

Election results for the East Troy area

The unofficial results of the East Troy village trustee race are in and the incumbents, John Alexander, Fortune Renucci and Matt Johnson, kept their seats on the Village Board. Former village police chief Alan Boyes was also elected to the board. Here are the unofficial vote totals: Trustee (two-year term) […]

 
 
 
 
 

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