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Family, fun on 4th

Family, fun on 4th

Zach Cuevas and his daughter, Sienna, enjoy a carnival ride at Whitewater’s Fourth of July celebration. For complete coverage from the extended celebration, see the July 5 Whitewater Register. (Bob Mischka photo)  

 
 

School board considers options for referendum

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien school board is considering its options in asking for a new referendum in November and wants input from the public. A survey was sent home to district parents July 2 and is available to residents without children in the district on the district […]

 
 

Rotary Club of Elkhorn impacts greater community

Rotary Club of Elkhorn impacts greater community

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Rotary Club of Elkhorn has been involved in the community for 49 years and has put its support behind End Polio Now, Shelter Box International, Elkhorn Rotary Soccer Field, Habitat for Humanity, Elkhorn Area High School scholarships, the Youth Exchange program and many local […]

 
 

Man to be sentenced for assaulting daughter

A jury found a former Whitewater man guilty on one count of sexually assaulting his daughter. The man, 30, formerly of Lake Mills and now of Watertown, was charged in January 2016 with sexually assaulting his daughter when she was 7 to 8 years old. He is not being named […]

 
 

Christian Women’s Connection to host dinner, program

The Lake Geneva Christian Women’s Connection will have a guest night dinner and program from 6 to 8 p.m. July 11 at The Red Geranium Restaurant, 393 N. Edwards Boulevard, Lake Geneva. Wayne Rolfs, Professional Golfers Association golf pro, will present “Humor and Hope in Golf and Life” and talk […]

 
 

Musical Monday

Musical Monday

      The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s sesquicentennial concert series resumed last Monday, June 25 with a Festival of Song, featuring soprano Emily Birsan, pianist Jeffrey Sykes and several UW-W student singers and accompanists. The free series just off Main Street on the Wyman pedestrian mall also includes   entertainment, informal tours and […]

 
 

Lake Geneva Library goes fine free

Lake Geneva Public Library is officially the first fine-free library in Walworth County. At its June meeting, the Lake Geneva Public Library Board approved a one year fine-free policy on adult materials, in addition to the fine-free youth material collection, with a final recommendation back to the board in June […]

 
 

Town of Delavan designates preferred towing service

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Town Board designated Purcell’s Towing and Recovery LLC in the City of Delavan to be the township’s preferred provider of towing and vehicle storage services on June 19. Supervisor Larry Malsch said a discussion was had with Purcell’s when the town received a […]

 
 

Enough of that noise

Enough of that noise

Seneca Kramer, of Midland, Michigan, doesn’t much like the loud noises at Sunday’s Independence Day parade on the East Troy Village Square. The weekend’s Fourth of July celebration, which included the parade and the East Troy Lions Club’s annual festival, saw lower attendance because of the stifling heat Friday through […]

 
 

Celebrating the longest day

Celebrating the longest day

At the Summer Solstice 5K, held June 21 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Walworth, participants take off running in the longest day celebration (above.) Proceeds from the event will support local youth attending the ELCA event in Houston this summer. Showing off their medals from the kids race are (left, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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