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Public invited to premiere of ‘Around the Corner with John McGivern’

Wisconsin Public Television is inviting members of the community to a special free premiere screening of the new Whitewater episode of the hit public television program “Around the Corner With John McGivern. “ The event will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 1 at UW-Whitewater Young Auditorium, 930 Main […]

 
 

D.A.’s letter reveals Villarreal shot five times – deputy is exonerated

  In a March 22 letter to Walworth County Sheriff David Graves, Walworth County District Attorney Dan Necci exonerated Deputy Sheriff Richard Lagle in the Jan. 21 shooting of 18-year-old Alfredo Emilio Villarreal at Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn. Villarreal, who was an inmate at Walworth County Jail, had been transported […]

 
 

‘At-large’ pageants seeking East Troy area entrants

In absence of a Miss Wisconsin preliminary pageant in the area, the annual Miss Fox River Valley and Miss Heart of the Valley pageants are seeking entrants from the East Troy area for the 2013 pageant. The double pageant event will be held on Saturday, April 6 at the Thompson […]

 
 

New director to lead East Troy library into next chapter

New director to lead East Troy library into next chapter

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff It would be an understatement to say Alison Senkevitch is no stranger to the library. The East Troy Lions Public Library’s new director has been around libraries or has been working in libraries since she was a small child. Her father was the library director […]

 
 

Firm will recodify East Troy’s ordinance books

By Jennifer Bradley Correspondent   Village of East Troy residents will have fast, online access to all ordinances in the next year or so. The Village Board Monday night hired the firm General Code to recodify the village’s ordinances for $18,835. Marcia Clifford, Codification Account Manager and Wisconsin’s representative for General […]

 
 

Fairhaven works to bridge the generation gap

Fairhaven works to bridge the generation gap

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While the vast majority of its residents will remain ages 65 and up, executive staff at Fairhaven Senior Services recently announced an initiative aimed at bridging generational gaps. A newly instituted intergenerational intensive study program will give college-aged students an opportunity to reside at the facility […]

 
 

Planting seeds of faith

Avery Johanna McCarthy, 11, of Delavan, was killed in a car crash Oct. 24 in the Town of Whitewater.

“If everyone knew Jesus, they wouldn’t feel lonely or afraid anymore.” ~Avery Johanna McCarthy Family starts ministry for girl killed in car crash By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN STAFF On Oct. 24, the Delavan community learned it had lost one of their children. It seemed everybody mourned the 11-year-old girl they […]

 
 

An uncertain future for the Brookwood Parent Teacher Organization

By Karen M. Bullock CORRESPONDENT There is not a Brookwood student that hasn’t been affected by the efforts of Brookwood Parent Teacher Organization. The group has sponsored assemblies and family events at both the elementary and middle schools for many years, as well as offered services such as the student […]

 
 

Fifth Street residents stand behind their turkey

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	The “Fifth Street turkey” wanders the neighborhood where the U.S. Postal Service stopped mail delivery after a carrier was reportedly chased and attacked by the bird.

Post office won’t deliver mail to neighborhood By Vicky Wedig SLN STAFF To North Fifth Street residents, the turkey who has wandered the neighborhood since it was born and abandoned there is one of their own. He attracts paparazzi of sorts – locals who stop to take pictures; has his […]

 
 

Wrong absentee ballots sent to city voters

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	Shirley Dettman, who lives a few doors away from Third District Alderman Ryan Schroeder, received this absentee ballot – a white First District ballot with First District Alderman Mary O’Connor’s name on it. Third District absentee voters should have received blue ballots with Schroeder and opponent Chris Lindloff’s names on them.

Clerk rectified mistake, sent correct ballots By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT When Second District resident Arlene Hessler received an absentee ballot in the mail March 12 with the names Chris Lindloff and Ryan Schroeder on it, she knew something was wrong. Schroeder and Lindloff are candidates for Delavan’s Third District […]