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School Board to evaluate diversity class

Parent objects to teaching ‘white privilege’ theory By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Delavan-Darien School District will evaluate a class called American Diversity offered at Delavan-Darien High School before it is taught again as the result of a complaint filed by resident Lisa Olson. Olson lodged her complaint during the […]

 
 

Child and teen actors wanted for ‘The Tortoise Versus The Hare’

Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are currently wanted to help a company of strolling actors attempt to tell a beloved fable in classical fashion. Auditions for Missoula Children’s Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Tortoise Versus The Hare” will be held on Monday, Jan. 28 at 4 p.m. at Young […]

 
 

WHS jazz program gets boost with grant

WHS jazz program gets boost with grant

By Tom Ganser Correspondent   Abi Pulvermacher, director of the Whitewater High School Jazz Band, has been awarded a $400 grant from the Madison Jazz Society’s Memorial School Grant Fund. The Madison Jazz Society’s grants fund jazz centered programs designed to help students learn about and perform jazz. “We are very […]

 
 

Michael Fields honored with ‘Good Earth’ award

Michael Fields honored with ‘Good Earth’ award

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute was recently honored with the very first Good Earth Award at a special event hosted by the Good Earth Church of the Divine, an emerging church of the UCC denomination in Lake Geneva. The award, given by the Founding Council of the church, recognizes Michael Fields […]

 
 

Open council seat to be determined by write-in vote

Suppose they held an election and nobody wanted to run? That’s the scenario with the Elkhorn District 1 common council seat up for election April 2. Current councilman Jerry Anderson has decided to not seek re-election in District 1 and no one else filed paperwork to run for the seat […]

 
 

Elkhorn names new district administrator

Elkhorn names new district administrator

  By John Koski SLN Staff At its Jan. 14 meeting. the Elkhorn Area School Board unanimously selected Jason Tadlock as its new district administrator. Tadlock is set to begin July 2 and will replace current district administrator Greg Westcott, who will retire on June 29 after a 40-year career […]

 
 

Man sentenced for sexual assault of 2-year-old girl

Man sentenced for sexual assault of 2-year-old girl

By Jean Matheson Correspondent Scott Anderson had insisted he was merely babysitting for the 2-year-old girl, but a jury convicted him of sexually assaulting the toddler in a Whitewater apartment where the two lived. On Jan. 11, a judge in Walworth County Circuit Court sentenced Anderson, 35, to 10 years […]

 
 

East Troy will again host Cycling Classic

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff East Troy will once again play host to the largest competitive cycling event in the United States thanks to the continued support of the Janice Klumb Family Foundation. Katie Matteson, East Troy Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, said the Klumb family has agreed, for the […]

 
 

Gotz says goodbye to East Troy

Gotz says goodbye to East Troy

Director led library from the Dewey Decimal system to e-readers By Dave Fidlin Correspondent  When Jackie Gotz first assumed her duties with the East Troy Lions Public Library three decades ago, the world was a very different place than it is today. The same could be said of the brick […]

 
 

WRAP show features local artists

WRAP show features local artists

The Wisconsin Regional Art Program exhibit, featuring the works of nearly 50 area artists, is open at Whitewater’s Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St., through Jan. 26. The exhibit turns the spotlight to artists from several nearby cities, including Beloit, Burlington, Clinton, Cottage Grove, Delafield, Delavan, Edgerton, Elkhorn, Fort […]