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Venetian Fest’s golden anniversary

Venetian Fest’s golden anniversary

Venetian Fest celebrated its 50th anniversary Aug. 15 through Aug. 19. Bottom left from left: Sarah Krueger, 30, purchases some tasty treats from Lynn Sabo, 26, from the Lakeland Animal Shelter food both. The shelter sold steak burgers and angus burgers with the profits going to the homeless animals of […]

 
 

Friendly ‘Weeks’

Friendly ‘Weeks’

    Crete Slattery, 7, of Lake Geneva got to meet his idol Milwaukee Brewer’s second baseman, Rickie Weeks at the Lakelawn Resort in Delavan on Aug. 18. Kunes Country Ford hosted the event as a way to bring together the community. Slattery is a self-proclaimed “huge fan” who is […]

 
 

Kilwins is dream come true for local businesswoman

Kilwins is dream come true for local businesswoman

By Karen M. Bullock Correspondent   When Patricia Olson was a girl, one of her favorite things was going to the Buffalo Ice Cream Parlor in Chicago. “The soda jerks would make fabulous creations with an American flag on top.” Olson said. When people asked her what she wanted to […]

 
 

Brew Crew

Brew Crew
 
 

Village hires new police officer

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT Despite concerns about how to pay for it, the Darien Village Board voted Monday to hire a new full-time police officer. The village hired Gerardo Baca, 27, who has worked as a part-time officer for the village and the city and town of Delavan. First […]

 
 

New marina opens on former Maxxx Motorsports site

New marina opens on former Maxxx Motorsports site

By Vicky Wedig Editor Delavan resident Mike Barkes plans to officially open a marina on the former Maxxx Motorsports property by Labor Day. Barkes is leasing the Highway 50 parcel from Hershel H. Herrendorf, who bought the site earlier this year from Randy Loch, who operated Maxxx Motorsports there through […]

 
 

Vintage baseball game set for Saturday

Vintage baseball game set for Saturday

Old World Wisconsin will host the final vintage baseball game of the museum’s 2012 season on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 1:30 p.m. as the Eagle Diamonds take on the Greenbush Dead Citys The teams play by 1860s rules, when the game’s name was spelled with two words. Vintage baseball incorporates […]

 
 

East Troy referendum questions remain in question

By Vanessa Lenz SLN staff The East Troy Community School District Board of Education has made a slight change in plans. The board voted Monday night to meet on Wednesday, Aug. 22 to determine what if any referendum question will appear on the November election ballot. While the board agreed […]

 
 

New YMCA set to open Sept. 4

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The wait is finally over. A mild winter and an aggressive construction schedule enabled organizers to ensure the new Mukwonago YMCA building, located at 250 Wolf Run in Mukwonago across the street from the Mukwonago Walmart, finished on schedule. The grand opening is set for Tuesday, […]

 
 

Artists wanted for holiday card competition

The Whitewater Arts Alliance’s annual holiday card competition will return this year to help raise funds for the non-profit. WAA is seeking card art in four categories, and artists may enter all categories. Categories include: Santa Claus, snow people, Christmas floral/tree, and Christmas scenes. All cards will be displayed in […]