Walworth-Fontana area

Agape House 5K run, walk, stroll set

Agape House, of Walworth, is hosting its annual 5K Run Walk Stroll during National Child Abuse Prevention month. Individuals, families, and groups of all sizes are encouraged to participate on Saturday, April 24 for this fun, non-competitive outing, according to a news release. The event is being held both in-person […]

 
 

Community Closet seeks to help those in need

Community Closet seeks to help those in need

The Community Closet at The Old Bell Tower Church, 225 Baldwin St., Sharon, has served residents in need since it first opened last September. The Community Closet, according to church officials, is run by group of five volunteers who are church members or attend a weekly bible study. Officials said […]

 
 

Furry anniversary

Furry anniversary

The Pet Gourmet-Flagship Store, 541 Kenosha Street in Walworth, celebrated its first anniversary on Saturday, March 13. The event featured about 40 dogs with their owners visiting the establishment and included popcorn, candy and beverages for customers while dogs received treats. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Williams Bay Drama Club to present murder mystery

Williams Bay Drama Club to present murder mystery

The Drama Club at Williams Bay High School will present “Lead Rings on the Merry-Go-Round” this weekend with in-person and streaming options. The presentation premieres 7 p.m. Friday, March 12 with two more shows scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, March 13 and a matinee at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 14. […]

 
 

Bingo with a parking lot twist

Bingo with a parking lot twist

Bingo doesn’t have to be played indoors. With the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen indoor attendance restrictions, dozens of people found a way to play Bingo outdoors Feb. 20 in the Big Foot Union High School parking lot. Parking Lot Bingo, sponsored by Big Foot Union High School, Main Street […]

 
 

Kikkoman Foods fire causes interim shutdown

Company officials report no injuries from Tuesday’s blaze By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Representatives of Kikkoman Foods in Walworth did not report any injuries to employees and firefighters from fire in a soy sauce production area Tuesday morning. Dan Miller, vice president of administration at Kikkoman, said in a statement […]

 
 

Big Foot High School to showcase musical

Big Foot High School to showcase musical

Big Foot High School plans to take the public on a journey into the halls of 2021 East High School, where students are all masked and socially distanced, in its production of “Disney’s High School Musical: On Stage!” According to school officials, they will professionally record three separate live performances […]

 
 

Building bears to pass the time

Building bears to pass the time

The Big Foot Recreation District sponsored a Build-a-Teddy program for about a dozen area children recently at Big Foot Union High School. The Recreation District, which held the event in school commons, allowed participants to choose among four different types of teddy bears. The choices drew inspiration from Valentine’s Day […]

 
 

Audubon Society plans online meeting

Weekly bird walks are held every Saturday The Lakeland Audubon Society will have its monthly meeting online via Zoom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26. Jennifer Kuroda will present: Bobcat “The Native Cat.” Bobcats, named for their short, bobbed tail, are about twice the size of a common […]

 
 

BFHS awarded grant for wireless network upgrade

The Big Foot Union High School District recently received a federal grant of nearly $30,000 to upgrade its Wi-Fi infrastructure. The district said Tom Schauf, a long-time math teacher who assists with information technology, wrote the grant. BFHS will use these funds to offset the cost of replacing two aging […]