Walworth-Fontana area

Sharon Farmers Market on the horizon

Sharon Farmers Market on the horizon

Twice a month event will feature vendors, support local nonprofits By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Village of Sharon is similar to many rural, small towns in facing the challenges of vacant buildings downtown and a lack of visitors regularly to support local businesses. The local businessman heading the Sharon […]

 
 

A helping hand

A helping hand

Local members from Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Walworth, of the Women or Evangelical Church of America donate $400 to Big Foot Feeding the Hungry program on May 5. Since the winter of 2016, Big Foot High School nurse Julia Lohse has kept items on hand for students who may need […]

 
 

Local educators honored

Local educators honored

Members of the Geneva Lake American Association of University Women met May 6 at Stratford Commons at Westshire, Delavan. A brunch was held to honor and recognize people for their educational leadership. Big Foot High School Administrator Dorothy Kaufmann (center) was one of the honorees and was recognized for her […]

 
 

Local Citizens of the Year honored

Local Citizens of the Year honored

All three recognized for making a notable difference By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent The 43rd Citizen of the Year event May 3 at Abbey Springs Country Club resulted in Beau Roddy, Walworth, Sharon Conklin, Fontanta, and Sara Nichols, Williams Bay being named Citizens of the Year. The annual event began with […]

 
 

Traveling war memorial to stop in Williams Bay

The Williams Bay United Church of Christ, will host “Wisconsin Remembers: A Face For Every Name” – a traveling exhibit provided through the Wisconsin Veterans Museum. The exhibit features a photo for each of the 1,161 Wisconsinites officially listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. It also includes […]

 
 

Sheriff’s awards to be presented May 18

The annual awards ceremony for the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office will take place at 2 p.m. May 18 in the jury assembly room of the Judicial Center, 1700 County Road NN, Elkhorn. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony. Family and friends are welcome to attend. The following awards will […]

 
 

Big Foot prom features food, fun and prizes

Big Foot prom features food, fun and prizes

One hundred and seventy eight Big Foot High School students were given a night of fun, food and prizes from Midnight May 5 to 6 a.m., May 6 at Big Foot High School last weekend. “The evening started with Comedian Mike Marvell from Cudahy. When he was finished tickling their […]

 
 

Dementia Friendly training May 18

The Dementia Friendly Community Initiative sub-committee of the Walworth County Aging Network will host training for business owners and representatives, organizations and residents this week. This 1-1/2 hour training will educate individuals how to recognize possible signs of dementia, communicate effectively with and assist individuals with dementia and know how […]

 
 

New venue for Williams Bay prom

New venue for Williams Bay prom

Williams Bay High School’s Prom was May 6 at Rosewood for the first time and began with coronation at 6:30 p.m. outdoors. The theme was Enchanted Forest and featured 128 students as guests. Once the crowd moved inside, food was offered at a variety of stations throughout the dining room. […]

 
 

Community garden plots available

The University of Wisconsin-Extension has plots available to rent at the Walworth County Community Garden. Community gardens provide common ground for people to grow plants, build strong communities, and provide the space needed for a garden, according to the UW-Extension. Some benefits of gardening include raising fresh produce and saving […]

 
 
 
 
 

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