Walworth-Fontana area

Special guests

Special guests

      At Victorian Christmas in Sharon Dec. 7, the lighted horse carriage parade makes its way through the downtown. The event featured numerous activities including a bake sale and reading at the library, a dog sled team, food at the community center, a craft and vendor show at the funeral […]

 
 

Sharon volleyball team wins tournament

Sharon volleyball team wins tournament

After a two-day battle against other area schools including a tiebreaker, Sharon Community’s volleyball team walked away winners from the 2018 BFASA Volleyball Tournament. It was held Nov. 8 and 10 and featured teams from Fontana, Sharon, Reek and Walworth elementary schools. In the first round of play on Nov. […]

 
 

Bringing new life to Victorian Christmas

Bringing new life to Victorian Christmas

Annual event in Sharon to increase family-friendly activities By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Though this Friday will mark the 23rd year Sharon will host its Victorian Christmas, organizers have put forth an effort to maintain the original features while attempting to breathe new life into the event. “We are trying […]

 
 

Cruisin’ to the North Pole

Cruisin’ to the North Pole

Santa Cruise offers magical trip on Geneva Lake It’s the time of year that lighted displays line the shores of Geneva Lake and the cruise ships Lady of the Lake and the Grande Belle are dressed in an array of multicolored lights waiting to carry children of all ages on […]

 
 

Agape House announces opening of boys program

Agape House announces opening of boys program

By Heather Ruenz SLN Staff They say boys are resilient – able to become strong, healthy and successful after something bad happens. But when the bad continues to invade their hearts and minds, they may need help and find themselves at the Agape Home and School for Boys in Walworth, […]

 
 

Turkey time

Turkey time

      At Immanuel United Church of Christ in Walworth’s Annual Turkey Dinner Nov. 10, helpers prepared more than 800 meals, nearly half expected to be picked up at the drive-thru. Shown dishing up food are Phyllis Dodd, June Murray, Wanda McKinnell, Joyce Pagel and Laura Kolnik. See more photos in […]

 
 

Local church to host Pack Friday event

In conjunction with the Kids Around the World OneMeal program, Calvary Community Church is hosting a food packaging effort on Nov. 23, the day after Thanksgiving. “Pack Friday has been intentionally set on a date that reminds us we can take from our excess to give to desperately hungry children […]

 
 

Vets recognized

Vets recognized

At the Veterans Day program at Walworth Grade School Nov. 9, Cliff Erkfitz, Tom Stelling and Sue Diderich are among the veterans honored during Salute to the Armed Forces, sung by the 7th-8th grade choir. Special honorees were two retired military fathers – Josh Sallee and Jeremy Vail, and the […]

 
 

’13 The Musical’ in the Bay

’13 The Musical’ in the Bay

Community members are invited to see Williams Bay High School’s presentation of “13 The Musical” at 7 p.m., Friday at Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17. Above; Ericka Rath, Genevieve Paur (Lucy), Kylie Monroe (Kendra), Monica Paur, Caitlin Thies (Molly) and Addison Vlastnik (Cassie) act out a cheerleading practice scene in […]

 
 

Only (cooked) turkeys allowed

Only (cooked) turkeys allowed

      Christian Lutheran Church, Sharon, hosted its annual Turkey Dinner Nov. 3, an event they’ve put on for 40 years that draws more than 600 people. Proceeds support the WELCA supplies and mission trips. At the dinner, Kaylie Ruosch, Brandon Hardt and Dani Lawler work together to clean and reset […]