Walworth-Fontana area

Exemplar Financial to host Shred Fest

Exemplar Financial Network, 630 Kenosha St., Walworth will host its third annual Shred Fest event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 20. Participant may drive up, drop off papers and watch the shredding and drive away. No need to leave the car. The event is free and open […]

 
 

Big Foot among finalists in Civics Games

Platteville High School students Spencer Olds, Alex Sonsalla, Jacob Sherer and Liam Reinicke were declared champions of the WNA Foundation’s inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games March 29 at the Wisconsin State Capitol. More than 40 students representing 11 schools competed in the finals including Big Foot High School’s Tiffany Cruz (team […]

 
 

Ferradermis team captures regional championship

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Another year, another victory for Whitewater High School’s Ferradermis (FIRST Robotics team 6574). FIRST represents For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. The WHS team competed at the Wisconsin Regional in Milwaukee from March 27-30, picking up a second consecutive victory. This year Ferradermis had […]

 
 

‘Quotes for Good’

Area State Farm office sponsoring Agape House Agape House announced last week that State Farm Insurance is sponsoring it as a “Quotes for Good” organization in April and May. The program is simple: for every person that Agape House sends to Tonia Andre, the State Farm agent in Elkhorn, who […]

 
 

Junie B. Jones to take center stage

Junie B. Jones to take center stage

Sharon Community School to perform the musical April 4-5 By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Wearing her purple glasses, the sassy and comical Junie B. Jones Jr. and her classmates, teachers and parents sing and dance their way through first grade. Soon, members of the greater community will get be entertained […]

 
 

Historical Society to have dinner, military program

The Historical Society of Walworth and Big Foot Prairie will be holding a buffet dinner and program about the History of the Northwestern Military and Naval Academy on Thursday, April 11, at the Starline Factory, 306 W. Front St., Harvard, Illinois. The program will be presented by Chris Jacobson Brookes. […]

 
 

Big Foot Athletic Complex to break ground

Big Foot Athletic Complex to break ground

Big Foot High School, Walworth, will have a groundbreaking ceremony on its outdoor athletic complex Monday, April 1 at 9:30 a.m. The public is welcome to attend and other expected attendees include the Big Foot athletic project leadership team, school board, coaches, youth sports leaders, area K-8 school administrators, local […]

 
 

Honored for service

Honored for service

Walworth Fire Chief Dave Austin presents Bob Wiedenhoeft with the Walworth Fire Rescue, Walter A. Shultz & Frank O. Anderson Award at the Fire, Rescue, and Police Banquet held at Rosewood. The award is presented to someone that gives many years of outstanding service to the community. Bob Wiedenhoeft has […]

 
 

Williams Bay Lioness celebrating anniversary

Williams Bay Lioness celebrating anniversary

The club holds numerous fundraisers to support the community The Williams Bay Lioness will celebrate 40 years of service this month. The club was established March 28, 1979. The Lioness club holds fundraisers throughout the year to raise money to put back into the community with donations to the local […]

 
 

Reminder: Williams Bay polling place changed

Williams Bay officials are reminding residents of the recent change in the polling location. Village Board of Trustees passed a resolution in January to permanently change the location where residents will cast their ballot. Residents will now vote at the Lions Fieldhouse at 240 Elkhorn Road, Williams Bay. “The Village […]