Walworth-Fontana area

Betting on BFHS

Betting on BFHS

      At the 4th Annual Big Foot Booster Club’s Black and Red Casino Night fundraiser Jan. 26 at Pino’s Last Call, (from the left) Corey Hesselman, Lindsey Bauer, Kenny Martin, Bill Hamlin and James Eischeid are ready to roll at the roulette table. Stepping up to sponsor the event were […]

 
 

Make it a Day in the Bay

Events include 11th annual chili cook-off, kids activities, open house Chill out in Williams Bay for Day in the Bay on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pick up a passport at Barrett Memorial Library and collect stamps at local businesses for a chance to win prizes. Free children’s activities […]

 
 

Kishwauketoe among planting project recipients

American Transmission Co. has awarded collectively $58,600 to 27 recipients – including Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy, Williams Bay – across its service area to plant trees and low-growing vegetation through two programs – the Community Planting and Pollinator Planting programs. Now in its sixth year, ATC has given more than 200 […]

 
 

Library to host nutrition program

The Fontana Public Library will host Joan Davis in a presentation of “Fake News: Nutrition Edition,” Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. The program is designed to: provide a simple, practical approach to evaluating nutritional claims; introduce databases and resources to get answer science supports; discover red flags to watch […]

 
 

Taking the next step

Taking the next step

      More than 780 students including Rachael Gooding, of Williams Bay, being congratulated by Susan Elrod, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, marched across the stage at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater during winter commencement Dec. 15. (Tom Ganser photo)  

 
 

Historical Society to meet

The Historical Society of Walworth & Big Foot Prairie will hold a brief annual meeting followed by the popular historical show and tell program on Thursday, Jan. 24. Activities begin at 7 p.m. in the Golden Years Retirement Village lower level auditorium, 270 Ridge Road, Walworth. It’s open and free […]

 
 

Assault cases joined against Walworth man

A judge approved joining two sexual assault cases against a Town of Walworth man Dec. 13. Lawrence C. Hisel Jr., 31, was charged Sept. 12 with having sex multiple times with a now-15-year-old girl when she was 12 and 13 years old. He is charged with repeated sexual assault of […]

 
 

Honored to serve her community

Mary Ann Kahl said the district is ‘very family-oriented’ By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent When Dr. Mary Ann Kahl began as district administrator of the Walworth Joint No. 1 School District in 2015, she knew she was not going to be there for 20 to 30 years. But she was thrilled […]

 
 

A golden place to live

A golden place to live

Golden Years named Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Golden Years Health Center, Walworth, was recently identified as one of the Best Nursing Homes according to U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in health care rankings. The Walworth location received […]

 
 

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 […]