Walworth-Fontana area

Catching LEGO mania

Catching LEGO mania

Diego Espinoza concentrates on his LEGO building project at the Everything is Awesome!” LEGOLand summer school session at Walworth Grade School last week.

 
 

Area schools receive safety grants

Seven area school districts are among 147 schools awarded grants through the Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grant program, administered by DOJ’s Office of School Safety. Combined, the 147 schools and school districts will receive $10,253,487, which will be spent on building safety improvements, as well as training for […]

 
 

Greater Walworth community aims to keep kids safe

Greater Walworth community aims to keep kids safe

Police, fire and water safety patrol reps among the volunteers By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent Safety Town, a weeklong event held at Walworth Grade School that featured two sessions each day, saw numerous volunteers from throughout the area step in in an effort to keep kids safe. Held the week of […]

 
 

Celebrating our independence

Celebrating our independence

Hundreds of people line the streets of Sharon for the annual Fourth of July parade despite the heat and humidity. Among the numerous parade entries was Hugs, the clown, and his friend. See more photos from the festivities in Sharon in the July 6 Times/Reporter. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Celebrating the longest day

Celebrating the longest day

At the Summer Solstice 5K, held June 21 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Walworth, participants take off running in the longest day celebration (above.) Proceeds from the event will support local youth attending the ELCA event in Houston this summer. Showing off their medals from the kids race are (left, […]

 
 

Thirty-three years of Storywagon at local library

Thirty-three years of Storywagon at local library

‘Libraries Rock’ summer reading programs throughout the area By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent Walworth Memorial Library’s Storywagon, which is now in its 33rd year of offering summer programs, featured Kidsplay recently. The programs feature a variety of entertainers “who will be amusing, delightful and entertaining to youngster young and old. This […]

 
 

Firing it up

Firing it up

At the annual car and boat auction at Inspiration Ministries June 16, items sold included 45 boats, 10 vehicles, two campers, furniture and more. The auction, run by Gary Finley, took roughly four hours but the sweltering heat didn’t keep supporters away. Above: Merik Fell, director of development at Inspiration […]

 
 

Williams Bay grad wins scholarship

Williams Bay grad wins scholarship

Titus Frederick, a recent graduate of Williams Bay High School, recently received the $5,000 Gamer Grind Scholarship from the partnered organizations Find Your Grind and Rekt global. He earned the scholarship for promoting Esports, which are video game competitions, in his local community. Frederick is one of nine people around […]

 
 

Kicking off summer

Kicking off summer

The Summer Kick-Off Bash in Williams Bay included food, games, crafts, a movie, live entertainment and the opportunity for families to sign up for summer programs. At the June 6 event, Williams Bay Police Captain Chris Douglas and officers Angela Johnson and Mark Erickson, serve food donated by the PD, […]

 
 

Sharon market kicks off second season

Sharon market kicks off second season

Early offerings include jams, honey, spices and more By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Though it’s early in the season for fresh produce, there were still plenty of items available at the Sharon Farmers Market, which opened for its second season June 15. After several ideas were bounced around among economic […]

 
 
 
 
 

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