Walworth-Fontana area

Serving up some ‘thanks’

Serving up some ‘thanks’

Daniels Sentry Foods in Walworth held a customer appreciation day Aug. 25 with a fiesta theme, from the outfits some employees were wearing to the food samples served, many with recipes on hand. Clockwise from top: Nicolas Lang (on left) and Lily Zuniga serve dips, pico de gallo and tortilla […]

 
 

Fontana moves zoning to outside contractor

Decision in line with trend toward outsourcing The Fontana Village Board decided to move it’s building and zoning department to an outside contractor, according to a press release sent out Tuesday morning. “Like many communities in Walworth County, the Village of Fontana has considered its management options and decided to […]

 
 

Agape House for Boys needs volunteers

Agape House for Boys needs volunteers

Volunteers Ken Stair (left) and Tom Dace recently work on installing siding at the new Agape House for Boys in Walworth. Another volunteer workday will take place Saturday, Sept. 1. Read the story  in this week’s Southern Lakes Newspapers publications. For more information, call 262-275-6466, visit agapehouseheals.org or email office@agapehouseheals.org. […]

 
 

‘Grandma Cookie’ takes to the skies

‘Grandma Cookie’ takes to the skies

Lois Demars, 87, checks skydiving off her bucket list By Bridget Bartal Staff Writer Lois Demars, affectionately known by the Sharon community as ‘Grandma Cookie’ went skydiving earlier this summer at Skydive the Rock in Beloit. She is 87 years old. She said skydiving had been on her bucket list […]

 
 

Riding Roun’da Manure

Riding Roun’da Manure

     Roun’da Manure Bicycle Tour, a one-day bike tour that offers routes of 17, 22 or 44 miles through area fields and towns, sponsored by Historical Downtown Sharon, was held Aug. 18. Chuck Gruetzmacher (from the left), Walworth, Meg Harris, Cary, Ill., Rick Perry, Lake in the Hills, Ill., and […]

 
 

Supporting the team

Supporting the team

      At the Big Foot Wolves’ 18th annual Pig Roast Fundraiser, held Aug. 18 in Toynton Park in Walworth, Josh Farence (from the left) and Dennis Vanderbloom serve food to guests including Linda Cole, who was visiting from Tennessee. For more about the team visit bigfootwolves.com. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Big Foot referendums to appear on Nov. 6 ballot

Administrator presents outdoor facility proposal to board By Bridget Bartal SLN staff District Administrator Doug Parker presented an outdoor facility plan and proposed referendum to the Big Foot High School Board Monday night. The board approved the referendum – which includes several upgrades and additions to outdoor athletic facilities at […]

 
 

Teen to be sentenced for assaulting child

A Sharon teenager pleaded guilty July 2 to one count of child sexual assault for assaulting a 4-year-old girl. Nicholas M. Trzebny, 17, pleaded guilty to the charge, which carries a maximum sentence of 60 years in prison, on July 2. In exchange, a second count of first-degree child sexual […]

 
 

Festival of fun

Festival of fun

      The Williams Bay Lions Corn & Brat Festival, a three-day event held Aug. 10-12 at Edgewater Park, offered food, drinks, a variety of live music and fireworks, the latter of which was synchronized to music broadcast on WLKG 96.1. Above: Bob Morava and Marsha Enquist assemble cheeseburgers. See more […]

 
 

Trio represents Big Foot at Badger Girls State

Trio represents Big Foot at Badger Girls State

By Penny Gruetzmacher Staff Writer Meghan Dykstra, Molly McEneany and Jaqueline Sanchez represented Big Foot High School at Badger Girls State this summer, at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus. A fourth student, Sophia Foster, was also selected, but she went to Japan to study under the Kikkoman Youth for Understanding […]