Walworth-Fontana area

In this week’s Times/Reporter…

In this week’s Times/Reporter…

Pick up a copy of the June 8 Times/Reporter for coverage of the following and more: • High School graduation ceremonies at Big Foot and Williams Bay; • The Sharon Police Department held a bike rodeo in an effort to keep local kids safe; • A recent fundraiser held by […]

 
 

A roaring good time

A roaring good time

Barrett Memorial Library in Williams Bay hosted a Tea-Rex Party May 26. Above: Carol Rholl, from Williams Bay, has fun with her grandchildren, Erik and Bjorn Rholl, who were visiting from Chicago. Right: Bob Jenski and his son, Beckett, of Williams Bay, make a dinosaur skeleton at the event using […]

 
 

Garden Fair Fun

Garden Fair Fun

Kris Strehlow, of Delavan, keeps the plants watered at the Fontana Garden Club’s annual Garden Fair, held May 26 at Pearce’s Farm Stand. The event featured a variety of plants, homemade pies and breads, garden art, cookbooks and a raffle. Proceeds support scholarships for area students pursuing horticulture; this year’s […]

 
 

‘Gettin’ Down With Mama Goose’

‘Gettin’ Down With Mama Goose’

Walworth Grade School students (from the left) Max Johnson, Jocelyn Stott, Aubrey Knight, Tentley Crusan and Joseph Huerta take center stage during the presentation of “Gettin’ Down With Mama Goose” May 17 by junior kindergarten and kindergarten students. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Library, village to host Bay Summer Kick-off

Barrett Memorial Library and the Williams Bay recreation and police departments have joined forces to welcome summer with a new event – the Bay’s Summer Kick-off Bash. The event starts at 4 p.m. June 6 at Lions Park and will feature games and activities, hot dogs provided by the police […]

 
 

Ceremony honors the fallen

Ceremony honors the fallen

At the Memorial Day observance in Walworth Peter Kahl, American Legion Commander, girl scouts Leland Wolk and Tennley Mecom, and boy scouts Donovan Deluga and Logan Deluga lead the Pledge of Allegiance. See more photos from Memorial Day events in Walworth as well as Sharon and Williams Bay in the […]

 
 

Brigham Memorial Library celebrates 91 years

Brigham Memorial Library celebrates 91 years

By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent The 91st anniversary of Brigham Memorial Library in Sharon was celebrated May 19 with an open house event that featured refreshments, courtesy of the Friends of the Library, and a reading by author, Sandra Colbert. The library began when Henry Brigham donated his home to the […]

 
 

Showing their support

Showing their support

      Hundreds of people came out April 28 to support Agape House for Girls through its annual 5K Run, Walk, Stroll. Participants make their way down Main Street on the first lap of the route. (Heather Ruenz photo)  

 
 

Big Foot student awarded FFA scholarship

Amelia Hayden, of Big Foot FFA, is among 43 Wisconsin FFA members to receive 2018 post-secondary scholarships from the Wisconsin FFA Foundation. Hayden was awarded the Walter and Delores Bjoraker endowment. Members from 35 chapters received $31,017 in scholarships. Recipients will be recognized at the 89th Wisconsin FFA Convention in […]

 
 

Working at the car wash

Working at the car wash

      In an effort to raise money for a one-day trip to Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells for a music festival, Walworth Middle School band students hold a car wash April 28 at Emmanuel United Church of Christ. Director Stacey Zwirlein and students (not in order) Mariana Luna, Alyssa Marsh, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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