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Big Foot HS students visit capitol in Madison

Big Foot HS students visit capitol in Madison

On Jan. 9, Big Foot High School students interested in government and law had a chance to witness both at the hub of it’s activity: the capitol building in Madison. Students in Business Law, AP US History, and AP government took an all-day trip to tour the capitol, visit with […]

 
 

Artists reception held at Bragi

Artists reception held at Bragi

Artists Jeanne Hannula (from the left), Sara McConnell and Sharon Larson take a short break during an artist’s reception for the three of them Jan. 12 at Bragii Coffee House & Wine Bar in Williams Bay. See the Jan. 19 Times/Reporter for complete coverage of the reception.

 
 

Women’s Association to have fundraiser

The Geneva Lake Women’s Association will have a fundraising dinner at Simple Café, 525 Broad St., Lake Geneva, on Thursday, Jan. 25. The dinner will consist of three seating options – 5 p.m., 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. Guests may purchase tickets at the door on the day of event […]

 
 

In this week’s Times…

In this week’s Times…

The Jan. 19 issue includes the following: • Coverage from a local dodgeball fundraiser to support eighth grade students • Meet the three guest artists whose work is on display at a local coffee house and wine bar • Read about a group of Big Foot High School students who […]

 
 

Historical Society to have ‘show-and-tell’

The Historical Society of Walworth and Big Foot Prairie will have its annual historical “show-and-tell” time and annual meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25. People are encouraged to bring family photos, scrapbooks and antiques to show, or tell a short story if they choose. The program will be in […]

 
 

Professor to discuss managing deer population

Don Waller, a professor in the Botany Department at the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, will present “Deer Management: Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?” at 7 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Lions Field House, 310 Elkhorn Rd., Williams Bay. After almost disappearing from many parts […]

 
 

Sharon felon allegedly found with gun, drugs

An initial appearance was scheduled for Dec. 29 for a Sharon man found with a gun after being convicted of a felony. Cody J. Lenard, 24, was charged Dec. 28 in Walworth County Circuit Court with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of an illegally obtained prescription and […]

 
 

Big Foot district solid on state report cards

Administrator pleased with consortium of feeder schools’ readiness By Todd Mishler Copy editor Students from all five Big Foot Union High School District members met or exceeded expectations on their 2016-17 Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction report cards. Walworth Elementary finished with a 78.5 overall accountability score and Fontana Elementary […]

 
 

In this week’s Times/Reporter…

In this week’s Times/Reporter…

– Read detailed results on how the Big Foot district’s schools did on state report cards including comments from District Administrator Doug Parker – Take in a feature story on Agape House, a home for girls that is hoping to expand its services to boys in the near future – […]

 
 

Taking the plunge

Taking the plunge

The first wave of participants at the Polar Plunge, held New Year’s Day at Pier 290 in Williams Bay, make their way back to the shore of Geneva Lake while the second wave of plungers head into the 30 degree water, described as “warm” by some compared to the subzero […]

 
 
 
 
 

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