Walworth-Fontana area

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 […]

 
 

Music by the Lake to feature LGSO

Orchestra to host Lakeside Matinee and fundraiser Sunday The Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra returns to Music by the Lake to present an afternoon of movie music for the entire family at 4 p.m., Sunday, June 24. Listen as the orchestra performs the scores to well-known films, such as “Pirates of […]

 
 

Fontana man allegedly held knife to man’s neck

A Fontana man was scheduled to appear in court today on charges of holding a knife to a man’s throat in a home where the man was staying. Marc A. Fiorillo, 23, was charged June 14 in Walworth County Circuit Court with attempted armed robbery with the threat of force, […]

 
 

In this week’s Times/Reporter…

In this week’s Times/Reporter…

The June 22 issue of the Times/Reporter includes the following: • A recap on opening night of this year’s Sharon Farmers Market, June 15, including this season’s outlook, what types of vendors are still being sought and see several photos from the first event of 2018; • In court news, […]

 
 

Their hearts grow bigger every day

Their hearts grow bigger every day

Family of adopted boy this year’s benefit recipient   By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Brandon and Hiedi Kadlec opened their hearts when they decided to become adoptive parents and they opened them even further when they agreed to take in a baby with a rare heart condition. “There were certain […]

 
 

Color Run fun

Color Run fun

After having to cancel twice because of the weather, the Color Run at Duck Pond, a Fontana Parent-Teacher Organization event, was held June 1. Kids are shown taking off on the run at the start. Teachers sprayed them with powdered colors along the way. See more photos from the event […]