Archive for: September, 2012

East Troy man wins plane in sweepstakes

East Troy man wins plane in sweepstakes

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff Last week East Troy’s Jeff Parnau learned he was the winner of not your everyday prize package. Parnau said he was shocked when he received a call from the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Win the Cub Sweepstakes chairman Tim Casserly Sept. 10 to notify him he […]

 
 

Warhawks remain steadfast despite first loss in 46 games

Warhawks remain steadfast despite first loss in 46 games

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The recent loss by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team demands historical perspective. The last time the Warhawks lost a football game President Barack Obama was yet to be inaugurated and most of the players on the current roster were likely still in high school. That’s […]

 
 

Artists to create 18 murals in Delavan

Artists to create 18 murals in Delavan

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff The City of Delavan is ready to paint the town – literally –in 2015. The Walldogs – a group of artists who paint murals on buildings – plan to create 18 paintings in Delavan. For the past two decades, the Walldogs have created locally significant […]

 
 

Public art auction set for Sept. 22

Public art auction set for Sept. 22

Fifty one-of-a-kind banners that have graced downtown Whitewater all summer long will be sold during the Whitewater Arts Alliance’s annual auction fundraiser  on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Cultural Arts Center. The auction will begin at 5 p.m. The doors open at 4  p.m. during which attendees can view all […]

 
 

PETER A. SONDEREGGER

Peter Aagaard Sonderegger passed away on Aug. 19, 2012 in hospice care in Fort Myers, Fla. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 57 years, Shirley; daughters, Karren Yurgalite of Northville, Mich., and Kathryn Sonderegger of Louden, N.H.; his brother, John (Beatrice) Sonderegger; and sister, Ann (Stanley) Alger; along with […]

 
 

Elks find positives in loss to Waterford

Elks find positives in loss to Waterford

By Chris Bennett Correspondent It might be a stretch to say Elkhorn Area High School football coach Tom Lee is pleased after his team’s 20-13 loss Friday in a Southern Lakes Conference game against the Wolverines at Waterford. But this much is certain – Lee took heart of the Elks’ […]

 
 

Elkhorn soccer team runner-up at Slinger tourney

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School soccer team finished last week 2-1-1. It’s the middle “one” in that stat line, though – the loss – that might trouble them. The Elks (9-2-1) defeated Burlington 4-0 Sept. 11 in a Southern Lakes Conference game at home, and […]

 
 

Elk golfers come up just short against Demons

By Chris Bennett Correspondent So close, but yet so far might be an apt description of the play of the Elkhorn Area High School girl golf team last week. The Elks lost by just six strokes, 216-222, Sept. 11 in a Southern Lakes Conference meet at Elkhorn’s Evergreen Golf Course […]

 
 

Volleyball team takes fourth at Slinger

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School volleyball team defeated Wilmot last week and finished 3-2 at the Slinger tournament to finish fourth overall. On Sept. 11, the Elks defeated Wilmot 3-0 – 25-23, 25-23 and 25-29 – in a Southern Lakes Conference match at Wilmot. “Although we […]

 
 

Cheering with special needs squad is life-altering for local girl

The Charmers cheer squad gears up just before another big performance.

“In the world of The Charmers there is no such thing as a disability. When they’re together they can do things they would never think they could do alone.” –Kristi Hay By Chelsey Hinsenkamp SLN Staff “There was not a dry eye in the house.” That’s the way Kristi Hay of […]