Archive for: May, 2013

Topper’s continues major growth spurt

Company plans to stay put in Whitewater By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The restaurant chain known for such crowd-pleasers as Topperstix and macaroni and cheese pizza is in the midst of an aggressive growth spurt. Scott Gittrich, CEO of Toppers Pizza, discussed his company’s progress and future plans with a reporter […]

 
 

Corn and brat roast and community-wide rummage to span weekend

Corn and brat roast and community-wide rummage to span weekend

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 37th annual Memorial Weekend Corn and Brat Roast May 25-27 on the East Troy Village Square. The event, featuring roasted sweet corn, brats, hot dogs, burgers, soda and beer, as well as live entertainment, will run 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. […]

 
 

Soccer squad picks up three wins

Soccer squad picks up three wins

By Jennifer Eisenbart SLN Staff The Elkhorn girls soccer team not only won its game Friday against Janesville Park in impressive fashion, but also raised money for a good cause. In the school’s annual Go Pink game, with former Green Bay Packers Antonio Freeman and Dorsey Levens on hand, the […]

 
 

Girls track comes up just shy of conference crown

By Chris Bennett CORRESPONDENT Occasionally, second place is a pointed reminder of how close one came to reaching a coveted goal. On the strength of three gold medals from Erika Sesing, the Elkhorn Area High School girls track team finished second May 14 at the Southern Lakes Conference track meet […]

 
 

Spring Grove gets spring cleaning

Spring Grove gets spring cleaning

Student volunteers clean up cemetery   By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff About 50 fifth- through eighth-graders from St. Andrew Parish School gathered at Spring Grove Cemetery on Friday to sweep, dig, spray and plant. The students did spring cleaning at the cemetery – swept the floor and wiped down the […]

 
 

Couples On Wheels roll through Lake Geneva

Couples On Wheels roll through Lake Geneva

    The Couples On Wheels Tandem Club of Wisconsin hosted its annual spring rally in Walworth County from May 17 to 19. The club will also be celebrating their 25th anniversary. More than 60 couples participated in the tandem bike rally throughout Walworth County over the three days. Friday […]

 
 

The Cove executive ordered to produce documents

Senior VP will face contempt if she fails By Bob Peryea Correspondent A Walworth County Circuit Court judge ordered a Cove of Lake Geneva executive Thursday to produce all documents requested by a court-appointed receiver or face six months in county jail for contempt of court. Judge John R. Race […]

 
 

Plan for downtown calls for senior apartments, access to Lake Comus

Council approves strategies to attract business to downtown, connect with Hispanic residents By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Capitalizing on the retail draw of the big box stores east of Interstate 43, building senior apartments and creating access to Lake Comus are among the recommendations in a strategic plan for Delavan’s […]

 
 

High school senior turns a ‘bad thing’ into an opportunity to do good

High school senior turns a ‘bad thing’ into an opportunity to do good

Ruth McLeod earns the annual Elkhorn Independent Outstanding Senior Award   By John Koski SLN Staff   For some people, finding a passion comes later in life. For example, Colonel Sanders started his first Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise at age 65, Grandma Moses began painting at 76 after arthritis forced […]

 
 

Bretl’s State of the County Address examines positive changes, impact of Act 10

By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff In his annual State of the County Address on May 17, County Administrator David Bretl highlighted several factors that have impacted the county in recent years as well as what the future might bring. Bretl noted at the beginning of his address that though the […]