Archive for: July, 2015

Moving on up

Moving on up

      Autumn Lesar (top) of the Whitewater First Citizens 14U softball team, and Eleanor Treder (above) make solid connections during the team’s 7-5 victory over Williams Bay June 23. With a record of 6-2, the First Citizens team is now tied for second place in the 14-team, Quad […]

 
 

‘Set Sail on the 4th of July’

Whitewater’s free family festival this weekend The annual 4th of July Free Family Festival is this weekend at Cravath Lakefront Park, 312 Whitewater St. in Whitewater. The theme is “Set Sail on the 4th of July.” Local sponsors pay for everything at the festival including numerous Whitewater small business owners. […]

 
 

Making Safety Town a community

Making Safety Town a community

Donations from various local businesses help to provide new mat for Walworth Safety Town By Kellen Olshefski Editor Donations from various local businesses this year allowed Walworth Safety Town to improve upon its program this year through the purchase of eight Kettcars and a new mat to protect the school’s […]

 
 

A Star Spangled Celebrdation

A Star Spangled Celebrdation

Elkhorn’s annual Independence Day celebration set for Friday By Kellen Olshefski Editor Sunset Park will again play host to Elkhorn’s Star Spangled Celebration beginning at 5 p.m. this Friday, July 3. Sponsored by the City of Elkhorn and hosted by the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce, with help from Elkhorn […]

 
 

Celebrate Independence Day in East Troy

Celebrate Independence Day in East Troy

Weekend-long festival kicks off tonight By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy Lions Club is holding it annual Fourth of July celebration Thursday through Sunday at the East Troy Amusement Park, 3072 Graydon Ave. “This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and the money raised to give back to […]

 
 

A fine example

A fine example

      Members of local Girl Scout Troop #2332 present a $2,500 donation to Morgan Radaj, for Do Something MobilePack 2016, an international service project that will also focus on the needs of the local food pantry at its April 2, 2016, multi-shift event at Whitewater High School. The […]

 
 

Burnt out

Burnt out

Family escapes fire that destroys home By Tracy Ouellette Editor The fire that broke out in an East Troy home late Monday night has left a local family homeless. Scott and Angel Loose and their two children lost their Valley Ridge Drive home in the blaze, which broke out about […]

 
 

Horse Power Healing Center seeks volunteers

Horse Power Healing Center, S101 W34628 Highway LO, Eagle, will hold a volunteer training from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, weather permitting. The center is in need of volunteers to assist with equine-assisted therapeutic riding lessons. For each lesson, the center needs two people to walk […]

 
 

LOWELL W. WILSON

Lowell W. Wilson, 98, of Whitewater, died on June 30, 2015, at home. He was born in Union Grove on Nov. 11, 1916, the son of Robin G. and Sadie (Hay) Wilson. He married Ruth A. Cooper in Hudson Dec. 24, 1944, and she preceded him in death on Sept. […]

 
 

Handled with care

Handled with care

Residents of Fairhaven take advantage of a warm, sunny day to make dog treats outdoors recently. Pauline Godfrey (above from the left), Gerrie Carney and Joyce Smith stay on task while Stanley Lukaszewski (below) gets a hug from Dining Services staff member, Peggy. The treats, with approximately 200 made monthly, […]