Archive for: June, 2017

Celebrating the nation’s independence

Celebrating the nation’s independence

For anyone looking for something to do during the Fourth of July week, there are plenty of events and activities to choose from in East Troy, where Independence Day is celebrated in style with a parade, fireworks displays, carnival and more. East Troy  hosted the first formal Fourth of July […]

 
 

Legion baseball wraps up busy week

Legion baseball wraps up busy week

Team posts three wins, two losses and a tie By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It was a busy but a productive week for the East Troy Post 188 16U baseball team. East Troy posted a 3-2-1 record, including an 8-8 tie Monday night against visiting Lake Geneva in a game that […]

 
 

Sharon Fire & Rescue honored by Flight For Life

Sharon Fire & Rescue honored by Flight For Life

Scene Call of the Year Award for handling of three-vehicle crash By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The McHenry, Ill. Flight For Life base presented the Sharon Fire & Rescue Department with its 23rd Annual Scene Call of the Year 2016 award on June 17 for the department’s teamwork and overall […]

 
 

Bidding wars

Bidding wars

      At Inspiration Ministries annual Boat and Car Auction June 17, John and Max Oldenburg, from East Troy, take a closer look at a sailboat before it goes up for auction. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Grocery co-op effort picking up steam this year

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Efforts toward bringing a cooperative-type grocery store to Whitewater are picking up steam, organizers announced recently. Lacey Reichwald is one of six members serving on a steering committee that has gone into the nuts and bolts of bringing a co-op to the city at a time […]

 
 

Trio of kickers named first-team all-conference

Trio of kickers named first-team all-conference

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The Big Foot-Williams Bay girls soccer team landed nine players on this year’s All-Rock Valley Conference teams, according to recently released voting results. Leading the way was a trio of first-team selections – sophomore midfielder Abby Peterson, freshman defender Olivia Peterson and senior utility player […]

 
 

Embracing and promoting the arts

Embracing and promoting the arts

Elkhorn Arts Foundation aims to shine spotlight on talent By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Elkhorn Arts Foundation, though still in the early stages as an organization, is taking off and garnering a wealth of community support in the process. “We had out first board meeting in September and did […]

 
 

Chamber names local students as interns

Students are from Big Foot, Williams Bay high schools The Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce earlier this week announced four interns for 2017, two each from Big Foot and Williams Bay high schools. The interns are Sonja Ericson and Ryan Davenport from Big Foot High School, and Victoria Pollak […]

 
 

LILA ANN SPECIAL

Lila Ann Special, 85, of Fontana, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on June 25, 2017. She was born Jan. 23, 1932, in Chicago. She enjoyed being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to her five children, Nancy Despres, Michael McAndrews, Susan McAndrews, Joe Special and Nick Special, […]

 
 

JOANNE A. SANDERSON

Joanne A. Sanderson, 66, of Beloit, died June 23, 2017, at her home in Beloit. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan with a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.