Archive for: October, 2017

Keefe goes pink

Campaign honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month Keefe Real Estate helped promote and bring awareness to breast cancer for the month of October by changing the company’s iconic, dome-shaped sign from the traditional green to pink. The company is underwriting the cost of the signs, and Keefe agents are making donations […]

 
 

Literacy council seeks volunteers

The Jefferson County Literacy Council has started recruiting volunteer tutors to serve in communities throughout the county. Volunteers will work with adults one-on-one or in small groups. It is the mission of the Jefferson County Literacy Council to build a better community through literacy, the council’s Stacey Meacham said. Many […]

 
 

Holiday Gala Celebration tradition to continue

The UW-Whitewater Department of Music will continue its annual tradition of the Holiday Gala Concert and Celebration during the upcoming holiday season. Nearly every student ensemble throughout the Young Auditorium will perform during the celebration, which is Saturday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Small ensembles will play prior to the […]

 
 

Elkhorn Lions ready to lead

Elkhorn Lions ready to lead

The Elkhorn Lions Club recently installed its leadership team for 2017-18, from the left: (front row) Lions Ben Kitslaar, Joey Douglas, Ron Ehlen (vice presidents), Angel Kiersztian (president), Joyce Hammel (secretary), Jake McHugh (treasurer) – with Maynard the club mascot, (back row) Lions Dela Race (Lion Tamer), Cindy Klewin (Tail […]

 
 

Hanging out with The Hornheads

Hanging out with The Hornheads

Big Foot Jazz Band students perform with the band The Hornheads, an “extraordinarily talented” group of horn players, according to school officials, visited Big Foot High School Oct. 14, through the Big Foot Fine Arts Concert series. Additionally, the Big Foot High School Jazz Band had the opportunity to have […]

 
 

Community Center fees may change at Elkhorn library

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Members of the City of Elkhorn Common Council expressed support for altering the fee schedule to rent out the Community Center at Matheson Memorial Library during the Oct. 23 Committee of the Whole meeting. At the meeting, Library Director Lisa Selje said she was proposing the […]

 
 

Volleyball team doesn’t sustain momentum vs. Luther Prep

Volleyball team doesn’t sustain momentum vs. Luther Prep

  By Troy Sparks Correspondent The Whitewater volleyball team began their Division 2 regional match at Watertown Luther Prep on the right note but lost focus in the end to lose a three-match set that ended their season. It was close in the first game. The 10th-seeded Whippets fought back […]

 
 

School Board sets tax levy with 1.5 percent increase

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff With all the numbers finally in, the East Troy Community School District Board of Education approved a 1.5 percent tax levy increase for this year. District Business Manager Kathy Zwirgzdas had proposed a 1.94 tax levy increase at the Sept. 25 annual meeting, which was […]

 
 

Big Foot Wolves head to championship game

Big Foot Wolves head to championship game

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Big Foot Wolves youth football team continued its winning ways last weekend with a 19-0 shutout win. The Wolves traveled to Rockton Sports Complex in Rockton, Ill. for a first-round playoff game against the Sycamore Spartans. The Wolves brought a stiff defense that frustrated […]

 
 

Badgers fall just short

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Lake Geneva Badgers gave one of the best teams in the state a good run but fell just short of advancing to Level 3 of the WIAA football playoffs Friday in a 24-17 road loss to Franklin, ranked No. 6 in the state. The […]