Archive for: July, 2018

Lake Geneva Library goes fine free

Lake Geneva Public Library is officially the first fine-free library in Walworth County. At its June meeting, the Lake Geneva Public Library Board approved a one year fine-free policy on adult materials, in addition to the fine-free youth material collection, with a final recommendation back to the board in June […]

 
 

Town of Delavan designates preferred towing service

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Town Board designated Purcell’s Towing and Recovery LLC in the City of Delavan to be the township’s preferred provider of towing and vehicle storage services on June 19. Supervisor Larry Malsch said a discussion was had with Purcell’s when the town received a […]

 
 

Enough of that noise

Enough of that noise

Seneca Kramer, of Midland, Michigan, doesn’t much like the loud noises at Sunday’s Independence Day parade on the East Troy Village Square. The weekend’s Fourth of July celebration, which included the parade and the East Troy Lions Club’s annual festival, saw lower attendance because of the stifling heat Friday through […]

 
 

Celebrating the longest day

Celebrating the longest day

At the Summer Solstice 5K, held June 21 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Walworth, participants take off running in the longest day celebration (above.) Proceeds from the event will support local youth attending the ELCA event in Houston this summer. Showing off their medals from the kids race are (left, […]

 
 

Under construction

Under construction

Motorists traveling over the July 4 holiday asked to be patient, alert and safe The Fourth of July holiday is typically one of the busiest travel periods of the year and officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation are asking motorists to plan ahead, buckle up, be patient and alert. […]

 
 

He knew everybody, everybody knew him

Family, friends share memories of hard-working, easygoing Clayton Friedl By Todd Mishler Copy editor Clayton Friedl didn’t earn the nickname of “Mr. Whitewater” from sitting around and spinning yarns. However, some of his friends and/or former customers might agree to differ, at least occasionally. Friedl and his buddies from the […]

 
 

Gold medal winners

Gold medal winners

Badger High School students who won gold medals at the Wisconsin High School State Forensic Association meet are (back, from left) Sam Hill in solo serious, Sara Pison in prose and Karen Castro in public address; and (front, from left) Austyn Hisaw in impromptu, Mel Soto in oratory, Bella Peetz […]

 
 

Elkhorn sump pump ordinance discussed by committee

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Municipal Services and Utilities Committee met Monday to discuss the city’s ordinance requiring that sump pumps be connected to storm drainage sewers. Under ordinance 13.4.040, all sump pumps are required to be connected to existing storms sewers, laterals or storm sewer catch […]

 
 

Under the big top

Under the big top

      Performers welcome the crowd with an opening performance at the Carson and Barnes Circus June 23 at Lake Lawn Airport. (Madeleine Freitag photo)

 
 

Ready to represent

Ready to represent

Special Olympian to compete at USA Games By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Steve Power, a Special Olympian from Elkhorn, said he’s looking forward to competing at the national USA Games in Seattle, but doesn’t appear to be too worked up about it. “It’s my first time going to nationals and […]