Archive for: March, 2019

Area family raising money to purchase son a diabetic alert dog

Area family raising money to purchase son a diabetic alert dog

Fundraiser set for April 6 at Knucklehead Pub in Eagle By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Kids and dogs go together like peanut butter and jelly, but for one area boy, having the right dog could literally be a lifesaver. Four-year-old Jack Klingbiel, of Mukwonago, has type 1 diabetes and owning […]

 
 

DDHS student wins free tuition at UW-W

DDHS student wins free tuition at UW-W

Vying for one year of free tuition at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 11 high school students competed in the third annual Midwest High School Pitch competition held in Hyland Hall on Feb. 27. As the only event of its kind in the Midwest, the competition drew 58 applicants from Wisconsin […]

 
 

Committee recommends changes to DPW staffing in Elkhorn

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Municipal Services and Utilities Committee opted in favor of recommending the full Council support a reorganization of department of public works staffing at its meeting Monday. City of Elkhorn Public Works Operations Manager Matt Lindstrom said he has been discussing the topic […]

 
 

On the business end

On the business end

Elementary students learn about running a town Star Center Elementary School fifth graders had the opportunity to run a city Feb. 27 thanks to JA BizTown in Milwaukee. At BizTown, students operate a bank, restaurant, city hall, newspaper, retail store and 10 other businesses. JA BizTown combines in-class learning with […]

 
 

On stage in East Troy

On stage in East Troy

High school drama students to present ‘Dear Phoebe’ By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The snow is melting and spring is in the air and that means it’s time for the East Troy High School Drama Club to gear up for its spring production. The “last hurrah” for the Drama Club’s […]

 
 

Chamber seeks Citizen of the Year nominations

The Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year awards. The chamber recognizes individuals from the Fontana, Walworth and Williams Bay areas who, through their personal efforts, have displayed extraordinary service and leadership skills in the quality of life in the western […]

 
 

TIMOTHY J. SULLIVAN

TIMOTHY J. SULLIVAN

      Timothy J. Sullivan, 63, of Mukwonago, passed away March 13, 2019, at his home surrounded by family in Mukwonago. He was born in Evergreen Park, Ill., on Oct. 23, 1955, to C. Edward and Joan (Shorley) Sullivan. Tim was united in marriage to Debra Vegter on March 22, 1986, […]

 
 

ASHLEY ANDITON

ASHLEY ANDITON

      Ashley Anditon, 34, of Darien passed away on March 14, 2019. She was born in Melrose Park, Ill., on Nov. 16, 1984. Ashley will always be remembered for her loving free spirit. Ashley is survived by her father, Thomas Anditon, of Darien; mother, Cynthia Marlow, of Villa Park, Ill.; […]

 
 

JOIE N. GIESE

Joie Noel Giese, 36 of Delavan, died of natural causes suddenly at her residence on March 15. She was born Feb. 12, 1983 in Elkhorn to Steven D. Giese and Robin Lee Jutz. She graduated from DDHS and was a cook in several area restaurants. Joie is survived by her […]

 
 

JANETTE M. LEACH

Janette M. Leach, 91, of Elkhorn, died March 15, 2019, at Ridgestone Gardens in Elkhorn. She was born Nov. 24, 1927, in Delavan, to the late George W. and Florence I. (Earnest) Cobb. On Jan. 5, 1952, she was united in marriage to John “Jack” H. Leach in Elkhorn. She […]