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Wings for life

Group that restores airplanes offers kids life lessons By Heather Ruenz Editor There is a lot happening any given Saturday morning in Palmyra. There, a group of area kids are learning about airplanes from their mentors – pilots and some of their parents – but are gaining much more in […]


Checking things out

Jeffery Wojcik, 3, of Williams Bay, takes a closer look inside a display at the FFA Alumni Toy Show at Whitewater High School Sunday. The show featured numerous vendors, displays and concessions to benefit the Whitewater High School FFA club. More photos from the show will appear in the March […]


Shamrock Shuffle set for March 21

Event to honor life of Elkhorn man The fourth annual Nick Van Dyke Memorial Shamrock Shuffle will kick off at 10 a.m. March 21 at Lauderdale Landing, W5625 Westshore Dr., Elkhorn. The Shuffle is an annual fund raising event honoring the life of Elkhorn native Nick Van Dyke, who died […]

Walworth-Fontana area

Set ’em up

Luke Heidenreich and Jacob Laing take on human bowling at Pier 290 in Williams Bay during the Fontana parent-teacher organization’s Winterfest fundraiser last Saturday. The event featured winter games, such as ice hockey, curling and human bowling, lunch, raffles and live music. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)


Lookin’ snazzy

Kyle Strait rocks it out on the bass during the Elkhorn Area High School Forensic Team’s second annual Mr. Elk Pageant on Feb. 12. The team uses the event to raise money to cover costs incurred by competing at forensic competitions. Strait wasn’t a competitor this year, though was an […]


Soup-er job

Cory Gentry, Alexis Gaytan and Aaron Katzman stand by clay bowls students created at Washington Elementary School to be given away at the Feb. 20 Soup-er Arts Night event at the school. The all-you-can-eat soup dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. will kickoff the night; the student art gallery will […]


‘Pepapalooza’ band packs powerful punch

By Tom Ganser Correspondent A high-energy performance by the Whitewater Unified School District’s “Pepapalooza” band added sizzle, sparkle and a lot of sound to the Whitewater High School Girls basketball game against Palmyra-Eagle Jan. 22. The undefeated Lady Whippets, as they’ve done throughout the season, dominated the Panthers in a […]