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Warhawks eager to continue run of success

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The focus and goals for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team never change from year to year. And rarely does the Warhawks’ run of success – the proof is in the numbers. Whitewater enters the 2012 campaign as the three-time defending NCAA Division III champions after […]


163rd Walworth County Fair blasts off Aug. 29

By Maureen Vander Sanden SLN Staff Crews at the Walworth County Fair have been busy making final preparations for the area’s quintessential end-of-summer event, which attracts upward of 140,000 people to Elkhorn. Kicking off Wednesday, Aug. 29, organizers are promising this year’s six-day, extraterrestrial event will be a “Blast.” This […]

Walworth-Fontana area

A howling good time

 Tucker Milligan, middleweight division (from left), Pedro Sierra and Charlie Chalcoff, both heavyweight division, were among the Big Foot Wolves that were having fun playing on the wooden train playground equipment at Toynton Park during the Big Foot Wolves Pig Roast Fundraiser held last Saturday.   Lily Arntz was in the […]


Vintage baseball game set for Saturday

Old World Wisconsin will host the final vintage baseball game of the museum’s 2012 season on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 1:30 p.m. as the Eagle Diamonds take on the Greenbush Dead Citys The teams play by 1860s rules, when the game’s name was spelled with two words. Vintage baseball incorporates […]


Young Auditorium celebrates anniversary season

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium will celebrate its 20th year of bringing the performing arts to the region with its 2012-13 season. The Young Auditorium’s 20th anniversary party will kick off with a Missoula Children’s Theatre performance of “The Secret Garden” on Aug. 18. The celebration will continue all […]

East Troy

Deep-rooted love

Irish Fest volunteer hopes to give others a taste of their family tree By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Slowly but surely, Fran O’Herron is tending to her family tree. What once consisted of a few branches is now a blossoming into a full picture of ancestors who, like many, were in […]

Walworth-Fontana area

Biking for business

Organizers hope Cycling Series will brand Sharon By Christopher Bennett Correspondent “We’re trying to bring money into these little towns. It might not be a ton of money, but we’re hoping that in five years, if it catches on, there will be more…” – Lon Haldeman, Sharon Cycle Series organizer […]


Necci elected county’s next district attorney

By Maureen Vander Sanden SLN Staff With no Democratic challenger on the ballot Nov. 6, Tuesday’s partisan primary resulted in the election of Walworth County’s newest district attorney. Elkhorn lawyer Dan Necci, 33, defeated Delavan attorney Steven Harvey on the Republican ticket by a landslide, garnering 68 percent of the […]