Lake Geneva: Area residents braved temperatures in the teens Dec.7th for the 38th annual Lake Geneva Great Electric Children's Christmas Parade, which featured churches, schools, businesses and dignitaries. More then 70 participants from surrounding communities spent days, weeks, or even months in preparing their floats.
WALWORTH COUNTY TODAY -- Many events were planned throughout the county today to commemorate Veterans Day. These are just two from the county. Brookwood Middle School with the American Legion Post 183 of Genoa City and the VFW of Pell Lake program. Also, East Troy Post 188 with a reading and rifle squad outside the American Legion hall.
LAKE GENEVA -- The Badger High School theater department presents "Anything Goes," with four performances Thursday through Saturday.
Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 through Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. There also will be a matinee performance at 1:30 p.m. Saturday Nov. 9, 2013.
Tickets can be purchased online through the link at http://www.lakegenevaschools.com/
The Badger Visual Art Department will hold a gallery opening from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
DELAVAN -- Gov. Scott Walker returned to his former middle school Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County.
The club is the first of its kind in Walworth County and will offer after school programs enhancing the social and academic skills of the students in Walworth County.
Walker, who attended Phoenix Middle School while growing up in Delavan, toured parts of the school dedicated to the program. He met with some of the children to see what they were working on and to sign autographs.
The Delavan-Darien School District, which is giving the Boys and Girls Club free use of the space for programming that is available from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays when school is in session.
The programs are intended to improve study skills, introduce students to career options, and teach the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
STATELINE NEWS -- Kristin Denzer, a fifth-grade student at Townview Elementary School in the Turner School District, donated her hair to Locks of Love during an assembly Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, with her classmates.
Ruth Garcia from CR Styles cut Denzer's hair in just in under a minute. Classmate
Classmate Anna Felger ran up to Denzer and gave her a hug. Denzer then held her hair in her hand and showed it off to her fellow classmates.
Locks of Love is a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 18 suffering from long-term medical conditions.