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Busy lake days are winding down

Busy lake days are winding down

Families splashed, floated and boated to take advantage of a variety of water sports on Lake Mary and other local lakes thanks in large part to beautiful weather during the long Labor Day holiday weekend. (Photo by Earlene Frederick) Share...

 

Doves soar to reaffirm life

Doves soar to reaffirm life

The fifth annual Labor of Love Day Music Festival was held at New Munster Ball Park Aug. 31 to celebrate life and healing after the trauma of a loved one’s suicide. After a moment of commemorative silence, Bob and Sue Riley, grandparents...

 

Old soldiers, young spirits

Old soldiers, young spirits

Pat Zakrzewski (left) a member of the Warriors Watch visits with Medal of Honor recipient Gary Wetzel during the dedication of the Kenosha Area Vietnam Veterans Trees in Ingram Park, Kenosha, on Aug. 3. (Earlene Frederick photo) Share this:EmailPrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInGooglePinterest

 

Wilmot Fire Dept. awards scholarship

Wilmot Fire Dept. awards scholarship

Every year the Wilmot Fire Department presents a $1,000 scholarship to the Wilmot High School senior who is going to pursue an interest in the fire or medical field. On July 21 WFD Chief Greg Brown (left) and President Sam Barranco (right) presented...

 

Country smiles

Country smiles

For the 21st year Country Thunder hosted the super stars of country music on the Twin Lakes stage. This year the festival, held July 23 – 27, was sold out before the gates opened. An estimated 33,000 a day came to enjoy the music and festivities,...

 

Antioch Theater hits Kickstarter goal!

Antioch Theater hits Kickstarter goal!

Pledges in excess of $9,000 overnight on July 20, boosted the Antioch Theatre Kickstarter fundraising campaign for the purchase of digital projection equipment above its goal of $65,000. By the following Monday morning, July 28, the total amount...

 

Flipping the birds

Flipping the birds

Bill Mellen, left, and Jon Olson give new meaning to the phrase “flipping the bird” during the annual Lions Chicken Barbecue held at Williams Park, 741 Main St., on July 27. The pair were among many Lions members who volunteered...

 

Half way to heaven?

Half way to heaven?

Brantley Gilbert entertains at the 21st Country Thunder in Twin Lakes on July 26. (Photo by Jamie Huber) Share this:EmailPrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInGooglePinterest

 

Country Thunder 2014

Country Thunder 2014

For 21st year Country Thunder has invited some of the most popular country music stars of the day to perform in southeastern Wisconsin and this year the festival, held July 23 – 27 in Twin Lakes, was sold out before the gates opened. An...

 

Richmond resident Georgia Rae Mussard meets her idol, multiple-Grammy winner Allison Krauss at Ravinia on July 12. Krauss said the girls were “book ends” having each won the title of Grand Champion at the Illinois State Fiddling...

 
 
 
 

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