Winners will be announced in the Mukwonago Chief on July 27, in the Chief Sunday on July 31 and online at LakeCountryNow.com.
Mukwonago Area School District will start the 2016-17 school year with three new elementary principals following the school board's approval on July 18 of Stephanie Blue as the next principal at Prairie View Elementary School. Blue's first day with the district was July 20.
The last few years have been tough on area fire departments that depend on volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMT's). Departments, statewide, have had a hard time keeping volunteers engaged, covering daytime shifts at the firehouse and paying them enough to spend time away from their families.
Several area communities will hold National Night Out activities in August. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safe, according to natw.org.
Village of Mukwonago —John Weidl, Village Administrator and Economic Development Director for the Village of Mukwonago, has been selected by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as the "Young Economic Development Professional of the Year" for 2016.
The Chief on the Street is a highlight of the top news stories from this week's Mukwonago Chief. Look for reporters Carol Spaeth-Bauer and Andrea Tritschler as they travel around the Chief's coverage area, bringing readers the news from where it happened (or close nearby).
Village of Mukwonago —As participants in the TriSkill Community Day Program walked out of First Congregational Church, they were all smiles, holding that night's family dinner in their hands, and shouting 'I love yous' to each other.
Art in the Gardens: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 23, Charles Dix Gallery, W339 S2608 Highway C, Oconomowoc. Exhibition and sale. Framed and unframed paintings will be shown, as well as jewelry created by Dix. Also offered will be a selection of china and collectibles from Dix’s personal collection. Photography by Barbara Dix Timmel will also be featured.
Ali Thomas: 11 a.m to 1 p.m. July 24, 104 W Main St., Wales.
Katz Sass: 2:30 p.m. July 24, 18 West, W325 S1767 Mickle Road, Delafield. This will be Ronnie’s last show with Katz Sass before he leaves for Colorado. We are inviting anyone who has played with Ronnie to come out and jam. Free.
“Parade”: 7:30 p.m. July 21, 22, 23, 2 p.m. July 24, Lake Country Playhouse, 221 E. Capitol Drive, Hartland. Lakecountryplayhousewi.org, 262-367-4697