The image of scouting is filled with pictures of camping, earning badges and having fun with friends.
Melvin C. Mathiak, who was born in Germantown on Nov. 15, 1927, and quickly moved to the Lannon-Menomonee Falls area as a youth, died at the age of 87 on June 28, 2015.
The Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society is looking for the donation of Hamilton High School annuals (yearbooks).
Following an extremely successful reunion for the Hamilton High School classes of the 1960s and 1970s last summer, the committee who the affair last year have decided to have an encore reunion for people who range in age from 54 to 68 from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Sussex Village Park.
Sussex —A change in the village's liquor code — requested by Kwik Trip Inc. — that makes it easier to sell beer and liquor at gas station convenience stores was approved by the village board last week on a unanimous voice vote and with no debate.
Sussex — If Joyce Kilmer, the author of the 1914 lyric poem "Trees," were alive today he might have had some mixed emotions about the June 23 meeting of the village board.
Excessive alcohol consumption and kitchen knives probably never mix well together.
Village of Sussex —The president of the village's Pauline Haass Library Board has doubts about whether the library building will ever be physically connected, as originally planned, to the new village hall/civic center scheduled to be built beginning in August and completed next year.
A 75-year-old West Bend man is suffering from life-threatening injuries after the motorcycle he was driving on June 16 crashed into an antique automobile in the town of Erin.
Menomonee Falls – Just in time for the official arrival of summer, businesses in the Menomonee Falls Village Centre will now have the opportunity to offer street side outdoor dining to their customers.
Delafield Block Party: 5 p.m.-12 a.m. July 10, 11, Downtown Delafield. Festival features food and music plus specialty brews and wine. Friday entertainment is The Orphans and The Toys. Saturday hear Up All Night and Rhythm Method. www.chamber.visitdelafield.org
Lake Country Art Festival: 9 a.m. July 11, Naga-Waukee Park, 651 State Road 83, Delafield. The Lake Country Art Festival features more than 100 juried artists from jewelry, paintings, photography, fiber crafts and metal artists. Children’s activities tent, silent auction, entertainment and food services provided by Delafield Brewhaus. There is a $5 donation per carload for parking with all money raised going to local charities and scholarships to graduating seniors.
Sussex Lions Days: July 10-12, Sussex Village Park. Annual event features carnival rides, live music, sport tournaments, sheepshead tournament, bingo, food and beverage booths, pony and camel rides and tractor pull. Fireworks Friday night. Parade at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. www.sussexlions.org
Annual Oconomowoc Arts Center Open House: 6 p.m. July 11, Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E. Forest St., Oconomowoc. Tom Klubertanz and Andy Zietlow will entertain visitors. Free brats, burgers and hot dogs. Local dance and community service groups will be on hand in the lobby with informational tables. Check out the 2015-16 season line up and take advantage of discounts for early ticket purchases.
Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon.