Few stories were better this year than that of Pewaukee senior pitcher Patrick Tomfohrde, who was named Woodland Conference (West Division) Player of the Year this season. The ace right-hander was pitching all year with a heavy heart after his father, Scott, died suddenly in late May. He was one of the area's top pitchers and will compete next year for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Register of Deeds Jim Behrend had nothing but good things to say about Lake Country Players' recent production of "1776." Catherine Pfeiler's rendition of the musical drew out the local cast and shed light on the difficulties the founding fathers faced in bringing the disparate needs of each state delegation together through a series of deft moves and compromises to build the Declaration of Independence and unite the nation-to-be, as it fought a war against England to gain freedom. Anyone interested in chipping in to send the cast and crew to Washington, D.C., for a little inspiration?
Lake Country Rotary Club celebrated the fourth anniversary of the water park it donated to Hartland by serving free lunch to those in attendance Friday, July 14, at Nixon Park. Members Tom Brass, Liz Tobolt, Pete Kraeger, Tim Langer, Sharyn Raabe and Ron Smyczek were among those volunteering to serve.