Highlights from the Sept. 18
edition of The Sounder
Eric von Schledorn Ford Development Project Approved -- Sewer and water lines will be extended to the Ford dealership -- and near to 30+ acres of undeveloped commercial/industrial land. The Joint Review Board voted 5-0 to approve the "tax incremental financing" project on Sept. 17. The Random Lake Plan Commission and the Village Board have already approved the project. Local officials hope to attract new businesses and/or industries to locate in Random Lake.
Proposed Random Lake School District Budget Has a Small Reduction in Expenditures -- But the local tax levy is projected to increase by 8.17 per cent. District residents will give their input and vote on a local tax levy during the annual meeting on Mon., Sept. 22. The budget hearing begins at 6:15 p.m.
Pastor Hap Itson Serves Zion United Methodist Church -- Meet Pastor Hap Itson, the new pastor at Zion UMC in Batavia.
Fall Family Fun Festival Comes to Random Lake on Sat., Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Good things to eat and lots to do. Inflatable bouncers & children's games. Free pontoon boat rides on Random Lake, sponsored by the Random Lake Association (free shuttle rides from downtown). Enjoy brats, hamburgers, chili, pizza & more. Free admission to Random Lake Area Historical Museum. Live music by "Badger Crew."
5th Annual Fruit Pie Baking Contest, sponsored by The Sounder -- This fundraiser for the Interfaith Food Pantry features 5 categories: Apple, Blueberry, Cherry, Peach & Miscellaneous. Bring entries to Lakeview Community Library by 10:30 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 27. Winners will be auctioned at 1 p.m. at the Fall Fest. Other entries will be sold by the slice. Call The Sounder for more information.
What's for Lunch at School? -- The Sounder publishes school lunch menus every week.
Random Lake Area Historical Society to Begin Thursday Programs for Seniors -- 1st Thursdays will be a party for seniors from 10 a.m. to noon. 2nd Thursdays will have foot clinics from 1:30 to 3 p.m. 3rd Thursdays will have a guest speaker at 10 a.m. 4th Thursday will be a travel program starting at 10 a.m. Read more about it.
Adell Fire Department Sponsors Miniature Bowling Tournament & Brat Fry -- The double elimination tournament begins at 11 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 20, at the Adell Fire Station.
Lakeview Community Library Offers Saturday Hours -- The library now is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays..
Obituaries in the Sept. 18 Edition -- Leila C. (Freiman) Dimmer (the obituary link above is updated daily).
Read 'The Sounding Board' -- This detailed calendar of events can be found on Pages 10-11 in every issue. It includes concerts, plays, art exhibits, dinners, brat fries, fundraisers, local government meetings, bloodmobile visits, family fun activities, and lots more.
Do You Love High School Sports? -- Follow football, boys' soccer, girls' volleyball, and cross country results in The Sounder. All subscribers can receive a companion digital edition for free -- just ask for it!