Highlights from the August 17
edition of The Sounder
Village Seeks DNR Approval for Shoreline Improvements -- The Village of Random Lake has a plan to stop lakeside erosion in the pier area of Lakeview Park. Read more about it.
Town of Scott Board OK's Sale of Batavia Fire Truck -- The truck will be advertised now with a sale expected by the end of the year. Read about the details
'Adrenaline Triathlon' Events Return to Random Lake -- Elevate, Inc. of Jackson sponsored Olympic and Sprint triathlons in Random Lake on Saturday morning, Aug. 5. The Sounder is the only newspaper that published complete results.
State Hwy. 144 Construction Begins; Road Is Closed -- Local residents still have access. The project includes 6.8 miles from Hwy. 57 at Random Lake west through Silver Creek to State Hwy. 28 in the Town of Scott.
Looking Back at the Luxembourg Fest of America -- Photos explore the Aug. 11-13 festival held in the Village of Belgium.
Random Lake Association to Hold Boat Parade -- Sat., Aug. 19, will have the annual boat parade and decorating competition off the shore in Lakeview Park. Anyone may participate. Boats begin to gather at 6:30 p.m.
Summer Blood Donations Sought by American Red Cross and BloodCenter of Wisconsin -- Both agencies have issued a call for more blood donors. Each week The Sounder lists upcoming blood drives in The Sounding Board on Page 10.
What's Happening at Lakeview Community Library -- See the list of new books and other library news too. In summer the library is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Your library card is free!
The Weekly Clergy Comment -- All area pastors are invited to write a periodic column in The Sounder. Read a new one each week -- see what they have to say.
Obituaries in the Aug. 17 Edition -- Paul M. Thomas (the obituary link above is updated daily).
Fun Family Activities -- Check The Sounding Board, a detailed calendar of events, on Pages 10-11. It includes concerts, plays, art exhibits, dinners, brat fries, fundraisers, local government meetings, bloodmobile visits, family fun activities, and lots more.
Football Previews: Random Lake & Ozaukee High Schools -- Read about your favorite teams. First games are Fri., Aug. 18.
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