Highlights from the Sept. 25
edition of The Sounder
Random Lake School District Tax Levy OK'd, But Concerns Voiced -- A local tax levy of $5,486,301 was approved with a 19-2 vote on Monday, but some residents grumbled about its 8.17 per cent increase. The local tax levy is rising, but the actual school budget is decreasing by 0.14 per cent. Some blamed the state government -- read more about it.
SDRL Referendum Tours Scheduled -- Random Lake School District voters will be deciding an $8.5 million referendum on Nov. 4. The referendum addresses 50+ projects, including new boilers, major roof repairs, and correcting drainage problems. Seven tours have been scheduled: the first ones are Thurs., Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. and Mon., Oct. 13, at 7 p.m.
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 pulled pork sandwiches, brats, hamburgers, chili dogs, 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.
Harlem Ambassadors to Discuss 'Good Choices' -- The Adell and Random Lake Lions Clubs are sponsoring an exhibition basketball game with the Harlem Ambassadors on Tues., Oct. 7. Several of the Ambassadors will be visiting area schools on Thurs., Oct. 2, to present a "Stay in School, Stay off Drugs, Don't be a Bully" assembly.
Random Lake Area Historical Society Begins Thursday Programs for Seniors -- 1st Thursdays have a party for seniors from 10 a.m. to noon. 2nd Thursdays have foot clinics from 1:30 to 3 p.m. 3rd Thursdays have a guest speaker at 10 a.m. 4th Thursdays feature a travel program starting at 10 a.m. Read more about it.
Adell Fire Department Sponsors Miniature Bowling Tournament & Brat Fry -- See photos from this Sept. 20 event 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. 25 Edition -- Elmer C. Pierce, Donald K. Stitt (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!