Highlights from the Oct. 1
edition of The Sounder
Random Lake School District Tax Levy Passes on a 17-0 Vote -- Attendance was light but voters approved a local property tax levy of $5,175,591 at Monday's annual meeting. That's a 5.07 per cent decrease from last year's levy of $5,452.202. Read more about it.
School District Open House Scheduled for Sun., Oct. 25 -- The public is invited to visit the Random Lake Community Schools on Sun., Oct. 25, from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Visitors will be able to see what improvements were made with funds from the $8.5 million referendum.
3 Couples Share 50th Wedding Anniversaries -- Oct. 16, 1965 was the wedding day for three couples who ended up becoming good friends in the greater Random Lake area: Kathleen and Charles Nytes, Lois and John Hurley, and Betty Kay and David Kreutzinger.
Homecoming 2015 Arrives at Random Lake High School -- King Erik Holeman and Queen Sarah Jensen reigned over the celebration -- read more about it.
Fall Family Fun Festival Returns to Random Lake -- See photos from this annual downtown event, sponsored by the Random Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.
Fruit Pie Contest Raises $565 for the Random Lake Area Interfaith Food Pantry -- The champion recipes in the five categories are published. See who the winners are.
Random Lake Lions Club Joins Fire Department Effort to Distribute Smoke Detectors -- The Oct. 1 issue of The Sounder includes an insert and order form.
Ram Booster Club Holds Fundraiser for Robert Christopher Ross -- The Ram Booster Club will donate all proceeds from the final home football game on Fri., Oct. 2, to the Rob and Dori Ross family and their son Robert Christopher, who is battling a cancer known as oligodendroglioma.
Random Lake Area Historical Society to Host "Celebrating Everything Italian" Fundraiser -- The event on Sat., Oct. 10, from 6-10 p.m. will feature Italian food and fun. For details contact Kathy's 111 Trackside Café or call 920/994-2214.
Lakeview Community Library Returns to Saturday Hours -- The library has resumed its Saturday hours (9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.). It's open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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 Oct. 1 Edition -- Joan (Goehring) Devine, Frederick D. "Fred" Schueller, Vernon O. Kumrow, James F. "Jim" Leiviska (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.
Read about all Random Lake Ram and Ozaukee Warrior Varsity Sports -- Follow action from the new Big East Conference plus dirt track racing news and bowling too.
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