Highlights from the April 17
edition of The Sounder
Random Lake Residents: Stop Running the Tap Water! -- At 9 a.m. on Mon., April 14, the Village of Random Lake issued a statement asking residents to stop running water from one faucet in their home or business. "The risk of frozen service laterals has diminished and you can stop running your water," the notice states. The "run water" order has been in effect since Feb. 6 due to the extremely cold weather.
Congressman Petri Will Not Seek Re-Election -- Rep. Tom Petri of Fond du Lac, who has represented the 6th Congressional District for 35 years, will not be seeking re-election. Among those competing for that position will be State Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and State Rep. Duey Stroebel (R-Cedarburg).
Town of Scott Board OK's Expanded Use of Former Batavia School Building -- Apex Athletic Performance of Adell will use the site for physical conditioning and athletic training sessions. The building is owned by J.W. HIller LLC.
Holy Week Leads to Easter Sunday -- Area churches have planned a variety of activities to mark this holiest time of the Christian year.
Easter Egg Hunts Return on Sat., April 19 -- Youngsters are getting their Easter baskets prepared!
Fun Things to Do? Read 'The Sounding Board' -- This detailed calendar of events can be found on Pages 10-11 in every issue of The Sounder. It includes concerts, plays, art exhibits, dinners, brat fries, fundraisers, local government meetings, bloodmobile visits, family events, and lots more.
Random Lake Schools Play Host to 'Health, Wellness & Going Green Fair' -- See photos from Saturday's big event, which included more than 70 interactive student exhibits and informational booths.
Ice Disappears from Random Lake -- When the sun rose on Sat., April 12, there was a large island of ice floating in Random Lake, but by the afternoon it disappeared.
Obituaries in the April 17 Edition -- Lee V. Hesselink, Elenora M. "Ellie Mae" (Templeman) Roos, Edward N. Thill (the obituary listing above is updated daily).
High School Spring Sports Seasons Have Begun -- Read about girls' soccer, girls' softball, golf, and track & field.