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Seventh-graders get AAUW scholarships to Camp Badger For the past 6 years Geneva Lake Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) has been partnering with the University of Wisconsin Engineering Department to actively engage girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). . Read more on page 28 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Construction underway on new Bay Elementary School After years of pondering, planning, electioneering and further planning, the Williams Bay School District began grading the property adjacent to its junior/senior high school on June 8 for a new, two-story elementary school. Although the new school will connect to the 20-year-old high school on the northeast side, except for a few shared spaces, elementary students will be separated from the higher grades. . Read more on page 21 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

EEF offers scholarship for George Williams College George Williams College of Aurora University (GWC), Walworth County’s hometown college, will offer a student who plans to major in an environmental program, a new $2,500 scholarship thanks to the Environmental Education Foundation (EEF). . Read more on page 21 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Five myths about why the South seceded from the Union One hundred fifty years after the Civil War began, we’re still fighting it – or at least fighting over its history. I’ve polled thousands of high school history teachers and spoken about the war to audiences across the country, and there is little agreement even about why the South seceded. Was it over slavery? States’ rights? Tariffs and taxes? Read more on page 17 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Don’t gamble on bargain housepaint Since your home is likely your biggest investment, would you even dream of gambling it away? Probably not, but you are rolling the dice if you apply a poor quality paint to your home’s exterior. . Read more on page 16 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Eco-friendly ways to battle mosquitoes this summer Don’t let mosquitoes keep you from enjoying your garden and outdoor parties. Look for environmentally sound ways to manage these pests in your garden and landscape. Read more on page 14 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Florida bacteria alert: Beware of warm saltwater if you have open cuts There are lots of ways Florida can kill you, not the least of which is Vibrio vulnificus, a rare and potentially deadly bacteria found in warm salt water. Read more on page 10 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Town of Delavan to consider using Geese Police to solve bird problem The Town of Delavan isn’t unique in having a problem with geese. For years, swimmers Community Park users have been complaining about droppings left by the big birds in the recreation areas. Supervisor Chris Marsicano says the droppings are not only messy, they can spread disease. Read more on page 8 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

George Williams to offer criminal justice and nursing programs George Williams College of Aurora University (GWC), Walworth County’s hometown college, will offer two new academic undergraduate programs this fall, including a criminal justice major with an emphasis on conservation and a pre-licensure nursing major. Both programs will provide students with knowledge inside and outside of the classroom, including real-world experiences through internships in these thriving profe. ssional fields. Read more on page 7 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Walker to give away money donated by white supremacist Gov. Scott Walker plans to donate to charity money his campaign received from the leader of a white supremacist group cited by the Charleston church murder suspect. Read more on page 6 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Alexander Hamilton descendants object to his removal from $10 bill Many Americans today are likely to have little knowledge of the man on the $10 bill: Alexander Hamilton, famous for his early contributions to the country’s financial system and the Federalist papers. . Read more on page 6 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Walker signs two gun bills into law Gov. Scott Walker signed two bills on June 24 that will make it easier to carry guns in Wisconsin. Read more on page 2 in the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Delavan native Bill Borucki receives prestigious Shaw Prize Delavan native and DDHS graduate (class of 1957) William J. (Bill) Borucki has been awarded the 2015 Shaw Prize in Astronomy. The announcement of this prestigious award, often referred to as the “Nobel of the East,” was announced June 1 in Hong Kong. . Read more on the front page of the July 3 issue of The Beacon Newspaper. www.readthebeacon.com

Love the newspaper and the West family !

It is a fun and informative newspaper. Always look for Dave Berry and the comics.

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