Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Service in the sun

Service in the sun

First United Methodist Church of Whitewater held its Easter Sunday worship outdoors in the parking lot. It was the first time for an in-person service in nearly 400 days. Pastor Susan Bresser leads the service. See more photos in the April 8 Whitewater Register. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

County launches embedded crisis liaison program

For individuals suffering from mental health crises, interactions with police and the criminal justice system are upsetting and have lasting effects. Law enforcement officers responding to mental health and substance abuse-related service calls have few good choices. Simply put, holistically addressing mental health crises requires long-term solutions and a specialized […]

 
 

Sunny (side up) egg hunt

Sunny (side up) egg hunt

At the Easter Egg Hunt in Delavan held last Saturday at Phoenix Park, the Easter Bunny, shown with police officers Devin Quinn and Brian Mair, brought ideal weather for hunting eggs. The chamber-led event was sponsored by several local businesses including Andes Candies, Culvers, Delavan Lakes Veterinary Clinic, Dousman Transport […]

 
 

Tree House: ‘No excuse for abuse’

Signs, pinwheels aim to raise child abuse awareness By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The Tree House Child and Family Center and Walworth County Health and Human Services are working together to help bring awareness to child abuse prevention during the month of April. It’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month, therefore, the […]

 
 

Arts Alliance celebrates young artists

Arts Alliance celebrates young artists

An online virtual exhibit available beginning April 9 Art by students between the ages of 4 and 18 will be featured in the upcoming Whitewater Arts Alliance’s April exhibit online at whitewaterarts.org. The show becomes available on Friday, April 9 and runs through Saturday, April 24. The gallery at the […]

 
 

SANDRA GEISTER

SANDRA GEISTER

      Sandra M. Geister, 68, of Darien, passed to eternal life on March 31, 2021, at her residence. She was born on Feb. 15, 1953, in Montana, to Arnold and Elizabeth (Meyer) Thomas. Sandra married Richard “Dick” Geister on Jan. 20, 1953, in Janesville. Sandra is survived by her devoted […]

 
 

Lions to host roast beef, chicken dinner

The Elkhorn Lions Club will host its annual Roast Beef & Chicken Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 18. The dinner will still be held at Sperino’s, 720 N. Wisconsin St. but will be a drive-thru event only this year. The meal will include: three slices of […]

 
 

ELLEN BOVINO

ELLEN BOVINO

UPDATE: Celebration of Life postponed until a later date Ellen Mae Krueger Bovino, 68, a longtime Delavan resident, passed away in Independence, Kentucky, on March 15, 2021. She was born Jan. 29, 1953 in Wheaton, Illinois, the daughter of Wallace and the late Arlene “JO” (Shebeck) Krueger. Ellen worked on […]

 
 

Agape House 5K run, walk, stroll set

Agape House, of Walworth, is hosting its annual 5K Run Walk Stroll during National Child Abuse Prevention month. Individuals, families, and groups of all sizes are encouraged to participate on Saturday, April 24 for this fun, non-competitive outing, according to a news release. The event is being held both in-person […]

 
 

Special honor

Special honor

Jacob Schuenke was recently honored with “The Daughters of American Revolution” award at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church with School. The award is presented to someone who displays qualities of patriotism, leadership, service, honor and courage. Schuenke has cut wood for a family who was in need, shoveled driveways this past […]