Author Archive: Heather Perkins

GARY W. STARK

GARY W. STARK

      Gary W. Stark, 68, of Waukesha, died March 18, 2019, at Season’s Hospice. He was born in Elkhorn, on June 26, 1950, to William Leslie and Marjorie Louise (nee Long) Stark. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Education and his Masters degree in Safety Administration both from UW-Whitewater. On […]

 
 

TODD W. RASMUSSEN

TODD W. RASMUSSEN

      Todd William Rasmussen, 42, of Janesville, died on March 18, 2019, at his home. He was born in Beloit, on Feb. 2, 1977. He attended Parker High School in Janesville and received a degree in masonry bricklaying from Indianhead Technical College in Rice Lake. Todd was employed at Scot […]

 
 

Schumacher, Hibbs lead experienced WHS squad

Whippets kick off season with tough league games By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent Head coach Ron Sdano said this year’s Whitewater High School softball team is one of the best he has coached. His Whippets possess a wealth of experience and were scheduled to visit Evansville on Thursday (March 21) […]

 
 

Local students named to US Sailing Team Squad

Melges and Rowe among those striving to compete at highest level It was recently announced that Big Foot High School students Harry Melges IV and Finn Rowe have been named to the 2019 US Sailing Team Squad. US Sailing created the US Sailing Team Squad in an effort to support […]

 
 

Badger girls win first meet

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Lake Geneva Badger girls track team won its first meet of the season at the Racine Park invitational on Mar. 14. Badger finished first with 203 points. Racine Case took second with 118, Park finished third with 103.5, Racine St. Catherine’s finished fourth with […]

 
 

Comets, community come together

Comets, community come together

     The DDHS Comet Care donation drive hosted by the boys basketball program resulted in more than 300 items being donated and $600 raised during 50/50 raffles at basketball games, which went toward 72 new blankets as well as clothing and gift cards. Above; Members of the boys basketball program […]

 
 

Whitewater CDA to receive nearly $20,000 for leasing undeveloped land for crops this year

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Undeveloped land within the Whitewater business and technology parks again will be temporarily repurposed for farming, based on a recent plan in motion. The board of directors on the Whitewater Community Development Authority on Feb. 28 approved a bid submitted by Milton-based farmers Timothy and Rachel […]

 
 

Recent Driving Forces event focused on retail

Recent Driving Forces event focused on retail

Area chambers and the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance recently continued the Driving Forces series. The first event in this year’s series was held at Elkhorn Area High School Feb. 19 and focused on retail. Walworth County has a significant amount of retail between its unique shops, attractions, golf course, […]

 
 

DDHS student wins free tuition at UW-W

DDHS student wins free tuition at UW-W

Vying for one year of free tuition at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 11 high school students competed in the third annual Midwest High School Pitch competition held in Hyland Hall on Feb. 27. As the only event of its kind in the Midwest, the competition drew 58 applicants from Wisconsin […]

 
 

Committee recommends changes to DPW staffing in Elkhorn

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Municipal Services and Utilities Committee opted in favor of recommending the full Council support a reorganization of department of public works staffing at its meeting Monday. City of Elkhorn Public Works Operations Manager Matt Lindstrom said he has been discussing the topic […]