Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Grillin’ and chillin’

Grillin’ and chillin’

This year’s Walworth County Fair featured a new food stand, the FFA Grill ‘n Chill, which served grilled cheese sandwiches and chocolate shakes. One of the many crews to help cover the six days of the fair included, from the left: (front row) Macie Kruse, Sydney Bender, Piper Nuehring, (back) […]

 
 

COVID-19 testing, vaccination site open

Walworth County teams up with Open Arms on effort The Walworth County Division of Public Health this week launched a joint COVID-19 testing and vaccination site at Chapel on the Hill, N2440 Ara Glen Dr., Lake Geneva. Open Arms Free Clinic will conduct testing (PCR tests) while Public Health will […]

 
 

A bridge over troubled water

Elkhorn council approves cost sharing of Petrie Road bridge repairs By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent City of Elkhorn councilmembers recently voted 6-0 in favor of paying a $5,203 invoice for its shared cost of bridge repairs to the Petrie Road bridge that goes over Jackson Creek. According to a memo provided […]

 
 

For Lane

For Lane

Highlights at the second annual Lane’s Way car and truck show, held Sept. 11, at Elkhorn Area High School, included, from the top: Lane’s family – Judy, Cheyenne and Chad – shown watching the presentation of colors by the American Legion; Lane’s truck and related awards on display, in addition […]

 
 

ALLEN GUTHRIE

Allen C. Guthrie, 58, of Elkhorn, died unexpectedly on Sept. 18, 2021, in Elkhorn. Private family services will be held at Millard Community Covenant Church in Millard. Burial will be at Millard Cemetery. For the online guestbook, visit haaselockwoodfhs.com. Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory completed arrangements.

 
 

Whitewater considers 2-year budget cycle

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the heavy lifting on next year’s spending plan about to get underway, Whitewater officials kicked off the process with a look further down the line that will result in eventual changes. At the urging of City Manager Cameron Clapper, the Common Council on Sept. 7 […]

 
 

GLENN REED

GLENN REED

      Glenn R. Reed, formerly of Linn Township, Lake Geneva and currently of Spring Grove, Illinois, passed away on Sept. 15, 2021, at Northwestern Medicine in McHenry, Illinois. Glenn was born Aug. 8, 1934, in Elkhorn, to George and Laura (Deisinger) Reed. He was united in marriage to Betty L. […]

 
 

BETTY KELLY

BETTY KELLY

      Betty Mae Kelly, 87, of Darien, passed away suddenly but peacefully in her sleep, on Sept. 15, 2021, at her home. A celebration of Betty’s life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 416 W. Geneva Street, Delavan. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. […]

 
 

BEVERLY BULTMAN

Beverly Bultman, 91, of Delavan, passed away on Sept. 19, 2021, at Ridgestone Village in Delavan. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.

 
 

GERALD THELEN

GERALD THELEN

      Gerald “Jerry” Henry Thelen, 91, of Elkhorn passed away on Sept. 17, 2021, at Aurora Summit Hospital in Oconomowoc due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 107 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn, […]