Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Council to decide fate of proposed shelter

New Beginnings presents research, addresses safety concerns By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent “We listened. We acted. We made changes.” Those were the first words of Heidi Lloyd, Executive Director of New Beginnings-Association for the Prevention of Family Violence, at last week’s Plan Commission meeting in Elkhorn. She was addressing commission members […]

 
 

Ready to put on a show

Ready to put on a show

Summer Elk Players to present High School Musical Jr. tonight By Heather Ruenz SLN Staff Matthew Remus, the choir director for Elkhorn Area High and Middle schools, said it didn’t take long to realize he needed to seek assistance for this week’s summer musical. “I was working on the choreography […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien School Board decides not to record meetings

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board decided not to video record or live stream its meetings on Monday night. The overall cost versus the expected low usage of the service was the deciding factor for the board. The issue came up during the June board meeting in […]

 
 

Hoopin’ with a lot of heart

Hoopin’ with a lot of heart

Former Elks support MACC Fund for all-star game By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Recent Elkhorn Area High School graduates Luke and Vince Umnus participated in the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association’s All-Star game. But the two are stars in more ways than one thanks to their efforts and the support of […]

 
 

Whitewater seeks new economic development director

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent On the heels of a recent high-level departure, Whitewater officials are in the midst of seeking candidates to head up economic development activities within the city. City Manager Cameron Clapper met with the board of directors of the Whitewater Community Development Authority on June 27 and […]

 
 

Making it rain

Making it rain

At the July 4 parade in Delavan, members of the Delavan-Darien Dolphins swim team keep onlookers cool with sprays of water. Following the parade downtown, the celebration continued at Phoenix Park with a reenactment and live music. See more photos in the July 11 Delavan Enterprise. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Local historian returning for program series

The Walworth County Historical Society will bring back local historian, Jim Gibbons for a series of programs. All four of the programs will be held on Thursdays at 3 p.m. at Heritage Hall in Elkhorn. The first program, slated for July 18, is titled “The Mighty Mississippi River.” It will […]

 
 

Genoa City police receive Purple Angel Award

Genoa City police receive Purple Angel Award

The Genoa City Police Department headed by Police Chief Joseph Balog on June 24 was added to the growing listings of first responders, churches and organizations earning the Purple Angel Award in Walworth County. The Purple Angel is an international symbol that is recognized as a place where people with […]

 
 

RITA KEHOE

Rita Eleanora (Lassa) Kehoe, 85, of East Troy, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2019, at Glenwood in Whitewater. Rita was born on Oct. 31, 1933, in Milwaukee to William and Apolonia (Brozek) Lassa. She was raised on the south side of Milwaukee with her sisters, Dorothy and Kathleen. Rita […]

 
 

Man charged with stealing ambulance

A Whitewater man is charged with taking and driving an ambulance from the Whitewater Police Department and crashing it while drunk. Andrew Allen Dufek, 21, was charged July 2 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling and operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent. […]