Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Discover Whitewater a racing success

Discover Whitewater a racing success

The Discover Whitewater Series: Half Marathon and 5K’s eighth annual event took place on Sunday, Sept. 20 and was a huge success according to organizers, with 300 runners and over 100 volunteers from all over. Everyone came together to put on an athletic, community event, they said. Race organizers commended […]

 
 

COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Walworth County’s surge largely due to university By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services continues to see a surge in new confirmed COVID-19 cases after reporting more than 1,000 residents tested positive for the seventh consecutive day on Sept. 21. Since Sept. 15, county […]

 
 

JUDITH SLACK

JUDITH SLACK

      Judith A. Slack, 80, of Lake Geneva, is now walking with her heavenly father, passing away at home on Sept. 23, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 2, 1940 to the late Clifford and Sarah (Storey) Clapp. Judy graduated from Lake Geneva High School […]

 
 

Fall fun

Fall fun

Downtown Delavan was the hub of welcoming fall Sept. 19 at the annual Scarecrow Fest. The band Sawdust Symphony brings ambience to the event, which also featured a car show, vendors, concessions and voting on scarecrows. See more photos in the Sept. 24 Delavan Enterprise. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Council refers alcohol violations to committee

Incidents at three Elkhorn establishments being reviewed By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Last week, the City of Elkhorn Common Council opted to table the assessment of 75-point alcohol violation demerit point notifications for three Elkhorn establishments. They referred the issue to the Legislative and Regulatory Committee for further review before making […]

 
 

Whitewater officials opt to forgo mass gathering ordinance

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After failing to gain traction recently and continuing to lack unanimous support this week, a citywide ordinance Whitewater related to mass gatherings amid COVID-19 has been scrapped. The Common Council on Sept. 15 continued discussing the would-be ordinance, which was proposed after observations were made of […]

 
 

Music in the (purple) rain

Music in the (purple) rain

The Phoenix Park Bandshell welcomed a Prince tribute band, The Prince Experience, on a cool, rainy night. Despite the soggy Sept. 12 weather, the concert drew a large crowd. Among the most popular hits Gabriel Sanchez, who portrays Prince, and his band mates performed is “Purple Rain.” (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

DIETRICH NIETFELDT

DIETRICH NIETFELDT

      Dietrich “Dick” A. Nietfeldt II, 47, of Darien passed away on Sept. 19, 2020, at home in Darien. He was born in Elkhorn on March 27, 1973, to Dietrich and Dorothy (Keyzer) Nietfeldt. Dick was an avid motorcycle rider and loved dogs, especially walking with his dog. He is […]

 
 

KATHRYN BROWN

Kathryn Allington Brown, 97, of Williams Bay, died Sept. 12, 2020. Born Oct. 9, 1922, in Rochester, N.Y., Kathryn Allington was second of three children. She never liked the name Kathryn and preferred to be called “Kit” instead. After attending Elmyra College and a few years of night-college in Rochester, […]

 
 

BONNIE ANDERSON

BONNIE ANDERSON

      Bonnie Ruth Anderson, 76, of Delavan Township, passed away peacefully with love surrounding her on Aug. 15, 2020, at Aurora Summit Hospital. She was born in the New York Harbor on a naval ship to Captain Russell and Ruth Anderson (Miss Sweden.) She was a world traveler in her […]