Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Kikkoman goes beyond the kitchen

Kikkoman goes beyond the kitchen

Joint venture leads to launch of products for skateboard enthusiasts By Heather Ruenz Staff writer Jim Romenesko, a retired journalist from Evanston, Ill. who grew up in Walworth, recently made a surprising discovery about Kikkoman Foods, which is known for its soy sauce and also makes a variety of other […]

 
 

Annual ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign underway

To enhance public safety, law enforcement agencies across Wisconsin are patrolling in greater numbers and for longer hours, watching for unbuckled motorists. With another busy travel season getting underway, law enforcement agencies across Wisconsin are teaming up to send motorists an important safety message: buckle up – every seat, every […]

 
 

Elkhorn to be featured on Discover Wisconsin

A premier showing of ‘Postcard Perfect’ will be held June 4 By Heather Ruenz Staff writer Prior to the official airing of an upcoming episode of Discover Wisconsin that will feature Elkhorn – titled “Postcard Perfect” – a premier showing will be held at Elkhorn Area High School. “The premier […]

 
 

Farm Crawl builds on last year’s success

Three small-scale farms will again join forces to bring attention to their unique products and “hyper-local” proximity to one another. The first year brought larger numbers of visitors than expected, so the group will host the “Crawl” again on Saturday. All three farms will be open to visitors, and there […]

 
 

Palmyra Eagle Community Band opens season

Palmyra Eagle Community Band opens season

It began as a gift to Mrs. Lincoln. Today it is a background prop for selling car insurance. The Statue of Liberty stands as “The lamp beside the golden door” as it welcomes all to “the last best hope on earth.” The generations that came through Ellis Island saw this […]

 
 

Vaulting to a title

Vaulting to a title

      Whitewater High School’s track teams participated in the WIAA Division 2 regional meet on Monday. The Whippet boys won the title with 116 points, edging Edgerton (112) and host Turner (111) in the nine-team field. The WHS girls team placed fifth with 73 points; East Troy won with 145. […]

 
 

On a roll

On a roll

      The Big Foot-Willams Bay soccer team delivered a pair of shutouts this past week: a 1-0 non-conference win over Badger Tuesday and a 9-0 victory over Edgerton last Thursday. Sophie Rasmussen is shown battling in the Edgerton game. The team closed its regular season Thursday and will open WIAA […]

 
 

Player of the Year

Player of the Year

      Badger High School senior Blake Wisdom was named the Southern Lakes Conference Player of the Year last week along with receiving several other awards/recognitions. See more Badger HS sports in this week’s Lake Geneva Times. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Clearing the bar

Clearing the bar

      At a WIAA Division 1 track and field regional Monday at the JoAnn Schaffer Track at Elkhorn Area High School, Elk Matt Franz clears the bar on the high jump. See more EAHS sports in this week’s Independent. (Mike Ramczyk photo)

 
 

DDHS soccer team begins post-season play

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The WIAA Tournament for girls soccer is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 28. For Delavan-Darien high School’s team, the Comets will begin their postseason play on Thursday, May 30 against Big Foot/Williams Bay. The seeding meeting was held this past week and the Comets got […]