Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Badger girls slip out of second place

By Michael S. Hoey Corrrespondent The Lake Geneva Badger girls basketball team slipped out of a two-way tie for second place in the Southern Lakes Conference by losing to Wilmot 59-36 on the road Feb. 8. The Badgers and Panthers had been tied for second behind Waterford. The Badgers defeated […]

 
 

Elks swimmers gear up for state

Elks swimmers gear up for state

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The 400-meter freestyle relay of the Elkhorn Area High School’s boys swimming team is seeded No. 1 in the state in the WIAA’s Division 2 headed into today’s state meet at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium in Madison. The Elks sent swimmers to state in […]

 
 

Good effort by Comets brings tense moments

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien boys basketball team put on an inspired effort Feb. 9 in an effort to get its first win of the season but fell 71-52 at home to Milton. The game turned tense in the second half and even more extreme after the game. […]

 
 

JOAN M. PANCRATZ

JOAN M. PANCRATZ

      Joan M. Pancratz, 61, of Delavan, passed away on Feb. 6, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville. She was born in Chicago, in 1957, to Charles and Cecelia (Braunsky) Pancratz. Joan enjoyed successful careers in hospitality and meeting planning as well as marketing. Joan is survived by her mother, […]

 
 

Dementia Friendly meeting slated

The Dementia Friendly Community Initiative of Walworth County will be holding it’s bi-monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, at the A.D.R.C. offices at the Walworth County Health & Human Services (east entrance), W4051 County Road NN, Elkhorn. The meeting will include planning and discussion of upcoming events and […]

 
 

Celebrating winter

Celebrating winter

      Visitors to Lake Geneva’s annual Winterfest celebration last week were able to enjoy the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition, the Lake Geneva Ice Castle and other winter-related activities in the downtown area. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Lecture series revisits World War II

Seventy-five years ago, the world was engaged in the deadliest conflict in history. This spring, the Fairhaven Lecture Series will take a closer look at World War II — the Allies and the Axis, the international battlefields and the home front, the great powers and the greatest generation. “A World […]

 
 

Planning a ‘Moonlight Serenade’

Planning a ‘Moonlight Serenade’

Symphony Orchestra’s annual gala set for Feb. 16 By Tom Ganser Correspondent Looking for something to ward off the “winter blues?” The Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra’s annual gala concert might be the ticket. The Feb. 16 fundraiser has a new venue this year – the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake […]

 
 

Arsenic notification due to mislabeled sample

Public was ‘never in danger’ representative says By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Local residents might have been alarmed when they received a letter enclosed with their utility bill this month notifying them of the presence of arsenic in Elkhorn’s drinking water. However, officials explained the letter at Monday’s Council meeting in […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien School Board appoints new member

Delavan-Darien School Board appoints new member

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board selected a new member – Tiffany Schutt – at a special meeting Jan. 29 to replace Monica Los, who resigned on Nov. 21 because she moved out of the district. Schutt will fill the position until the April 2 election. Three […]