Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Fall into the season at Elkhorn Oktoberfest

It includes a car show, wine and beer tasting, a chili cook-off and community groups By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer For those looking to celebrate the German tradition in an event that’s suitable for the entire family, consider a stop at Elkhorn Oktoberfest. The event, held in Veterans Park and […]

 
 

Community caregivers

Community caregivers

      In conjunction with United Way of Walworth County, more than 140 Elkhorn Area High School students participate in the 3rd Annual Day of Action Sept. 29. Volunteer Connection set-up projects at several locations including the Walworth County Historical Society where Gretta Block, Ashley Malsch, Emily Poeschel and Olivia Lysaght […]

 
 

Sneaky pass

Sneaky pass

      Delavan-Darien High School junior Jay T Greenwald completes a pass to junior Julian Rodriguez during the Comets’ homecoming game Oct. 5. See complete game coverage in the Oct. 11 Delavan Enterprise. (Vianney Perez photo)

 
 

HENRY L. JOHNSON

HENRY L. JOHNSON

      Henry L. Johnson, 64, of Sharon, passed away Oct. 8, 2018, at his home. He was born on May 24, 1954, to Henry and Millie (Webster) Johnson. He was a Walworth County deputy seriff for many years before retiring. Henry was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and […]

 
 

MARILYN G. OLM

MARILYN G. OLM

      Marilyn G. Olm, 93, of Whitewater, died Oct. 9, 2018. Marilyn was born May 19, 1925, in Menno, S.D., to Frederick and Mabel (Christopherson) Rittershaus. In 1947, she graduated from Lakeland College with a B.A. in music and German, after which she received voice training at the New York […]

 
 

DARLENE HARDING

DARLENE HARDING

      Darlene June Harding, 94, died Oct. 11, 2018, at Wellington Place in Fort Atkinson. She was born Feb. 9, 1924, in Pershing, Iowa, the daughter of Cecil and Charlotte (nee Brink) Bridges. She was the oldest of four siblings. On April 12, 1941, she married William (Bill) Harding. They […]

 
 

JOYCE ATKINSON

Joyce Elizabeth (Rieser) Atkinson, 75, of Delavan Lake died at Golden Years Retirement Home on Oct. 12, 2018. She was born July 3, 1943, in Chicago to Pete Rieser and Irene Luchessi. She came from Chicago to Delavan and graduated from Delavan-Darien High School in 1961. Joyce immediately started with […]

 
 

Attitude, execution keys in win for boys soccer

Attitude, execution keys in win for boys soccer

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The 2018 season has been quite the learning experience for the young Big Foot-Williams Bay boys soccer squad. But Tuesday, it was the Chiefs who delivered a few lessons of their own. Big Foot broke a 3-3 tie against visiting Edgerton with four unanswered goals […]

 
 

Whitewater panel denies request to offer U-Haul rentals

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A business owner’s request to add U-Haul rentals to his menu of service offerings was denied by a Whitewater panel devoted to issuing permits and zoning-related matters. Ray Ruiz, owner of Whitewater Quick Lube and Car Wash, went before the city’s Plan and Architectural Review Commission […]

 
 

Class of 1958 reunites during homecoming

Class of 1958 reunites during homecoming

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Class of 1958, the first class to graduate from Delavan-Darien High School after the Delavan and Darien school districts were brought together, celebrated its 60th reunion last week during the high school’s homecoming celebration. The class was in town from Oct. 4 through 7 […]