Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Whitewater CDA lends financial support to year two of marketing effort

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After a recent robust discussion, members of a Whitewater economic development panel agreed to provide financial resources for year two of a pilot marketing project aimed at spreading the city’s attributes to a broader region. The Community Development Authority’s board of directors on May 23 voted […]

 
 

Sounds of spring

Sounds of spring

      Elkhorn Area High School musicians perform in the recent spring concert at the school. The annual concert features a variety of groups and musical pieces for family, friends and members of the community. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Spring concert stars

Spring concert stars

Fontana Elementary School’s concert choir, composed of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders, prepares to perform under the direction of Nick Stolfe at the school’s 2019 spring concert May 16. See more photos in the June 7 Times/Reporter. (Vicky Wedig photo)  

 
 

Elkhorn Council approves slew of alcohol licenses

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council approved a slew of alcohol licenses at its meeting last Monday night, the most notable of which included licenses for the Holiday Affair Craft Show and Plaza Mexico de Elkhorn, both to be held at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. The […]

 
 

MARILYN FISCHER

MARILYN FISCHER

      Marilyn Marie Fischer, 91, of Westshire Farms, Delavan, died June 10, 2019, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. She was born July 27, 1927, in Eau Claire, to the late Robert H. and Marie A. (Benecke) Krueger. Marilyn graduated from New Richmond High School in 1945 and from the River […]

 
 

DONALD HENRY HAYES

DONALD HENRY HAYES

      Donald Henry Hayes, of Lady Lake, Fla., passed away quietly at home on June 7, 2019, in the presence of his wife and children. He was born June 13, 1935, in Kingston, to Henry G. Hayes and Lillian L. Hayes (both deceased). He was the oldest of four children, […]

 
 

ROBERT W. WENZEL

Robert W. Wenzel, 92, of Darien, died peacefully at his home on June 8, 2019. Funeral is at Friday at 11 a.m. at Triune Lutheran Church in Darien. Visitation is Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Betzer Funeral Home, Delavan.

 
 

Delavan working toward razing two houses

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The City of Delavan is working toward razing two houses, one due to its condition and the other to make way for a future expansion of Aram Public Library. The Common Council awarded a contract to Odling Construction of Delavan in an amount not to […]

 
 

Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

Marie Koch served for almost seven years as Executive Director of Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce and Discover Whitewater. A retirement party was held in her honor at Willow Brook County Club on May 22. Koch wears her retirement crown proudly while chatting with Chris Clapper, director of the Elkhorn […]

 
 

Walworth County to host Alice in Dairyland finals

Walworth County will host the 73rd annual Alice in Dairyland Finals events in May 2020. Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary Brad Pfaff made the announcement May 11 during the finale event for the selection of the 72nd Alice in Dairyland in Green County. Walworth County is […]