Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Grand opening set for Waters Edge

Grand opening set for Waters Edge

Ceremony will be the same day as Oktoberfest in the Town of Delavan Construction on the new Waters Edge event and convention venue in the Town of Delavan is complete and a grand opening ceremony is slated to take place right before the Oktoberfest event at Delavan Community Park. Groundbreaking […]


OWI Court celebrates 10th anniversary

Program helps repeat offenders maintain drug- and alcohol-free lives Oct. 11 marked the 10-year anniversary of the Walworth County OWI Court, a four-phase intervention program for adults who have pled guilty to third or fourth Operating While under the Influence penalties and are struggling with sobriety. The program arrived at […]


Walking to end hunger

Walking to end hunger

The 31st annual Whitewater CROP walk was held Oct. 3. It kicked off at Fairhaven Senior Services and ended at the Whitewater Armory. There was a stop along the route representing the little food pantry at Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. The CROP Hunger Walk is a nationwide movement sponsored […]


SMILES to host 5K, breakfast

Special Methods in Learning Equine Skills, Inc. will host Miles for SMILES 5K Fun Run/Walk and Breakfast at the Barn on Oct. 23 at the SMILES facility in Darien. Breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. and be served until noon; tickets will be available at the door. The 5K will […]


Former athletes reunite

Former athletes reunite

Last week, a group of Southern Lakes Conference athletes from the late 1950s gathered in Elkhorn for a reunion. From the left, listed with the high school they attended are: (front) Jim Miles, Elkhorn; Bill Riese, Elkhorn; Bob Klitzkie, Elkhorn; Tom Kraus, Whitewater and Delavan; Jim Merrill, Delavan, Roger Van […]



Sherlie J. Thorson, 84, of Delavan, formerly of Elkhorn, passed away on Oct. 13, 2021, at Ridgestone Village in Delavan. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.



Michael J. Darre, 71, of Williams Bay, passed away on Oct. 10, 2021, at Mercy Janesville Hospital. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, W4615 Potter Road in Elkhorn. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until […]



Paul D. Cawley, 70, of Delavan, passed away on Oct. 10, 2021. Private services were held. Lazarczyk Family Funeral Homes – Betzer Chapel of Delavan is serving the family.



Lou Ann Hicks, 64, of Lake Geneva, passed away on Oct. 11, 2021, at Mercy Health Hospital in Janesville. Private services and burial were held at Oak Hill Cemetery. Lazarczyk Family Funeral Homes – Steinke Chapel of Lake Geneva is serving the family.


Storytelling Festival debuts this weekend

It will feature a variety of crafts and activities in Whitewater The Whitewater Area Chamber has an addition to its annual calendar of events in the community. The chamber’s brand-new Whitewater Storytelling Festival, a celebration of the art of storytelling, is happening the weekend of Oct. 15 and 16. The […]