Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Sunset Pool to remain closed for season

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 4-2 last week in favor of keeping Sunset Pool closed for the 2020 season amidst continued COVID-19 concerns as well as consideration of Walworth County’s recommended guidelines for opening public pools. Alderman Ron Dunwiddie and Frank Boggs voted in […]

 
 

Finding the fun in scary stories

Finding the fun in scary stories

Aram youth librarian offering readings from creepy cellar In a delightfully Blair Witch-esque opening, Katherine Schoofs, Youth Librarian at Aram Public Library welcomes her weekly viewers into her creepy cellar for a round of scary stories. Aimed at ages 12 and up, Schoofs shares a variety of stories and legends […]

 
 

WUSD officials take cautious approach to budget

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater Unified School District officials have taken a cautious approach in crafting the 2020-21 budget because of a series of unknowns, related to COVID-19. In his most recent presentation of the draft budget for the district’s next fiscal year, Business Manager Matthew Sylvester-Knudtson said he was […]

 
 

ARTHUR SELLNOW

ARTHUR SELLNOW

      Arthur C. Sellnow Jr., 67, of Johnson Creek, passed away on May 9, 2020, at UW Hospital in Madison. Arthur Carl Sellnow, Jr., was born on April 15, 1953, in Watertown, to Helen (nee Madsen) and Arthur Carl Sellnow, Sr. He was a 1971 graduate of Watertown High School. […]

 
 

ALDEN TAYLOR

ALDEN TAYLOR

      Alden Taylor, 70, passed away Saturday, May 23 at Carmel Health and Living. He was born April 15, 1950 to Barbara Alden Taylor and Clayton Meacher Taylor in Terre Haute, Ind. He graduated from Elkhorn High School in 1969 and attended Wabash College and Indiana State University, where he […]

 
 

Tour de Elkhorn?

Tour de Elkhorn?

     On May 15, teachers from throughout the Elkhorn Area School District participated in National Bike to Work Day, some who had family members join them. Due to schools being closed, after the teachers arrived at school they jumped back on their bikes and made their way back home to […]

 
 

Man charged with assaulting nieces still at large

An arrest warrant remains out for a man charged with sexually assaulting his nieces in the Village of Bloomfield in 2013. A warrant was issued Sept. 11, 2018, for the arrest of a man charged with 24 counts of sexual assault of his 10- and 14-year-old nieces. The man, 32, […]

 
 

MARGARET STRASSBURG

Margaret E. (Arnhoelter) Strassburg, 86, formerly of Elkhorn, passed away on May 22, 2020, at Lincolnshire Place Memory Care in Loves Park, Ill. A private service for immediate family only will be held at Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home and Crematory, 730 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. A public graveside service […]

 
 

MAGDOLNA PETRICS

MAGDOLNA PETRICS

      Magdolna “Maggie” Petrics (Sorok), 83, of Williams Bay, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 22, 2020 at home due to complications of Alzheimer’s. She was born May 16, 1937 in Hungary, to Carl and Teresa (Torma) Sorok. Maggie married the love of her life, Sigmond L. […]

 
 

BETTY JEAN EVANS

BETTY JEAN EVANS

      Betty Jean Evans, 91, of Janesville, passed away May 22, 2020, at Oak Park Place in Janesville. She was born on Aug. 7, 1928, in Clinton, to Lora L. (Blackburn) and Archie W. Christman, Sr. She married John (Jack) E. Evans on Dec. 31, 1949. Betty partnered with her […]