Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Blessings shared

Blessings shared

      Ronald Warrenburg (left) gets meals ready to go for Delavan Township Police Chief Ray Clark. Clark helped deliver meals to shut-ins in the township area at the annual free Thanksgiving meal at Community Park in the Town of Delavan. (Submittted photo)

 
 

Holton Band moves concert

Holton Band moves concert

EAHS venue will allow more people to attend By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Holton-Elkhorn Band has held its annual Christmas concert in the Walworth County Performing Arts Center, the former Sprague Theatre. But this year, in an effort to ensure everyone that wants to attend can, they’ve decided to […]

 
 

Warhawks pull away in second half

Warhawks pull away in second half

UW-W advances to third round, hosts Minnesota foe on Saturday The No. 5 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team posted more than 500 yards of total offense for the fourth time in its last five games and forced three turnovers during a 54-21 triumph over St. Norbert in the second round […]

 
 

Chiefs wrestlers are hard-working kids, coach says

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent A significant obstacle to success in recent seasons for the Big Foot-Williams Bay wrestling team has come down to numbers. And the Chiefs didn’t have enough of them. But that looks like it’s about to change in 2018-19, as first-year head coach Tyler Heck has 20 […]

 
 

Badger girls suffer first loss

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Badger High School girls basketball team suffered its first loss of the season in a non-conference match-up with Kenosha Tremper in Kenosha on Nov. 20. The game was much closer than the final score indicated. Tremper won the game 67-52, but the Badgers were […]

 
 

After banner year, Elks raise expectations

After banner year, Elks raise expectations

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Expectations are high for Elkhorn this season, a point on which coach Josh Skatrud is abundantly clear. Elkhorn is in its fifth season under Skatrud, and enjoyed one of the program’s better seasons in recent memory last year. The Elks advanced to the WIAA Division […]

 
 

Lady Comets expect to at least double last year’s win total

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent In 2017, the Delavan-Darien High School girls basketball team finished with a 2-19 overall record. The Comets lost in their first game of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament, and it was head coach Marty Speth’s first season. Now, in 2018, Speth expects his team to […]

 
 

UW-W students continue efforts to help local brain injury survivor

UW-W students continue efforts to help local brain injury survivor

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater alum and longtime local resident Thomas Hapka has been receiving a lot of help from the newest generation of students from his alma mater. Hapka suffered a life-threatening brain injury when an artery in his neck was torn. Nearly three days passed and Hapka almost died before […]

 
 

Lakeland to host Love Lite ceremony

Aurora Lakeland Medical Center volunteers will host the 31st annual Love Lite program in early December but the deadline to purchase lights is next week. The program will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 in the main entrance lobby of the hospital at W3985 Highway NN, Elkhorn. […]

 
 

Elkhorn tax rate to fall 2 percent

Council unanimously approves 2019 budget, tax levy By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 5-0 in favor of adopting its 2019 budget and tax levy at its Nov. 19 meeting. The 2019 budget calls for a $5.51 million tax levy, with a tax rate of about […]