Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Tractors, trucks and tunes

Tractors, trucks and tunes

     At the 4th Annual Classic Car & Tractor Show at Pearce’s Farm Stand, Walworth, Sept. 30, a variety of cars, trucks and tractors were on display. The event also featured music by local band P.F. & The Flatheads. See more photos in the Oct. 12 Times/Reporter. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Whippets continue making strides

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent Oct. 2 was a good day for the Whitewater High School girls swimming team. Head coach Gina Foucault was happy with the Whippets’ performances against Platteville-Lancaster and Racine St. Catherine’s-Prairie School. Foucault said her team’s effort featured several breakout performances during their victories: 139-31 over […]

 
 

High school lacrosse team forming

There’s been a youth lacrosse team in the area, the Elkhorn Kwik Stx for some time and soon there will also be a high school club team. On Sunday, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., a high school lacrosse clinic will be held in the fieldhouse at Elkhorn Area High School. […]

 
 

Downtown Delavan hosts first Wine Walk

Downtown Delavan hosts first Wine Walk

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delavan area organizations collaborated to host the first Delavan Wine Walk on Sept. 27 in downtown Delavan. Visit Delavan, the Delavan-Darien Rotary Club, the Delavan Historic Foundation, the Delavan Downtown Project Management Team and 96.1 WLKG got together to host the event at locations along […]

 
 

Whitewater Grocery Co. hosting ownership meeting Sunday

The Whitewater Grocery Co.’s membership has reached nearly 500 owners after a little more than a year since its incorporation. Organizers of the initiative are inviting owners to a second annual meeting to review the next stages of the process and to discuss potential sites for a full-service grocery store. […]

 
 

Badger High School opens PHab Lab

Badger High School opens PHab Lab

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Badger High School had a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 2 to commemorate the opening of its new PHabLab facility next to the library learning center. Local and state dignitaries attended including Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, Sen. Steve Nass and Lake Geneva Mayor Tom Hartz. A traditional […]

 
 

Back to the drawing board in Elkhorn

Public Works Garage off the table as site for future City Hall By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of eliminating the Public Works Garage as a potential site for a future City Hall during a Committee of the Whole meeting Monday night. […]

 
 

THERESA LOS

Theresa Los, 97, of Elkhorn, died Oct. 9, 2018, at her residence. She was born May 18, 1921, in Burum, Netherlands, to the late Bart and Agnes (DeVries) VanderVeen. She immigrated from Holland when she was 13 years old. On April 18, 1940, she married Francis Los. He died Dec. […]

 
 

Ride raises more than $40K

Ride raises more than $40K

Greater community supports kids’ brain tumor foundation fundraiser Earlier this summer, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s “Ride For The Kids” – a motorcycle charity ride – was held at was held at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. The goal of the ride was to raise money to pay for research and […]

 
 

WWUSD gets word out on upcoming $12.8 million referendum

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the countdown clock fast approaching on the upcoming fall general election, Whitewater Unified school officials are moving full steam ahead in sharing with the public the district’s $12.8 million operational referendum. District Administrator Mark Elworthy provided the School Board with an update on the communications […]