Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

Strong in all the right places

Strong in all the right places

Teen battling muscular dystrophy loves life, music and laughing By Mariann Hunter Contributor Andrew Rocha is like many young teenagers. He loves music, singing at the top of his lungs – especially rap music, watching movies, is a major foodie – aspiring to be a chef someday, enjoys watching The […]

 
 

City of Delavan hires new administrator

City of Delavan hires new administrator

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Common Council unanimously approved hiring Brian Wilson as the new City Administrator on March 2. He will begin his duties on April 26, a few days following the retirement of current administrator Denise Pieroni.       “From the interview process, it was clear that Brian […]

 
 

LYLE KARIS

Lyle A. “Tuffy” Karis, 89, of West Allis passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 26, at Mother of Perpetual Help Church, 2322 S. 106th St., West Allis, from 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. at the […]

 
 

SILVESTE CHAVEZ-GARCIA

Silvestre Chavez-Garcia, 72, of Lake Geneva, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. The visitation was held on March 13 at the funeral home. Steinke-Lazarczyk Family Funeral Home of Lake Geneva is serving the family.

 
 

ANGEL CASTRO

Angel Castro was laid to rest at the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Cemetery on Friday March 19, 2021. Steinke-Lazarczyk Family Funeral Home of Lake Geneva is serving the family.

 
 

Elkhorn FFA recaps successful year

Elkhorn FFA recaps successful year

By Marra Andreas Contributor The Elkhorn FFA Alumni and Supporters recently held their first meeting of the year where a recap of 2020 was shared and deemed successful, despite challenges brought on by the pandemic.       The group features parents, community members, local business owners and past FFA members that […]

 
 

Feed the Bus

Feed the Bus

The East Troy Lions teamed up with Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 92 March 13 and 14 in a Feed the Bus event for the East Troy Food Pantry. The groups collected 4,542 pounds of food and $1,300 that was delivered to the pantry Sunday afternoon with the […]

 
 

Furry anniversary

Furry anniversary

The Pet Gourmet-Flagship Store, 541 Kenosha Street in Walworth, celebrated its first anniversary on Saturday, March 13. The event featured about 40 dogs with their owners visiting the establishment and included popcorn, candy and beverages for customers while dogs received treats. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

March of the cranes

March of the cranes

Sandhill Cranes have returned to the area with a reminder that spring is on its way, despite the temporary return of winter earlier this week. The majestic birds make their way back to Wisconsin in March after spending the winter months in Florida. Cranes choose a mate as early as […]

 
 

Gas main struck

Gas main struck

City of Delavan Fire Department members respond to a gas main being struck on Balsam Court in Delavan on March 4. According to Delavan Fire Chief Tim O’Neill, paramedic and fire department members assisted WE Energies workers on scene, including treating one WE Energies employee who was injured. O’Neill said […]