Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

City of Elkhorn to offer lifeguard class

Hope to gain staff for Sunset Pool this summer By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of adding a lifeguard certification class to programming for the Park and Recreation Department at a meeting last week in hopes of gaining a few new lifeguards for […]

 
 

‘Substantial progress’ in bringing full-service grocer back to Whitewater

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Will Whitewater land a new full-service grocer at some point in the foreseeable future? Dave Carlson, executive director of the city’s Community Development Authority, expressed optimism about the oft-discussed question when he gave a routine report to members of the appointed body at a monthly meeting […]

 
 

Lots of PB for the J

Lots of PB for the J

County resource officers collecting donations Saturday By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Peanut butter, as far as foods go, is kind of in a category by itself but is also versatile as it goes with many things from spreads to fruit to celery as well as being used in a variety of […]

 
 

‘Quotes for Good’

Area State Farm office sponsoring Agape House Agape House announced last week that State Farm Insurance is sponsoring it as a “Quotes for Good” organization in April and May. The program is simple: for every person that Agape House sends to Tonia Andre, the State Farm agent in Elkhorn, who […]

 
 

Book signing raises money for Make-A-Wish

Book signing raises money for Make-A-Wish

More than 100 people attended the Mars Resort book signing for Kenneth Linde’s “Waldwick” and “Little Spirit” drawing people from as far away as suburban Chicago and many new visitors to the resort. “Customers had a great time, got to meet and greet the author and helped raise money for […]

 
 

Lake Geneva woman charged in Antioch armed robbery

A Lake Geneva woman, along with a man from Lake Villa, were each charged for their roles in the armed robberies of two Antioch restaurants last week. Delores R. Hillary, 21, of Lake Geneva, is accused of robbing Taco Bell on March 17 along with attempting to rob Culver’s on […]

 
 

Safe and Savvy Senior open house Saturday

Walworth County Health and Human Services is hosting a Safe and Savvy Senior Day beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Government Center, 100 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn. Law enforcement, the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Walworth County, Lakeland Health Care Center, Veterans Services, and others […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien High School performs ‘Footloose’

Delavan-Darien High School performs ‘Footloose’

Delavan-Darien High School recently entertained fans with a trio of performances of ‘Footloose the Musical.’ Footloose is the story of Ren McCormack, a teenage boy from Chicago. He and his mother move to the small town of Bomont after his father abandons them. Upon arriving, Ren finds himself at odds […]

 
 

Cast, crew gearing up for ‘Guys and Dolls Jr.’

Cast, crew gearing up for ‘Guys and Dolls Jr.’

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Taking in a performance of Whitewater Middle School’s production of “Guys and Dolls Jr.” could be the perfect way to kick off the first month of spring. Shows are scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 11 and 12, in the Whitewater High School auditorium. […]

 
 

County seeks high school students for program

They’ll earn community service hours, letters of recommendation Walworth County Volunteer Services and Lakeland Health Care Center would like to invite high school students to participate in the “Next Generation” program at Lakeland Health Care Center. Next Generation aims to bridge the intergenerational gap between teenagers and seniors. The first […]