Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

DR. SCOTT N. BEATSE

DR. SCOTT N. BEATSE

​Dr. Scott N. Beatse MD, 59, of Elkhorn, died unexpectedly Sunday, June 2, 2019 while competing in a triathlon in Lake Mills.   ​Scott was born Oct. 7, 1959 in Payson, Utah to James C. and Marilyn S. (nee Smellie) Beatse. A few years later, his family relocated to West Covina, […]

 
 

WHS contingent heads to La Crosse

Boys, girls relay units lead Whippets’ chase for points By Kevin Cunningham Sports correspondent On May 20, the Whitewater High School boys and girls track and field teams competed in a WIAA regional meet. Numerous individuals and relay teams advanced to sectionals, which took place May 23 at East Troy […]

 
 

Names released in Darien murder-suicide

Names released in Darien murder-suicide

Man shot ex-girlfriend’s brother before killing her and then himself Delavan police issued an update this morning about the incident in Darien on Monday night that resulted in the deaths of two people and a third person being injured. Authorities have determined the suspect, Casey DePriest, 29, had lived at […]

 
 

JENNA M. BROVOLD

Jenna Mae Brovold, 29, of Delavan passed away on Tuesday May 14, 2019. She was born in Janesville on April 5, 1990 to John and Rhonda (Cobb) Brovold. She graduated from Carroll College on May 14, 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Biochemistry and worked […]

 
 

Two people found dead in Darien

Two people found dead in Darien

Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people in a home in Darien following a shooting police responded to last night. A third person who was shot in the shoulder is in stable condition at an area hospital, according to Delavan police. Police officers, sheriff’s deputies and SWAT team members […]

 
 

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 […]