Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

Lioness’ Pajama-Rama Saturday

The Delavan Lioness Club will have its annual Pajama-Rama from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Old National Bank, 500 E. Walworth St. New pajamas for children of all ages will be distributed.  Pajamas will go to New Beginnings APFV, formerly the Association for Prevention of Family Violence; Twin Oaks […]

 
 

County voters support incumbents

County voters support incumbents

More than 45,000 ballots were cast in Walworth County Tuesday for state, congressional, legislature and county seats with local residents by and large supporting incumbents on both sides of the aisle. Below are updated, unofficial results as of this morning. Two county offices were on the ballot, both uncontested as […]

 
 

BREAKING: East Troy volleyball captures state championship

BREAKING: East Troy volleyball captures state championship

Trojans earn first title since 2013   By Mike Ramczyk SLN staff GREEN BAY – The East Troy volleyball girls were in a world of trouble Saturday afternoon in a WIAA Division 2 state championship match against Kettle Moraine Lutheran. The Lady Trojans, who sailed through victories Thursday and Friday, […]

 
 

Officials release names of man shot, deputy involved

Following a pursuit Oct. 18 that ended on Centralia Street in Elkhorn, the suspect, Sean Dutcher, 38, of Elkhorn, reportedly drove toward a Walworth County Deputy, Peter Wisnefsky, when he was shot and died at the scene. Among the agencies conducting separate investigations is the Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigations and the Medical Examiner’s office. (Dave Dresdow photo)

Elkhorn man reportedly on extended supervision following release from prison A pursuit that began in Waukesha County last week came to an end in Elkhorn when a local man was shot by a Walworth County deputy and died at the scene, according to officials. The suspect vehicle had been called […]

 
 

Man shot by Walworth County deputy

Man shot by Walworth County deputy

Suspect dies at scene following vehicle pursuit A pursuit that began in Waukesha County last night came to an end in Elkhorn when a man was shot by a Walworth County deputy and died at the scene, according to officials. The suspect vehicle had been called in as driving recklessly […]

 
 

Highway 67 closure Thursday

Jackson Creek bridge deck overlay work is scheduled for Thursday. Oct. 11 and travelers should plan alternate routes. Highway 67 from Morrissey Drive to Grant Street south of Elkhorn will be closed to all traffic, according to the Department of Transportation. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. […]

 
 

Michael Lois Support Fund launched

Elkhorn football player recovering from serious, non-football injury “On Sunday, September 16th Elkhorn Area High School Student, Michael Lois broke three vertebrae in his neck while diving into a swimming pool. Those who know Michael know that he is a determined, positive, and kind young man. He is a star […]

 
 

For the kids

For the kids

The fourth annual Golf Fore! Kids fundraiser was held Aug. 19. Don McComb, center, accepts one of the day’s three Friend of Whitewater Kids awards from Lakeview Elementary Principal David Brokopp and Whitewater Unified School District Administrator Mark Elworthy. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

WWUSD officials offer new details on $12.8 million fall referendum

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater Unified School District officials have launched an informational website and set in motion a series of meetings for the $12.8 million operational referendum that will be on residents’ ballot boxes in November. The WWUSD School Board at a special meeting Aug. 13 voted to hold […]

 
 

Focused

Focused

Two members of the Big Foot-Williams Bay tennis team, including Hanah Nordmeyer (above) at No. 4 singles, won their singles matches at Edgerton Aug. 30. She is shown competing Aug. 29 at Brookfield Academy. (Bob Mischka photo)