Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

ANDRES CRUZ HERNANDEZ

Andres Cruz Hernandez 44, of Delavan, passed away to eternal life on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 at his residence with his family by his side. A visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 form 10 a.m. to noon at St. Andrews Catholic Church, 714 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan […]

 
 

Legion looks to bring tank to Elkhorn

Legion looks to bring tank to Elkhorn

The M-60 tank may be moved to Veterans Park By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent American Legion Post 45 if Elkhorn is looking to rehome an M-60 tank as a display piece and memorial in Veterans Park. According to American Legion Post 45 Commander Mark Gajewski, the tank is on display outside […]

 
 

Whitewater supports affordable housing, planner says

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent When it comes to affordable housing, Whitewater officials recently went on record in saying the city has been removing as much red tape as possible for any new residential developments that take root in the community. Chris Munz-Pritchard, neighborhood services director and city planner, recently discussed […]

 
 

Dementia Friendly Initiative names new board members

Dementia Friendly Initiative names new board members

The Board of Directors of the Dementia Friendly Initiative – Walworth County recently announced that Andrew Kerwin and Dan Nordsieck are joining the board. Kerwin serves as owner/operator for the Geneva Crossing Senior Community in Lake Geneva. He has been an active volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association of southeast Wisconsin […]

 
 

Keeping it running

Keeping it running

Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Kayla Crump, from Sharon, is currently assigned to the “Eightballers” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron. Crump is shown using a speed handle to tighten a screw aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt Dec. 8. Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting routine training in the Eastern […]

 
 

A kind Christmas

A kind Christmas

Numerous volunteers, including Greg and Ross Ingersoll, serve guests at the annual Christmas Day Community Meal at the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce. In addition to dine-in guests, a crew delivered meals to many shut-ins throughout the area. The event relies on donations from businesses, organizations and individuals and in […]

 
 

Delavan seeks comprehensive plan input

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved a resolution on Dec. 17 to adopt a Public Participation Plan for an upcoming update of the city’s comprehensive plan. The resolution lays out the timeline for gaining public input for the plan. Alderman Bruce DeWitt said it was important […]

 
 

Extreme Christmas fun

Extreme Christmas fun

A group of Big Foot High School students participate in the Extreme Christmas theme at a recent basketball game for the Chiefs. Many of them dressed up to compete in a contest. The night also featured M&E Tree Service t-shirt and cold drink holder giveaways and a collection of money […]

 
 

Operation Christmas Child boasts teamwork

Operation Christmas Child boasts teamwork

Donations, volunteers results in 200 shoeboxes filled Delavan Christian School recently held its Operation Christmas Child shoebox packing party and according to organizers, it was a great success. One representative said they wished all of the parents could have seen how amazing the kids were. “Big kids were helping little […]

 
 

Chiefs host Columbus in hoops doubleheader

Chiefs host Columbus in hoops doubleheader

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent A huge first half was more than enough for the Big Foot girls basketball team Monday night. Playing in a girls/boys home doubleheader against Columbus, the Chiefs rolled to a 39-15 lead by intermission en route to a 62-46 non-conference victory. The win improved Big Foot […]