Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

Phyllis E. Gebauer

Phyllis E. Gebauer, 80, formerly of Elkhorn, died Aug. 15, 2018 at her residence in Appleton. Funeral service will be at noon, today, Aug. 20 at at Briggs Road Evangelical Free Church, 4654 Briggs Rd., Elkhorn. Visitation will be from 10 a.m., today, until service time, also at the church. […]

 
 

Lofy Landscaping wins consolation championship in Lake Geneva YMCA softball

Lofy Landscaping wins consolation championship in Lake Geneva YMCA softball
 
 

A survivor’s tale of hope

The Rodgers family (from left), Stephanie, Randy and Kale, as they were captured in a portrait prior to Randy’s cancer diagnosis in 2011.

The Rodgers family (from left), Stephanie, Randy and Kale, as they were captured in a portrait prior to Randy’s cancer diagnosis in 2011. Cancer took her husband, not her love of life By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Clarity can strike at the most mundane moments. For Stephanie Rodgers one […]

 
 

Area schools receive safety grants

Seven area school districts are among 147 schools awarded grants through the Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grant program, administered by DOJ’s Office of School Safety. Combined, the 147 schools and school districts will receive $10,253,487, which will be spent on building safety improvements, as well as training for […]

 
 

Art show to benefit Relay For Life

An art show will be held in conjunction with the Relay for Life of Walworth County event and all proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The show, “A Day in Monet’s Giverny, France,” is being hosted by impressionist artist Weston J. Courier at Maxwell Mansion, 421 Baker […]

 
 

Man to appear in case of assaulting daughter

A motion hearing is scheduled for July 23 for an Indiana man charged with sexually assaulting his daughter in Walworth County when she was 9 to 11 years old. The man, 35, of Crawfordsville, Ind., was charged Dec. 28 in Walworth County Circuit Court with first-degree sexual assault, having contact […]

 
 

Former Elkhorn woman publishes first book

Former Elkhorn woman publishes first book

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Katy Eeten, who has spent most of her life in southeast Wisconsin including eight years in Elkhorn, recently published her first book. Eeten, who was born in Minnesota, moved to Wisconsin when she was 2. Last year, she and her husband, Jason, and their children, […]

 
 

Greater Walworth community aims to keep kids safe

Greater Walworth community aims to keep kids safe

Police, fire and water safety patrol reps among the volunteers By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent Safety Town, a weeklong event held at Walworth Grade School that featured two sessions each day, saw numerous volunteers from throughout the area step in in an effort to keep kids safe. Held the week of […]

 
 

Star Spangled Celebration

Star Spangled Celebration

Emily Kruse (right) and Alliah North, of the Elkhorn FFA, show off their spirit and smiles at the Star Spangled Celebration in Elkhorn June 29. The event included kids’ games, food and drinks, a performance by the Holton Community Band and a fireworks show. See more photos in the July […]

 
 

Celebrating our independence

Celebrating our independence

Hundreds of people line the streets of Sharon for the annual Fourth of July parade despite the heat and humidity. Among the numerous parade entries was Hugs, the clown, and his friend. See more photos from the festivities in Sharon in the July 6 Times/Reporter. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)