Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

Big Foot Wolves to host 18th annual Pig Roast

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Big Foot Wolves, a local youth football program for kids in grade school, will host its 18th annual Pig Roast fundraiser, 2 to 11 p.m., Saturday at Toynton Park in Walworth. Entertainment and a variety of games that will feature prizes for kids and […]

 
 

Seeking acceptance, not just tolerance

Seeking acceptance, not just tolerance

LGBT community to host Pride Fair Saturday By Heather Ruenz SLN staff One of the dreams for Jody Rendall, director of LGBT of Walworth County, which started in 2011, has been to host a Pride Fair to support to people in the area that are lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender. […]

 
 

Summer night

Summer night

National Night Out, held Aug. 1 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn, featured police, fire and rescue personnel and equipment from throughout the county. Town of Linn firefighters (top) give a Jaws of Life demonstration; Sharon firefighter Jake Barry (left) helps John Rambatt shoot water out of a fire […]

 
 

Water tower painting to be completed this year

Moving timeline up gets city a $3,000 discount By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At its meeting Aug. 7, the City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of having the painting of the water towers completed this year, a project originally scheduled to be finished in 2018. Alderman Michael Kluck said […]

 
 

Shuckin’ and dancin’

Shuckin’ and dancin’

At the 56th Annual Walworth Fontana Rotary Corn & Bratwurst Fest, Aug. 5 at Heyer Park in Walworth, the corn shucking crew keeps up with the demand (top); later, kids dance to the band OTR (above.) For more information about the club, follow it on Facebook or email walworthfontanarotary@gmail.com. (Submitted photos)

 
 

Elkhorn man allegedly assaulted three girls

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Aug. 7 for an Elkhorn man charged with fondling and having sex with underage girls. Mitchel C. Lothes, 18, was charged Aug. 2 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two counts of sexual assault of a child younger than 16 years old, second-degree sexual […]

 
 

Special night out

Special night out

National Night Out, held Aug. 1 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn, featured police, fire and rescue personnel and equipment from throughout the county. Community members from throughout the county get a close-up look at the Flight for Life helicopter (top); Walworth County Deputy Bob Wierenga and his K9 […]

 
 

Upcoming events…

Though summer is winding down, there are still opportunities to get out to community events in the area. Below are two upcoming events in the area: The Village of Sharon will host the Stateline Playboys at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, downtown at Veterans Memorial Park. Attendees should bring lawn […]

 
 

Local woman charged with selling cocaine

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 15 for an Elkhorn woman charged with selling cocaine and running from police. Kristen L. Neumueller, 30, was charged July 31 in Walworth County Circuit Court with manufacturing or delivering heroin as a party to a crime and second and subsequent offense; obstructing […]

 
 

Kids from Wisconsin to perform Friday

Kids from Wisconsin to perform Friday

The Rotary Club of Elkhorn will present the Kids from Wisconsin at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18, at Waterford Union High School. Because of repairs in the auditorium at Elkhorn Area High School, the performance will be held in Waterford. Tickets are available at Matheson Memorial Library, the Elkhorn Area […]

 
 
 
 
 

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