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Community caregivers

Community caregivers

      In conjunction with United Way of Walworth County, more than 140 Elkhorn Area High School students participate in the 3rd Annual Day of Action Sept. 29. Volunteer Connection set-up projects at several locations including the Walworth County Historical Society where Gretta Block, Ashley Malsch, Emily Poeschel and Olivia Lysaght […]

 
 

Whitewater panel denies request to offer U-Haul rentals

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A business owner’s request to add U-Haul rentals to his menu of service offerings was denied by a Whitewater panel devoted to issuing permits and zoning-related matters. Ray Ruiz, owner of Whitewater Quick Lube and Car Wash, went before the city’s Plan and Architectural Review Commission […]

 
 

Class of 1958 reunites during homecoming

Class of 1958 reunites during homecoming

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Class of 1958, the first class to graduate from Delavan-Darien High School after the Delavan and Darien school districts were brought together, celebrated its 60th reunion last week during the high school’s homecoming celebration. The class was in town from Oct. 4 through 7 […]

 
 

Tractors, trucks and tunes

Tractors, trucks and tunes

     At the 4th Annual Classic Car & Tractor Show at Pearce’s Farm Stand, Walworth, Sept. 30, a variety of cars, trucks and tractors were on display. The event also featured music by local band P.F. & The Flatheads. See more photos in the Oct. 12 Times/Reporter. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

East Troy woman charged with kicking cop in groin

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Oct. 3 for an East Troy woman charged with drunken driving and kicking a police officer in the groin. Maria Billings, 35, was charged Sept. 24 in Racine County Circuit Court with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, fourth offense; resisting an officer; battery […]

 
 

Downtown Delavan hosts first Wine Walk

Downtown Delavan hosts first Wine Walk

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delavan area organizations collaborated to host the first Delavan Wine Walk on Sept. 27 in downtown Delavan. Visit Delavan, the Delavan-Darien Rotary Club, the Delavan Historic Foundation, the Delavan Downtown Project Management Team and 96.1 WLKG got together to host the event at locations along […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The Village of East Troy is looking at revising its zoning ordinance in response to changes in conditional use permits under Act 67. Also in this week’s edition, longtime member of the Booth Lake Memorial Park Board, Larry Mitten, is honored for his service. In sports, the East Troy High […]

 
 

Whitewater Grocery Co. hosting ownership meeting Sunday

The Whitewater Grocery Co.’s membership has reached nearly 500 owners after a little more than a year since its incorporation. Organizers of the initiative are inviting owners to a second annual meeting to review the next stages of the process and to discuss potential sites for a full-service grocery store. […]

 
 

Badger High School opens PHab Lab

Badger High School opens PHab Lab

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Badger High School had a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 2 to commemorate the opening of its new PHabLab facility next to the library learning center. Local and state dignitaries attended including Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, Sen. Steve Nass and Lake Geneva Mayor Tom Hartz. A traditional […]

 
 

Back to the drawing board in Elkhorn

Public Works Garage off the table as site for future City Hall By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of eliminating the Public Works Garage as a potential site for a future City Hall during a Committee of the Whole meeting Monday night. […]