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Holiday lights

Holiday lights

      At the tree lighting ceremony in Tower Park in Delavan, Mayor Mel Nieuwenhuis kicks things off once Santa arrived by fire truck. See more photos in the Dec. 12 Enterprise. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

UW-Whitewater contributes to regional economy

UW-Whitewater contributes to regional economy

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has an economic impact of $514.9 million annually on the region, according to results of the university’s most recent study conducted by its Fiscal and Economic Research Center. Announced Dec. 5, the study shows that the university continues to be a key financial driver for southeast […]

 
 

Badger HS wins state awards for one-act play

Badger High School’s one-act play, “The Amazing Angelman,” competed at the state theater competition at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Nov. 22 and took home eight awards, including Critic’s Choice, the highest award a play can receive. The play performed to a full house on the Mainstage and received a standing […]

 
 

Elkhorn to clean up sump pump ordinance

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Proposed updates to the City of Elkhorn’s ordinance regarding sump pump discharge are geared toward better defining when homeowners are required to connect and provide pathways to help them handle it. Under the ordinance as it currently stands, all homeowners within the City of Elkhorn are […]

 
 

Bunco Bonanza winner

Bunco Bonanza winner

It’s a full house at Evergreen Country Club for the Elkhorn Area Women’s Club Nov. 17 Bunco Bonanza fundraiser Bunco fundraiser at Evergreen Country Club. The event featured cash raffles, a wine pull and cash Bunco prizes. The club raised $2,000, which will be given to the Elkhorn Fire Department […]

 
 

Delavan officials respond to questions about closed session

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent City Attorney Steve Koch responded to questions about why a discussion by the Common Council on Nov. 19 about the Temperance House was conducted in closed session. Koch said doing so was proper and no one associated with the Temperance House should be surprised the […]

 
 

Whitewater officials working with UW on small business study

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With assistance from an outside entity, Whitewater officials are hoping to find out what the city excels in, and where it can improve, in fostering small businesses within the community. The Community Development Authority on Nov. 21 discussed with City Manager Cameron Clapper the partnership, which […]

 
 

A lot of helping hands

A lot of helping hands

Badger High School Associate Principal Mike Giovingo, Gen Reed and Amy Peterburs Bittner organize pies for a recent school fundraiser to purchase an electric bike (E-Assist) for junior Brooks Guif, who is challenged by cerebral palsy. The bike is expected to aid Guif in getting to school, work and other […]

 
 

Alice in Dairyland opens Christmas tree season

Alice in Dairyland opens Christmas tree season

Area students take part in tree-cutting event The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and the 72nd Alice in Dairyland Abigail Martin joined area students at a special tree-cutting event in Walworth County recently. Fourth and fifth grade students from Walworth, Sharon, Fontana and Reek Elementary schools were […]

 
 

Holton Band, Elkhorn, to host holiday concert

By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The Holton-Elkhorn Band is almost ready to host its annual Christmas concert and again will do so at Elkhorn Area High School. On Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., the Holton-Elkhorn Band will take the stage in the James A. Wehner Auditorium at EAHS, which […]