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Whitewater mulls price point for library remodel

Resolution pledging financial support for remodel, expansion project is eyed By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater’s decision-making municipal body is mulling a resolution that could formalize the city’s commitment for the planned expansion and remodel of the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. Amid a wide-ranging discussion at a Common Council meeting […]

 
 

Delavan standout inducted into Panther Hall of Fame

Delavan standout inducted into Panther Hall of Fame

Four former Milwaukee student-athletes and a prominent head coach were inducted into the Bud K. Haidet Milwaukee Athletics Hall of Fame, presented by Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront on Nov. 13. The members of the Class of 2021 include: Cheryl Berkley (volleyball); William Krueger (track and field/cross country); Emily McClellan (swimming); and Marc Mitchell (basketball). Jerry […]

 
 

Elkhorn updates burn ordinance

It includes exemptions, alters hours for campfires By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 6-0 in favor of both waiving the first reading of and approving an amended open burning ordinance at its Nov. 15 meeting. The updated ordinance had been reviewed and recommended for approval […]

 
 

Donate to the The Big Bundle Up

Visit Lake Geneva collecting warm winter clothing during campaign Visit Lake Geneva recently announced it will serve as the local drop-off for The Big Bundle Up, an annual statewide campaign that collects new and gently used winter clothing items for donation back to the local community. This year’s recipient of […]

 
 

To serve the community

To serve the community

‘Tween Talk’ happens in Whitewater By Tom Ganser Correspondent A dozen Whitewater Middle School students gathered at Irvin L. Young Memorial Library Oct. 13 for the first “Tween Talk.” Held in the library’s media center, the talk was lead by Torrie Thomas, programming and makerspace librarian, and Deana Rolfsmeyer, youth […]

 
 

More delays to Borg Stadium project

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board received an update about construction delays to the Borg Stadium project on Nov. 8. The project was scheduled to be completed in October but will now be completed next spring or summer. The project to renovate Borg Stadium and build new […]

 
 

Honoring our veterans

Honoring our veterans

Elkhorn played host to a number of Veterans Day events Thursday, Nov. 11. There was a parade, Elkhorn Area High School held an event that included a meal, speakers and recognition of veterans, and the Walworth County Historical Society held its annual Veterans Day program. Elkhorn VFW 6375 member Grant […]

 
 

Planning continues for City of Elkhorn admin position

Timeline, potential testing of candidates among items discussed By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At its Nov. 1 meeting, the City of Elkhorn Common Council further discussed the timeline and steps toward selecting a new city administrator, with City Administrator James Heilman set to retire in April 2022. Mayor Bruce Lechner said […]

 
 

WHS Players to present ‘Footloose’

WHS Players to present ‘Footloose’

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Regardless of age, most if not all who attend will likely cut loose as the Whitewater High School Players burst onto the stage with the movie musical “Footloose” next week. Based on the 1984 film, this Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score aims to keep audiences […]

 
 

Learn about serving on the County Board

Walworth County Administrator Mark Luberda will hold an informational meeting for interested residents and potential candidates who would like to learn more about the duties and responsibilities of County Board Supervisors. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, in County Board Room No. 114 at the […]