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Elkhorn looks to widen East Page Street

Traffic from fairgrounds makes road nearly impassable By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn is looking to widen and improve a section of East Page Street abutting the fairgrounds that is heavily affected by exiting traffic from fairgrounds events. According to Public Works Manager Matt Lindstrom, there are three […]

 
 

Whitewater’s Brantmeier soaring up junior tennis ranks

Whitewater’s Brantmeier soaring up junior tennis ranks

She reaches quarterfinals of U.S. Open tournament By Michael J. Lewis Special to the Register Whitewater’s Reese Brantmeier, 14, is amazing at hitting a tennis ball. The cheerful, bright teen is happy to talk about her favorite sport and her sensational year climbing the ranks of the top junior players […]

 
 

Village of Walworth to discuss flooding

On Saturday, the Walworth Village President declared a State of Emergency due to torrential rains and excessive flooding, according to a press release from the village. Walworth has received a tremendous amount of rain over a very short period of time and the state of emergency was declared to allow […]

 
 

Enjoy a ‘Second Helping’

Enjoy a ‘Second Helping’

St. James community meal brings people together By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff In a world with modern technology that keeps everyone connected through the internet, there sometimes exists a dichotomy of disconnection from everyday life. The paradox is not lost on the organizers of the Second Helpings monthly supper at […]

 
 

Second person charged in crash that hurt biker

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for today for a Chicago man who allegedly grabbed the steering wheel of a car he was riding in contributing to a crash that injured a motorcyclist. Carlos A. Garcia, 24, was charged Aug. 28 in Walworth County Circuit Court with first-degree reckless injury and […]

 
 

Help name Delavan’s inlet parks

Help name Delavan’s inlet parks

Park naming contest open to town residents until Nov. 5 The Town of Delavan Park and Tourism Committee is hosting a park naming contest for its parks in the inlet. Inlet Park No. 1 is off of Cool Street and Inlet Park No. 2 is off of Summer Street. Contestants […]

 
 

Whitewater looking at scenarios if Palmyra-Eagle dissolves

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In the hopes of being proactive, administrators within the Whitewater Unified School District are recommending elected officials begin planning for all of the possible outcomes that could arise if neighboring Palmyra-Eagle School District ceases to exist at the end of the current school year. Business Manager […]

 
 

Putting on a show

Putting on a show

      The Spartans Drum and Bugle Corps made a stop at Elkhorn Area High School earlier this summer to get some practice time in while traveling between competitions. The Spartans organization out of New Hampshire, which was established in 1955, won the Drum Corps International Open Class last month, marking […]

 
 

Scarecrows on parade

Scarecrows on parade

Delavan’s annual autumn celebration returns Saturday By Tracy Ouellette SLN staff Delavan’s Scarecrow Fest returns to the historic downtown from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. The community-wide, family-oriented event features scarecrows and free activities throughout the downtown area. For the first time, festival organizers will be closing […]

 
 

Homecoming dress giveaway at Trinity Church

The final day of A’s Dress Closet hosting a free homecoming/prom “dress shop” will be Saturday, Sept. 14, at Trinity Church, W775 Geranium Road, Genoa City. The shop will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. A’s Dress Closet provides local high school girls with the opportunity to […]