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The band played on

The band played on

Though the annual Band O Rama event was canceled this year, that didn’t stop the music, thanks to the Elkhorn Area High School band, which presented a concert last Saturday. Band students were given tickets for their family to attend in person and the concert was live-streamed on the EAHS […]

 
 

Kikkoman Foods fire causes interim shutdown

Company officials report no injuries from Tuesday’s blaze By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Representatives of Kikkoman Foods in Walworth did not report any injuries to employees and firefighters from fire in a soy sauce production area Tuesday morning. Dan Miller, vice president of administration at Kikkoman, said in a statement […]

 
 

UW-Whitewater to offer new major in legal studies

UW-Whitewater to offer new major in legal studies

By Kristine Zaballos Contributor Beginning in fall 2021, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will offer a major tailored to students who have their sights set on law school or careers in legal professions. The new legal studies major, housed in the Department of Political Science, includes coursework on constitutional law, gender […]

 
 

Delavan Town Board tables noise ordinance

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Town of Delavan Board tabled a noise ordinance it is considering in response to several complaints about the noise emanating from Cattails Bar and Restaurant on Feb. 16. Ongoing complaints have been coming in from the nearby residential neighborhood for months. During public comments, […]

 
 

Whitewater library benefits change sparks discussion

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A recent tweak in benefits offered to employees within the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library shined a spotlight on governance within the quasi-independent body overseeing the public amenity. The Library Board making policy and budget decisions within Irvin L. Young recently made a motion to provide […]

 
 

United We Dance returns for second year

United We Dance returns for second year

Tickets are limited in an effort to have guests social distance United Way of Walworth County and Toe to Toe Ballet School have announced that for the second year, United We Dance will be returning to Elkhorn. The event – which will feature more than 10 groups – will be […]

 
 

Big Foot High School to showcase musical

Big Foot High School to showcase musical

Big Foot High School plans to take the public on a journey into the halls of 2021 East High School, where students are all masked and socially distanced, in its production of “Disney’s High School Musical: On Stage!” According to school officials, they will professionally record three separate live performances […]

 
 

Local businesses offer a helping hand

Local businesses offer a helping hand

Advanced Auto Clinic, Napa make donation to food pantry Advanced Auto Clinic and the Napa Auto Parts – both in Delavan – recently worked together to raise donations and awareness for the local food pantry. The Harold Johnson Food Pantry is located in the lower level of St. Andrew’s Church […]

 
 

Moving and shaking

From the left: the Movers and Shakers team, which is raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Soci-ety, includes Kaeleigh Runnels, Kloie Potts, Emma Jacobson (team leader), Abby Cook, Paige Jacobs, Madalyn Reichert and Judy Jacobson. Not pictured are team members Rebecca Terpstra and Hannah Heggernes. (Heather Ruenz photo)

Teen hopes to raise $50,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer If a big smile and positive attitude were the determining factors, Emma Jacobson would be a shoe-in as Student of the Year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Jacobson, 17, a junior at Elkhorn Area […]

 
 

WUSD officials hold meeting with legislators

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Broadband access, Wisconsin’s forthcoming biennium budget, COVID-19 and even marijuana legalization were among the disparate topics school officials in the Whitewater Unified district hashed over with state legislators at a recent meeting. The WUSD School Board and administrators annually meet with local representatives in both chambers […]