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Hundreds remember, honor Treyton in 5K

Hundreds remember, honor Treyton in 5K

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The 10th annual “Run for Trey” on Oct. 11 was more than a welcomed 5K run and walk for 265 people finishing at home plate in “Treyton’s Field of Dreams” located in Whitewater’s Starin Park. In the words of Molly Fuller, who along with her husband, […]

 
 

Commission: Chlorides are on the rise

Water pollution control superintendent suggests checking softeners Due to continued increases in chloride levels, the Fontana/Walworth Water Pollution Control Commission is asking for help from local residents. “Over the last years we have seen a steady increase in the amount of chlorides being discharged to the sewer. As you might […]

 
 

Cloverbuds at Home program offered

Walworth County 4-H recently announced its new Cloverbuds at Home program. The program is designed for any county youth, kindergarten through second grade, and provides an opportunity for kids to learn more about 4-H while having fun and exploring different areas of interest. When registering for Cloverbuds at Home, parents […]

 
 

Fall market fun

Fall market fun

Terra Yard Creations’ Oct. 3 Fall Market at the Barn event featured a wide variety of makers, artists, artisans, crafters and bakers along with activities for kids. Payton Perepell, 2, and her sister, Quinn, 5, from Delavan, get started on painting their pumpkins. Seeds of Hope supplied the pumpkins, free […]

 
 

Elkhorn to host Oktoberfest Saturday

By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer As Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce representatives put it in a recent social media post a couple, what a rollercoaster the last several months have been. Despite several events and local festivities being canceled or postponed, chamber staff said they’re excited to host Elkhorn Oktoberfest. […]

 
 

Fire causes evacuation

Fire causes evacuation

A fire in the wall at the Walmart in Delavan last weekend led to the store being evacuated for a short time. According to Delavan Fire Chief Tim O’Neill, the call came in a little before 2 p.m. Oct. 10 and damage was confined to a freezer and electrical wiring. […]

 
 

‘Movin’ to End Abuse’ fundraiser planned

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness month, New Beginnings APFV is hosting a virtual fundraiser, Victory Over Violence: Movin’ to End Abuse. The event will be held over the last two weeks in October (18-31.) Participants will be asked to find sponsors to support them as they perform any physical […]

 
 

Cupcake War nets sweet results for Studio 84

Cupcake War nets sweet results for Studio 84

Studio 84’s recent Chocolate Affair: Cupcake War competition was a sweet treat for ticker-holders and the nonprofit art studio. The annual Cupcake War event celebrates chocolate and the art of baking while raising money for Studio 84, which specializes in the creative development of people with disabilities. Eight bakers entered […]

 
 

Fall into fall with fun, family activities

Fall into fall with fun, family activities

Corn maze, haunted hayrides among area’s offerings Pearce’s Farm Stand in Walworth is, once again, offering its corn maze for kids of all ages to enjoy this autumn. Admission to the corn maze is $8 for adults and $6 for kids age 5 to 12. The 12-acre maze is open […]

 
 

Elks celebrate homecoming

Elks celebrate homecoming

Members of the Elkhorn Area High School Color Guard twirl flags during last Friday’s annual Homecoming parade in downtown Elkhorn. The football team defeated Westosha Central 46-41, the first victory since new coach Todd Ghilani took over. See more parade photos and coverage from the game, along with other EAHS […]