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A fruity fundraiser

A fruity fundraiser

Members of the Whitewater Rotary Club assemble holiday fruit baskets at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Community Engagement Center earlier this month. A total of 280 baskets in all were put together with proceeds from the fundraiser going to support various Rotary Club community projects. From the left: Aurelio Callope, Gordon […]

 
 

Genoa City fire still under investigation

Genoa City fire still under investigation

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Authorities are still looking into what caused a five-alarm blaze in Genoa City on Dec. 23 that destroyed a commercial building and displaced two residents. The five-alarm fire, according to investigators, happened before 2:22 p.m. when representatives from the Genoa City Police Department as well […]

 
 

Warm meals and hearts

Warm meals and hearts

This year’s annual Christmas Day meal in Elkhorn was held at the high school and featured a delivery and drive-thru event in an effort to keep volunteers and guests safe. Many people helped out with the event including Jim Boardman, shown making his way through the food line while helping […]

 
 

DDHS scholarship, graduation events scheduled

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board last week approved dates for the annual scholarship ceremony and graduation, both of which will be held next spring in early June. At its Dec. 14 meeting, the board set June 5, 2021 at 1 p.m. as the date for the […]

 
 

Historical Society announces capital campaign

Historical Society announces capital campaign

Funds raised will help build an addition to the resource center By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The Walworth County Historical Society recently announced a major capital campaign to raise funds to build a 2,500 square foot addition to the 20-year-old facility at the Doris M. Reinke Resource Center on Washington […]

 
 

County adopts CDC quarantine guidelines

Consistent with Centers for Disease Control the and Wisconsin Department of Health Services guidance, the Walworth County Division of Public Health continues to recommend a 14-day quarantine as the safest option to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. However, public health officials are also now supporting two options […]

 
 

Telling the story

Telling the story

Fontana Community Church’s EPIC Youth Group put on a Christmas nativity scene recently, from the left: Clayton Flies, Eli Laing, Jacob Laing, Brooklyn Flies (Mary), Logan McHugh (Joseph), Declan McHugh and Joshua Lebaron (angel.) It featured a one-way drive-thru with signs telling the Bible story along the path, marked with […]

 
 

Seasonal sounds

Seasonal sounds

Elkhorn Area High School choirs and bands recently held annual holiday concerts at the school. Though they had a different look this year, from the students wearing masks to social distancing guidelines being observed where necessary, guests report it was great to be able to hear them show off their […]

 
 

Spreading joy

Spreading joy

COVID-19 led to some changes to Delavan-Darien’s Shop with a Cop program but organizers said overwhelming support made it a great success, as Christmas gifts were provided to 50 children in 24 families. Police department and Delavan-Darien School District staff and volunteers did the shopping and wrapping and, on Dec. […]

 
 

Special stop

Special stop

The Walworth Fire Department and Big Foot High School FFA Chapter teamed up to host a special meeting with Santa Dec. 12. Hayes Hinzpeter, 2, could hardly contain her excitement about meeting and take a photo with Santa and captain J. Rowland. See more photos in the Dec. 25 Times/Reporter. (Penny […]