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Delavan-Darien District moves forward on early learning

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent On Monday, the Delavan-Darien School Board moved forward with two early learning initiatives. The board approved pursuing a contract with a childcare provider at the Wileman Elementary building and also approved a new all-day, pre-school program for next year. The board approved negotiating a contract […]

 
 

East Troy School Board cuts $540,000 from budget

With a projected budget deficit of $485,000 and the additional $56,000 cost of the East Troy School District’s “impact needs” the School Board was faced with cutting $540,000 from the 2019-20 budget at Monday night’s meeting. Business Manager Kathy Zwirgzdas presented the budget proposal and outlined the difficulties the district […]

 
 

Committee looks to increase transportation service

Survey results reveal need for it to expand to Sundays, holidays By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent After receiving the results of a church survey recently sent out, the Walworth County’s Transportation Coordinating Committee agreed to look further at ways of providing increased services for people with mobility issues on Sundays and […]

 
 

UW-W team offers annual iron pour

UW-W team offers annual iron pour

Wisconsin Makers Inc. will host its fourth annual iron pour on Saturday, April 13. Area residents are invited to this event at the regional Makerspace, located at 200 E. Clay St., across from the American Legion in Whitewater. It will be held rain or shine, with indoor activities in the […]

 
 

City of Elkhorn to offer lifeguard class

Hope to gain staff for Sunset Pool this summer By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of adding a lifeguard certification class to programming for the Park and Recreation Department at a meeting last week in hopes of gaining a few new lifeguards for […]

 
 

‘Substantial progress’ in bringing full-service grocer back to Whitewater

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Will Whitewater land a new full-service grocer at some point in the foreseeable future? Dave Carlson, executive director of the city’s Community Development Authority, expressed optimism about the oft-discussed question when he gave a routine report to members of the appointed body at a monthly meeting […]

 
 

Lots of PB for the J

Lots of PB for the J

County resource officers collecting donations Saturday By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Peanut butter, as far as foods go, is kind of in a category by itself but is also versatile as it goes with many things from spreads to fruit to celery as well as being used in a variety of […]

 
 

‘Quotes for Good’

Area State Farm office sponsoring Agape House Agape House announced last week that State Farm Insurance is sponsoring it as a “Quotes for Good” organization in April and May. The program is simple: for every person that Agape House sends to Tonia Andre, the State Farm agent in Elkhorn, who […]

 
 

Book signing raises money for Make-A-Wish

Book signing raises money for Make-A-Wish

More than 100 people attended the Mars Resort book signing for Kenneth Linde’s “Waldwick” and “Little Spirit” drawing people from as far away as suburban Chicago and many new visitors to the resort. “Customers had a great time, got to meet and greet the author and helped raise money for […]

 
 

Lake Geneva woman charged in Antioch armed robbery

A Lake Geneva woman, along with a man from Lake Villa, were each charged for their roles in the armed robberies of two Antioch restaurants last week. Delores R. Hillary, 21, of Lake Geneva, is accused of robbing Taco Bell on March 17 along with attempting to rob Culver’s on […]