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Town looks to move forward with fire station

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Town of Delavan board discussed taking the next step toward construction of a new fire station on Dec. 18. An advisory referendum passed in November supported borrowing up to $4 million over 15 years to replace Fire Station No. 1. Administrator John Olson said […]

 
 

It’s the holiday season

It’s the holiday season

      One of Elkhorn Area High School’s choirs performs during the annual holiday concert Dec. 17 in the James Wehner Auditorium at the high school. A variety of the school’s choirs performed that night, covering a wide assortment of holiday-related pieces. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

A musical renaissance

A musical renaissance

WHS shines in 23rd annual Madrigal performance By Tom Ganser Correspondent On Dec. 8, Whitewater residents stepped into an English banquet hall filled with Renaissance music and songs for the 23rd annual Madrigal dinner. The Whitewater Music Parents Association sponsors the holiday event, which was held in the Rochas Waterfront […]

 
 

Event aims to stop human trafficking

An event to discuss human trafficking and sexual assault will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 10 in the Elkhorn Area High School auditorium. According to Fight to End Exploitation Inc., southeastern Wisconsin’s geographical location is on a known trafficking route in the Midwest and a known breeding […]

 
 

City to combine administrative roles

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 5-1 last week in favor of an administrative transition that will combine the city administrator and finance director roles upon the retirement of current City Administrator Sam Tapson. The Human Resources Committee had previously recommended the transition to the […]

 
 

Longtime city clerk retiring in early January

Longtime city clerk retiring in early January

Sue Kitzman and her cookies will be missed, coworkers say By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Sue Kitzman is retiring as City of Delavan clerk on Jan. 11. The Common Council appointed her replacement on Dec. 18 and Andrea White will tale over the position on Jan. 12. “Sue has been […]

 
 

Sewer rates to hold steady for 2019

Possible increase in 2020 By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board decided to leave the sewer rates as they stand for 2019 after Ehlers presented the sewer utility rate study at the Dec. 17 board meeting. The village commissioned the study in fall and included an analysis […]

 
 

Families displaced fire

Families displaced fire

     Three families were displaced following a fire in several walls and the attic of an apartment building at 111 N. Terrace St. in Delavan early in the morning Dec. 16. The Delavan Fire Department with assistance from the Town of Delavan and Darien responded to the blaze at roughly […]

 
 

WWUSD begins planning 2019-20 budget

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The first half of the current 2018-19 school year might be rounding the bend, but officials in the Whitewater Unified School District are turning their attention toward the next school year. WWUSD administrators — including Matt Sylvester-Knudtson, director of business services, and Mark Elworthy, district administrator […]

 
 

City conducting community Riviera building stakeholder survey

The City of Lake Geneva is conducting both a paper and online survey to gather community input on what residents would like to see done with the Riviera building. This is an early step in the Riviera renovation project and the city is working with consulting experts from MSI General […]