Badger homecoming

Badger homecoming

Above: Badger High School’s homecoming court assembles during a pep rally at the school Friday. Below: Senior Jackson Seeberg dresses as R2D2 for Sci Fi vs. Fantasy Day on Oct. 8 during homecoming week.   Above: Sophomore Justine Zeien grabs all the “cash” she can during the “cash cube” event during […]


Condo owners’ suit against Lake Lawn scheduled for trial

Group claims resort illegally controls hotel, association board failed chance to gain power By Vicky Wedig Editor Depositions are being taken and a three-week trial is scheduled for June in a lawsuit Lake Lawn Resort condominium owners filed against current and former resort owners and the condominium association a year […]


County Board delays vote on ordinances relating to park

A mile and a half of the White River runs through Duane Clark’s property and its drop of about 12 feet is used by local residents as kayak and canoe run with access on Sheridan Springs Road, in the future access will be from the proposed park.

County secures grant for White River parkland By Tyler Lamb Editor Citing concerns relating to state hunting regulations, the Walworth County Board of Supervisors voted 8-2 last week to refer a pair of ordinances back to committee. One ordinance would allow hunting and trapping at the proposed county park along […]


Beloved West Side teacher loses fight to cancer, inspires until the end


By Cathy Kozlowicz Contributor     Even a week before lifelong Elkhorn resident and West Side fifth grade teacher, Kelly (Amidon) Butzen, 39, died of breast cancer on Oct. 9, she told her principal, Sara Stone, “I will be back.” Butzen had completed two rounds of radiation for her cancer, which […]


Elkhorn resident arrested on multiple counts of theft

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Elkhorn woman on Oct. 10 for multiple counts of theft. The Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division initiated an investigation after a business located in Hebron determined between 2010 and 2012 Kristin A Lauderdale, 38, had used her company credit card for personal and work […]


Bridge replacement to close County Highway H

County Highway H in the Town of Sugar Creek will be closed Oct. 21 to Oct. 25 while  a bridge along the highway is replaced, according to a news release from the Walworth County Public Works Department. The bridge is located 1.5 miles south of the intersection with County Highway […]


Catholic schools walk to celebrate success

A new walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. in Milwaukee. It’s aimed at celebrating the success of Catholic schools in southeastern Wisconsin while raising money to support tuition assistance at each school. According to organizers, the inaugural “Soles for Catholic Education” two-mile walk, being held […]


Sweet sound of music

WHS singers set to take stage tonight The Whitewater High School Vocal Music Department is in the final preparation stage for its first concert of the school year, set for 7:30 p.m. tonight, Oct. 16. The Mixed Chorus will kickoff the concert with a wide variety of selections including Vivaldi’s […]


Law enforcement to visit sex offenders on Halloween

During community scheduled trick-or-treat dates throughout Walworth County on Oct. 31, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and participating municipal police agencies and Probation and Parole agents will join forces for the fifth annual “Operation Trick or Treat” enforcement program. The cooperative effort between the Department of Corrections – Division of […]


Fairhaven Senior Services recognized

National Research Corporation announced recognition of 628 long-term care and senior living organizations with the 2012-2013 “Excellence in Action” awards. Fairhaven Senior Services of Whitewater has once again been recognized. This honor recognizes post-acute organizations that achieve the highest levels of satisfaction excellence by scoring in the top 10 percent […]