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County Historical Society closes in on 110 years

County Historical Society closes in on 110 years

Chamber Business Spotlight   By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer   As the Walworth County Historical Society closes in on 110 years of existence, it prepares to offer new exhibits with the potential of the fairly recently opened Heritage Hall. According to Walworth County Historical Society President Doris Reinke, the society, […]

 
 

Elkhorn man joins Wixon as Engineering Project Manager

Wixon, a manufacturer of seasonings, flavors and technologies for the food and beverage industry, has named Paul Wasielewski as Engineering Project Manager. In this newly created position, Wasielewski will be responsible for execution of capital and maintenance projects, and development of Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM) programs. He […]

 
 

Voters to have say on Sunset Pool funding

Voters to have say on Sunset Pool funding

Check back here tonight for results   By Tyler Lamb Editor Elkhorn’s aging municipal swimming pool at Sunset Park may be on its last legs, but city officials will ask residents for guidance Nov. 5 on the fate of the recreation area. “For the past two or three councils, the […]

 
 

Wisconsin’s First lady tours WCAC’s Tree House

Wisconsin’s First lady tours WCAC’s Tree House

  First Lady Tonette Walker toured the Walworth County Alliance for Children’s (WCAC) Tree House last Friday afternoon. The complex is located on Highway NN east of Elkhorn. Walker visited the advocacy center to learn more about its comprehensive approach to addressing reported sexual and physical abuse of children. “I […]

 
 

Fashion show to benefit free clinic

Fashion show to benefit free clinic

The Elkhorn Area Women’s Club will present Fashion Through the Decades on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at Lake Lawn Resort. Clothing and accessories from the early 1900s through 1990s will be featured, with models in 32 outfits as a commentator describes the fashions and eras. The event starts at 11 a.m. […]

 
 

EQIP sign up deadline is Nov. 15

Walworth County landowners are encouraged to sign up now for conservation practices for 2014. Greg Igl, District Conservationist for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Walworth County, says the signup deadline is early this year. Applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) need to be completed by Nov. […]

 
 

Mercy receives Consumer Choice Award

Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center has received the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corp., the nation’s leading consumer health care surveyor. Winners are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings collected in NRC’s Market Insights study. This study surveys more than 270,000 consumers and is […]

 
 

Military memorabilia accepted for display at historical society

Donations of military memorabilia are being accepted by the Walworth County Historical Society for a permanent exhibit in its new home, Heritage Hall. Donations can be dropped off Sat., Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the center. (Photo submitted)

The Walworth County Historical Society is accepting donations of military memorabilia for a permanent display it is creating at the Veteran’s Room at Heritage Hall, its new home on Washington Street, just across the street from the Webster House Museum in Elkhorn. Donations will be accepted in person from veterans […]

 
 

Unused prescription drugs can be dropped off

Unused prescription drugs can be dropped off

Unused prescription drugs can be dropped off at specified locations across Wisconsin–including several sites in Walworth County–on Saturday, Oct. 26. The state is participation in the National Prescription Drug “Take Back” Day. Anyone with unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs can drop them off at participating sites between 10 a.m. […]

 
 

Kedzie works at Lake Geneva Piggly Wiggly

Kedzie works at Lake Geneva Piggly Wiggly

Sen. Neal Kedzie visited Steven Pils at Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly in Lake Geneva Oct. 21 as part of the Take Your Legislator to Work Campaign, organized each year by the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The campaign coordinates visits to […]