Archive for: August, 2012

Cross-country challenge encourages Fairhaven staffers to get moving

Cross-country challenge encourages Fairhaven staffers to get moving

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Dozens of employees at a local senior living campus have been walking across the country – figuratively – as a demonstration of the health benefits associated with routine exercise. In recent weeks, Fairhaven Senior Services staff members have been sporting pedometers as part of a challenge […]

 
 

Elkhorn’s newest eatery offers ‘wholesome’ experience

Elkhorn’s newest eatery offers ‘wholesome’ experience

By Maureen Vander Sanden SLN staff Stepping into Elkhorn’s latest downtown eatery, customers are instantly greeted with soothing aromas of lavender and citrus countered by the robust smell of freshly ground coffee beans. The inviting scents coming from inside The Essential Café & Bistro are quickly matched with warm greetings […]

 
 

Blasting off the 163rd Walworth County Fair

Blasting off the 163rd Walworth County Fair

Honorary Fair Marshal Bob Handel signifies the start of the Walworth County Fair Wednesday by cutting the ribbon during the grand opening ceremony. Other dignitaries present include Dennis Duesterbeck (from left), Honorary Fair Marshal, Jeni Hallatt-Vice President of Mercy Health Systems, Sen. Neal Kedzie, County Chairwoman Nancy Russell and members […]

 
 

Downed aircraft kills pilot

Downed aircraft kills pilot

A Darien man was killed Wednesday after crashing his aircraft into a Town of Walworth airfield. Walworth County Sheriffs Department and Walworth Fire and Rescue Units responded to a report of an Ultralight Aircraft going down in a cornfield alongside the Big Foot Airfield on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at approximately […]

 
 

DONALD ‘DON’ A. POMPLUN

Donald “Don” A. Pomplun, 84, of Whitewater, died on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek. He was born on Jan. 21, 1928, in Coloma, to Albert and Ella (Schubert) Pomplun. He married Patricia Ebert on Dec. 4, 1948, in Plainfield. She preceded him […]

 
 

RICHARD ‘DICK’ HUMPHREY

Richard “Dick” Elston Humphrey, a native of Whitewater, died Aug. 16, 2012, at Fletcher Allen Medical Center in Burlington, Vt., surrounded by his family. He was cared for at home through a long illness by his loving wife of 58 years, Lois O’Brycki Humphrey. Richard was born March 5, 1926, […]

 
 

DARRELL L. OTTOW

Darrell Lee Ottow, 83, of East Troy passed away on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 after a courageous fight after undergoing cancer surgery on June 27, 2012. He was born in Burlington to Burton and Marion (Shields Ottow) Huth and attended East Troy schools. Darrell was a sergeant in the U.S. […]

 
 

MARVIN L. PAULSON

Marvin L. Paulson, 87, of Williams Bay, formerly of Elkhorn, died Aug. 26, 2012 at Williams Bay Care Center. Service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 30, at Sugar Creek Lutheran Church, N5690 Cobblestone Road, Elkhorn, with visitation from 10 a.m. until time of services. Inurnment will be at Windridge […]

 
 

Train-lovers learn to work on the railroad

Train-lovers learn to work on the railroad

By Lisa Smith Correspondent Area train aficionados got a chance to live their railroad fantasy with a behind-the-scenes look at the East Troy Electric Railroad during its inaugural Train Camp Aug. 14. “The goal of this camp was to make more of a recruitment effort,” said Gary Silbar, who handles […]

 
 

Warhawks eager to continue run of success

Warhawks eager to continue run of success

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The focus and goals for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team never change from year to year. And rarely does the Warhawks’ run of success – the proof is in the numbers. Whitewater enters the 2012 campaign as the three-time defending NCAA Division III champions after […]