Archive for: October, 2012

Police on the hunt for Illinois man suspected of battery

Police on the hunt for Illinois man suspected of battery

Police are searching for a 45-year-old Harvard, Ill. man who is suspected of beating his estranged wife early Monday morning. According to a press release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, police are searching for Jose Enriquez-Hernandez and are in the process of seeking an arrest warrant for two counts […]


Cheering for charity

Cheering for charity

  Elkhorn Varsity cheerleaders Alexandria Guzman (from left), Sierra Schneider, Athena Hughes, Nicole Spence and Danielle Wurster race down East Geneva Street collecting food to stock the shelves of the Elkhorn Food Pantry with the help of parade watchers who lined the streets in purple and gold for the 2012 […]



Lorraine M. Holzer, 74, of Decatur, Tenn., formerly of Elkhorn, died in her sleep at her home Sept. 30, 2012. She was born Oct. 27, 1937 in Beloit to the late Victor and Elsie (Ostrum) Legenski. She married Jerry Holzer and worked as office manager for Optical Alignment Service for […]



Christine A. Richardson, 47, of Delavan, died Sept. 26, 2012. She was born Jan. 5, 1965 to Robert R. Richardson and Nancy A. (Gant) Richardson. She was a D-DHS graduate and later attended University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Gateway Technical College in Elkhorn and the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. She was employed […]



Larry A. Zank, 69, of Walworth died at his home Thursday Sept. 27, 2012. He was born Aug. 24, 1943 in Elkhorn to the late Berthold and Dorothy (Boisvert) Zank. He married Sonja Jensen April 6, 1963 in Walworth. He owned and operated Zank’s Heating & Air Conditioning in Walworth. […]



Hugh C. Brown, 92, of Delavan died Saturday Sept. 29, 2012 at Holton Manor Nursing Home in Elkhorn. He was born Feb. 27, 1920 in Lodi to the late Charles and Evelyn (Scharfenburg) Brown. He married Myrtle Walther in 1946 and she preceded him in death July 25, 2008. He […]


Whitewater school board restores funding for boys tennis

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The Whitewater Unified School District voted in favor of reinstating funding for the Whitewater High School boys tennis program at its Sept. 24 meeting. The topic was brought to the board after it was determined funds were still available in the budget to fund the program. […]


Restoration project would result in ‘incidental take’ of rare turtle

Restoration project would result in ‘incidental take’ of rare turtle

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking a permit that would allow the loss of an endangered turtle when it begins a restoration project in the Town of East Troy. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is now taking public comment on the matter […]


Gas prices on slow decline

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.85 per gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.79, according to gasoline price website Including the change in […]