Archive for: March, 2015



      Elmer C. Jensen, 91, died Feb. 28, 2015, at Ridgestone Village in Delavan. He was born in Chicago and had two sisters, the late Dorothy and Mary. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. He was a World War II veteran, serving […]


University police given access to city resources

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Law enforcement officials within the Whitewater Police Department and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s separate law enforcement agency have announced a collaborative effort during a recent round of emergency preparedness training. One of the most visible ways the two agencies are working in tandem is through the […]


Lake Beulah Dam project information meeting is March 12

The Walworth County Public Works Department will hold a public information meeting on the planned Lake Beulah Dam Construction Project from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, at the Town of Troy Town Hall, N8870 Briggs St., East Troy. The meeting will follow an informal, open house […]


County looks at possibilities for Sharon’s Peter’s Road bridge

By Kellen Olshefski Editor The Walworth County Public Works Committee discussed the possibility of finding funding for the Town of Sharon’s Peter’s Road Bridge. The bridge was closed last summer after being deemed unsafe for vehiclular traffic by the county. Walworth County Director of Central Services Kevin Brunner said at […]


Plants OK’d for downtown beautification project

Plants to cost about $3,800, to be ordered from Pesche’s By Kellen Olshefski Editor The City of Elkhorn Finance and Judicial Committee approved the purchase of the potting soil and plants needed to kick-off the city’s downtown beautification project this spring at its meeting Monday night. The total cost to […]


Police arrest man for local burglary

Whitewater Police Department officers took a 21-year old man suspected of burglarizing a home in Whitewater into custody Feb. 17, according to a press release from the department. David A. Luciana, of Whitewater, is suspected of taking a pair of Beats headphones and a credit card from a home in […]