Archive for: July, 2015

WIC benefits become electronic

Across Wisconsin this summer, local Women, Infant and Children programs are rolling out new electronic benefit cards or eWIC for participants. The Walworth County Public Health’s WIC program is set to roll out on July 29. The statewide decision to implement eWIC comes from The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of […]


Raptor Day Camp for Kids set for Aug. 8

Raptor Day Camp for Kids set for Aug. 8

Hoo’s Woods also hosting a wildlife digital photography class Children are invited to take part in a unique opportunity for hands-on learning and up-close encounters while learning about birds of prey and their role in the environment in an upcoming camp. Hoo’s Woods Raptor Center will host Raptor Day Camp […]


City agrees to talk about extending water to Sho-Deen land

Service to town could benefit utility financially By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The City of Delavan is again discussing entering an agreement with the Town of Delavan to provide city water to the proposed Sho-Deen housing development at Mound Road and County Road F in the Town of Delavan. The […]


For the kids

For the kids

Erin Barley (right), of Walworth, places a temporary tattoo on Emma Jean Kizer, of Harvard, Ill., at the Daniel’s Foods Sentry Kids Day in Walworth last week. The event featured numerous activities, games, crafts, snacks and even goodie bags for children 12 and younger. The club’s next fundraiser is a […]


Festival of Summer in Elkhorn Saturday

Event to feature breakfast, corn and brat roast, beer tent and more By Kellen Olshefski Editor The Elkhorn Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce are working together to again pull of another successful Festival of Summer this weekend in downtown Elkhorn’s Veteran’s Park. Saturday’s event will kick off at 8 […]


Pool abrasions to diminish

Consultant says abrasions caused by softening of skin during curing process, city has done more than others to ensure safety By Kellen Olshefski Editor Mayor Brian Olson and City of Elkhorn staff took resident concerns about pool users going home with abrasions from floor of the new pool to task […]


Legion drops game to Beloit

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent A long weekend of baseball in Antigo left the East Troy Legion Post 188 squad a little weary when it hosted Beloit last Monday night. But East Troy still gave it a strong effort against a solid program. Post 188 found itself tied after the fifth […]


Railroad to break ground on new maintenance facility

The East Troy Railroad Museum will break ground on a new 7,000 square foot maintenance facility at noon on Saturday, July 25. The new facility will be across from the Elegant Farmer near Mukwonago. It will be 128 feet long by 56 feet wide and allow for easy access around […]


Celebration of life planned for former Elkhorn man

  The family of Dale Huebner is holding a celebration of life from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, July 26, at W4993 Dunbar Dr., Elkhorn. Huebner died Aug. 3, 2014, at the age of 51 in Phoenix, Ariz. Huebner was born in Elkhorn, where he met his wife […]



Jack Forrest Dunham, 71, of Troy Center, died July 19, 2015 at his home after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Elkhorn on Oct. 28, 1943, to the late Joseph and Virginia (Himebauch) Dunham. He graduated from East Troy High School in 1962 and joined the […]