Archive for: April, 2017

Man allegedly beat woman, threatened cops

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer A preliminary hearing was scheduled for April 25 for an Elkhorn man charged with abusing the woman he lives with and threatening police. Steven E. Maxson, 61, was charged April 13 in Walworth County Circuit Court with felony intimidation of a victim with domestic abuse […]


Woman allegedly stole from Luke’s to pay dealer

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer An initial appearance was scheduled for April 20 for an Allens Grove woman charged with robbing Luke’s Restaurant in Elkhorn to pay her drug dealer. Amanda M. Rodden Clawson, 24, was charged April 13 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or […]


Warhawks go JWEGSTRONG for cancer awareness

  By Daniel Schoettler Correspondent Several University of Wisconsin-Whitewater athletic teams have helped show their support for Justin Wegner, a freshman catcher on the 2016 UW-Whitewater baseball team, who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer last year. Wegner was diagnosed last summer with soft tissue sarcoma and several […]


Council approves funds for street projects

Lower bids for Jackson Street project led to excess allocated funds By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of spending remaining funds budgeted for the South Jackson Street project to fund other street maintenance programs in the city at its special meeting on April […]


Golf team looks to improve on last year

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent It’s no secret that the Big Foot-Williams Bay boys golf team will have to battle some inexperience this spring. But the hope for longtime head coach Bob Sullivan is those young players grow up by the time all is said and done. Big Foot returns […]


Darien man killed while walking on Highway 14

A Darien man was killed Saturday after being struck by a trailer while walking on Highway 14. Austin Fehrm, 30, was struck by a trailer being pulled by a pick-up truck on Highway 14 near S-D Townline Road at about 6:05 p.m. Saturday, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. […]




      Connie “Bucket” Agnew, 68, died April 24, 2017, at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 4, 1948, in Whitewater, the daughter of Harold and Bonnie (Olson) Krohn. She married Bernie Agnew on July 23, 1977. Together, they […]


Authors speak to Arts Council

Authors speak to Arts Council

The Walworth County Arts Council had its quarterly meeting at 841 Brewhouse in Whitewater on March 28. Guest speakers for the luncheon meeting were three Walworth County authors – Al Gruling from East Troy, Trudy Schubert from Walworth and Frank Landi from Delavan. Each author shared his or her background […]


Track squads take second at SLC Relays

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys and girls track & field teams each finished second April 11 in the Southern Lakes Conference Varsity Relays at Badger High School in Lake Geneva. Elkhorn competed April 13 in a triangular at Badger, and competes Friday in an […]


Delavan man dies in motorcycle crash

Delavan man dies in motorcycle crash

      A Delavan man died Monday after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a tree in the Town of Sugar Creek. Joshua Faber, 32, was found dead next to a tree at about 11:35 a.m. Monday at County Highway H and Sugar Creek Road, according to the […]