Archive for: September, 2017

Police looking for armed robber

Police looking for armed robber

Lake Geneva police are looking for a man who robbed the Phillips 66 station on Williams Street in Lake Geneva last night. A man – described as white, 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10 inches tall and 160 to 170 pounds – entered the station at about 9:23 p.m. […]




      Bonita “Bonnie” Ludowise, 97, of Delavan, died Sept. 25, 2017, at Ridgestone Village in Delavan. She was born in Spring Water, on Feb. 13, 1920, to Fred and Bessie (Christianson) Wood. Bonnie was united in marriage to Dr. Charles Ludowise on May 27, 1943. He passed away on Sept. […]


Aurora offers seminars, events

Aurora Health Care will offer the following at Walworth County locations listed: Stroke support group – Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn, Classroom C and D, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29, no registration required. New parent and baby support group – Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn, Classroom D, first and […]



Frank L. Lenten, 80, died Sept. 21, 2017. He was born on May 28, 1937, in Milwaukee and became an original Greendale resident at three months of age. He was an avid worldwide traveler. He is survived by his life-partner of 43 years, Michael Browne; brother, Jack (C.J.); close friend, […]


Residents provide city feedback on new online platform

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Nearly 150 residents offered up feedback to the City of Whitewater during the first month of a new online platform aimed at giving an additional mechanism for communication. Kristen Mickelson, the city’s public relations and communications manager, came before the Common Council on Sept. 5 and […]


Ready to rope, ride and wrangle

Ready to rope, ride and wrangle

State high school rodeo being held in area for first time By Heather Ruenz SLN staff For the first time in its history, the Wisconsin High School Rodeo Association will descend upon southeast Wisconsin when riders from throughout the state compete in a regional rodeo this weekend, Sept. 30 and […]


Woman charged with sixth OWI offense

An initial appearance was scheduled for Sept. 14 for an Elkhorn woman charged with a sixth drunken driving offense. Cynthia E. Hoffmann, 54, was charged Sept. 14 in Walworth County Circuit Court with operating while intoxicated, sixth offense; and felony bail jumping. According to the criminal complaint, Hoffmann was apprehended […]


Fall Festival and Harvest Dinner at this weekend at St. Peter’s

St. Peter the Apostle Parish, 1975 Beulah Ave., East Troy, is hosting its Fall Festival and Harvest Dinner Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Festivities on Saturday run from 6 to 9:30 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Smooth Blues will perform in the St Peter’s café on […]


Walkers take to the streets to fight suicide

More than 300 people from Walworth County are expected to participate in the Walworth County Out of the Darkness community walk at 9 a.m. Nov. 4 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s local and national programs and its goal of reducing […]


Give it a name

Contest being held for future domestic violence shelter The Association for Prevention of Family Violence is seeking a name for a new shelter that will be built in Walworth County to provide safe, temporary housing to families fleeing domestic violence. The APFV, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has been providing help […]