Archive for: August, 2018

Fontana moves zoning to outside contractor

Decision in line with trend toward outsourcing The Fontana Village Board decided to move it’s building and zoning department to an outside contractor, according to a press release sent out Tuesday morning. “Like many communities in Walworth County, the Village of Fontana has considered its management options and decided to […]

 
 

Agape House for Boys needs volunteers

Agape House for Boys needs volunteers

Volunteers Ken Stair (left) and Tom Dace recently work on installing siding at the new Agape House for Boys in Walworth. Another volunteer workday will take place Saturday, Sept. 1. Read the story  in this week’s Southern Lakes Newspapers publications. For more information, call 262-275-6466, visit agapehouseheals.org or email office@agapehouseheals.org. […]

 
 

Clear path

Clear path

Whitewater High School ball carrier Eli Kohl follows the blocking of Hunter Martin during the Whippets’ loss to East Troy on Aug. 24. The team looks to get back on track tonight when it travels to Clinton for a 7 p.m. kickoff. (Bob Mischka photo)

 
 

ALVIN H. SUSINA

ALVIN H. SUSINA

Alvin H. Susina, 76, passed away peacefully on Aug. 29, 2018, at his home after a courageous, nine-month battle with cancer. He was born in Elgin, Ill. to the late Joseph and Lydia (Lenschow) Susina on Feb. 24, 1942. When he was 3, Alvin and his family moved to Elkhorn […]

 
 

FRANCIS S. URBANOWICZ

FRANCIS S. URBANOWICZ

Francis “Frank” S. Urbanowicz, 93, of Janesville, formerly of Sharon and Chicago, passed away peacefully on Aug. 28, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Janesville. He was born in Stamford, Conneticut on Aug. 14, 1925 to Wallace and Josephine (Mrus) Urbanowicz. Frank married his loving and devoted wife of 70 years, […]

 
 

ROBERT L. WARD

ROBERT L. WARD

Robert L. Ward died peacefully at home on Aug. 16, 2018. Born July 20, 1926 in Chicago, he was the son of Eullalia and Leslie Ward. He attended the University of Illinois where he met Marilyn O. Mellberg, his beautiful bride and wife of 70 years. He completed his education, […]

 
 

WOODROW T. WILSON, JR.

WOODROW T. WILSON, JR.

Woodrow (Woody) Thomas Wilson, Jr., 75, Green Bay, passed away on Aug. 25, 2018, after a four-year battle with cancer. He was born on Sept. 2, 1942, in Elkhorn, to Woodrow and Gertrude (Baassler) Wilson. On August 20, 2000, he married Joanne Jamison in Green Bay. She survives. He is […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News….

This week in the East Troy News….

The Walworth County Fair opened for its six-day run Wednesday. Read about a couple of local families with strong ties to the fair. Also in this week’s edition, the lack of adequate school funding is plaguing many area schools. In sports, the Trojan football team picked up another win and […]

 
 

Elkhorn Police investigating alleged sexual assault

Elkhorn Police investigating alleged sexual assault

Elkhorn Police are investigating what appears to be a sexual assault that occurred in the city Tuesday night. Police are searching for the suspect and the vehicle he may have been driving. ​Officers were dispatched to the area of East Geneva and South Lincoln streets at about 10:15 p.m., Aug. 28 […]

 
 

JOYCE L. PAPENFUS

Joyce (Joy) LaVonne Papenfus, 94, passed away at the Artisan Senoir Living Center in Lake Geneva Aug. 28, 2018. A visitation will be held at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1101 Logan St., Lake Geneva, on Friday, Aug. 31, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a service at 12:30 p.m. Burial will […]