Archive for: February, 2019

Battle of heart over the head

UW-Whitewater production of ‘Triumph of Love’ opens Tuesday The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s theater and dance department will present “Triumph of Love.” This musical production runs Tuesday through Friday, Feb. 26 to March 1, at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee set for Saturday, March 2, in the Barnett Theatre. […]

 
 

Walworth County Finance Director named

Walworth County Finance Director named

By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Jessica Conley, an Elkhorn Area High School graduate, was named the Finance Director for Walworth County at the special joint meeting of the Human Resources and Finance Committees Feb.12. The County Board of Directors approved the nomination. Conley was the comptroller of the county since 2007 […]

 
 

Regional winners

Regional winners

Judging for the Southern Lakes Anthology was completed on Jan. 29 in Elkhorn. Whitewater Middle School was well represented, and entries were named regional winners and selected for publication. From the left, Monica Juette, Ava Nygren, Ashlynn Prah, Alex Clarksen, Ghati Binagi, Nola Coburn, Leah Newman, Lucy Troxel and Cosette […]

 
 

BREAKING: East Troy’s Tommy Larson wins wrestling state championship with injured shoulder

BREAKING: East Troy’s Tommy Larson wins wrestling state championship with injured shoulder

Larson switches up style to grab gold   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor MADISON – Sometimes, an athlete can make up for a lack of talent with certain intangibles. Heart. Toughness. Energy. Luckily for East Troy High School junior Tommy Larson, physical and mental traits flood every ounce of the […]

 
 

Town of Delavan Board may have discussed removing position

Some dispute minutes while others say it’s a non-issue at this time By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Town of Delavan Board may have recently discussed eliminating the Town Foreman position currently held by Mike Petkoff. However, if that’s the case, those discussions have taken place in closed session with […]

 
 

Trojans win 18th straight game

Trojans win 18th straight game

Boys clinch RVC championship, look toward playoffs By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Putting the finishing touches on a fifth Rock Valley Conference title in the past eight years was just about a foregone conclusion when the East Troy boys basketball team opened play last week. And now that goal is complete. […]

 
 

Training for the future

High school students earn industry certifications Badger High School recently announced eight students have earned industry certifications this academic year. The students and their certifications include: Zoe Bird, NCLCA Principles of Livestock Selection and Evaluation Certification; Jazzmin Blair, Elanco Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification; Tyler Hansen, Elanco Fundamentals of Animal […]

 
 

Lyons man found with 13 pounds of pot, $20,000

A Town of Lyons man is charged with six felony and two misdemeanor offenses after being found with nearly 13 pounds of marijuana and $20,000 cash in his Pleasant Street home. Donald J. Puchalski III, 25, who has a Burlington address, was charged Feb. 1 in Walworth County Circuit Court […]

 
 

Making history

Making history

Elkhorn swim team caps stellar season with 3rd place at state By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team turned in the best night in program history Feb. 15 at the WIAA Division 2 State Boys Swimming & Diving Championships at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium […]

 
 

Many players contributing to Whippets’ offense

Many players contributing to Whippets’ offense

WHS hits the road to open tourney play Tuesday By Daniel Schoettler Correspondent Dylan Pease and Jake Martin provided the scoring punch for Whippets boys basketball. Both posted two double-digit efforts as the team improved its win total to four this past week. Whitewater took a 36-27 lead at halftime […]