Archive for: September, 2019

Back-to-4-H Night event set for Oct. 1

Walworth County 4-H is hosting a Back-to-4-H Night to give families an opportunity to learn about the organization if it it’s a good fit for the kids and family. The event will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the Walworth County Fairgrounds Activity Center, 411 E. […]

 
 

On your mark …

On your mark …

      The Greater Whitewater Committee’s seventh annual Discover Whitewater Series on Sept. 22 featured a half marathon (above), half marathon relay, 5K and W3 Fit Kid Shuffle. Dozens of runners competed in the various events, including Whitewater entrants Mark Elworthy and Heidi Mane, who finished first and second in their […]

 
 

Flooding wreaks havoc in Walworth

Flooding wreaks havoc in Walworth

By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent It began with what Walworth Village President Tom Connelly describes as “torrential rain” followed by flooding, specifically in the Oak Knolls subdivision. On Sept. 14, Connelly declared a state of emergency in the village, after finding that “conditions of extreme peril to the safety of person […]

 
 

Fun run

Fun run

      Delavan-Darien High School students and staff along with members of the community celebrated homecoming last week. Shown in Powder Puff football tournament on Sept. 18 is sophomore McKenna Williams, running away from the senior defense. See more photos from a variety of activities in the Delavan Enterprise. (Mike Hoey […]

 
 

Strong showing

Strong showing

      Whitewater dropped its season opener to Edgerton on Sept. 17. However, several Whippets posted excellent times, including Ella Houwers, who here competes in the 400 relay. She won the 50 and 100 freestyle races. See more WHS sports in the Register. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

Upended

Upended

      In last week’s game against Wilmot, a lopsided loss for Elkhorn, Cody Denius (No. 14) takes a Wilmot player to the ground causing Elk Jacob Burmeister to go airborne. See more Elkhorn Area High School sports in the Independent. (Nick Parisi)    

 
 

Netters eye up conference title

Netters eye up conference title

Tennis team remains undefeated in regular season By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It became apparent early in the 2019 season that the East Troy and Big Foot-Williams Bay girls tennis teams were going to battle for the top spot in the Rock Valley Conference. The Trojans can check that goal off […]

 
 

This land is your land

This land is your land

Ice Age Trail chapter members leading free hikes on Saturday In recognition of National Public Lands Day, the Walworth/Jefferson County chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance will sponsor free 2-, 5-and 7-mile guided hikes on Saturday, Sept. 28, as an introduction to Wisconsin’s 1,200 plus mile Ice Age National […]

 
 

Be there for the ‘War of the Worlds’

Off the Square Players open season with radio play The year is 1938. The cost of a gallon of gas is 10 cents. Franklin D. Roosevelt is president. The primary medium of entertainment is the radio, and it caused panic in the eastern United States after listeners mistook a fictional […]

 
 

AMBROSE HINCE

Ambrose “Jeff” Hince, 87, of East Troy, found peace on Sept. 14, 2019. He was born in Oklee, Minnesota on April 8, 1932, to the late Florence (Lambert) and Zephirin Hince. He married his loving wife of 62 years, Marie (Lorsung) on Dec. 1, 1956. Ambrose will be dearly missed […]