Archive for: January, 2020

Trojans undefeated in RVC

Trojans undefeated in RVC

Boys run up the score boards By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy High School boys basketball team continues to put up gaudy offensive numbers. And in three games this past week, those numbers just kept getting better. Fresh off wins by 46 and 50 points in the first two, […]

 
 

Whippets wrestling gearing up for RVC meet

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Whitewater High School competed in an 11-team tournament at Monroe High School last Saturday. Monroe took first while the Whippets placed second overall as a team. “The day was definitely a rollercoaster for the team,” Whippets’ head coach John Schimming said. “We started off wrestling very […]

 
 

Red Cross issues plea for blood donors

Red Cross issues plea for blood donors

Drives slated in several area communities The American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets. With influenza escalating across the country and preventing some donors from giving, and winter weather threatening to cancel blood drives, the Red Cross now […]

 
 

Trojan sports roundup

Wrestlers compete at Kramer open, girls lose to Big Foot By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy High School wrestling team posted a 15th-place overall finish at Saturday’s Terry Kramer Open at Fort Atkinson. East Troy tallied 136 points in the 17-team event. Slinger was first with 383.5 points, followed […]

 
 

Community steps up to help family in need

Community steps up to help family in need

Area man supported while battling brain cancer By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff When Rich Hinners, of Kansasville, was diagnosed with brain cancer last summer, his wife, Marla, thought they would be facing the battle on their own. She was wrong. “I could say thank you a million times and it […]

 
 

Elks swim well in season’s final home meet

Elks swim well in season’s final home meet

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swimming team won 10 of 11 events and beat Jefferson/Cambridge 124-46 Jan. 21 in a Southern Lakes Conference dual meet at Elkhorn. The Elks celebrated Senior Night against Jefferson/Cambridge, and the team’s seniors did not disappoint. An Elkhorn senior either […]

 
 

School dropout discussed by Delavan-Darien board

Prevention and data collection addressed at recent meeting By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Among topics covered at a recent Delavan-Darien School District board meeting was a discussion on school dropout including data collection and prevention. At the Jan. 13 meeting, representatives of the Girls and Boys Club of Dane County announced […]

 
 

Stand up and be counted

Stand up and be counted

Committee emphasizing importance of the Census By Tom Ganser Correspondent Lisa Dawsey Smith kicked off the awareness/education phase of the 2020 U.S. Census for members of the Whitewater Rotary Club at their luncheon meeting Jan. 14. Dawsey Smith is chairwoman of the City of Whitewater Complete Count Committee. Patti Gillette, […]

 
 

Study approved for Highway 67 and Potter

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of a traffic study being conducted at a troublesome intersection on Highway 12. At its meeting Jan. 20, the council approved moving forward with Traffic Analysis and Design, Inc., at the signalized intersection of Highway 12/67 and […]

 
 

A fun time

A fun time

      At the Walworth Parents Club’s Winterfest event Jan. 17, Ayla Gibbs, a Big Foot High School student, paints the face of Abbey Tarbox, 7. The event featured a variety of food, games and raffle prizes for guests with proceeds helping to defray the cost of field trips and other […]