Archive for: February, 2020

Town board reallocates funds toward park building

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Town of Delavan Board approved a promissory note financing reallocation in the amount of $175,000 toward the renovation of the Community Park Building that is currently in the design stage. Administrator John Olson told the board that some decisions by the designers of the […]

 
 

Honored for saving a life

Honored for saving a life

      Police Chief Ryan Milligan and Police Lieutenant Joaguin Alonzo from the Village of Walworth Police Department present Jennifer Ott-Wilson and Lee Knoble-Janney (not pictured) with the Civilian Gallantry Award. Ott-Wilson and Knoble-Janney are school counselors at Walworth Elementary and Middle School who were honored with the award for saving […]

 
 

Leaving a lasting legacy

Leaving a lasting legacy

Elk swimmers win state title, break school records By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team ended its season with, arguably, one of the greatest days in program history. The Elks concluded their season with a state title in the 200-yard freestyle relay and a third-place […]

 
 

Whippets wrestler takes third to qualify for state

Whippets wrestler takes third to qualify for state

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Carter Friend and David Cushman represented the Whitewater High School wrestling team at the WIAA sectional tournament Feb. 22. Needing to finish in the top three of their respective weight classes to advance to state, Friend won his first two matches and kept his season alive […]

 
 

Loaded gun, drugs found in student’s vehicle

Loaded gun, drugs found in student’s vehicle

There was never a threat to Big Foot students or staff, officials say By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer A report on Monday by a concerned Big Foot High School student led to the discovery of a loaded gun and drugs in a vehicle belonging to a classmate who was arrested […]

 
 

Darien hires new, but familiar engineer

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Village of Darien board approved hiring Jason Feucht of raSmith as its new village engineer Monday night. Feucht has worked with the village before, so the appointment was familiar. According to a memo by Administrator Rebecca LeMire, the village signed an agreement with Kapur […]

 
 

United We Dance

United We Dance

Dancers from area to perform in support of United Way By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Dance is highly collaborative, according to Colleen Huberty, director of Toe To Toe Ballet School in Elkhorn. And in early March, several dance companies from throughout the area will do just that in an effort […]

 
 

A purr-fect party

A purr-fect party

      At Sip ‘N Purr, an annual fundraiser for Lakeland Animal Shelter held Feb. 8 at The Abbey Resort, food and drink samples were provided by a variety of vendors including The Apple Barn Orchard & Winery, Studio Winery, Mershon’s Cidery, Sprecher’s Restaurant, Kenny’s Daughters, The Cheese Box, Friends on […]

 
 

Show off those super powers

Show off those super powers

Trinity Church to host Superhero Breakfast Calling all super dads, sons, grandpas and uncles. Trinity Church, W775 Geranium Road, Genoa City, is having its Superhero Breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14. Join other area superheroes for breakfast; a fun, do-it-yourself building project and games. The morning will […]

 
 

More than a fan

More than a fan

      Between the girls JV and varsity games last week, Jeff Beardsley was recognized as the Elkhorn All-Sports Booster Club’s Fan of the Year. He attends nearly all of the sporting events at all levels on the road and at home. He writes personal letters and inspirational cards to athletes […]