Archive for: July, 2020

Play ball!

Play ball!

The Delavan American Legion Post 95 team hosts the Elkhorn High School varsity team in a July 16 baseball game at Veteran’s Park. Delavan pitcher Ryan Hoey winds up for a throw while on the mound. The July season is being allowed due to the cancellation of spring sports, according […]

 
 

More than just something sweet

More than just something sweet

Lake Geneva ice cream, candy shop also sells mask to the public By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It features all of the hits you loved growing up – ice cream, candy bars, candy cigarettes, saltwater taffy. But Something Sweet in Lake Geneva isn’t your average one-stop sugar shop. In these unprecedented […]

 
 

DDSD approves draft for reopening

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board has approved a draft plan to reopen its schools this fall for face-to-face learning with safety precautions in place. The plan could change as a result of developments with COVID-19 or as a result of input from several listening sessions the […]

 
 

Elkhorn Legion to host Sock Hop fundraiser

Elkhorn Legion to host Sock Hop fundraiser

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Elkhorn American Legion Post 45 is in the final stages of preparation to host a 1950s-style sock hop dance fundraiser next week. The dance will be 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1 and take place at Elkhorn Area Middle School. The Flatheads, a local […]

 
 

Authorities investigating Whitewater officer-involved shooting

The Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation, is reviewing an officer-involved shooting Monday in the City of Whitewater, according to a news release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. The officer-involved shooting, which stemmed from a domestic dispute between a man and his ex-wife, happened around 5:30 a.m. when […]

 
 

The heat is on

The heat is on

Summer is in full swing on Geneva Lake with picturesque views and cool waters to battle the July heat. Temperatures soared late last week and over the weekend, bringing severe weather on Saturday. This weekend looks to be similar with the thermometer expected to climb into the 90s by Saturday […]

 
 

Walworth fair canceled as COVID threat rises

Walworth fair canceled as COVID threat rises

Officials plan to host youth competitions, animal sale Walworth County, one of few holdouts in the state still planning to host a fair this summer, announced on Thursday it will bow out as the threat of COVID-19 grows. The Walworth County Agricultural Society board voted Wednesday to cancel the 171st […]

 
 

Whitewater officials make racial justice pledge

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With promises of reviewing protocol within the Whitewater Police Department and other functions of local municipal government, city officials recently went on record in support of racial justice. Council President Lynn Binnie recently introduced a resolution in support of fostering an environment promoting racial equity. Binnie’s […]

 
 

Habitat for Humanity begins build

Walworth County project leaders seeking volunteers Habitat for Humanity in Walworth County announced late last week that the many months of planning, design, soliciting bids, and negotiating are coming to fruition. Despite the coronavirus, critical contractors have been stepping forth and moving dirt on the site, which is in Bloomfield. […]

 
 

Elkhorn approves fire department referendum question

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 5-0 in favor of approving a $1.66 million referendum question recently that will appear on the Nov. 3 election ballot to ensure full-time staffing levels for Elkhorn’s fire and EMS services. Staffing levels at the volunteer-based department have long […]