Archive for: October, 2020

Serenade from the street

Serenade from the street

Despite a cool, windy fall day – and several changes made in an effort to promote safety – the annual Elkhorn Oktoberfest event was a success, organizers report. Wagner’s Band takes the stage. Other event features included a 5K run/2-mile walk, vendors, a classic car show and the unveiling of […]

 
 

Drug take back set for Oct. 24

Area municipalities and law enforcement agencies are taking part in the fall Drug Take Back initiative Saturday, Oct. 24. The City of Elkhorn will have its drug take back from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walgreens, 939 N. Wisconsin St. The City of Delavan Police Department, 123 S. Second […]

 
 

Town of Delavan to host Oktoberfest

Town of Delavan to host Oktoberfest

The Town of Delavan and Delavan Friends of the Park are in the final stages of planning a celebration of German culture with its Oktoberfest on Saturday. The celebration will be held noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Delavan Community Park, at the corner of Highway 50 […]

 
 

Elkhorn track stars pass the baton

Elkhorn track stars pass the baton

Championship relay team members commemorate program’s start By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Members of Elkhorn’s 1956 to 1958 high school track relay team gathered at Someplace Else recently for a special luncheon. Elkhorn Area High School’s athletic department and other district staff joined them to commemorate the start of the track […]

 
 

UW-W Homecoming to feature drive-in movie, virtual events

Fall traditions at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater are adapting to prioritize the safety of the campus community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Homecoming week is scheduled to run Oct. 19 through 23. Almost all events will be held virtually — including a study night, trivia competition, scavenger hunt, talent show […]

 
 

Carving up some fun

Carving up some fun

     Guests at the Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving event Oct. 10 at Pearce’s Farm Stand, Walworth, were treated to unseasonably warm weather. The Adamski family from Sharon – Robert, Stephanie and their children Zahra, 3, Owen, 5 mos. and Chloe, 3 (hidden behind the pumpkin) work on carving a trio […]

 
 

Keefe Kares to host ‘Magic of Giving’

The Keefe Kares Foundation, the charitable arm of Keefe Real Estate, has announced the annual Keefe Kares Celebration will be a live-stream telethon-style event this year. The 6th annual celebration is set for Friday, Nov. 6, and will be broadcast from the stage of Tristan Crist’s Magic Theatre in Lake […]

 
 

Rotary Club recognizes DDHS students

Delavan-Darien High School students Breanna Yartey – daughter of Renee Yartey and Kofi Yartey – and Michael Cobb – son of Tammy Cobb and James Cobb – were selected as the Delavan Rotary Club students for the month of September. Yartey participates in girls swim (as captain), student council, track, […]

 
 

IRENE E. DOWEY

IRENE E. DOWEY

      Irene E. Dowey was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Harvard, Ill., to Albert and Minnie (Bollwahn) Moede. She passed away on Oct. 13, 2020, at Holton Manor in Elkhorn. Irene was a loving farm wife, devoted mother and a longtime member of Christ Lutheran Church in Sharon. She was […]

 
 

JANICE M. RYAN

Janice M. Ryan, 78, of Delavan passed away on Oct. 19, 2020 at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.