Archive for: April, 2021

Habitat begins search for next homeowners

Habitat for Humanity in Walworth County recently completed a build in the Village of Bloomfield. The organization is now beginning the process of selecting a family for another home in the Bloomfield area. The family selection committee, which is part of Habitat in Walworth County, is currently interviewing applicants and […]

 
 

Legion to host sock hop

Legion to host sock hop

The May 1 dance will be at the county fairgrounds By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Elkhorn American Legion Post 45 will host a 1950s-style sock hop dance for adults from 6 to 10 p.m. on May 1 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds’ Activity Center. Mike Lange, of Post 45, said the […]

 
 

ROBERTA OXFORD

ROBERTA OXFORD

      Roberta “Bobbi” Oxford, just shy of her 80th birthday, passed away on April 14, 2021. She battled hard against cancer and chemo three times before this last round of chemo made her too sick to fight back. Bobbi is survived by a sister, Susanne Caldwell; three loving children, Harry […]

 
 

Sip wines from around the world

Delavan Wine Walk to feature drink, food samples The Delavan–Darien Rotary Club along with Delavan Connect Communities and Visit Delavan will host the annual Wine Walk. Guests can sip, stroll, and shop throughout historic downtown and participate in tastings of fine wines from various wine regions throughout the world on […]

 
 

Kwik Trip progressing

Kwik Trip progressing

The former Stop N’ Go gas station and convenience store on Beloit Street in Delavan is in the process of becoming a Kwik Trip, which acquired numerous Stop N’ Go stores in Wisconsin and northern Illinois. This will be the second Kwik Trip in Delavan; the first is on Wright […]

 
 

Elkhorn Council to address drones

New ordinance would take safety, privacy into account By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council plans to look at – and potentially vote on – enacting a new ordinance that would apply to the use of unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly referred to as drones, within city limits […]

 
 

Area Easter egg hunt goes to the dogs

Area Easter egg hunt goes to the dogs

Dozens of dogs hit the Duck Pond Recreation Area for a doggie egg hunt The doggie egg hunt organized by Big Foot Recreation District Program Coordinator Briana Sindahl brought in about 40 dogs, according to organizers, who indicated the event had slightly more pre-registered for the event. Dogs scouring the […]

 
 

DENNIS HAGUE

Dennis L. Hague, 77, of the Lake Geneva area, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021, at his residence. A celebration of life will be held at the funeral home, 515 Center St., Lake Geneva, on Wednesday, April 21, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. with time of sharing at 6:30 […]

 
 

LILLIAN SCHULTZ

Lillian C. Schultz, 68, of Lake Geneva, passed away on April 14, 2021, in Elkhorn. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.

 
 

Whitewater council snuffs out smoking

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After multiple reviews and robust discussion in the first quarter of this year, Whitewater officials have moved forward on a plan to enact smoking and vaping prohibitions in some of the city-run parks. At a meeting April 8, the Common Council, on a 6-1 vote, approved […]