Month: June 2015


Summer arrives on strings strung in sun

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The 5th annual Savory Sounds concert series began last Thursday with Kaia Fowler, a vocalist/guitarist whose music covers a cross-blend of folk, blues, rock and Americana guitar work ranging from delicate finger-style to rhythmic strumming. Fowler has performed at a variety of venues including at folk […]



Duane “Buckwheat” L. Johnson, 93, died June 28, 2015, at the Golden Years Health Care Center in Walworth. He was born in Mingo, Iowa, to Harland and Anna Marie (Whitney) Johnson Wolfram, and was the beloved husband of Annie (Smith) Johnson, all of whom preceded him in death. He was […]



LaVerne F. Koerner, 91, of Fontana, passed away on June 26, 2015, at Golden Years of Walworth. Vern was born in Dorchester, in 1923, to William and Odelia Koerner. He served his country that he loved from May 15, 1946, until the day of his honorable discharge on April 14, […]

East Troy

More on the school menu

By Tracy Ouellette Editor Maria Bisabarros, owner of Hometown Sausage Kitchen, spoke to the East Troy School Board June 22 about her concerns with the schools hot lunch program and what the kids are being served in the district. Bisabarros said she had spoken to the food service director Sue […]



      Diane Flood, 64, of Whitewater, died unexpectedly June 29, 2015. She was born in Burlington on May 13, 1951, the daughter of John and Elaine Hall. She grew up in Burlington, graduated from Burlington High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. On Feb. 2, 2000, she […]


Church looks for more handicapped stalls

St. Patrick Catholic parish asking for two additional spots in front of Walworth Street entrance By Kellen Olshefski Editor After reviewing a request from Elkhorn’s St. Patrick Catholic parish Monday for two additional handicapped parking stalls on West Walworth Street, Elkhorn’s Municipal Services and Utilities committee opted to wait on […]


City approves boat launch repairs

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Avid boaters could soon enjoy enhanced access to Cravath Lake in Whitewater as an improvement project gets underway. The Common Council on June 16 awarded a $42,561 contract to Whitewater-based RR Walton and Company for the construction of the project, which calls for repairing an existing […]


Residency appeal denied

By Kellen Olshefski Editor In a special City of Elkhorn Committee of the Whole meeting June 22, councilmen voted 3-2 against granting a convicted sex offender an exemption to the city’s sex offender residency restriction ordinance. Aldermen Greg Huss, Michael Kluck and Tom Myrin voted against granting Hoffman an exemption, […]