Month: August 2017

Walworth-Fontana area

Sweet treats and smiles

After slaving over hot ovens to make a wide assortment of homemade goodies, this group of Brigham Memorial Library friends gets ready to sell the sweet treats, from the left: Gerry Christiansen, Joann Burt, Debbie Mentzer and Rita Richmond. The sale was held Aug. 19 at the library and proceeds […]

Walworth Big Foot

Netters earn opening weekend wins

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The Big Foot-Williams Bay girl tennis team certainly logged some miles in its first week of competition. In a two-day span, the Chiefs played six dual meets at two different locations, as part of the Badger Invitational. Big Foot, which competed at Burlington on Friday […]


Kids from Wisconsin wrap up season

Nathan Huberty (center), of Elkhorn, and Braden Gere (on right), of Salem, wrapped up a summer of performances with Kids from Wisconsin at Waterford High School Aug. 18, an event booked by the Rotary Club of Elkhorn but moved to Waterford due to repairs at EAHS. The kids chosen for […]


Council approves flood repairs at City Hall

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of officially authorizing Balestrieri to handle flood damage cleanup at City Hall at its meeting Aug. 21. Alderman Scott McClory told council members that the flooding on July 12 led to “very severe” flooding in the basement […]

Elkhorn area

Malvitz leads Lady Elks golf team

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent Afton Malvitz finished ninth and led the Elkhorn Area High School girls golf team to a seventh-place finish Aug. 17 in the Taylor Clark Memorial Invitational. The invite took place on the Blue Spruce course at Brighton Dale Links in Kansasville. Clark passed on in […]


Sun shines on Pride Fair

More than 150 people attend the first Pride Fair in Walworth County, held Aug. 19 at the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce, according to Jody Rendall, director of the LGBT of Walworth County. More than 30 organizations and vendors were in attendance at the event, as well as talk radio […]

Walworth-Fontana area

Fun for the Wolves

The Big Foot Wolves 18th annual Pig Roast, held last Saturday at Toynton Park in Walworth, featured food, games, apparel and more, with all proceeds going to support the local youth football program. Ava Wedelstadt (top, on the left) and Ryland West battle each other at the hoops game at […]