Month: September 2017

Walworth-Fontana area

Helping hands

People step up to help teen battling cancer By Ryan Spoehr SLN staff A local teen undergoing cancer treatment got not one, but two heartwarming surprises when she showed her goat at the Walworth County Fair last month. When Emma Frodl, who lives just outside of Sharon near the Rock […]

Elkhorn area

Elkhorn netters take sixth in SLC

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent Leesa Seesing finished fourth at No. 3 singles and helped the Elkhorn Area High School girls tennis team to a sixth-place finish in the Southern Lakes Conference Tournament. Competitors contested the tournament Sept. 21 and 23. Delavan-Darien and Lake Geneva Badger high schools split hosting […]


Derby driver punches cop, rams skid steer

An Illinois man made his initial appearance in court last week for causing a disturbance after being ejected from the demolition derby at the Walworth County Fair. Robert S. Moore, 32, of Lombard, Ill., allegedly rammed a skid loader with his car, punched a sheriff’s deputy and fought with security […]

Walworth Big Foot

Chiefs rally in fourth, win in overtime

Quarterback Jackson Enz suffers season-ending injury By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The end of Friday night’s Rock Valley Conference contest at McFarland left just one-third of the season remaining for the Big Foot football team. And because of that, what the Chiefs accomplished certainly was significant. Big Foot kept its […]

East Troy area

Eagles fly by Trojans

Football team can’t come back from early deficit By Dan Truttschel Correspondent At two different points Friday night, the East Troy football team fell behind by 20 points to visiting Jefferson. But as has been the case all year, the Trojans never quit Unfortunately, one last comeback late in the […]



     Carol A. (Betts) Katzman: 79, of Elkhorn, and Sanibel Island, Fla., died unexpectedly Sept. 24, 2017, at her home. She was born May 17, 1938, in Watertown, to the late H. Stanley and Catherine (Dennis) Betts. She graduated from Burlington High School with the class of 1956. Carol was […]