Month: June 2018


Mole Fest in Elkhorn this weekend

Elkhorn Mole Fest is a Mexican food and music festival making its debut at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday. The event will also feature a Mole competition among Mexican families and restaurants. Mole is the generic name for a number of sauces originally used in Mexican cuisine, as […]

East Troy

This week in the East Troy News…

Read about the bank robbery in East Troy last week, police are still investigating and the suspect(s) are still at large. Also in this week’s edition, meet the East Troy High School Class of 2018 Outstanding Senior and the other nominees for the annual award given by the newspaper. In […]


Whitewater’s annual celebration begins

  Whitewater and area communities gear up for Fourth of July activities Southern Lakes residents won’t have many difficulties in finding a great location to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Even if their municipality doesn’t have anything on the docket, celebrations are planned throughout the region. And with the […]



William F. Volkmar, 77, of Elkhorn, passed away at his daughter’s home in Fort Atkinson on June 27, 2018. He was born on May 1, 1941, in Chicago to William and Marion (Oles) Volkmar. He worked as a carpenter with the Illinois Carpenters’ Union until his retirement in 1996. William […]

Walworth-Fontana area

Firing it up

At the annual car and boat auction at Inspiration Ministries June 16, items sold included 45 boats, 10 vehicles, two campers, furniture and more. The auction, run by Gary Finley, took roughly four hours but the sweltering heat didn’t keep supporters away. Above: Merik Fell, director of development at Inspiration […]