Month: August 2019

Lake Geneva area

New at school

Lake Geneva Schools welcomes these new teachers to the district: (from left) McKenna Gruling, early childhood and special education at Star Center and Central-Denison; Taylor Girard, occupational therapist at Star Center; Marsha Farmer, first grade at Star Center; Lisa Stanton, 4-year-old kindergarten at Star Center and Central-Denison; Trischia Burdt, special […]


Legislators, officials discuss Highway 12 bypass safety

Rep. Don Vruwink, D-Milton, organized a meeting with Wisconsin Department of Transportation staff and representatives from the City of Whitewater, Walworth County Sheriff’s Department, Whitewater Fire Department and the Town of Whitewater recently. Attendees, which also included state senators Steve Nass and Janis Ringhand, discussed safety improvements at intersections along […]

Whitewater area

Leading the way

Will Leibbrand scored both of the Whippets’ touchdowns during the team’s season-opening loss to Beloit Turner last week. Leibbrand, who had 131 yards rushing, earned his second score – a 57-yarder – as time expired. See more Whitewater High School sports in the Whitewater Register. (Bob Mischka photo)

Walworth Big Foot

Early win

One of the players to earn a win for Big Foot-Williams Bay in the match against Racine Case in last week’s seven-team invitational is Morgan Berg, the No. 4 singles player. The team was slated for a non-conference dual meet Wednesday at Wilmot and on Saturday, will travel to Jacobs, […]

Lake Geneva Badger

On the run

Badger High School’s Cole Gabor-Pullen (No. 22) brushes off a tackler for a big touchdown run in the Aug. 22 season opener at Greendale High School. Gabor-Pullen rushed for 128 yards on 12 carries during the game, which Badger won, 20-7. See more Badger HS sports in the Lake Geneva […]

Elkhorn area

Special guests

Elkhorn Area High School alumni runners that participated in the annual cross country alumni meet included, from the left: Brian Wales, Ken (Oz) Babcock, Sam DiVarco, Arandu Huerta, Leo Ehlen, Justin Pflanzer, Mr. Pulokus, Chris Carstens and Morgan (Wiswell) Siegler. This is the 50th anniversary of cross country in Elkhorn […]


Strong “D”

The Comets defense including Luke Freitag (No. 15) and Ross Gengler (No. 6) get ready to tackle Lodi’s Colton Nicolay in Delavan-Darien’s season-opener last Friday. The Comets fell 14-0 to Lodi but the defense played well overall, according to the coach, holding Lodi to one touchdown until very late in […]


The Big One

Walworth County Fair celebrates 170th birthday through weekend The 170th Annual Walworth County Fair opened Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Elkhorn and runs through Labor Day. The annual festival puts the spotlight on agriculture in the area and gives the county’s youth a chance to shine. Often local 4-H members, […]