Month: February 2020

Walworth-Fontana area

Honored for saving a life

      Police Chief Ryan Milligan and Police Lieutenant Joaguin Alonzo from the Village of Walworth Police Department present Jennifer Ott-Wilson and Lee Knoble-Janney (not pictured) with the Civilian Gallantry Award. Ott-Wilson and Knoble-Janney are school counselors at Walworth Elementary and Middle School who were honored with the award for saving […]

Elkhorn area

Leaving a lasting legacy

Elk swimmers win state title, break school records By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team ended its season with, arguably, one of the greatest days in program history. The Elks concluded their season with a state title in the 200-yard freestyle relay and a third-place […]


Darien hires new, but familiar engineer

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Village of Darien board approved hiring Jason Feucht of raSmith as its new village engineer Monday night. Feucht has worked with the village before, so the appointment was familiar. According to a memo by Administrator Rebecca LeMire, the village signed an agreement with Kapur […]


United We Dance

Dancers from area to perform in support of United Way By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Dance is highly collaborative, according to Colleen Huberty, director of Toe To Toe Ballet School in Elkhorn. And in early March, several dance companies from throughout the area will do just that in an effort […]


A purr-fect party

      At Sip ‘N Purr, an annual fundraiser for Lakeland Animal Shelter held Feb. 8 at The Abbey Resort, food and drink samples were provided by a variety of vendors including The Apple Barn Orchard & Winery, Studio Winery, Mershon’s Cidery, Sprecher’s Restaurant, Kenny’s Daughters, The Cheese Box, Friends on […]

Lake Geneva area

Show off those super powers

Trinity Church to host Superhero Breakfast Calling all super dads, sons, grandpas and uncles. Trinity Church, W775 Geranium Road, Genoa City, is having its Superhero Breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14. Join other area superheroes for breakfast; a fun, do-it-yourself building project and games. The morning will […]


More than a fan

      Between the girls JV and varsity games last week, Jeff Beardsley was recognized as the Elkhorn All-Sports Booster Club’s Fan of the Year. He attends nearly all of the sporting events at all levels on the road and at home. He writes personal letters and inspirational cards to athletes […]