Month: June 2021


Whitewater loosens alcohol prohibitions

Increase in outdoor events led to officials supporting changes By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the hopes of making use of such public spaces as the amphitheater, Whitewater officials have given the go-ahead to loosen alcohol prohibitions in public spaces in narrow circumstances. The Common Council on June 15 approved a […]


Starting the day off right

At the Walworth County Dairy Breakfast June 19, guests make their way through the food pickup line. The event also included kids’ tours around the grounds pulled by a tractor; 2021 Walworth County Fairest of the Fair Katelyn Gonzalez welcoming guests; vendors selling a variety of items; and bus rides […]



      Patricia A. “Pat” Smith, 72, of Walworth, passed away to eternal life on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at St. Luke’s Medical Center South Shore in Cudahy, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 12, 1949, in Kenosha, daughter to the late Robert and Wilma (Neal) Davis. […]



      Donald J. Andersen, 92, of Delavan, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on June 24, 2021. He was born in Racine on March 10, 1929, to Herlof and Alvina (Karpen) Andersen. Don proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He gave his family and friends many […]


Elkhorn payment drop box to move

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of moving the downtown drop box for utility payments from in front of City Hall to a location outside the library, following the move to the new building next month. When discussing the move of city operations […]


Zoning district considered for fairgrounds

It doesn’t qualify as a ‘park,’ under the current zoning By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council is moving toward creating a separate zoning district for the Walworth County Fairgrounds. City Administrator Jim Heilman said at the June 14 council meeting the property is currently zoned as […]