Author: Heather Ruenz


Sugar Creek residents oppose gravel pit

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Town of Sugar Creek residents are banding together to oppose a rezone request and conditional use permit that would pave the way for a proposed gravel pit off of Highway H. According to the Town of Sugar Creek Plan Commission agenda for the Thursday, Oct. 14 […]


Man arrested in fatal hit and run

He allegedly left the scene after striking a 70-year-old man Police have arrested a local man in connection with a hit and run in Elkhorn Sunday night that killed a 70-year-old man. Bradley R. Kirkpatrick, 33, of Elkhorn, was arrested and booked into the Walworth County Jail Wednesday for the […]


Delavan council approves library expansion

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council recently approved a plan to renovate the 12,116 square-foot Aram Public Library and build a 21,028 square-foot addition at a cost of approximately $9 million. Mayor Ryan Schroeder said at the Aug. 17 council meeting the city will pay up to […]


Jazzing up summer

Members of the Underground Sound Jazz Combo take the stage at Sunset Park in Elkhorn in July for the Sounds of Sunset concert series, sponsored by Matheson Memorial Library. Kyle Deschner, who is from Delavan, created the group. The free, weekly concerts were part of the library’s summer reading program. […]


Scarecrow Fest returns

Delavan event to feature a walk, fall activities and more Downtown Delavan will usher in the fall season with the 21st annual Scarecrow Fest on Saturday, Sept. 18. The free festival is a community-wide, family-oriented event featuring decorative scarecrows, family activities, live entertainment, craft and vendor fairs, and so much […]


Welcome aboard!

Whitewater Unified School District recently welcomed new staff members, from the left: (front row) Morgan Huntley, MS science; Colleen Coleman-Jayne, HS science; William Breitsprecher, MS digital life skills; Nicole Meier, advanced learner; Bethany Worth, HS English learner; (second row) Melissa Rinn, Lakeview fifth grade; Samantha Kessler, Lakeview special education; Yvonne […]