Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Whitewater mulls price point for library remodel

Resolution pledging financial support for remodel, expansion project is eyed By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater’s decision-making municipal body is mulling a resolution that could formalize the city’s commitment for the planned expansion and remodel of the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. Amid a wide-ranging discussion at a Common Council meeting […]


Delavan standout inducted into Panther Hall of Fame

Delavan standout inducted into Panther Hall of Fame

Four former Milwaukee student-athletes and a prominent head coach were inducted into the Bud K. Haidet Milwaukee Athletics Hall of Fame, presented by Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront on Nov. 13. The members of the Class of 2021 include: Cheryl Berkley (volleyball); William Krueger (track and field/cross country); Emily McClellan (swimming); and Marc Mitchell (basketball). Jerry […]


Elkhorn updates burn ordinance

It includes exemptions, alters hours for campfires By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 6-0 in favor of both waiving the first reading of and approving an amended open burning ordinance at its Nov. 15 meeting. The updated ordinance had been reviewed and recommended for approval […]




      Leslie Jerome (Jerry) Benson passed away peacefully on Nov. 19, 2021, at the age of 77. Jerry was born in Rockford, Ill., on April 26, 1944, to Leslie and Josephine Benson. After graduating from Delavan-Darian H.S., Jerry attended the University of Wisconsin where he met his first love, Terry […]




      Our loving mother Silvia Ann Stoik Christianson passed away at the age of 94 on Nov. 7, 2021, following a prolonged stay at Delavan Health Services in Delavan. Silvia was born June 1, 1927. She grew up on the family dairy farm near Rice Lake. She married James Alan […]



Ellen Marie Kelly, 63, of Delavan, passed away Nov. 11, 2021. Services will be held in May of 2022. Lazarczyk Family Funeral Homes – Steinke Chapel of Lake Geneva is serving the family.



Lydia H. Scott, 91, of Delavan passed away Nov. 20, 2021, at Golden Years in Walworth. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.  



Thomas J. Delaney, 82, of Delavan passed away Nov. 21, 2021, at Willowick in Clinton. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family



Gregory Lee Burnham, 73, of Genoa, Ill., passed away Nov. 12, 2021. Private services were held. Lazarczyk Family Funeral Homes – Betzer Chapel of Delavan, is serving the family.



Lyle F. Waligora of Delavan, 68, Nov. 19, 2021, passed away peacefully at memorial hospital in Janesville. Foster Funeral Home is Beloit is assisting the family.