Author Archive: Vicky Wedig

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Alan Johnson, 32, of Lima Center, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison and 10 years extended supervision for the Oct. 25, 2016, shooting death of his brother-in-law Ken Myskewicz in Whitewater. Mykewicz’s wife and son, Kimberly and Tyler Myskewicz, Johnson’s sister and nephew, made statements at Johnson’s sentencing […]

 
 

State bound – again

State bound – again
 
 

Accused murderer to take stand

Alan Johnson (center) with members of his defense team listens in court Thursday morning. Johnson is expected to testify in his own defense Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Vicky Wedig)

Defense unable to establish claims of abuse, child porn from any other witness By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff Accused murderer Alan Johnson is expected to take the stand in his own defense Thursday afternoon on the fourth day of his trial for first-degree intentional homicide. Johnson’s attorney, Stephen Hurley said […]

 
 

Dad of accused murderer takes stand

Dad of accused murderer takes stand

Former sheriff prohibited from testifying about victim’s alleged abuse, use of child porn By Vicky Wedig SLN staff On the third day of testimony in a Whitewater homicide case – still calling witnesses for the prosecution – the father of the accused murderer took the stand. Former Racine County Sheriff […]

 
 

Badgers fall just short

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Lake Geneva Badgers gave one of the best teams in the state a good run but fell just short of advancing to Level 3 of the WIAA football playoffs Friday in a 24-17 road loss to Franklin, ranked No. 6 in the state. The […]

 
 

BRIAN C. MURPHY

Brian C. Murphy, 55, of Delavan, died Aug. 30, 2016, at The Willows Nursing and Rehab Center in Sun Prairie. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. James Cemetery in Vermont Township. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.  

 
 

Lightning strike leaves residents without elevator

More than two weeks later, system scheduled to be repaired By Vicky Wedig editor Residents in the Westshire Farms at the Lake retirement community had no functioning elevator since July 21, leaving those without the ability to traverse stairs essentially trapped in their apartments. “They can’t get out,” said Nancy […]

 
 

Waiting for a breeze

Waiting for a breeze

A committee boat for the Inland Lake Yachting Association waits for enough wind to start the race to set up starting marks for the second day of the ILYA championship regatta, while the C class fleet waits in the background to jockey for starting positions. C Class and E class […]

 
 

Regatta kick-off

Regatta kick-off

The Inland Lake Yachting Association championship regatta kicked off Wednesday on Geneva Lake in Fontana. The class A scows ran the opening race at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The regatta runs through Sunday. Here, the A scows: Lynch (left) and Red Eye (right) both from the Lake Geneva Yacht club approach […]

 
 

Historic run ends for Speth, Comets

Historic run ends for Speth, Comets

Delavan-Darien senior pitcher Jennah Speth struck out 36 batters in the state tournament, a new record. Here, she can’t hold back the emotion moments after Saturday’s loss. (Mike Ramczyk/Southern Lakes Newspapers/Delavan Enterprise By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com MADISON – Hundreds of people from the communities of Delavan and Darien showed up […]

 
 
 
 
 

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