Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

Grant would help pay for Big Foot Creek study

The Geneva Lake Environmental Agency has applied for a Small-Scale Lake Planning Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource to cost share in the Big Foot Creek watershed study. The study will involve sampling Big Foot Creek at several location to better understand and ultimately abate some of the […]

 
 

Delbrook receives $1.7 million bequest

Delbrook receives $1.7 million bequest

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delbrook Golf Course received a $1.7 million be-quest on behalf of Earl, Charlotte and Pat A. Nelson last week. Patricia Lane Smith, a cousin of Pat Nelson, presented the donation to the Delavan Common Council on Jan. 15. Smith said Nelson passed away on June […]

 
 

60 years of growth, innovation

60 years of growth, innovation

Generac kicks off year of anniversary activities In 1959, with just five employees in a barn in Wales, Robert D. Kern began manufacturing generators based upon his own unique designs. Sixty years later, the company he founded — Generac Power Systems — is a leading, diversified global supplier of backup […]

 
 

Libraries team up for current events program

UW-Whitewater professor to discuss Electoral College Four area libraries will present Dr. Eric Loepp, of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, in a current events conversation at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Fireside Room at The Ridge Hotel, W4240 Highway 50, Lake Geneva. In two of the last five […]

 
 

Propelling students toward their path

Alternative High School a last chance for some, the beginning for others By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Before Kelly Gleason enrolled at Walworth County Education Alternative High School, she was failing nearly all of her sophomore classes and did not fit in with the traditional high school setting. Now, she has […]

 
 

Treat and Go

Treat and Go

Lake Geneva schools add trauma kits to classrooms New school safety measures are being put in place in the Lake Geneva schools. Treat and Go Trauma kits will be in all classrooms and common areas. Six additional automated external defibrillators will be installed at Badger High School and one in […]

 
 

Smooth opening

Smooth opening

At the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Elkhorn Courthouse Square Ice Rink Jan. 18, Mayor Howie Reynolds does the honors, joined by Derek D’Auria, James Duquette, David Henning and Walworth County Administrator David Bretl. Numerous sponsors also attended the event, which included coffee and hot chocolate and a chance to […]

 
 

Neighbor input needed for certain fences

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A months-long discussion on fencing regulations in Whitewater has come to a close after a pair of recent pivotal maneuvers. Moving forward, city residents interested in installing fences of 6 feet or higher in height will be required to first confer with neighbors. The stipulation will […]

 
 

JOAN M. KAYE

Joan Marie Kaye, 82 of Delavan died Dec. 27 at Golden Years Retirement Home in Walworth. Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31 at Mary Hill Cemetery in Niles, Ill. Betzer Funeral Home is serving her family.

 
 

Lioness’ Pajama-Rama Saturday

The Delavan Lioness Club will have its annual Pajama-Rama from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Old National Bank, 500 E. Walworth St. New pajamas for children of all ages will be distributed.  Pajamas will go to New Beginnings APFV, formerly the Association for Prevention of Family Violence; Twin Oaks […]