Author Archive: Heather Ruenz

Letter, RE: Elkhorn Area School District referendums

Elkhorn voters need to understand meaning of ‘estimated zero tax’ Two referendums coming up in Elkhorn April 7, both to raise our taxes for school funding increases… again. Given the last referendums, we shouldn’t need any additional school buildings for a few generations since we are about to pay off […]

 
 

Walworth County IDs case of community spread

Walworth County IDs case of community spread

Third person who tested positive for COVID-19 did not have exposure to a known case and didn’t travel to a location with known community spread Today, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced that community spread of COVID-19 has been detected in Wisconsin. Furthermore, the Walworth County Division of Public […]

 
 

Second case confirmed in county

Second case confirmed in county

Walworth County Division of Public Health announced today that there are now two confirmed cases of Coronavirus 2019 in Walworth County. This newly confirmed individual is a man in his 60s who is receving treatment. It is not yet known if the second case is travel-related.  “We are taking the […]

 
 

Area student named GeoBee semifinalist

Area student named GeoBee semifinalist

The National Geographic Society named Steven Wang, an eighth grader at Lake Geneva Middle School, as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2020 National Geographic GeoBee State Competition. The contest will be held at American Family Insurance-Corporate Headquarters in Madison, Friday, March 27. This is the second […]

 
 

GLORIA MATELLI

GLORIA MATELLI

Gloria A. Matelli 83, of Delavan, passed away at her residence on Sunday, March 15, 2020. She was born on March 28, 1936 in Chicago to the late Antonio and Emma (Passiglia) Bertolone. She married the late Angelo Matelli in Chicago on June 21, 1958. Gloria loved her family and […]

 
 

ROBERT MARTINEZ

Robert Martinez, 23, of Delavan died March 12, 2020 at Froedtert Medical Center in Milwaukee. Visitation was Sunday. Funeral services will be held in Mexico. Betzer Funeral Home is serving the family.

 
 

MARIE FEATHERSTONE

MARIE FEATHERSTONE

Marie E. Featherstone was born April 22, 1921 in Fort Atkinson to Albert and Luella (Hertel) Draeger. She passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Golden Years of Walworth. Her life was guided by her faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and she was an active member of the […]

 
 

DANIEL SELLNOW

DANIEL SELLNOW

Dan always said it took three weeks for people to really miss you being in their lives. For all of us that loved him we know that isn’t true. He was missed dearly the second he left our lives. There are no words to describe how much he meant to […]

 
 

MARILYN JEAN OHL

Marilyn Jean Ohl, 90, of Delavan passed away on March 13, 2020, at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn. Services are pending. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.

 
 

BRUCE DILLENBECK

Bruce Wayne Dillenbeck, 71, of Darien died at his home. A private family visitation is being held Friday morning due to the coronavirus, followed by a private burial at Roselawn Cemetery. A celebration of life will be at a later date. Betzer Funeral Home is serving the family.