Archive for: October, 2012

Examining today’s recession and yesterday’s Depression

“‘Use it up. Make it do. Do without.’ Back then, it was a way of life.” By Doris Reinke Contributor       It is referred to as a “recession” today. Back in the 1930s it was called the “Depression.”       An old timer (and that expression means someone who is elderly […]



Avery J. McCarthy, 11, of Delavan went home to be with our Lord, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. She was born on Oct. 5, 2001 in Elkhorn to Bridget McCarthy and Scott Reese. She was a very enthusiastic fifth grader at The Delavan Christian Grade School in Delavan. She is survived […]


Governor visits Bradley’s to celebrate its 160 years

	Gov. Scott Walker talks with his former high school chemistry teacher, Ann Serpe, of Elkhorn, during a visit to Bradley’s Department Store on Tuesday to commemorate the store’s 160 years in business.

By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN Staff Gov. Scott Walker made a trip to his hometown Tuesday to celebrate the anniversary of Delavan’s longest-running department store. Walker, a Delavan native, was present among dozens of locals and officials to celebrate the 160 years Bradley’s Department Store has been in business. “This is […]


Tips to Ensure a Happy (and Safe) Halloween

Halloween is a night of fun and adventure for children and their families, but any activity where kids criss-cross neighborhood streets after dusk comes with some risk. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection offers the following suggestions to help make your Halloween a safe and memorable one. […]


Woman hit by car suffers serious injuries

Elkhorn resident Shelly Mornard, 65, plays with her granddaughter before a July 26 accident that left her hospitalized for three months.

By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN Staff An Elkhorn woman who was hit by a car in Delavan three months ago returned home on Saturday. Shelly Mornard, 65, was crossing Borg Road on July 26 on her way to Kune’s Country Ford to pick up her car from work in the Shopko […]


Neglected Great Danes continuing to improve as investigation continues

When six emaciated Great Danes entered the Lakeland Animal Shelter on Sept. 22, they had several medical conditions. These included being covered in fecal matter, skin infections, intestinal parasites and being severely under nourished.

                   By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN Staff Six emaciated Great Danes entered the Lakeland Animal Shelter on Sept. 22. According to shelter officials, the dogs were found running at large on Sheridan Springs Road in the Town of Lyons. A resident called the […]


Whitewater’s Harms heads to state for third straight year

Whitewater’s Harms heads to state for third straight year

By David Paulsen Correspondent After winning the WIAA Division 2 Whitewater sectional once again, junior Brett Harms heads to the 100th running of the WIAA State Boys Cross Country Championships for the third year in a row. Those championships will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at The Ridges Golf Course […]


Railroad celebrates Halloween with Tracks & Treats

The East Troy Electric Railroad will host Tracks & Treats during Halloween weekend, a celebration of the hallowed holiday featuring costumed train operators, conductors and depot personal. Children visiting the railroad will also receive treats from their haunted hosts. The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. […]


Whippets’ soccer season ends with loss to Shorewood

Whippets’ soccer season ends with loss to Shorewood

By David Paulsen Correspondent After winning the regional championship, the Whitewater High School boys soccer team saw its season come to a disappointing end with a 5-1 loss to Shorewood Oct. 18. The Whippets, who were a No. 6 seed in the sectional, simply were unable to stay with the […]


WISPOLITICS.COM REPORT: Both Campaigns Push Early Voting

It used to be that voting for president was a one-day event. But no more. Both the Obama and Romney campaigns are pushing supporters to vote early — in person at their local clerk’s office. That’s because election experts now say energizing and turning out committed supporters early is a […]