Archive for: December, 2012


Phyllis Mullis Jones, 73, of Delavan Lake died Friday Nov. 30, 2012 at the Williams Bay Care Center in Williams Bay. Funeral services were Dec. 3 at the Betzer Funeral Home.  



Robert A. Liden, 82, of Delavan, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. He was born Aug. 13, 1930 near St. Louis and soon after moved to the Chicago area with his parents, the late Robert and Hazel Liden. He was united in marriage to […]



Shelley E. Henning, 31, of Clinton passed away Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at her home. She was born Dec. 31, 1980, to William and the late Robin (Roe) Henning. She was employed at Treasure Hut Flowers in Delavan during her working career. She is survived by her father, Bill Henning […]


City refuses to release memo to multiple outlets

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The City of Lake Geneva finds itself the subject of legal action in an attempt by a local citizens’ action group to review a memo of under-standing between the City and a local land-holding corporation. According to a press re-lease from Care for Lake Geneva, a […]


Art stolen from deceased father’s estate auction

Art stolen from deceased father’s estate auction

By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN STAFF Police are looking for someone who stole a $3,000 painting from a Lake Geneva auction site Nov. 17. A Judy Larson horse print went missing from the home of Keith Krause, a 45-year-old building contractor, who died July 12 after falling through a roof on […]


The season begins

The season begins

PHOTO BY Kyle Forster  Santa hands out candy canes to children during the event in Tower Park downtown Nov.23 night during the city’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.  


Council approves budget with tax increase; Alderman suggests eliminating costs for new building

By Michael S. Hoey SLN Staff The Delavan Common Council approved its 2013 budget at a special meeting Nov. 20. The budget was unchanged from the one presented during a public hearing the week before. The tax levy was set at $5.3 million, and the mill rate was set at […]


Darien to charge for responding to accidents

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff For the first time in 2013, motorists involved in accidents in the town or village of Darien will be charged for services from the Darien Fire Department. Charging for fire runs is expected to generate an additional $10,150 in revenue for the fire department next […]


Darien resident wins $1 million in lottery

A Darien resident won $1 million when he had five numbers correct in Saturday’s Powerball. Roger Cobb, 48, bought the winning ticket at the Delavan Mobil Mart, 502 Borg Road. The Powerball jackpot was $425 million Monday with a drawing scheduled for Wednesday. Mobil Mart owner Neil Gill said Cobb’s […]


New book by local authors offers hope to many

New book by local authors offers hope to many

By Edwin Scherzer Contributor A half full glass, of course, is the optimist view of life. Half empty belongs to those who view things a little more critically. When the glass breaks it means water, water, everywhere and everyone is going away thirsty. Disability also means many things to many […]