Archive for: May, 2013


Robert D. Read, 78, of Lake Geneva, died peacefully on January 18, 2013. He was born in Lake Geneva on May 17, 1934, to Milton and Dorothy LaBarre Read. He was a graduate of Lake Geneva High School where he played varsity basketball and football. He then earned a Bachelor’s […]



Shirley M. Lauterbach, 85, of Delavan, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn.  She was born on May 17, 1927, in Elburn, Ill., to Fred and Agda (Nerothin) Kroll. Shirley was married to Henry Lauterbach on March 27, 1964, at the United Methodist Church in […]


Local couple honored for work in Turkey

Local couple honored for work in Turkey

Former educators get chance to reunite with students decades later By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While the Rev. Wallace and Ruth Robeson proudly proclaim Whitewater as a community they call home, their hearts and minds are often focused on another corner of the world. For 44 years, the Robesons served as […]


Roadside barbecue develops loyal following

Roadside barbecue develops loyal following

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff For local barbecue hounds, it’s the hint of smoked meat wafting as they pass the corner of Main Street and County Road ES. A new signature red trailer is a beacon for casual fans and foodies of the famous flavors. Whatever the attraction, area residents […]


Girls’ soccer wins Cudahy Invite

Comets suffer first conference loss to Badger By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent It was a mixed week for the Delavan-Darien High School girls’ soccer team as it won the Cudahy Invite on Saturday, but lost its first Southern Lakes Conference game May 9 to Lake Geneva Badger. To start the week, […]


District takes another step toward one-to-one technology

    By Michael S. Hoey   CORRESPONDENT         The Delavan-Darien School Board on Monday approved borrowing up to $725,000 to fund technological devices such as laptop computers or tablets for every student.         Superintendent Robert Crist in November proposed providing all students in the district with a […]


Couples On Wheels Tandem Bike Rally

The Walworth County Visitors Bureau presents the Couples On Wheels Tandem Club of Wisconsin is hosting their annual spring rally in Lake Geneva this weekend, May 17 – 19. The club will also be celebrating their 25th Anniversary and is anticipating over 60 couples participating in the tandem bike rally […]



      Jean A. Watts, 67, of Williams Bay, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at her home. She was born Sept. 8, 1945, in Elkhorn, to Lyle and Helen Jacobs. She married Patrick J. Watts on Nov. 30, 1985. She was a life-long area resident and member of St. Benedict’s […]



Herbert “Larry” Lawrence Campbell, 79, of Earle, Ark., died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at his home after a short but courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. He was a farm management consultant and thoroughly enjoyed gardening, hunting, helping others and improving the city of Earle. He had an ongoing love of […]



Merlin F. Mouzin, Jr., 62, of Delavan, died May 8, 2013. He was born March 17, 1951 in Vincennes, Ind., to Merlin and Maxine Dreiman Mouzin. He graduated from Rockford West High School in 1969, and graduated from Milton College in 1975 with a degree in science. He worked at […]