Archive for: July, 2015

Summer fun for the whole family

Summer fun for the whole family

15 kid friendly summer activities for $15 or less Make new memories with your children this summer in the Walworth area. The area is bursting with great summer activities, and the Walworth County Visitors Bureau has created a list of 15 fun summer activities, each costing $15 or less. For […]


End of the line

Defending state champs halts Legion’s playoff run By Dan Truttschel Correspondent After a tough loss to open last week’s Class A regional tournament, the East Troy Post 188 Legion baseball team bounced back with two straight victories. But in the fourth game, Post 188 ran into the defending state champions […]


Surf and turf

Surf and turf

Bob Madden (left), from Lake Geneva, and Krystal O’Neill, from Fontana, slice up lobsters during the Big Foot Lions Club’s 32nd annual Lobster Boil and Steak Fry on July 25. Money from the event is used to fund the club’s projects, such as the pirate ship in Reid Park and […]


Williams Bay girl swims in state competition

A Williams Bay girl was among three area swimmers from the Lake Geneva Swim Club to compete in the 2015 12 and Under Wisconsin USA Swimming State Meet July 24-26 at the Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer. Lauren O’Brien, from Williams Bay, qualified and competed in three events […]


Body of missing swimmer found in Delavan Lake

By Vicky Wedig Editor The body of an Illinois man who went missing while swimming on Delavan Lake on July 22 was recovered in about 38 feet of water at about 9 a.m. July 23. Town of Delavan Police Chief Ray Clark said divers found the body of Scott Apel, […]


What a (fun) mess

What a (fun) mess

From the left: Evangeline Mulderink, of Whitewater, gets in on the sprinkler action at the July 23 Messy Fest event held at Cravath Lakefront Park; Rylee Hibbs and Casie Corollo, of Whitewater, take a break from the action for a refreshment while allowing the first coat of paint they’re covered […]


Maxwell Street Days is here

  Brat and a Buck Sale proceeds will support Chamber’s scholarship fund By Chris Bennett Correspondent Buying a bratwurst or hot dog Friday and Saturday from the Whitewater Chamber of Commerce during Maxwell Street Days will do more than satisfy your lunch cravings. The Chamber is holding its 5th Annual […]



Nellie Elizabeth Schwartz, 97, was born to eternal life on July 28, 2015. Beloved sister of the late Charles (the late Marion), Ronald (the late Mary), the late Dorothy, Catherine and Victor (the late Joyce). Dear aunt of Mary Jo (Steven) Madsen, Catherine (Robert) Van Stedum, Jeannie (Jim) Brehmer, Lori […]


Skill, chemistry bring home first championship title for U12 team

Junior Comets win Cactus League Tournament, finish season with single loss By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Whether it is professional basketball or a 12-and-under (12U) baseball league, it takes time for chemistry to develop within a team. Once that chemistry is built, and a talented team starts playing together as a […]



Larry “Swede” Boss, of Delavan, died at his home of natural causes July 29, 2015. Visitation is 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Betzer Funeral Home, Delavan.