Archive for: September, 2015

LEONE M. ORTELLE

LEONE M. ORTELLE

Leone M. Ortelle, 98, of Fort Atkinson, passed away Sept. 28, 2015, at the Black Hawk Senior Residence surrounded by her loving family. Leone was born Dec. 16, 1915, the youngest child of George and Margaret (Boyer) Hoffman in Rome. She was employed at The Sterlingworth Supper Club in LaGrange, […]

 
 

Walking the world

Walking the world

Mother raises money for clinical trial to extended quantity and quality of life By Kellen Olshefski Editor A year after her daughter’s death, Lisa Spedale, a resident of Elmhurst, Ill., and seasonal resident of Indian Hills in Fontana, is continuing the fight against Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma and keeping her […]

 
 

St. Peter’s to have Fall Festival Oct. 3-4

St. Peter the Apostle Parish, 1975 Beulah Ave., East Troy, will have its annual Fall Festival Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4. The festival opens Saturday at 6 p.m. with music by the Smooth Blues. The beer tent will open at that time and the corn bag tournament is […]

 
 

Palmyra approves $30K for EMS staff

Continued shortage, strain on Eagle leads to staffing proposal By Heather Ruenz Editor In an effort to provide a solution to the continued shortage of emergency medical service personnel, the Palmyra Village Board approved a $30,000 proposal and increases to the on-call pay rates at its Sept. 8 meeting. Several […]

 
 

LINDA K. GOUKER

LINDA K. GOUKER

Linda Kay Gouker, 67, of New Lisbon, died Sept. 28, 2015, from complications related to lung cancer. Linda was born Oct. 6, 1947, in Wisconsin Rapids, to Emil and Lorraine Joseph. Linda will be remembered for her strong faith, love of music, playing of the piano and organ, watching tennis […]

 
 

JEFFREY D. THAYER

Jeffrey D. Thayer, 65, of Salem, Ill., died Sept. 27, 2015, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born Feb. 14, 1950, in Geneva, to Elmer Eugene Thayer Jr. and Mary Louise (Nicoson) Thayer. He married Gloria (Greinert) Thayer on Aug. 19, 1972, in Lebanon. He […]

 
 

City amends scope of three TIF Districts

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Hoping to strengthen some of its tax-incremental financing districts, Whitewater officials are moving forward with a plan to revamp three targeted areas of the community. At the urging of the appointed Community Development Authority, the Whitewater Common Council on Sept. 15 voted to amend the scope […]

 
 

Village waits on revaluation

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Darien Village Board agreed Monday to wait until 2017 to enter into an agreement with Accurate Appraisal for a revaluation of village property. As the board considered authorizing a revaluation in 2016, board President Kurt Zipp said the village has a lot of moving […]

 
 

High school celebrates Homecoming, Spirit Week

Tickets for the East Troy High School 2015 Homecoming Dance are on sale in the school cafeteria during both lunch periods. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door. The dance will be from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2. Homecoming week activities include: Sept. […]

 
 

Scarecrow Fest 2015

Scarecrow Fest 2015

August Reddy, 5, of Delavan, stand in front of the scarecrow “Mr. Big” at Third Street and Walworth Avenue in downtown Delavan during Scarecrow Fest on Saturday. (Vicky Wedig photo)