Archive for: July, 2016

Artist exhibit at Michael Fields

Artist exhibit at Michael Fields

‘Forever Young: Sacred Summer’ exhibition runs until Sept. 16 The Good Earth Church of the Divine is sponsoring the exhibit ‘Forever Young: Sacred Summer’ until Sept. 16, at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute Gallery, W2493 Highway ES, East Troy. The exhibit features the work of Leo “Nello” Rotelli, 92, of Waunakee. […]

 
 

Town, city and village recognize local police during ‘trying time’ nationally

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent       The Delavan Town Board issued a proclamation July 19 along with the City of Delavan and the Village of Darien recognizing law enforcement for the work they do to keep the communities safe. “It is recognition for our law enforcement officers during what has […]

 
 

Warm welcome

Warm welcome

      Mark Elworthy (center) the new Whitewater Unified School District Administrator, receives a warm welcome to the community and district by school board member Steve Ryan (left) and president Casey Judd (right) Monday night. After a meet-and-greet, Elworthy, in his update during the school board meeting offered “a […]

 
 

It’s no-go for Pokémon GO on roadways, railways

It’s no-go for Pokémon GO on roadways, railways

DOT says game is creating problems with distracted drivers The Wisconsin Department of Transportation State Patrol warns motorists not to let the Pokémon craze drive them crazy. The mobile gaming app lets players catch Pokémon in real life and in real time using a phone’s GPS and augmented reality settings. […]

 
 

Knights at your service

Knights at your service

Corn and brat roast to feature local vendors All the food at this year’s Knights of Columbus annual corn and brat roast is being provided by local restaurants and stores. “The best thing about the roast is that everything we have is supplied locally,” Grand Knight Fred Kmiec said. “The […]

 
 

DA candidates present platforms

DA candidates present platforms

Prosecutor hopefuls outline their approaches at forum By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff Walworth County voters will have their only chance to choose between two candidates for Walworth County district attorney in the Aug. 9 Fall Primary Election. Daniel Necci, who currently serves as Walworth County’s district attorney, has opted not […]

 
 

ANGIE BRUSA THOMAS

Angie Brusa Thomas, 63, of Frankfort, Ill., and longtime Delavan resident died July 27, 2016, in Frankfort. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Darien Cemetery. Betzer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

 
 

Directors: EMS head acted without board’s approval

Town and village continue hearing about suspended chief’s alleged violations of codes of conduct By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Darien Emergency Medical Services Board members say they suspended their chief for making decisions without consulting with the board and violating multiple codes of conduct. The EMS Department met with the […]

 
 

Potential grocer no longer in running

City officials said recruiting ‘a top priority’ for community By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The road toward finding a new full-service grocery store in Whitewater has been long and winding in the more than seven months since Terry Daniels closed his Sentry operation in the community. City officials were hoping to […]

 
 

PENNY J. SABIN

PENNY J. SABIN

      Penny J. Sabin, 72, of West Bend, passed away July 23, 2016, at Ivy Manor in West Bend. She was born Sept. 2, 1943, in Clinton, Iowa. She is the daughter of the late Peter J. Kjergaard Jr. and the late Norma (Snyder) Kjergaard. Penny attended high […]