Archive for: July, 2016

District attorney clears deputy in fatal shooting

District attorney clears deputy in fatal shooting

Deadly force was justified as car drove toward officer, he contends A Walworth County Sheriff’s deputy was justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed a Milwaukee man during a staged drug buy on Feb. 24 in East Troy, the county’s district attorney has decided. The ruling issued […]

 
 

RUTH ANN BILLINGS

Ruth Ann Billings, 74, died July 14, 2016, in Arcdale. She was born in Janesville and grew up in East Troy, where she met her husband Robert. They dated about two years before they got married on April 18, 1964. They have three sons, John Robert, Steven Michael, and David […]

 
 

Detention pond work to begin Aug. 15

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent An infrastructure project that has been in the works for nearly a year in Whitewater is officially moving forward, following a recent decision by city officials. The Common Council on June 21 gave city staffers the green light to proceed with plans to design and construct […]

 
 

Making friends

Making friends

      Ian Emery and Fairhaven Senior Services resident Dolores Grulkowski get to know a visiting calf June 24 during the mini county fair set up by the Stone School and LaGrange 4-H Clubs at the senior center. Fairhaven residents had a chance to get up close and personal […]

 
 

LUCILLE J. PETT

LUCILLE J. PETT

      Lucille J. Pett, 99, of Whitewater, died peacefully July 11, 2016, at Fairhaven, where she lived since 1994. She was born Sept. 25, 1916, in Conde, S.D., the daughter of Harold and Amy (Amsden) Somers. With her family, she moved to Andover, S.D., in 1927, where she […]

 
 

MARK DESTEFANO

MARK DESTEFANO

      Mark DeStefano was born Feb. 13, 1954, in Chicago to Carl T. and Mary Corinne DeStefano (nee Wagner). He passed away July 14, 2016, at his home in Williams Bay. He is survived by his mother, Corinne “Corky” DeStefano; sisters, Caryn Snell, Mary (Mike) Flahive and Madelyn […]

 
 

School Board discusses two potential referendum questions

Two-part referendum would call for $22.9 million for projects, $300,000 annually for operational costs By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff The Elkhorn Area School District Board of Education discussed how to word a two-part referendum question slated for the November election at its regular meeting Monday night. The two-part referendum, which […]

 
 

WILLIAM A. BARTZ

William “Bill” A. Bartz, 83, of Delavan, died July 14, 2016, at his home in Delavan. Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Delavan with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting […]

 
 

School Board tables additional welding stations decision

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District Board of Education tabled the decision Monday on whether to add the six additional welding stations to the high school shop area until February. At the last School Board meeting, the board approved spending the money to upgrade the […]

 
 

Men charged in 2013 Town of Delavan burglaries

Men charged in 2013 Town of Delavan burglaries

Preliminary hearings were scheduled for July 8 and 14 respectively for a Whitewater man and a Beloit man charged with breaking into at least 14 homes in the same Town of Delavan neighborhood in 2013. Christopher A. Kimps, 27, of Whitewater, and Jesse D. Adams III, 25, of Beloit were […]