Archive for: February, 2017

SANDRA MARIE BLISS

Sandra Marie Bliss, 67, of rural Delavan, died at Mercy Medical Center in Janesville on Feb. 26, 2017. She was born May 10, 1949, in Chicago to Calvin Frank Coty and Louise Theresa Hofbauer. She graduated from Delavan-Darien High School in 1967. She married Kenneth P. Bliss at the United […]

 
 

Bet your bottom dollar

Bet your bottom dollar

      FD Roosevelt (Hans Murtell, from the left), Ickes (Rylie Emmerich), Perkins (Faith Long) and Annie (Melissa Konkel) rehearse a scene prior to the recent performance of “Annie,” presented by the Big Foot High School Acting Company. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

DAVID NEIL WILLSON

DAVID NEIL WILLSON

      David Neil Willson, of Pagosa Springs, Colo., passed away Feb. 26, 2017 at Mercy Medical in Durango, Colo. He was born July 19, 1943, to Neil and Marjorie Willson of Palmyra. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Matthew Lutheran church in Palmyra. He graduated from Palmyra […]

 
 

Council awards 3-year fireworks contract

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of a motion at last week’s meeting to award a three-year contract to J&M Displays, Inc., to provide fireworks displays for the city at a cost of $10,000 each year. The Finance and Judicial Committee had voted […]

 
 

ROBERT E. WILBER

ROBERT E. WILBER

      Robert E. Wilber, 82 of Elkhorn, died peacefully Feb. 23, 2017, at Vintage on the Ponds Delavan. Bob was born July 17, 1934, in Cambridge, to the late Edward C. and Lucille J. (Grubel) Wilber. He served in the U.S. Navy from July 1952 to July 1960. […]

 
 

MARCELINE J. SCHIEFELBEIN

Marceline Jane Schiefelbein, 88, of Elkhorn, died Feb. 24, 2017, in Elkhorn. She was born Sept. 22, 1928, in Riverside, Iowa. She loved gardening and had a great love of reading. She was married for 63 years to departed husband William Schiefelbein. She had one son, Dan Schiefelbein; two daughters, […]

 
 

Smiles at the Sip ‘N Purr

Smiles at the Sip ‘N Purr

      Members and friends of the Brellenthin family, of Elkhorn, spend time together supporting Lakeland Animal Shelter at the annual Sip ‘N Purr event Feb. 11 at The Abbey Resort in Fontana. From the left: Erica Workman, Emma Papenfus, Scott McGinnis and Robyn Moe. The event featured a […]

 
 

City says farewell to Boomer

City says farewell to Boomer

Whitewater PD police dog leaves department By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Whitewater Police Department has one less member on its force — and this one made a name for himself in the community by barking, sniffing and wagging his tail. After weighing a series of options, the Whitewater Common Council […]

 
 

Qualifying for state

Qualifying for state

      A Division II Wrestling Sectional was held at Milwaukee Lutheran on Saturday, Feb 18, to decide on which wrestlers from a group of 25 local schools would qualify to compete at the State Wrestling Tournament. Jimmy DuVal (above), a WHS junior at 182 pounds, qualified for state. […]

 
 

Chiefs record third straight win

Chiefs record third straight win

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Don’t look now, but the Big Foot boys basketball team is putting together a little bit of a roll. The Chiefs, who endured a 13-game losing streak earlier in the season, put their third straight “W” on the board Friday night with a convincing 55-44 Rock […]