Archive for: July, 2018

Rose Among Thorns performs

Rose Among Thorns performs

      The quartet Rose Among Thorns performed at the most recent Savory Sounds concert on July 12, a series of the Whitewater Arts Alliance held at the Birge Fountain in front of the Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St. The group of local musicians includes Jeff Mason on acoustic […]


Golf tournament to benefit special needs children

The Geneva National Foundation and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin will host the Chippin’ for Children golf tournament and auction July 30 to benefit Walworth County’s special needs community and the children and families throughout the state. The golf open will take place on Geneva National Resort and Club’s Gary Player […]


Early survey responses show residents want limited class sizes

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board took an early look at responses to a survey given to district families and made available to district residents July 9. Interim Superintendent Jill Sorbie, whose contract was approved in closed session, said 428 responses to the survey have been returned […]



Jaclyn Rose (Stevens) Rios, 26, of Janesville, passed away July 20, 2018, at home in Janesville. She was born in Elkhorn on May 6, 1992, to James and Dawn (Mortlock) Stevens. Jaclyn is survived by her husband, Emilio, of Elkhorn; a son, Silas Rios, of Elkhorn; her parents Dawn Stevens […]



Leonard H. Mueller, 88, of Delavan, passed away at Ridgestone Village in Delavan on July 19, 2018. Graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst, Ill. Betzer Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Delavan is proudly assisting the family.  


Residents learn more about proposed pipeline

Utility hosted three open house sessions in area By Jason Arndt SLN Staff While some showed up out of curiosity, others came to gather more information at a series of open houses last week, when officials from We Energies met with residents about a proposed 49-mile natural gas pipeline through […]


Friends of library have annual book sale

The Friends of the Lake Geneva Public Library will have its annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 11 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 12. The sale will take place at the east end of Library Park in Lake Geneva. Friends members are invited from […]


Delbrook celebrates 90 years

Delbrook celebrates 90 years

Long-time golf pro Gene Shreves honored for work at course By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delbrook Golf Course in Delavan celebrated its 90th anniversary Saturday with a breakfast, golf scramble and dinner. Long-time manager Gene Shreves was also honored with a proclamation and a street sign posted at the entrance […]


Historical Society to host open house

The Historical Society of Walworth and Big Foot Prairie, Inc., a Wisconsin State Historical Society Affiliate, will host a Plaque Dedication and Open House event at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 26 at 101 Maple Ave., Walworth. On December 22, 2003, the Historical Society of Walworth and Big Foot Prairie, Inc. […]


Special assignment

Special assignment

Members of the Elkhorn Police Department staff the brat hut outside Frank’s Piggly Wiggly July 15. It’s an annual fundraiser the department holds to raise money for its scholarship fund. (Above) Among the helpers were Alvin Brandl and Robert Rayfield. (Dave Dresdow photo)