Archive for: October, 2018

Whitewater economic development panel sets 2019 budget

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While municipal officials still are hammering out details associated with the City of Whitewater’s 2019 operating budget, a quasi-independent group devoted to economic development has assembled its piece of the puzzle. At a special meeting Oct. 16, members of the Community Development Authority approved a budget […]

 
 

Trucks & Treats

Trucks & Treats

      The cold weather on Oct. 19 night didn’t keep families away from Trucks & Treats at Kishwauketoe in Williams Bay, which offered food and fire trucks, a bonfire, spooky stories and more. Williams Bay PTO members Sarah Frankel and Shelly Bottalla sell tickets for face painting, s’more kits, glow […]

 
 

Symphony Orchestra performs family concert

Symphony Orchestra performs family concert

By Tom Ganser Correspondent On Oct. 6, the audience for the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra’s family concert at Lake Geneva Middle School that included children was treated to a performance of four musical selections and an adventure in learning about music led by LGSO music director David Anderson. Lake Geneva […]

 
 

NANCY HOULBERG

NANCY HOULBERG

      Nancy Carolyn Houlberg, 86, of Elkhorn, died on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 at Ridgestone Terrace. She was born May 26, 1932 in Madison to the late Alfred and Annette (Olson) Ronsit. She graduated from East High School in 1950 and then attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On Nov. 26, […]

 
 

VICTOR A. SCHWARTZ

VICTOR A. SCHWARTZ

Victor A. “Vic” Schwartz, 95, of Monroe, died on Oct. 25, 2018, at the Monroe Clinic Hospital. He was born Jan. 1, 1923, to Victor Sr. and Nellie (Puetz) Schwartz in Troy Center. He graduated from East Troy High School in 1940 and attended Marquette University until he was called […]

 
 

Substance that closed East Troy High School identified

Substance that closed East Troy High School identified

The East Troy School District sent a letter home to parents last night identifying the substance found in a locker that caused the evacuation, and subsequent dismissal for the day, of East Troy High School Monday morning. “We have now made an initial determination that the hazardous substance was a […]

 
 

A nice start

A nice start

      Elkhorn Oktoberfest on Oct. 20 started out with blue sky and sunshine but quickly gave way to high winds, rain and sleet. It included a 5K run/2-mile walk, vendors, food including a chili cook-off, wine and beer tasting and the revealing of this year’s Christmas Card design but was […]

 
 

Fleet Farm open for business

Fleet Farm open for business

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Fleet Farm officially opened for business on Oct. 17 with a “soft opening.” The store’s Toyland toy department, a staple of the Fleet Farm chain, opened Friday and a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Saturday. Professional fisherman John Gillespie was at the […]

 
 

PETER A. WETHERALL

PETER A. WETHERALL

      Peter A. Wetherall is free to soar at last unfettered into eternity Oct. 21, 2018, at the age of 54 years. He was the loving father of Alex; cherished son of May (nee Beilke) and the late William J. Wetherall; dear brother of Audrey (James) Middleton, Jeanne (Mark) Hathaway, […]

 
 

THERESA SCHUMACHER

Theresa M. Schumacher, 78, of Delavan, passed away Oct. 27, 2018, at Aurora St. Lukes Medical Center in Milwaukee. Services will be at 4 p.m., Tuesday, at Luther Memorial Church in Delavan. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.