Archive for: December, 2018

JOAN M. KAYE

Joan Marie Kaye, 82 of Delavan died Dec. 27 at Golden Years Retirement Home in Walworth. Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31 at Mary Hill Cemetery in Niles, Ill. Betzer Funeral Home is serving her family.

 
 

Families displaced fire

Families displaced fire

     Three families were displaced following a fire in several walls and the attic of an apartment building at 111 N. Terrace St. in Delavan early in the morning Dec. 16. The Delavan Fire Department with assistance from the Town of Delavan and Darien responded to the blaze at roughly […]

 
 

WWUSD begins planning 2019-20 budget

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The first half of the current 2018-19 school year might be rounding the bend, but officials in the Whitewater Unified School District are turning their attention toward the next school year. WWUSD administrators — including Matt Sylvester-Knudtson, director of business services, and Mark Elworthy, district administrator […]

 
 

City conducting community Riviera building stakeholder survey

The City of Lake Geneva is conducting both a paper and online survey to gather community input on what residents would like to see done with the Riviera building. This is an early step in the Riviera renovation project and the city is working with consulting experts from MSI General […]

 
 

Warm hearts

Warm hearts

      At the Elkhorn Christmas Parade earlier this month, local scouts give away hot chocolate and cookies as a way to thank the community for its support. The scouts teamed up with their chartering organization, the Elkhorn Lions Club, which was holding a drive for the Elkhorn Food Pantry. Shown […]

 
 

Whippets hope to end skid during holiday tournament

Whippets hope to end skid during holiday tournament

By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent The Whitewater Whippets endured a rough week as they fell to Evansville (Dec. 21) and East Troy (Dec. 18), extending their losing streak to seven games heading into a holiday tournament in Sheboygan on Friday and Saturday. Evansville hit six threes as it grabbed a […]

 
 

Lady Chiefs in tie atop RVC standings

Lady Chiefs in tie atop RVC standings

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The traffic jam at the top of the Rock Valley Conference girls basketball standings will continue at least until 2019. And Big Foot finds itself right in the middle of it all. The Chiefs improved to 7-2 overall and 6-2 in the RVC last week with […]

 
 

Badger girls split pair of games

By Michael S. Hoey Corrrespondent The Lake Geneva Badger girls basketball team defeated Westosha Central 61-35 at home on Dec. 18. The Badgers took control early and led by as many as 34 points in the blowout win. LuAnnabelle Wieseman put the Badgers up 2-0 with a basket. Centyral took […]

 
 

Lady Elks edge Fort

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Coach Jeff Brown said the Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball team found a way to win Dec. 21 in a non-conference game at Fort Atkinson. In their final game before a two-week break for the holidays the Elks beat the Blackhawks 40-36. Elkhorn beat […]

 
 

DDHS defense gives Burlington a challenge

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien boys’ basketball team hung with first-place Burlington for a half on Dec. 18, but the Demons pulled away in the second half for a 60-42 win in Delavan. The Comets switched from their usual 1-3-1 zone defense to a 2-3 zone for this […]