Archive for: December, 2018

Going above and beyond

Going above and beyond

      Lake Geneva area students recently honored for excellence included: Dylan Boyle (front from left), Landon Nottestad, Genevieve Wilson, Lexi Gustafson, Rose Peters, Raven Waller, Nicholas Smudde, Danikka Wise, (second row) Zoe Sheeks, Abby Tieman, Ava Weber, Bella Hayes, Megan Moore, Finn Hillier, Gage Nicholson, Jacob Gonzalez-Lozano, (third row) Hunter […]


The Big Bundle Up underway in county

Donations to be given to the Clothing Outreach Center in Elkhorn The Walworth County Visitors Bureau is accepting new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Big Bundle Up campaign. The Big Bundle Up is a statewide […]


D-DHS wins Hunt Off Hunger campaign

D-DHS wins Hunt Off Hunger campaign

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delavan-Darien High School, despite being the smallest of the three schools competing, won the first annual Hunt Off Hunger campaign that ended on Nov. 30. D-DHS competed against Elkhorn Area and Lake Geneva Badger high schools throughout the month of November to see which school […]


Whitewater police nab suspect in string of car thefts

By Todd Mishler Copy Editor Whitewater Police Chief Aaron Raap reported good news early last week, and he issued a plea for residents to heed the department’s warnings about diligence when leaving their vehicles. Raap confirmed that they arrested an adult male suspect in the series of seven car thefts […]


Drama group to present holiday play

The Off the Square Players will present “The Charitable Sisterhood Christmas Spectacular” by Bo Wilson for their holiday play Dec. 27 to 30 at Ivan’s Backstage, 2093 Division St., East Troy. A fast-paced comedy features feisty church-ladies, a Christmas spectacular, and a stolen nativity baby Jesus. Evening performances will be […]



Wilma Van Dyken, 90, of Delavan passed away Dec. 23, 2018, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, at Delavan Christian Reformed Church in Delavan. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, at Monroe Funeral Home […]



Mary Ellen “Maya” Murphy, 89, of East Troy, passed away Dec. 21, 2018, at Aurora Medical Center in Summit. She was born on March 26, 1929, to Lloyd and Ellen (Branstad) Cottrell. Maya was united in marriage to William Murphy on Dec. 22, 1952. She was a dietician for Waukesha […]



Dennis “ Denny” G. Moore, 80, of Elkhorn, died at his residence Dec. 23, 2018. He was born Oct. 13, 1938, in Richland Center, to the late George and Mary (Tormey) Moore. He was united in marriage to Nancy Jane Nee at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richland Center on […]


Holiday fun for families

Holiday fun for families

      Griffin James, left, and Don Deal perform during the 26th annual Breakfast With Santa event was held Dec. 8 in the Esker Dining Facility at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. See more photo from the event in the Dec. 20 Register. (Tom Ganser photo)


Man allegedly stole from Williams Bay home

An initial appearance is scheduled for Dec. 27 for an Elkhorn man charged with taking a woman’s checks and stealing items from her property in Williams Bay. Branden D. Peters, 25, was charged Dec. 11 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling, identity theft to […]