Archive for: July, 2019

Village approves outside storage ordinance

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Village of Darien board approved amending its ordinance regulating outside storage of things like recreational vehicles in the village last week. The board originally approved an ordinance regulating junked and recreational vehicles in May in response to resident complaints. The updated ordinance approved July […]


Special stop

Special stop

Members of the Elkhorn Police Department host a fundraiser Saturday at the Brat Hut outside Frank’s Piggly Wiggly. Hungry guests wait in line for lunch. All of the proceeds from the fundraiser go toward the police department’s scholarship fund, which supports local students pursuing law enforcement schooling. See more photos […]


Council approves first step in Tower Park redesign

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved awarding Batterman/Angus Young the contract to design and engineer proposed improvements to Tower Park in downtown last week. No timeline for implementing the improvements was discussed. The city adopted a comprehensive parks improvement plan in late 2017 for Tower and […]


Making a statement

Making a statement

Dozens of Whitewater residents participate in Lights for Liberty at Cravath Lakefront Park on July 12. The event was a vigil to end human concentration camps. See more photos from the event in the July 25 Whitewater Register. (Tom Ganser photo)  



Mildred J. Bowman, 95, died at her home on July 25, 2019. Memorial services are Sunday, at 4 p.m. at Calvary Community Church. Friends may call one hour prior to services. A luncheon reception will be served at 5 p.m. at Calvary Community Church. Burial is Monday, Aug. 5, at […]



Nancy Lee Blackman, 82, of Delavan died at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center on July 25, 2019, after a short illness. Private family interment will be Saturday, at Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison on Saturday. Friends may call Friday at the Betzer Funeral Home from 1 to 5pm. A reception will […]


Fontana Library offers upcoming programs

Topics are Knitting 101 and using garden foods in slow cookers Whether it’s leaning to knit or getting ideas on how to use summer garden foods in the slow cooker, the Fontana Public Library has it covered with upcoming programs. Knitting 101, a knitting class for beginners, will be held […]


WSD athletes attend basketball camp

WSD athletes attend basketball camp

It was the 40-year celebration of the annual event Wisconsin School for the Deaf basketball coaches and student-athletes recently traveled to take part in a special camp. The group, from the Deaf school in Delavan, went to Dectaur, GA to celebrate 40 years of Mike Glenn’s All-Star Basketball Camp for […]


Safe Families to host support group

8-week event geared toward host families Safe Families for Children will embark on a new venture soon, that of hosting a support group for host families. In an effort to offer insight into what host families do the organization shared the following. “This work is tough. There are times we […]


Dinner on the farm

Pearce Farms to host Alice in Dairyland fundraiser A special event, “Taste the Wonders of Walworth County” will be held at Pearce Farms Stand in September. It’ll serve as a fundraiser to support the 2020 Alice in Dairyland Finals, which will be held in Walworth County. “Join us as we […]