Archive for: September, 2020

Village of Darien authorizes well repairs

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent At its Sept. 21 meeting, the Village of Darien Board approved just shy of $25,000 to pull and inspect Well No. 2 at 224 Peters Rd. and clean and repair the well. The actual amount spent could be less depending on what the issue is […]

 
 

Clean Sweep set for Oct. 2 and 3

Walworth County will have its annual Clean Sweep this weekend. The annual Clean Sweep event helps household residents (free of charge) properly dispose of damaged, banned, unusable or unwanted products that contain volatile chemicals. County residents only may bring their household hazardous waste to the: City of Whitewater Public Works […]

 
 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s projected to raise more than $90,000

Walk to End Alzheimer’s projected to raise more than $90,000

Hundreds of walkers from across the area participated in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Walworth County. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, participants walked as individuals and small groups on sidewalks, tracks and trails across Walworth County Sept. 19 to ensure the health and safety for all involved in […]

 
 

Meetings slated for joint fire, EMS program

Darien, Sharon and Walworth departments would share staff The fire and Emergency Medical Services departments of Walworth, Darien and Sharon are proposing a shared staffing program via referendum and recently announced several informational meetings that will be held prior to the election. This proposed program plans for a two person […]

 
 

DIDIER FRYER

Didier Paul Fryer, 61, of Delavan passed away on Sept. 21, 2020, at home in Delavan. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.

 
 

GWENDOLYN TVETER

Gwendolyn “Gwen” Tveter, 92, longtime resident of Williams Bay, currently of Golden Years Retirement Home, died Tuesday, Sept. 22. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 25 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Delavan. Friends may call the church a half hour prior to services. Betzer Funeral Home […]

 
 

County looks to close Highway B project

Remaining funds to be transferred to Capital Projects account By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At its Sept. 17 meeting, the Walworth County Finance Committee voted in favor of recommending the approval of a resolution authorizing the closure of Highway Project CTH B and transferring the remaining budgeted funds to the Road […]

 
 

Discover Whitewater Series a racing success

Discover Whitewater Series a racing success

The Discover Whitewater Series: Half Marathon and 5K’s eighth annual event took place on Sunday, Sept. 20 and was a huge success according to organizers, with 300 runners and over 100 volunteers from all over. Everyone came together to put on an athletic, community event, they said. Race organizers commended […]

 
 

COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Walworth County’s surge largely due to university By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services continues to see a surge in new confirmed COVID-19 cases after reporting more than 1,000 residents tested positive for the seventh consecutive day on Sept. 21. Since Sept. 15, county […]

 
 

JUDITH SLACK

JUDITH SLACK

      Judith A. Slack, 80, of Lake Geneva, is now walking with her heavenly father, passing away at home on Sept. 23, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 2, 1940 to the late Clifford and Sarah (Storey) Clapp. Judy graduated from Lake Geneva High School […]