Archive for: December, 2020

DDHS scholarship, graduation events scheduled

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board last week approved dates for the annual scholarship ceremony and graduation, both of which will be held next spring in early June. At its Dec. 14 meeting, the board set June 5, 2021 at 1 p.m. as the date for the […]


Historical Society announces capital campaign

Historical Society announces capital campaign

Funds raised will help build an addition to the resource center By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The Walworth County Historical Society recently announced a major capital campaign to raise funds to build a 2,500 square foot addition to the 20-year-old facility at the Doris M. Reinke Resource Center on Washington […]




      Dennis Glen Knuteson, long time resident of Whitewater, passed away peacefully in the early morning on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2020, at Meriter Hospital in Madison. He was born on July 1, 1941, in Whitewater to Glen and Beatrice Knuteson. He graduated from Whitewater High School in 1959. Following […]


County adopts CDC quarantine guidelines

Consistent with Centers for Disease Control the and Wisconsin Department of Health Services guidance, the Walworth County Division of Public Health continues to recommend a 14-day quarantine as the safest option to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. However, public health officials are also now supporting two options […]



Willis Ray “Willie” Riek, 71, of East Troy, passed away peacefully Dec. 24, 2020, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born in Elkhorn at Lakeland Memorial Hospital. He graduated from East Troy schools and was also an employee there for 38 years before his retirement. His co-workers will miss him […]



Shakaribahen Patel, 70, of Delavan, died Dec. 26, 2020, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. Private services will be held. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.



Beverly Jean (Sargent) Karcher, 89, of Delavan, died Dec. 25, 2020, at Vintage on the Ponds in Delavan. Private services will be held. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.



Roberto Quinones, 87, of Delavan, passed away on Dec. 23, 2020, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. Private funeral services will be held. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at Monroe Funeral Home, 604 E. Walworth Ave. in Delavan.  



Michael A. Albrecht, 63, of Delavan, passed away on Dec. 25, 2020, at home in Delavan. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.



Rick M. Krueger, 54, of Delavan, passed away on Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 at his residence. Private family services will be held. Betzer Family Funeral Home of Delavan is serving the family.