Archive for: March, 2021

KAREN WEIS

Karen M. Weis, 68, of Janesville, formerly of Delavan, died on March 20, 2021, at home. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.  

 
 

SHARON JONES

Sharon L. Jones, 72, of Delavan passed away on March 17, 2021, at Mercyhealth Hospital in Janesville. A visitation will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan.

 
 

Furry anniversary

Furry anniversary

The Pet Gourmet-Flagship Store, 541 Kenosha Street in Walworth, celebrated its first anniversary on Saturday, March 13. The event featured about 40 dogs with their owners visiting the establishment and included popcorn, candy and beverages for customers while dogs received treats. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

March of the cranes

March of the cranes

Sandhill Cranes have returned to the area with a reminder that spring is on its way, despite the temporary return of winter earlier this week. The majestic birds make their way back to Wisconsin in March after spending the winter months in Florida. Cranes choose a mate as early as […]

 
 

Gas main struck

Gas main struck

City of Delavan Fire Department members respond to a gas main being struck on Balsam Court in Delavan on March 4. According to Delavan Fire Chief Tim O’Neill, paramedic and fire department members assisted WE Energies workers on scene, including treating one WE Energies employee who was injured. O’Neill said […]

 
 

Whitewater kids to present virtual play

Whitewater kids to present virtual play

The presentation focuses on ‘life in a quarantine’ By Tom Ganser Correspondent Many people have likely been wondering how others have been handling their time in quarantine. An upcoming production of “10 Ways to Survive Life in a Quarantine,” will offer a variety of ideas, in a message by local […]

 
 

Homelessness numbers may rise

WUSD officials say end of moratorium could lead to increase By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Year-over-year, the number of homeless students attending the Whitewater Unified School District has decreased. But there’s a glaring caveat to the data, officials say, and could change this spring. Wisconsin’s moratorium on property owners evicting renters […]

 
 

Cookout for a cause

Cookout for a cause

        From the left: Members of the Movers and Shakers team including Paige Jacobs, Kaeleigh Runnells, Kloie Potts, Emma Jacobson and Abby Cook are all smiles while holding a fundraiser at Frank’s Brat Hut, which is outside of Piggly Wiggly March 6 to raise money for the […]

 
 

New German festival to launch in county

Directors of DAS Fest USA recently announced that the festival dates are set for Aug. 13 to 15 at the 99-acre Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn. Organizers have also released more event details. The event will preface Oktoberfest season, celebrating German culture. The motto is “One Festival. One Weekend. One […]

 
 

MILDRED SAWYER

MILDRED SAWYER

      Mildred K. Sawyer, 84, longtime resident of Sharon, Elkhorn and Delavan, passed to eternal life on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Ridgestone Village in Delavan. She was born on July 11, 1936 to Walter and Eva (Kutschat) Knackstedt in Chicago, Illinois, the third of four daughters. Mildred is survived […]