Archive for: June, 2021

Overnight closures along Highway 12 next week in Walworth County

As part of the Highway 12 improvement project, crews will implement an overnight full closure of Highway 12 from Highway 50 to Pell Lake Drive for three nights beginning July 7. The closure is for bridge demo of the Clover Road bridge over Highway 12. What to expect Overnight July […]

 
 

Whitewater loosens alcohol prohibitions

Increase in outdoor events led to officials supporting changes By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the hopes of making use of such public spaces as the amphitheater, Whitewater officials have given the go-ahead to loosen alcohol prohibitions in public spaces in narrow circumstances. The Common Council on June 15 approved a […]

 
 

Starting the day off right

Starting the day off right

At the Walworth County Dairy Breakfast June 19, guests make their way through the food pickup line. The event also included kids’ tours around the grounds pulled by a tractor; 2021 Walworth County Fairest of the Fair Katelyn Gonzalez welcoming guests; vendors selling a variety of items; and bus rides […]

 
 

PATRICIA SMITH

PATRICIA SMITH

      Patricia A. “Pat” Smith, 72, of Walworth, passed away to eternal life on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at St. Luke’s Medical Center South Shore in Cudahy, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 12, 1949, in Kenosha, daughter to the late Robert and Wilma (Neal) Davis. […]

 
 

DONALD ANDERSEN

DONALD ANDERSEN

      Donald J. Andersen, 92, of Delavan, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on June 24, 2021. He was born in Racine on March 10, 1929, to Herlof and Alvina (Karpen) Andersen. Don proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He gave his family and friends many […]

 
 

Elkhorn payment drop box to move

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of moving the downtown drop box for utility payments from in front of City Hall to a location outside the library, following the move to the new building next month. When discussing the move of city operations […]

 
 

School for the Deaf has four area grads

School for the Deaf has four area grads

The Wisconsin School for the Deaf has 16 graduating seniors this year. Each one of them attended school in Delavan during the week but live in various towns and cities all over the state. The following four students from this area graduated with WSD’s Class of 2021 on June 11. […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien school board member resigns

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Ron Deschner resigned his seat on the Delavan-Darien School District Board on May 18. The board voted to name Kevin Hermann to replace him on June 14. Deshner served on the board for four years. He was a student and graduate of Delavan-Darien High School […]

 
 

Kade’s Klassic to benefit cancer survivor

Kade’s Klassic to benefit cancer survivor

By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent For more than 15 years, the Kade’s Klassic fundraiser has helped people going through a struggle and needing financial assistance as a result of a personal tragedy. It started with Whitewater’s Kade Vance, now 23, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2005 as a result […]

 
 

Zoning district considered for fairgrounds

It doesn’t qualify as a ‘park,’ under the current zoning By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council is moving toward creating a separate zoning district for the Walworth County Fairgrounds. City Administrator Jim Heilman said at the June 14 council meeting the property is currently zoned as […]