Archive for: June, 2021

WHS robotics team awarded grant

WHS robotics team awarded grant

Funds were used to buy a 3-D printer and supplies By Tom Ganser Correspondent On behalf of the Whitewater Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, Lori Heidenreich and Mary Salverson recently presented Ferradermis, the Whitewater High School robotics team, with a grant check from the state association for $1,000. […]

 
 

Delavan council approves sewer credit policy

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council recently approved a new policy that will allow residents to apply for a credit to their sewer bill for one-time leaks or other unintended water usages that do not result in a discharge of water into the sanitary sewer system. The […]

 
 

CONSTANCE DALTON

CONSTANCE DALTON

Constance “Connie” Elizabeth Dalton, 91, formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away June 5, 2021, at her home in Delavan. She was born in Holyoke, Mass., on Sept. 7, 1929. She was the daughter of James and Mary Joyce. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Mary, James and Ruth Ann, […]

 
 

MARY BAYLEY

Mary Ellen Bayley, of Walworth, passed away on Jan. 25, 2021, from ALS. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 26 at Creek Road Community Church in Delavan.

 
 

First crop of the year

First crop of the year

Walworth County Food Pantry harvests fresh greens – inside While southern Wisconsin was getting buried in spring snow, volunteers at the Walworth County Food and Diaper Bank were harvesting their first crop of fresh greens in spite of the weather. Pantry volunteers then prepared fresh salads for patrons thanks to […]

 
 

Whitewater Council gives green light to scooters

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A new transportation option is entering Whitewater after city officials have signed off on an agreement with an electric scooter company. Bird Rides Inc., one in a growing fleet of companies hoping to harness the app-based culture with electric scooter rentals, will enter into a pilot […]

 
 

Never forget

Never forget

On Memorial Day, events took place throughout the area including at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Elkhorn, where members of American Legion Post 45 and VFW Memorial Post 6375 led a ceremony. Coverage from area events can be found in June 3-4 Southern Lakes Newspapers’ publications. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Safari Lake Geneva ushers in giraffe experience

For the first time in its history, Safari Lake Geneva is now home to giraffes. The safari adventure recently acquired the animals as a way to highlight the alarming decline in giraffe populations across Africa, according to Safari staff. Maggie Madden, the park’s director of science and education, said having […]

 
 

Vehicle crashes into restaurant

Vehicle crashes into restaurant

Delavan Fire and Rescue Department personnel were called out last Sunday night around 9 p.m. when a vehicle drove into the China 1 restaurant, which is located at 1807 E. Geneva St. Two people had to be extricated from the vehicle but no further details on their conditions were provided. […]

 
 

Whitewater district removes mask mandate

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater students will cap off the final weeks of the school year without a mask mandate in classrooms and outdoor settings. The decision was reached after vocal parents pleaded with the School Board to loosen restrictions. About a dozen parents weighed in on the hot-button topic […]