Archive for: October, 2022

Whitewater inks long-term John’s contract

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT       Whitewater’s relationship with John’s Disposal for trash and recycling pickup will continue through at least the end of 2027, based on a recent decision from city officials.       John’s, which is based in Whitewater, has long been the city’s contracted firm for hauling away residents’ […]


East Troy School Board readies survey on referendum

By Tracy Ouellette EDITOR       The East Troy School Board agreed to send out a survey measuring community support for a three-year, $3 million annual operational referendum.       The survey also asks the community about its support for a capital improvement referendum to take care of the facility needs in […]


Cattails to remain closed in Delavan after special meeting

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Cattails bar in the Town of Delavan will remain closed until at least Nov. 22. The bar’s liquor license was revoked during a hearing that was held during a special meeting on Oct. 10 and that action remained in effect after another special meeting on […]


Cocktails and Cuisine for New Beginnings

The band 2nd Last Chance performed at the New Beginnings' Cocktails and Cuisine for a cause Oct. 23. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       On one hand, Sunday night’s gathering on behalf of New Beginnings APFV at Elkhorn’s Holi Cannoli was an evening of entertainment – a five-course meal mixed with good company and cocktails.       On the other hand, as New Beginnings Executive Director Suzi Schoenhoft said, the […]



Nancy Tucker, 77, of Lake Elsinore, California, died unexpectedly on Sept. 18, 2022. Nancy was born Dec. 30, 1944, in Benton Harbor, Michigan, the daughter of Arthur and Doris (Christison) Pauls. The family moved to Elkhorn in 1945. Following graduation from Elkhorn High School in 1963, she moved to southern […]



Joanne E. Dunham, 89, of Delavan, passed away on Oct. 22, 2022, at home in Delavan. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.




      Vincent Heidt, 98, of Delavan, passed away on Oct. 18, 2022, at home in Delavan. He was born in Dickinson, North Dakota, on Jan. 23, 1924, to Roy and Veronica (Olheiser) Heidt. Vince was united in marriage to Cecilia Huschka on Oct. 15, 1946, in South Heart, North Dakota. […]



      Warren Lipps Jr., 81, formerly from Delavan, died Oct. 11, 2022, in Sun City, California.



      Mary Lipps Jr., 85, wife of Warren Lipps Jr., died Oct. 17, 2022, in Sun City, California.


Village Board discusses work on former lakebed

By Tracy Ouellette EDITOR       The East Troy Village Board received an update on the creek restoration that is ongoing since the removal of the East Troy Dam.       Village Engineer Tim Lynch, of Lynch and Associates, updated the board on the progress and needed work to address the recent […]