Month: November 2012



Robert “Bert” C. Blakesley, 91, of Elkhorn, died unexpectedly Oct. 31, 2012 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. He was born Dec. 7, 1920 in Brainerd, Minn., to the late Paul and Edith (Brandstater) Blakesley. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 until 1945. He married Frances Melson […]


Absentee voting robust statewide

More than 412,000 Wisconsin residents have requested absentee ballots so far – including more than 256,000 in clerks’ offices – for the November 6 General Election, according to the Government Accountability Board. “Based on our limited numbers, absentee voting continues to be robust around the state,” said Kevin J. Kennedy, […]