Month: November 2012


Gas prices at high holiday levels

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.40 yesterday. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week at $3.43, according to gasoline price website Including the change in gas prices in Wisconsin during […]


Whitewater community icon remembered fondly

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent    Whether it was addressing poverty, helping out on the farm, supporting education or ensuring local government represented the wishes of the people, Marilyn Kienbaum had a desire to serve throughout her life. The well-known, lifelong Whitewater resident – described by some as an icon in the […]

East Troy

East Troy man injured in plane crash

A 79-year-old East Troy man was injured Saturday after a plane he designed and built crashed on a privately-maintained grass airstrip in the Town of East Troy. The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office said Robert G. Scott was attempting to land his experimental 1969 Scottbuilt fixed wing X-S, known as “Old […]



Francis G. Branfort, 73, of Elkhorn, died Nov. 22, 2012 at his residence. Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home, 730 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.