Month: February 2014



John “Jack” Patrick McKay, 82, of Delavan, died Feb. 16, 2014, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was born March 12, 1931, in Ironwood, Mich., to Belmont McKay and Victoria Deitz. He married Dora L. Cartwright Jan. 15, 1955, in Portsmouth, Va. He served in the U.S. Navy […]


Free-throw shooting gets one-point win

Comets beat Westosha Central, lose to Waterford By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent Clutch free-throw shooting by sophomore Claudia Nieuwenhuis helped lift the Delavan-Darien High School girls basketball team to a 60-59 win over Westosha Central Friday night in Southern Lakes Conference action. Earlier in the week, the Comets (4-12, 2-8) lost […]


Cast set for UW-W’s ‘Into the Woods’

“Into the Woods,” a fairytale musical that holds many surprises and secrets, comes to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in a mystical production. The following area students are featured in the production: Madison McCarthy, a senior theatre major from Milton; Jayson Winslow, a senior theatre major from Waukesha. The musical is […]


Blind Dates and Cool Cats

Do you like surprises? Don’t know what to read? Try a Blind Date with a Book at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. Children and adults may check out one of the wrapped books on display.  When they get home they may unwrap and read the surprise book.  Perhaps it […]


Chamber honors its movers and shakers

Annual event celebrates those who make Whitewater great   Tom Ganser Correspondent Celebration and an insight into the state tourism industry marked the Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce (WACC) annual dinner and awards presentation at Randy’s Restaurant on Jan. 16. The event was emceed by WACC President Kim Scharine – […]



Richard Gene Morse, 79, of Delavan, died at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Feb. 12, 2014, after a short illness. Richard was born July 21, 1934, in Sterling, Ill., the son of Roy and Harriett (Dohner) Morse. Richard worked at Sta-Rite Industries for many years as a machinist. Richard loved his […]