Month: February 2017



Sandra Marie Bliss, 67, of rural Delavan, died at Mercy Medical Center in Janesville on Feb. 26, 2017. She was born May 10, 1949, in Chicago to Calvin Frank Coty and Louise Theresa Hofbauer. She graduated from Delavan-Darien High School in 1967. She married Kenneth P. Bliss at the United […]



      David Neil Willson, of Pagosa Springs, Colo., passed away Feb. 26, 2017 at Mercy Medical in Durango, Colo. He was born July 19, 1943, to Neil and Marjorie Willson of Palmyra. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Matthew Lutheran church in Palmyra. He graduated from Palmyra […]



      Robert E. Wilber, 82 of Elkhorn, died peacefully Feb. 23, 2017, at Vintage on the Ponds Delavan. Bob was born July 17, 1934, in Cambridge, to the late Edward C. and Lucille J. (Grubel) Wilber. He served in the U.S. Navy from July 1952 to July 1960. […]



Marceline Jane Schiefelbein, 88, of Elkhorn, died Feb. 24, 2017, in Elkhorn. She was born Sept. 22, 1928, in Riverside, Iowa. She loved gardening and had a great love of reading. She was married for 63 years to departed husband William Schiefelbein. She had one son, Dan Schiefelbein; two daughters, […]


Smiles at the Sip ‘N Purr

      Members and friends of the Brellenthin family, of Elkhorn, spend time together supporting Lakeland Animal Shelter at the annual Sip ‘N Purr event Feb. 11 at The Abbey Resort in Fontana. From the left: Erica Workman, Emma Papenfus, Scott McGinnis and Robyn Moe. The event featured a […]


City says farewell to Boomer

Whitewater PD police dog leaves department By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Whitewater Police Department has one less member on its force — and this one made a name for himself in the community by barking, sniffing and wagging his tail. After weighing a series of options, the Whitewater Common Council […]

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Qualifying for state

      A Division II Wrestling Sectional was held at Milwaukee Lutheran on Saturday, Feb 18, to decide on which wrestlers from a group of 25 local schools would qualify to compete at the State Wrestling Tournament. Jimmy DuVal (above), a WHS junior at 182 pounds, qualified for state. […]