Month: May 2017


Three area students die in fiery crash

Two Burlington High School students and a recent graduate of the school were killed Sunday when the car they were in collided with a tree and burst into flames in the Town of Lyons, according to officials with the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department. Driver Jason Davis, 17, and passengers Hunter […]

East Troy area

Track teams win regional championships

Sectional action began Thursday at home By Dan Truttschel Correspondent To say the East Troy boys and girls track and field teams had a good outing at Monday’s Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 Whitewater regional meet would be a classic understatement. Let’s go with great. Both squads captured regional […]

East Troy area

Tennis team advances in playoffs

Trojans win Division 2 subsectional title By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It’s been quite the week for the East Troy High School boys tennis team. Just six days after the Trojans captured the Rock Valley Conference championship for the first time since 2013, the Trojans on Monday brought home a Wisconsin […]



      Curt H. Quass, 69, of Winchester died unexpectedly at his residence on May 23, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Mary; son, Chris (Karen) Quass, of Janesville; two grandchildren, Briana and Grant Quass; two sister-in-laws, Ginny (Bob Hudson) Richert and Cathy (Jim Wood) Ladika; nieces, nephews, other relatives […]



Peter Gordon Friedrichs, 54, of Whitewater, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, May 22, 2017. He was born April 16, 1963, in Atlanta, Ga., and was a longtime resident of Whitewater. A 1981 graduate of East Troy High School, he earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of […]

Walworth-Fontana area

Special donation

A donation from the Sharon Drift Skippers, presented to Moser Ortmann Legion Post 301 on May 11. Pictured, from the left are: (front row) Sue Mullis, Sherle Dawson, Donna Brooks, Diane Mahoney; (middle) Dave Gerhardt, Art Mullis, Bill Dawson, Matt Gerhardt, Ray Lowry, Jerry Gibbons, Mike Brooke; (back) Al Romo, […]