Month: May 2017



Peter J. Willemsen, 76, of Delavan, died May 20, 2017, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. He was born in Green Bay, Nov. 4, 1940, to Henry and Florence (Kersten) Willemsen. He served in the U.S. Marines. He married Kathleen Larsen Nov. 7, 1964. He worked at A.O. Bauer Glass […]


Working (and playing) at the car wash

Members of the Elkhorn Area High School Community Impact Club, a new community service club at the school this year, work (and play) at a car wash May 13 to raise money for Agape House. The students rotated between working and holding signs near the school’s entrance and downtown. Shown […]

Walworth-Fontana area

A helping hand

Local members from Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Walworth, of the Women or Evangelical Church of America donate $400 to Big Foot Feeding the Hungry program on May 5. Since the winter of 2016, Big Foot High School nurse Julia Lohse has kept items on hand for students who may need […]

Walworth-Fontana area

Local educators honored

Members of the Geneva Lake American Association of University Women met May 6 at Stratford Commons at Westshire, Delavan. A brunch was held to honor and recognize people for their educational leadership. Big Foot High School Administrator Dorothy Kaufmann (center) was one of the honorees and was recognized for her […]


WHS recognizes high honors students

  Keynote speaker gives tips for the future By Tom Ganser Correspondent Keynote speaker Holly Humphrey encouraged students to dream high and be willing to learn about what they are not aware of in her speech at the third annual Whitewater High School High Honors Reception. The High School hosted […]