Month: January 2019


Delbrook receives $1.7 million bequest

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delbrook Golf Course received a $1.7 million be-quest on behalf of Earl, Charlotte and Pat A. Nelson last week. Patricia Lane Smith, a cousin of Pat Nelson, presented the donation to the Delavan Common Council on Jan. 15. Smith said Nelson passed away on June […]


60 years of growth, innovation

Generac kicks off year of anniversary activities In 1959, with just five employees in a barn in Wales, Robert D. Kern began manufacturing generators based upon his own unique designs. Sixty years later, the company he founded — Generac Power Systems — is a leading, diversified global supplier of backup […]


Propelling students toward their path

Alternative High School a last chance for some, the beginning for others By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Before Kelly Gleason enrolled at Walworth County Education Alternative High School, she was failing nearly all of her sophomore classes and did not fit in with the traditional high school setting. Now, she has […]


Extreme cold temperatures on the way

As temperatures drop, take steps to stay warm Dangerously low temperatures are forecasted for much of the state this week, and Walworth County Division of Public Health wants to remind residents to take steps to be safe and stay warm. “Freezing temperatures, wind chills, and winter storms can cause hypothermia, […]

Lake Geneva area

Treat and Go

Lake Geneva schools add trauma kits to classrooms New school safety measures are being put in place in the Lake Geneva schools. Treat and Go Trauma kits will be in all classrooms and common areas. Six additional automated external defibrillators will be installed at Badger High School and one in […]


Smooth opening

At the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Elkhorn Courthouse Square Ice Rink Jan. 18, Mayor Howie Reynolds does the honors, joined by Derek D’Auria, James Duquette, David Henning and Walworth County Administrator David Bretl. Numerous sponsors also attended the event, which included coffee and hot chocolate and a chance to […]



      Donald B. Brick, 89, of Delavan, passed away Jan. 17, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Manor in Footville. He was born in Sheboygan, to John and Erna (Thiel) Brick. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the UW-Madison and his Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota. […]