Month: August 2020



      Ernest C. Valenti, 71, of Delavan passed away on Aug. 26, 2020, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. He was born in Chicago, on May 20, 1949, to George and Helen (Kazda) Valenti. He was united in marriage to Mary Templeton. Ernest worked many years in construction. He […]


It was classic

Countryside Classics held an Open House and Car Show Aug. 8 featuring networking, the car show, treats and raffle prizes. The company, 1525 N. Country Club Parkway in Elkhorn, specializes in classic car restoration, customizing and performance services. For more information call Countryside at 262-740-1959 or visit See more […]


Moving day

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students began moving into on campus housing, including Wells Residence Hall (pictured) on Aug. 23 with help from their families. Students and families, unlike previous years, had to wear face coverings and sign up for staggered drop-off dates and times as a COVID-19 mitigation measure. See more […]


Community mourns beloved officer

Joe Kirkpatrick served as PD’s school liaison officer for past 15 years By Kellen Olshefski CORRESPONDENT Beloved police officer and long-time school liaison officer for the Elkhorn Area School District, Joe Kirkpatrick Jr., 56, died at home Aug. 18, according to a press release from Elkhorn Police Chief Joel Christensen. […]



Dean V. Ohms, 96, passed away Aug. 23, 2020, at the Veterans Home in Union Grove Wisconsin, because of COVID-19. He was the first born son of Hans D. and Teressa (Sorensen) Ohms on July 5, 1924, at the farm in Monroe Township, Shelby County, Iowa, that is now Prairie […]


VP visit

After making a campaign rally stop at Tankcraft in Darien last week, the motorcade for Vice President Mike Pence’s makes its way through the village at highways 14 and X where numerous people were gathered. See more photos in Southern Lakes Newspapers’ publications. (Mike Hoey photo)  

Lake Geneva area

Helping out

Trinity Church youth and some leaders recently helped out a family from from the church in Genoa City. The group moved and spread dirt, dismantled and hauled away a playhouse and carried out a cabinet and then listened to a presentation about bees from the homeowner. Anyone who knows someone […]