Month: September 2020



      Ronald D. Beaver, 61, of Palmyra, passed away on Sept. 17, 2020, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on April 12, 1959, the son of Delane and Elsie (Riley) Beaver. He grew up in Palmyra and worked at Alpha Cast Inc. […]



      Diane Lynn Forster, 67, a longtime resident of Delavan Lake and currently of Greenfield, died Sept. 15 at her home of natural causes. Private family services will be held with burial in East Delavan Cemetery. Betzer Funeral Home is serving the family.



W. Gene Thompson, 90, of East Troy and formerly of Mukwonago, was carried home to the Lord by the angels Sept. 20, 2020. She was a member of the East Troy Bible Church. She loved helping other people and truly was one of God’s servants. Gene loved being out on […]


For Lane

On Sept. 12, Lane’s Way hosted a car and truck show at Elkhorn Area High School. Lane Schweitzer was killed at the age of 15 in a motorbike crash on March 27, 2019. In line with his patriotism, the Lane’s Way event honored first responders and others. Among Lane’s family […]


Looking back at the past

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Sometimes it’s fun to dive into local history and find out what was happening in the community “back in the day.” Here is what was happening in the Delavan-Darien area and beyond…. 25 years ago… In 1995, plans for Delavan to host the World Clown […]

Lake Geneva area

Parade for the President

The Republican Party of Walworth County organized a Trump Boat Parade on Geneva Lake that took place Sept. 6. It began with participants meeting near The Abbey Harbor and Fontana Beach mid afternoon and traveling around the lake. In addition to many boats displaying Trump 2020 and other flags people […]


Hear the roar

The tractor, “In Dew Tyme” makes its way down the track at the Walworth County Fairgrounds during the Badger State Truck and Tractor Pulls last weekend. There was also live music, food and special guests. (Dave Dresdow photo)

East Troy

Register early to vote

Voters encouraged to register online for fall election The 2020 Fall General Election is Nov. 3, and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. All residents of the Village of East Troy vote at the Village Municipal Building, 2015 Energy Dr. (North entrance). Residents must be registered […]