Month: October 2021


‘Scary-smart’ event supports library

8th annual trick-or-trivia night raises more than $6,000 The 8th Annual Friends of Matheson Memorial Library Trick-or-Trivia event, held Oct. 23, at Sperino’s Monte Carlo Room in Elkhorn was a record-breaking success, according to organizers. The event raised more than $6,100 for next year’s adult and children’s library programs and […]


Community garden webinar offered

The UW-Extension office is offering a free online webinar, Community Gardens: How to Plan for Success, at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 3. Organizations and individuals will learn how to plan for a community garden before a shovel hits the dirt. Topics will include how to: Provide a planning checklist for […]


‘Partners in Play’ launched in Whitewater

By Tom Ganser Correspondent A new program, “Partners in Play” was launched recently amid the smiles and giggles of young children and their parents and guardians at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Community Engagement Center. Joining in the excitement were UW-W students majoring in early childhood education, as well as representatives […]


Instacart expands options in Whitewater

As some retail options may not be directly available in Whitewater, Instacart has expanded its offering of delivery and pickup options to allow residents in the City of Whitewater to take advantage without having to leave their homes. Options include Woodman’s Food Market, Festival Foods, Best Buy, Aldi, Sam’s Club, […]


Keeping them safe

During Fire Prevention Week Oct. 3 through 9, members of the City of Delavan Fire Department spend time with students at Turtle Creek Elementary School. Fire chief Tim O’Neill said they connected with more than 550 pre-K and Kindergarten students in all, including additional stops at St. Andrew’s, Delavan Christian […]



      John Edward Clair, 85, of Delavan, passed away on Oct. 23, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones. Ed, who was born on New Year’s Day, grew up on the Southside of Chicago, in an area known as Beverly. He attended St. Sabina’s Parish for grade school and St. Ignatius […]



John “ Jack” H. Leach, 94, of Elkhorn, died unexpectedly on Oct. 22, 2021 at home. Jack was born in Burlington, on Aug. 16, 1927, the son of the late Harvey V. and Laura H. (Elderbrook) Leach. On Jan. 5, 1952, Jack was united in marriage to Janette May Cobb […]