Month: December 2022

Delavan News

School Board recognizes students named scholars

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT       The Delavan-Darien School Board recognized two students during its meeting on Monday night.       The two students were recognized for being part of the U.S. Presidential Scholars and Wisconsin State Senator programs.       Delavan-Darien Principal Jim Karedes said senior Annabelle Schluneger is one of […]



      Lois Ann Coleman of Hawk Springs, Wyoming, formerly of Whitewater, passed away peacefully on Dec. 3, 2022, at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee at the age of 87. She was born March 7, 1935, in Madison, the daughter of the late Edwin C. and Ruth H. (Pahl) Kunze. […]



Norman J. Peandro, 84, of Delavan, passed away on Dec. 8, 2022, at home in Delavan. Funeral services were on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Delavan. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.



Billy “Bill” B. Hart, 94, of Delavan, passed away on Dec. 6, 2022, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. He was born on Nov. 11, 1928, in Richland Center to Emil and Lenore (Burns) Hart. Bill proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and received multiple […]


Radio system funding moving forward

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       The Walworth County Board of Supervisors was set to hear, and potentially approve, a resolution Tuesday that would set the parameters for the purchase of new radios in its 911 Municipal Radio System Replacement project.       The resolution, which the Finance Committee approved County Administrator […]


Baca case scheduled for jury trial

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       After a motion hearing Nov. 29, a 10-day jury trial has been scheduled for a former Walworth County Sheriff’s deputy accused of sexual assault and threatening behavior.       Gerardo Baca, 37, is facing 20 felony charges filed in March of 2022, including six counts of […]


Former Walworth County sheriff candidate resigns

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       After making several statements during his run for Walworth County Sheriff about the state of the department and an investigation into those comments, Detective Craig Konopski resigned Friday, Dec. 2.       Konopski was defeated in both the Republican primary and the General Election by Undersheriff […]