Author Archive: Vicky Wedig

Murder suspect will get new preliminary hearing

State amends complaint that said victim’s wife saw stabbing By Vicky Wedig Editor A murder charge against Rafael Olivarez will not be dismissed, but a new preliminary hearing will take place to determine whether sufficient cause is shown to...

 

JEAN B. BLACK

Jean B. Black, 74, of Delavan, died July 24, 2014, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. She was born Dec. 2, 1939, to Floyd and Cecil (Mauldin) Blashfield. She married Wallace Black. He preceded her in death on Aug. 21, 1996. She was...

 

RICHARD ‘BIG RED’ LEE WELLER

Richard “Big Red” Lee Weller, 78, of Delavan, formerly of Beloit died July 1, 2014, at Beloit Memorial Hospital in Beloit. He was born Jan. 13, 1936, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Earl and Vera (Boyer) Weller. He served in the United States Army...

 

MICHAEL ‘OTA’ SCHMIDT

On July 17, 2014, Michael “Ota” Schmidt was surrounded by family when he met his wife and Creator in Heaven. Mike was in a motor vehicle accident six days prior to his death. Due to complications from his injuries, he was unable to make...

 

White River Park to open July 10

White River Park to open July 10

The White River runs through the property and the county has installed canoe and kayak racks for the use of patrons who are launching their watercraft from the park. (Photo by Kellen Olshefski) 195-acre Town of Lyons parcel has trails, canoe...

 

Former Lake Geneva employees charged with misconduct

Top two street workers allegedly gave away, sold city property By Vicky Wedig Editor Two former Lake Geneva Street Department employees are charged with 10 felony and four misdemeanor offenses for allegedly giving away city property or selling...

 

DLSD looking for volunteers to clean up Delavan Lake

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Lake Sanitary District is looking for high school students to help clean up debris on Delavan Lake. District Administrator Jim DeLuca has organized a lake clean-up service project for area students...

 

House burns in Darien

One resident injured One person was taken to a medical facility for evaluation after a fire at 237 N. Wisconsin St. in Darien at about 12:40 a.m. Wednesday. The Darien Fire Department was called to the fire at a single-family home with information...

 

July Fourth parade to go to Phoenix Park

The City of Delavan’s Fourth of July parade Friday will go to Phoenix Park in Delavan, not Veteran’s Park, where festivities have taken place in the past. Last year’s Fourth of July information was inadvertently printed in this week’s...

 

RODNEY “ROCKY” L. GRIFFIN

Rodney “Rocky” L. Griffin, 65 of Delavan, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was born Nov. 4, 1948, in Chicago, to John and Iva Lee (McIlwain) Griffin. Rodney was united in marriage to Nancy...

 
 
 
 

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