Author Archive: Vicky Wedig

Election results in no local upsets

School referendum fails By Vicky Wedig Editor Tuesday’s election resulted in no upsets in Delavan or Darien. All incumbents retained their seats on the Delavan Common Council, according to these unofficial vote totals Tuesday: Mayor Mel Nieuwenhuis...

 

Election results in no upsets, one six-vote win

By Vicky Wedig Editor Tuesday’s election resulted in no upsets but the election of newcomer to an open seat on the Lake Geneva Common Council by six votes. In two contested school board races, incumbents retained their seats. Vote totals,...

 

Entities look to acquire hundreds of acres around lake

DLSD administrator envisions massive park system in buffer zone By Vicky Wedig Editor Entities with an interest in Delavan Lake are embarking on a project to create a buffer zone around the lake that one local official believes could be as significant...

 

Law firm has food drive for third year

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Employees at Delavan law firm Thorpe & Christian delivered 35 boxes that contained Thanksgiving food to families in Delavan, Darien and Elkhorn last week. The firm spent more than two months planning and...

 

Badger wrestling looks to continue success

Badger wrestling looks to continue success

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Badger High School wrestling program has made two consecutive trips to the state tournament and finished 20-5 last season. The Badgers were co-champions of the Southern Lakes Conference, were regional and...

 

Symphony Orchestra performs first chamber music concert

Symphony Orchestra performs first chamber music concert

Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra Director David Anderson welcomes guests to the orchestra’s first chamber music concert at Lake Lawn Resort on Nov. 24. (Photo by Tom Ganser) By Tom Ganser Correspondent Three musicians who call Lake Geneva home...

 

Boys lose to Union Grove by one

Boys lose to Union Grove by one

Comets break three-point record By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent It was a record-breaking game for the Delavan-Darien High School boys’ basketball team on Nov. 26, but the Comets came up short in a 70-69 loss to Union Grove. The Comets made...

 

Light the lights

Light the lights

Delavan’s Mayor Mel Nieuwenhuis watches with Santa as the Christmas tree in Tower Park is lit Nov. 29  for the first time this year. (Photo by Michael Hall) Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInPinterestEmailPrint

 

County program aims to prevent drunken drivers from re-offending

County program aims to prevent drunken drivers from re-offending

Joseph Pugh, of Lake Geneva, shows the ignition interlock device installed in his truck that ensures he hasn’t consumed alcohol before driving.(Photo by Vicky Wedig) OWI court marks two years, 18 graduates By Vicky Wedig Staff writer After...

 

SOPHIE TESCH

Sophie Tesch, 94, of Fort Atkinson, died Nov. 27, 2013, at Holton Manor, Elkhorn. She was born Oct. 14, 1919, to the late Miles and Mabel (Warden) Harth. She married Marvin Tesch on Aug. 31, 1940, in Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 16,...

 
 
 
 

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