Author Archive: Vicky Wedig

Dog found shot eight times near White River Trail

Dog found shot eight times near White River Trail

A dead dog – shot eight times and wrapped in a blanket – was found Sunday in the White River Trail parking lot of Highway NN in the Town of Geneva.   Pictured is a Bullmastiff, the breed of dog that was found dead along the White River...

 

D-DHS teacher dies suddenly

D-DHS teacher dies suddenly

By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School community is mourning the loss of another beloved teacher, mentor and friend. Carrie Schuknecht Carrie Anne (Sisk) Schuknecht died Wednesday from a reported blood clot. Earlier...

 

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...

 
 
 
 

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