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Shooting death by deputy ruled justified

Shooting death by deputy ruled justified

Walworth County District Attorney Zeke Wiedenfeld on Friday ruled that a Walworth County Sheriff’s deputy was justified in shooting to death an Elkhorn man following a car chase in October. According to a news release issued by Sheriff Kurt Picknell, Wiedenfeld first delivered the news to the family of Sean […]

 
 

‘I just murdered my wife’

‘I just murdered my wife’

Delavan man called police and waited to be arrested for stabbing wife A Delavan man accused of stabbing his wife to death Sunday told a police dispatcher, “I just murdered my wife,” and “I’ll be waiting in the driveway. I won’t be any problem. I’ll be unarmed,” according to a […]

 
 

Eight people shot by police in past six years

Eight people shot by police in past six years

One case still under investigation; deadly force deemed justified in the others By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer Oscar Villarreal remembers his son as a sharp-dressed kid who had a lot to look forward to. Unlike some teenagers of his time who wore their pants down around their derrieres, Alfredo Emilio […]

 
 

Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

The Gateway Technical College Fire Program is partnering with fire departments throughout Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties to recruit new firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Gateway will host a recruitment event on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the HERO Center, 380 McCanna Parkway, Burlington. Participants […]

 
 

Former newspaper GM charged with theft

She took nearly $375,000 from Delavan-based company, complaint alleges An initial appearance is scheduled for Oct. 17 for an Illinois woman charged with bilking nearly $375,000 from her former Delavan employer. Cynthia R. Jensen, 55, of Kingston, Ill., was charged Sept. 25 in Walworth County Circuit Court with seven counts […]

 
 

Warhawks, Fairhaven have first-ever ‘Afternoon of Fun with Warhawk Athletes’

Warhawks, Fairhaven have first-ever ‘Afternoon of Fun with Warhawk Athletes’

By Tom Ganser CORRESPONDENT Friday the 13th of April proved to be a good luck day for more than 50 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students and residents of Fairhaven Senior Services as they gathered together for the first “Afternoon of Fun with Warhawk Athletes.” Fifty-five UW-Whitewater student athletes from volleyball, gymnastics, […]

 
 

This week in the Whitewater Register …

This week in the Whitewater Register …

In this week’s Whitewater Register, news coverage includes … – UW-Whitewater, Fairhaven have first-ever ‘Afternoon of Fun with Warhawk Athletes’ – The Whitewater McDonald’s expected to be renovated – Whitewater residents perform in the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra

 
 

Concert features Whitewater residents

Concert features Whitewater residents

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra concert at Calvary Community Church in Williams Bay on April 14 featured performances by Whitewater resident Josh Barrett on trumpet and his son, Nathan Barrett, a 2015 graduate of Whitewater High School, playing trombone. In addition, Lauren Hayes, a 2010 graduate […]

 
 

Officers, medical examiner’s staff testify in homicide trial

Officers, medical examiner’s staff testify in homicide trial

Victim had alcohol level five times legal limit By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer A planned four-day homicide trial of an East Troy man continued Tuesday with testimony from police officers and medical examiner’s staff. Tyler Odell, 23, is on trial for first-degree reckless homicide as a party to a crime […]

 
 

Conference rival takes down Whitewater boys tennis

Conference rival takes down Whitewater boys tennis

By Troy Sparks CORRESPONDENT The Whippets tennis team had winners from No. 2 singles Cole Kinson, No. 3 singles and the No. 3 doubles duo of Broderick Frye and Weston Lema. However, it was not enough to get a team win against Jefferson. “Austin Kaya and Cole Kinson both looked […]