Author Archive: Tracy Ouellette

Nelson named to all-RVC first team

Nelson named to all-RVC first team

By David Paulsen Correspondent Whitewater High School senior Stephanie Nelson has been named to the 2013 Rock Valley Conference North All-Conference First Team for softball. Nelson made the team as an outfielder, although she also did extensive pitching for the Whippets. Nelson, a co-captain on the team, batted .415 on […]


Oink, oink! Pig in the Park is this weekend

Judges of samples of three different barbecue meats at last year’s Pig in the Park State Barbecue Championship. The good food and fun return to Cravath Lakefront Park this weekend from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday, June 14, and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. Admission is free; food and beverages available for purchase. (Tom Ganser file photo)

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The savory smell of barbecue will be wafting through Cravath Lakefront Park this weekend. The Downtown Whitewater organization is ushering in summer with the return of Pig in the Park, the Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned cook-off competition that will give enthusiasts an opportunity to show off […]


Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting

Deputies from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department were involved in an on-duty incident early this morning where a suspect was shot and killed. According to a press release for Sheriff David Graves, no deputies were injured in the incident, which occurred at about 2:45 a.m., June 13. The Sheriff’s Department […]



Olga S. Salas, 88, of Delavan, died Sunday May 5, 2013 at the University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison. She was born on Aug. 16, 1924, to the late Ricardo and Catalina (Pedroza) Santos. She was married to Santos Salas in 1954 in Dilley, Texas. He preceded her in death in […]



Sally K. Johnson, 70, of Williams Bay, died Feb. 7, 2013. She was born Feb. 25, 1942, in Milwaukee, to Arvid and Bernice (Christianson) Thompson. She married John Alfred Johnson on Sept. 24, 1966. Sally was a clinical nurse for many years. She was a very active member of the […]



San Juana Colin, 33, of Delavan died May 2, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville. She was born Dec. 26, 1979, in Elkhorn to Guillermo and San Juana (Gonzalez) Cuautle. She was married to Maurilio Colin. She was a member of the East Delavan Baptist Church. She was employed by the […]



Alison Nelson, 96, of Delavan, died May 5, 2013. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Steinke Funeral Home, 515 Center St., Lake Geneva. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.



Robert H. May, 85, of Lake Geneva, died April 29, 2013. Services were May 3, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Lake Geneva. Steinke Funeral Home and Cremation is assisting the family.



Lenore Hazel Peterson, 86, of Delavan, died Monday April 15, 2013, at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn. She was born Jan. 10, 1927, in Mondovi, the daughter of Lyman and Agnus (Thorson) Franzwa. She married Ned Peterson on Dec. 2, 1950; he preceded her in death on June 30, […]



Romayne A. Gregoire, 88, of Lake Geneva, died April 20. 2013. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Chapel on the Hill Church, Lake Geneva. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Steinke Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting […]