Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Openings remain for Warhawk winter baseball clinics

Registration is being accepted for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawk Winter Baseball Clinics, open to kids 8 to 18 years of age, including high school seniors. Each clinic will be tailored to the age group of the participants. The skill-based clinics are designed to prepare participants for the upcoming season. […]


Budget results in property tax increase

Bump in wastewater utility rates put on back burner temporarily By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After several months of review and deliberation, city officials have minted Whitewater’s 2015 budget, which totals $9.47 million and results in a nearly 1-percent increase in property taxes. The Common Council on Nov. 18 adopted the […]


Get on board

Openings available on several city committees The City of Whitewater invites community members to continue to make Whitewater an “exceptional community in which to live, work and play in,” according to a recent press release from City Clerk Michelle Smith. Below is a list of the committees with openings, a […]



Kory Walsh, 37, of Park City, Utah, took his last ride on Nov. 21, 2014. He passed away from injuries following a motor vehicle accident in Salt Lake City. Kory was born in Beloit on June 25, 1977. He is survived by his mother, Ida, and father, David Walsh, of […]



Annette “Anne” R. Bozzy Johnson, 77, of Delavan passed away Nov. 27, 2014, at Village Glen in Lake Geneva. She was born in Chicago on Feb. 23, 1937 to Erich and Dorothy (Beyer) Haase. Anne was devoted to her career in nursing and being a great mother. Anne is survived […]




Ramona Marie Sdano, 80, of Whitewater, passed away on Nov. 25, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Fort Atkinson. Ramona was born on June 28, 1934 in Eagle, to Roy and Henrietta (Mackold) Wambold . She married Raymond J. Sdano on February 14, 1951. Ramona enjoyed gardening, embroidery, watching […]


Sweet sounds

Sweet sounds

Members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chamber Singers, under the direction of Robert Gehrenbeck, fill the sanctuary with melodious sounds at First United Methodist Church in Whitewater Sunday. The group is a select ensemble by audition with a repertoire that embraces everything from Renaissance madrigals to masterworks of the eighteenth […]


‘Bursting at the seams’

Innovation Center fully occupied, receiving inquiries weekly By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As it heads into its fourth year of operation, the Whitewater Innovation Center enters a pivotal milestone: It is fully occupied. “We’re bursting at the seams,” Interim Director Mark Johnson said at a Common Council meeting Nov. 6. “We’re […]


Horn players descend upon university

Horn players descend upon university

16th annual festival celebrates the French horn in all its splendor By Tom Ganser Correspondent Whitewater was well represented at the 16th Annual University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Fall Horn Festival Nov. 1 by three Whitewater High School students – Michael Hilliger and Caty Strait – along with local resident Anne Coburn. […]


City to increase social media presence

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Plans are in motion to ramp up the City of Whitewater’s social media presence, following a recent decision by officials. The Common Council on Nov. 6 voted to amend an existing policy. Changes will give department heads more latitude in sharing communications through such mediums as […]