Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Good deed doers

Good deed doers

Members of Girl Scout Troop #3336 recently visited all of the Little Free Libraries in Whitewater to replenish them with books the troop members donated from their own collections, clockwise from the front: Maggie Jay, Kathryn Donner, Abby Wildenberg, Abbey Weeden, Madelynn Newmann and Elizabeth Katzman, who are also all […]



Gloria Ellen Ransom, 89, of Avalon, died on Oct. 10, 2014, at her home. She was born in Clinton on June 18, 1925, to Rudolph Sannes and Marguerite Bird. She graduated from Janesville High School in 1944. On June 18,1945, she married Vernon (Charlie) Ransom and they lived their entire […]



Jane Ann Banaszak, of Waukesha, died Oct. 9, 2014, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born May 28, 1945, the daughter of Harold and Dora (nee Jones) Rubeck. Jane was a graduate of Marquette University where she earned her Bache-lor of Science degree in medical yechnology. […]



Helen M. Weeks, 87, of Sharon, passed away Saturday Oct. 11, 2014, at Beloit Memorial Hospital in Beloit. She was born March 17, 1927, in Hebron, Ill., the daughter of Charles and Adeline (Mason) Cates. She married Harold Weeks Oct. 2, 1946, in Hebron, Ill. Helen was a member of […]


District referendum discussion slated Oct. 16

On Nov. 4, Whitewater Unified School District voters will be asked to vote on a referendum to exceed the state imposed revenue limit and the League of Women Voters will host a State of Whitewater’s Unified School District discussion next week. The referendum is a four-year, nonrecurring referendum for $1.2 […]




Fairhaven resident Jean Hermsen, Fairhaven Board President, Jim Caldwell and general contractor, Scott Ehlert, take part in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the facility’s Therapy Department expansion and renovation Sept. 24. An open house event, featuring refreshments and the opportunity to explore the new area will be held 3 to […]


UW-W cop charged with leaking information

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Monday for a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater police officer who leaked information about an investigation to a Facebook friend a year ago. Janelle L. Latsch, 24, of Helenville, was charged Sept. 10 in Walworth County Circuit Court with misconduct in office. According to the criminal […]



Dorothy J. “Ma” Jordan, 89, of Delavan, passed away on Oct. 8, 2014, at Ridgestone Village in Delavan. She was born in Milton Junction, on Oct. 26, 1924, to Erving and Sadie (McCulloch) Klitzkie. Dorothy was united in marriage to Raymond “Jumbo” Jordan on Sept. 18, 1943. He passed away […]


‘Let’s play ball’ for Treyton

‘Let’s play ball’ for Treyton

Community support resonates at dedication ceremony, inaugural game By Tom Ganser Correspondent The warmth generated by the collective love and gratitude of a gathering of about 400 people more than offset the discomfort of a blustery, cold and damp afternoon last Saturday during the dedication of the “Treyton’s Field of […]



Kobus Bultman, 85, of Delavan, passed away Oct. 6, 2014, at Agrace Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Janesville. He was born in Birnamwood on June 3, 1929, to Gerrit and Alice (Mulder) Bultman. Kobus was united in marriage to Beverly Ed-wards on July 29, 1950, in Delavan. Together […]