Author Archive: Heather Perkins

City seeks information on pipeline

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The City of Whitewater is the latest governing entity to go on record and request additional information about a proposed tar sand oil pipeline expansion. While the infrastructure is not expected to run through the city, it would graze its municipal boundaries. Council member Sarah Bregant […]

 
 

University to hold pipeline forum Tuesday

On Thursday, Nov. 6, from 3 to 5 p.m., the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will host a public forum on a crude oil pipeline expansion proposal. Enbridge, Inc. is proposing expanding its Line 61 from 400,000 barrels per day to 1.2 million – a pipeline that runs about 2.5 miles from […]

 
 

School district answers final questions before referendum

Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Seven people attended the final informational meeting Monday before Tuesday’s election that will include a referendum for $1.25 million in operating costs for the Delavan-Darien School District for the next three years. Superintendent Robert Crist and Coordinator of School and Community Relations Mike Heine answered questions […]

 
 

Hear the horns

Hear the horns

  Saturday’s festival will feature horn players of all ages, skill levels By Tom Ganser Correspondent On Saturday, a crowd of French horn players – young and old, newbies and skilled – will gather together for a day of fun and learning at the 16th Annual University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Fall […]

 
 

Two Whippets qualify for state meet

Two Whippets qualify for state meet

  By Adam Knoll Sports Correspondent While the Lady Whippets cross country team as a whole did not qualify for state after earning a fourth place finish overall at the sectional meet last week, two local runners did. Sarah Ziolkowski took third place overall at sectionals with a time of […]

 
 

Whippets wipe out Comets; fall in second round

Whippets wipe out Comets; fall in second round

By Adam Knoll Sports Correspondents After playing with more confidence late in the season, the Whitewater High School girls volleyball team strode into Delavan Oct. 21 to play in the first round of the WIAA tournament against the No. 2 seeded Comets. Although the 2014 season did not necessarily live […]

 
 

Record crowd

Record crowd
 
 

Whippets knock Jefferson out of the pool

Whippets knock Jefferson out of the pool

By Adam Knoll Sports Correspondent Needing to swim strong in a big way as the season nears its end, the Whitewater High School girls swim team was able to deliver against Jefferson, grinding out a 69-point win at the varsity level and a 32-point victory for the junior varsity squad. […]

 
 

Tootin’ his horn

Tootin’ his horn

Luis Ramirez performs with the Whitewater High School Marching Band at the state competition Oct. 18 at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The band placed seventh in its division.

 
 

Post Office set for Sunday deliveries

Don’t be surprised to see a letter carrier on front door steps on a Sunday in the near future. Because of increased package growth, the Whitewater Postal Service began delivering packages Oct. 26. “We’re excited about the increase in packages,” Whitewater Postmaster Sherrie Benes said. “But we also want our […]