Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Soccer ‘brothers’ headed to state

Soccer ‘brothers’ headed to state

Comets knock off three top-ranked teams in state By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent The top three teams in the state, according to the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association rankings are Grafton, Catholic Memorial and St. Anthony. The No. 4-ranked Delavan-Darien High School Comets spent the past week knocking those three teams out […]

 
 

Night of honors

Night of honors

Dr. Ken Kidd (top photo on right) is recognized for serving more than 25 years at the Whitewater Unified School District Medical Advisor by board member Casey Judd at Tuesday night’s meeting. Dr. Roberta Wedl (not pictured) is taking over for Kidd. Board member Steve Ryan (above from the left) […]

 
 

False claims of military service abhorred

False claims of military service abhorred

Army veteran claims Delavan man’s assertions are bogus By Vicky Wedig Editor Claiming to be a veteran when one is not is disrespectful and insulting to soldiers who have actually served their country. That is the premise of the Stolen Valor Act and the claim of a Colorado veteran who […]

 
 

Open road a welcome sight in Whitewater

Open road a welcome sight in Whitewater

East Gateway project nears completion; minor delays likely By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Images of orange cones, detour signage and heavy machinery are slowly disappearing from downtown Whitewater as this summer’s extensive East Gateway construction project comes to an end. While a few finishing touches are still being put in place, […]

 
 

Yard waste pickups slated

The City of Whitewater will conduct leaf and yard waste collections the weeks of Nov. 3 and 10. Yard waste must be in clear or semi-transparent bags and placed curbside. While supplies last, there are biobags available in the City Hall Finance Department. Note that brush will not be collected […]

 
 

Former Detective sentenced for misconduct in public office

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that Timothy Madson, a former Jefferson County Detective Sergeant and former supervisor of the Jefferson County Drug Task Force, was sentenced to eight months in jail as a condition of probation following his conviction on one felony count of Misconduct in Public Office. […]

 
 

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 […]