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Kilars honor late son’s memory with $20,000 donation

The Kilar family recently donated $20,000 to the Whitewater Community Foundation to honor their late son Treyton. Half of the donation amount will go toward the endowment fund to maintain the Treyton Kilar Field of Dreams, as well as turf replacement costs, and the other $10,000 will go toward a […]

 
 

Hunter shot wolf illegally in Walworth County

Animal had strayed from north before it was killed By Bob Peryea Correspondent State wildlife officials have determined a hunter illegally shot a wolf in Spring Prairie Township during the deer gun hunting season in November. The hunter, whose name was not released, received a citation. According to Game Warden […]

 
 

Mukwonago Village Players to hold auditions for ‘Nunsense’

The Mukwonago Village Players and St. James Theatrical Ministry will hold auditions for Dan Goggin’s musical comedy, “Nunsense,” at 7 p.m. on Jan. 21 and 22 at St. James Parish Center, Room 11, in Mukwonago. The cast of “Nunsense” is entirely female. Those looking to audition should prepare 32 bars […]

 
 

Through the lens

Through the lens

Photography workshop offered in Whitewater Dr. Mark Lawrence McPhail, Dean of the College of Arts and Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, photographer and president of the board of directors of the Whitewater Arts Alliance, will host a workshop for experienced and amateur photographers next month. McPhail’s workshop, “Through a […]

 
 

Man charged with stealing from UW-Whitewater dorms, vehicles

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer     A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 5 for a Milwaukee man charged with using a resident assistant’s key card and using it to steal packages from University of Whitewater dormitories. Jelani H. Spencer, 19, was charged Dec. 12 in Walworth County Circuit Court with […]

 
 

Celebrating 50 on the mats

Whitewater High School, 534 S. Elizabeth St., will hold a special event on Tuesday, Jan. 15 to mark the 50th anniversary of wrestling at the school. At 7 p.m., before the Whippets’ conference match against Evansville, there will be a lineup reflecting the program’s past 50 years. “We would like […]

 
 

East Troy candidates throw hats in ring for spring

By Vanessa Lenz Staff Writer With the deadline for filing candidacy papers having passed, the spring election season in East Troy is taking shape with three contested races. On the East Troy Village Board three trustee seats expire in April, as well as the village president position. In the race […]

 
 

Common Council listens to residents concerns about Lincoln St. traffic

By John Koski SLN Staff After appearing and speaking during the Public Comment portion of Elkhorn Common Council meetings for the past several months, Ed Robers got his wish – and 18 residents of N. Lincoln Ave. showed up in strong support at the Elkhorn Common Council meeting Monday. Robers […]

 
 

Finalists named for school district administrator

By John Koski SLN Staff The Elkhorn Area School District has narrowed its field of candidates to two to replace retiring district administer Greg Westcott. Susan Liebsle, school board president, wrote in an email, “We have chosen David Milz, district administrator for the Salem School District, and Jason Tadlock, district […]

 
 

Fur force funding

Fur force funding

Whitewater police seek donations for first K-9 unit By Vanessa Lenz Staff Writer The Whitewater Police Department has kicked off a fundraising campaign to start its first K-9 unit. Police Chief Lisa Otterbacher announced plans to acquire a K-9 service dog during the Whitewater Common Council meeting Dec. 18. Captain […]