Archive for: August, 2013

DFI: Beware of unscrupulous debt collection practices

Wisconsin consumers should be on the alert for phone calls from unscrupulous debt collectors, the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions has warned. In many cases, the caller states he is attempting to serve a summons and if the consumer does not “act immediately,” he or she will be arrested. The […]


Elkhorn recycler looks to Arkansas plant

An Elkhorn-based recycling business, with plans to build an electronic recycling center in Whitewater, is setting its sights on building an out-of-state plant first. DP Electronic Recycling, 540 E. Centralia St., wants to create a recycling plant located in Whitewater’s Technology Park that would employ roughly 100 people. However, a […]


SweetSpot bakery to open second location on Main Street

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent An established, locally owned bakery and coffee shop will soon dot Whitewater’s main drag, following a recent decision by city officials. The Whitewater Plan Commission last week voted to award a conditional-use permit to business owner Lacey Reichwald, who plans to open a second location of […]


Community celebrates groundbreaking on Treyton’s Field of Dreams

Instead of putting a shovel in the ground at the Treyton Kilar Field of Dreams groundbreaking Aug. 16, the Kilar family swings at a ball with a golden bat. (Dave Fidlin photo)

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent It was an evening of filled with emotions that ranged from tear-shedding sadness to utter jubilation. After a series of fundraisers and approvals from the Whitewater Common Council, the Treyton Kilar Field of Dreams is moving forward. A special groundbreaking ceremony took place Aug. 16, and […]


Whippet netters 7-3 in recent action

Whippet netters 7-3 in recent action

By David Paulsen Correspondent Playing 10 matches in six days, the Whitewater High School girls tennis squad emerged with seven wins, improving their overall record to 8-5 this season. That is not bad for a team that lost most of their top players off the 2012 team that went 21-2. […]


Whippet runners looking to improve

By David Paulsen Correspondent With a slight increase in team size and a number of young runners that can contribute right away, Whitewater High School head cross country coach Chad Carstens is hopeful that his squads can improve on last year’s performances. The Whippet boys finished fourth in the Rock […]


Whippet soccer blanks the Elkhorn 4-0

Whitewater High School’s Mark Cuevas stays ahead of a defender in the Aug. 22 game against the Delavan-Darien Comets. (Bob Mischka photo)

Whitewater High School hosted Elkhorn Aug. 28 and defeated the Elks 4-0. Coach Rene Menager said he was pleased with the scoring distribution as each Whippet goal came from a different player. In the first half Xhonatan Shahollari scored on a corner delivered by Alonso Banda, taking the Whippets to […]


Chiefs rout Westosha Central

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Even with three of its key performers from last year’s state runner-up squad now in college, the Big Foot football team didn’t miss a beat Friday night. And once again, it was a Southern Lakes Conference squad that felt the pain. Big Foot scored three […]


Big Foot volleyball preview

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent With every new season, there always are adjustments for teams to overcome. The Big Foot volleyball team is no different than the rest, as the four-time defending Rock Valley Conference South Division champions face a number of challenges. But the goal remains the same, regardless […]


Big Foot squeaks past Delavan-Darien

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Talk about your strong opening statements. For the first time in school history Monday night, the Big Foot-Williams Bay boys soccer team defeated Delavan-Darien to get its 2013 season off to a perfect start. Big Foot’s Christian Munoz scored the game’s only goal at the […]