Archive for: April, 2014

New adult books on CD available at the library

New adult books on CD available at the library

Irvin L. Young Memorial Library has announced that the following adult books on CD are now available. • “Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War” by Robert M. Gates Before Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House in 2006, he thought he’d left Washington politics behind: after […]

 
 

Fairhaven hosts Titanic meal

Fairhaven hosts Titanic meal

Last week, residents of Fairhaven Senior Services, Whitewater, were treated to a re-creation of the supper served aboard the Titanic on the fateful evening of its sinking. Working from a copy of that evening’s original menu, Fairhaven Chef Lloyd Brehm prepared a five-course meal that included entrees such as: Oysters […]

 
 

RICHARD E. SCHWALL

A surprise to many, but not to the Lord, Richard “Dick” Edward Schwall, died from natural causes and passed to eternal life on April 24, 2014. He was preceded in death on March 15, 2014, by his wife Norma. He was born in Evanston, Illinois on April 7, 1936, the […]

 
 

‘Spring into the Past’ at Old World Wisconsin

May events feature kites, sheep, planting and historic foods and Mother’s Day Brunch When Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Highway 67, Eagle, opens to the general public for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 3, guests to this historic site will be able to enjoy “Spring into the Past” weekends […]

 
 

Rotarians get closer look at local history

Rotarians get closer look at local history

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Carol Lohry Cartwright was the featured speaker at the April 22 meeting of the Whitewater Rotary Club, held at the Whitewater Country Club. Cartwright has published several studies on Wisconsin cities, including “Architectural and Historical Survey of Milton, Wisconsin” in 2013. She shared the history of […]

 
 

Tracksters dominate home triangular

Tracksters dominate home triangular

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls track team won every event in varsity and junior varsity competition April 17 in a triangular meet with Williams Bay and Delavan-Darien at home. “Although the Delavan program is in a rebuilding phase, the meet still gave us an […]

 
 

Elkhorn boys fight but fall short

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School baseball team lost two tight Southern Lakes Conference games last week against Wilmot. The Panthers beat the Elks 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader April 17 at Elkhorn. Wilmot defeated the Elks 3-2 in extra innings in the […]

 
 

Discover Whitewater Series offers kids’ event

The Greater Whitewater Committee will feature its 2nd annual Discover Whitewater Series (DWS) event Sept. 21. Taking place in conjunction with the half-marathon, half-marathon relay and 5K, will be Working for Whitewater’s Wellness (W3) Fit Kid Shuffle. The Fit Kid Shuffle will feature a one-mile run geared for kids 12 […]

 
 

City denies retroactive sponsorship of event

Future donation toward downtown improvement project possible By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A request to retroactively provide a city-funded sponsorship for the recent Jack Hanna event was denied last week by the Whitewater Common Council. After deliberating on the issue April 15, council members decided not to provide the requested $3,100 […]

 
 

Whippets seeking second win of season

Whippets seeking second win of season

By Adam Knoll Sports correspondent The Whitewater High School baseball team stands at 1-4 after a slow start to the season. After losing their first game of the year, the Whippets held their home opener against Clinton and delivered a 14-4, 6-inning victory. Seven separate players got a base hit […]