Archive for: April, 2014

Whippet golf team fifth at conference event

Whippet golf team fifth at conference event

By Adam Knoll Sports correspondent The Whitewater High School Golf team had a decent day on the links at the Conference Alpine Tournament, which featured the entire Rock Valley North slate. Five golfers from each team competed, in which the lowest score was dropped to eliminate a singular bad round. […]

 
 

Softball coach admires players’ tenacity

Softball coach admires players’ tenacity

By Adam Knoll Sports correspondent The weather was cool and wet last week during a back to back with McFarland, and the Whippets Softball team mirrored the elements, losing 11-0, and then 11-1 the next afternoon. In Wednesday’s affair, the Whippets went to the plate aggressively, trying to punch holes […]

 
 

Whippet track teams split against McFarland

Whippet track teams split against McFarland

By Adam Knoll Sports correspondent The Whitewater High School boys track team fared well against McFarland last week, especially in the throwing department. Landon Walker and Brad Stoll continued to have great starts to their season. Stoll and Walker went 1-2 in both the shot put and the discus. Joe […]

 
 

Whitewater outlasts Janesville-Parker

Whitewater outlasts Janesville-Parker

By Adam Knoll Sports correspondent On a clear, yet cold pitch last Wednesday, the Lady Whippets soccer team defeated Janesville-Parker 2-0 in a non-conference match at home. Whitewater dominated the first half by controlling the ball and attacking, putting pressure on the Viking defense. However, it wasn’t until the 8th […]

 
 

Singer appointed Common Council president

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Patrick Singer, a veteran of the Whitewater Common Council, will continue to serve as president of the elected body for the next year. As customarily takes place in mid-April, immediately after the spring general election, the council appoints one of the seven members to the presidency […]

 
 

Jumpin’ fun

Jumpin’ fun

Lakeview Elementary School held a Jump Rope for Heart event April 17 to raise money for the American Heart Association. Sierra Cook (from the left), Jeremiah Gottschall and Colton Lambert learn Chinese jump ropes. The school raised $1,500; additionally, students that raised $50 earned the right to toss water balloons […]

 
 

Police seek suspect in car entries

Last week, officers and detectives of the Whitewater Police Department executed a search warrant at a local residence. The search warrant, executed April 14 was related to the rash of car entries experienced over the past several months in Whitewater. With the help of one of the victims, investigating officers […]

 
 

Council approves sewer rate increase

Water rate bump given green light pending PSC approval By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater residents connected to the city’s sewer and water utilities can expect rate hikes in the years ahead, following a series of recent decisions by officials. The Common Council voted April 15 in favor of increasing rates […]

 
 

Superintendent recommends August referendum

  By Michael S. Hoey Delavan-Darien School District Superintendent Robert Crist recommended April 14 the School Board make a second attempt at a referendum in August to exceed state revenue caps for operating expenses. Voters defeated the district’s first attempt on April 1. The failed referendum was for $2.1 million […]

 
 

SOPHIA D. LOUDON

Sophia D. Loudon, 85, of Delavan, died at Williams  Bay Care Center on April 15, 2014, after a long illness. She was born June 12, 1928, in Chicago, to John and Dena Glazos. She graduated from Walworth High School in 1946. She met and married Bruce Loudon on Sept. 3, […]