Archive for: July, 2014

Former drug task force detective convicted of misconduct

A former Jefferson County Drug Task Force detective was found guilty July 25 of misconduct in public office, according to a press release from Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen. Timothy Madsen, a former Detective Sergeant who served as the supervisor of the county’s drug task force from 2003 until […]


Genoa City Days

Genoa City Days

 A Jeep makes its way through the mud bogs at last year’s Genoa City Days. The 32nd annual event gets under way Friday with performances by Ruthie, of Missouri, at 4:30 p.m. and Big Noise, of Milwaukee, at 8 p.m. First Congregational Church’s pig roast is at 5 p.m. and […]


Teacher remembered for passion for healthy lifestyle

Former D-DHS teacher Deb Ludlow stands in the fitness center made possible by a $1 million PEP grant she secured and implemented.

Former D-DHS coach loses battle with cancer By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent For many students who attended Delavan-Darien School District, Deb Ludlow was that one teacher who made a difference in their lives. Ludlow taught health and physical education and coached tennis in the district for more 30 years before retiring […]


Hearing again delayed on motion to dismiss murder charge

A hearing to consider a motion to dismiss a murder charge against a Delavan man is scheduled for Aug. 13. The hearing, initially set for June 19, was delayed until July 10 and then again until Aug. 13. Rafael Olivarez, 39, is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the May […]


Not ugly at all

Not ugly at all

Local students – more than 75 in all – perform “Shrek-The Musical” July 10-12, under the direction of Jim McCulloch at Whitewater High School, proving that what appears ugly is actually fun and beautiful. The summer play sold 850 tickets in three shows. The Whitewater High School Players fall musical […]


There’s still time to take part in summer at the library

There’s still time to take part in summer at the library

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library has only a few remaining programs so residents are encouraged to check them out and spend at least a few dog days of summer at the local library. • Toddler Drive-In Movie Time is on Friday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. […]



Joyce Caldwell, of Middleton and Sauk Prairie, began her journey to be with her Lord on July 25, 2014, after combatting Parkinson’s disease for 25 years. Her positive outlook on life earned her many friends, and helped greatly as she strove to live life fully. While still in the experimental […]


Sounds of summer

The East Troy Community Band entertains dozens of guests July 17 during a concert on the East Troy downtown square. The band is wrapping up it’s season over the next two Thursdays. (Eric Kramer photo)

Nouveau and ‘grand finale’ concert round out season for Community Band The East Troy Community Band’s Thursday Nights on the Square is hosting a free public concert of “Swing Nouveau” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, on the historic East Troy Village Square. Bring a lawn chair to hear […]


City’s emergency management team named

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Whitewater’s emergency management plan has been tweaked, following the recent retirement of a venerable staffer within the ranks of the city’s police department. The Common Council on July 15 appointed Todd Lindert to the position of emergency management coordinator. Sabrina Ojibway and Ryan Dion will work […]


Author to present ‘Coming of Age in El Salvador’ July 29

Author to present ‘Coming of Age in El Salvador’ July 29

By Jeff Angileri CONTRIBUTOR Jim Winship will give a presentation on his new book, “Coming of Age in El Salvador,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, 431 W. Center St., Whitewater. Winship was on his way to El Salvador, a country that’s suffered […]