Archive for: November, 2014

Soccer ‘brothers’ headed to state

Soccer ‘brothers’ headed to state

Comets knock off three top-ranked teams in state By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent The top three teams in the state, according to the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association rankings are Grafton, Catholic Memorial and St. Anthony. The No. 4-ranked Delavan-Darien High School Comets spent the past week knocking those three teams out […]

 
 

Night of honors

Night of honors

Dr. Ken Kidd (top photo on right) is recognized for serving more than 25 years at the Whitewater Unified School District Medical Advisor by board member Casey Judd at Tuesday night’s meeting. Dr. Roberta Wedl (not pictured) is taking over for Kidd. Board member Steve Ryan (above from the left) […]

 
 

False claims of military service abhorred

False claims of military service abhorred

Army veteran claims Delavan man’s assertions are bogus By Vicky Wedig Editor Claiming to be a veteran when one is not is disrespectful and insulting to soldiers who have actually served their country. That is the premise of the Stolen Valor Act and the claim of a Colorado veteran who […]

 
 

Open road a welcome sight in Whitewater

Open road a welcome sight in Whitewater

East Gateway project nears completion; minor delays likely By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Images of orange cones, detour signage and heavy machinery are slowly disappearing from downtown Whitewater as this summer’s extensive East Gateway construction project comes to an end. While a few finishing touches are still being put in place, […]

 
 

Yard waste pickups slated

The City of Whitewater will conduct leaf and yard waste collections the weeks of Nov. 3 and 10. Yard waste must be in clear or semi-transparent bags and placed curbside. While supplies last, there are biobags available in the City Hall Finance Department. Note that brush will not be collected […]

 
 

Former Detective sentenced for misconduct in public office

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that Timothy Madson, a former Jefferson County Detective Sergeant and former supervisor of the Jefferson County Drug Task Force, was sentenced to eight months in jail as a condition of probation following his conviction on one felony count of Misconduct in Public Office. […]

 
 

School Board approves 2014-15 budget

Tax levy to increase 2.5 percent from last year By Kellen Olshefski Editor The Elkhorn Area School District Board of Education voted in favor of adopting its annual budget for the 2014-2015 year at its Monday night meeting. A tax levy of $19,114,649 means taxpayers in the Elkhorn Area School […]

 
 

City seeks information on pipeline

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The City of Whitewater is the latest governing entity to go on record and request additional information about a proposed tar sand oil pipeline expansion. While the infrastructure is not expected to run through the city, it would graze its municipal boundaries. Council member Sarah Bregant […]

 
 

University to hold pipeline forum Tuesday

On Thursday, Nov. 6, from 3 to 5 p.m., the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will host a public forum on a crude oil pipeline expansion proposal. Enbridge, Inc. is proposing expanding its Line 61 from 400,000 barrels per day to 1.2 million – a pipeline that runs about 2.5 miles from […]