Archive for: November, 2014

The makings of a Happy Thanksgiving

The makings of a Happy Thanksgiving

Village of Sharon Police Officers Aaron West, Sean Blanton and Police Chief Brad Buchholz deliver turkeys on Nov. 21 to nine Village of Sharon residents. The turkeys were donated by the Walworth County Child Advocacy Center in Elkhorn and funded by the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

 
 

DELBERT L. MILLER

Delbert Lorraine Miller, 83, of Lake Geneva, formerly of East Troy, died Nov. 24, 2014. He was a proud member of the National Guard. He was an avid saxophone player and enjoyed playing swing music. He always enjoyed coaching softball and baseball. He was a past President of Kiwanis. He […]

 
 

GARY E. NOWICKI

Gary Eugene Nowicki, 59, died Nov. 25, 2014. His life-long career was in many facets of the metal trades. He was a passionate lover of nature and always enjoyed working with his hands. Survivors include his sister, Diane (Dave) Cofer, Mary (Bill) Mills; brother, Bill (Michelle); eight nieces and nephews; […]

 
 

Sweet sounds

Sweet sounds

Members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chamber Singers, under the direction of Robert Gehrenbeck, fill the sanctuary with melodious sounds at First United Methodist Church in Whitewater Sunday. The group is a select ensemble by audition with a repertoire that embraces everything from Renaissance madrigals to masterworks of the eighteenth […]

 
 

‘Bursting at the seams’

Innovation Center fully occupied, receiving inquiries weekly By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As it heads into its fourth year of operation, the Whitewater Innovation Center enters a pivotal milestone: It is fully occupied. “We’re bursting at the seams,” Interim Director Mark Johnson said at a Common Council meeting Nov. 6. “We’re […]

 
 

Horn players descend upon university

Horn players descend upon university

16th annual festival celebrates the French horn in all its splendor By Tom Ganser Correspondent Whitewater was well represented at the 16th Annual University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Fall Horn Festival Nov. 1 by three Whitewater High School students – Michael Hilliger and Caty Strait – along with local resident Anne Coburn. […]

 
 

Sheriff’s Department warns of imposters posing as deputies

Sheriff’s Department warns of imposters posing as deputies

     The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office has received several complaints that citizens are being contacted by individuals posing as deputy sheriffs with the “warrant division.” According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, the imposters are telling people that they have outstanding warrants and need to make immediate payments […]

 
 

City to increase social media presence

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Plans are in motion to ramp up the City of Whitewater’s social media presence, following a recent decision by officials. The Common Council on Nov. 6 voted to amend an existing policy. Changes will give department heads more latitude in sharing communications through mediums such as […]

 
 

Area honors standout fall athletes

Southern Lakes All-Conference Football First team Offense QB – Brad Burling, sr., Burlington. RB – Keenan Leahy, sr., Elkhorn. WR – Jake Benzing, sr., Delavan-Darien. Frank Hozeska, sr., Burlington. TE – Ethan Cesarz, soph., DD. OL – Stephan Wieder, jr., Lake Geneva Badger. Ian McDonald, sr., Elkhorn. Isaac Thiel, sr., […]

 
 

‘Date rape drug’ found in local bust

The Whitewater Police Department recently made an arrest in which a person was charged with several drug-related charges to include the possession of GHB (Gamma Hydroxybutyrate). GHB is often referred to as the “date rape drug.” GHB is most often produced in a liquid form and can be mixed with […]