Archive for: December, 2014

Review of wastewater plant improvements continue

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Future enhancements to Whitewater’s wastewater treatment facility continue to be reviewed by city staffers and a hired engineering consulting firm. Plans call for pumping $18.7 million in improvements into the site. Tim Reel, the city’s wastewater division superintendent, came before the Common Council on Dec. 16 […]

 
 

GRACE S. COTTLE

Grace S. Cottle, 99, passed away surrounded by family and friends at the Fairhaven Retirement Community in Whitewater on Dec. 26, 2014. Grace is survived by two sons: Charles Cottle, Janesville, and James Cottle, Burbank, CA, Grandson: Charles R. (Maria Antonia) Cottle, Glenview, Ill., Daughter-in-law: Clotilde Cottle, Glenview, Ill., and […]

 
 

JAMES M. YOUNG

James “Jim” M. Young, 64, of East Troy, died Dec. 27, 2014, with his family at his side. He is survived by his wife of 37 years Kathy (nee Reinert); children, John, Jeff and Kelly (Mathew) Day; grandchildren, Keanna, Krista, Jacob, Keegan and Lydia. He was preceded in death by […]

 
 

SANDRA SODERBERG

Sandra Soderberg, 75, of East Troy, died Dec. 29, 2014. She was born March 8, 1939, to Ray and Irene Rings, in Illinois. She attended Harvard High School in Illinois. She married her late husband Earl on Dec. 8, 1964, in Chicago, and soon after made East Troy her home. […]

 
 

JEANNE C. KUTIL

Jeanne Cecelia Kutil, 94, of East Troy died Dec. 28, 2014, at East Troy Manor. She was born May 26, 1920, to the late Arthur and Cecelia O’Leary in East Troy. She graduated from school in East Troy and received her master’s degree in teaching from the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. […]

 
 

That’s a wrap (of a lot of gifts and mittens)

That’s a wrap (of a lot of gifts and mittens)

In a description of the past month, members of the UW-Whitewater/Community Optimist Club described December as “a wonderfully busy month for most and no exception” for the club. The big highlight of the club’s recent activities include the final tally showing more than 718 people joined in on Breakfast with […]

 
 

Lady Whippets hold Evansville to 33 points

Lady Whippets hold Evansville to 33 points

By Adam Knoll Sports Correspondent The Lady Whippets basketball team is off to a phenomenal start to the 2014 season. In addition to remaining undefeated, the team has focused on increasing its intensity throughout entire games and it shows. Whitewater put its recent game against Evansville on ice by using […]

 
 

Making waves and breaking records

Making waves and breaking records

  Whippet swimmers continue to improve times in the pool By Adam Knoll S Correspondent During last week, the Whitewater High School boys swim team took part in a conference meet and a large tournament and did well in both outings. Against Badger High School in a dual meet, the […]

 
 

Wrestlers survive marathon on the mats

Wrestlers survive marathon on the mats

By Adam Knoll Sports Correspondent Last Saturday, the Whitewater High School wrestling team took part in a tournament in Beloit that featured five matches against other schools from throughout the area and the Whippets held their own, going 3-2 as a team. Whitewater began by falling to Union Grove, 46-27, […]

 
 

Council considering ordinance for bicycle, pedestrian traffic

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent An ordinance aimed at making accommodations toward pedestrians and bicyclists — in addition to motorists — on city streets is under consideration in Whitewater. The Common Council on Dec. 16 held a first reading of a so-called complete streets ordinance. A second, more definitive reading of […]