Archive for: February, 2015

Wrestlers grapple their way to state tournament

Wrestlers grapple their way to state tournament

Third-place finishes at sectional guarantees state play for two By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The road to a state tournament isn’t always a smooth one. That doesn’t matter, as long as you reach the destination, and last weekend, two Big Foot High School wrestlers did just that. Senior Will Utesch (220) […]

 
 

Boys nearly grab comeback win

Boys nearly grab comeback win

Chiefs fall despite garnering 27 points in fourth quarter By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The Big Foot boys basketball team nearly gave itself some much-needed momentum heading into the playoffs last week. But even in defeat, it may have been just what the doctor ordered. Big Foot put 27 points on […]

 
 

Chiefs to take on Evansville in Friday’s regional

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The stage is set for the much-improved Big Foot girls basketball team. And now the Chiefs know who they will open WIAA Division 3 regional play against. Big Foot, which drew the two seed and had Tuesday night off, will host sixth-seeded Evansville Friday night at […]

 
 

Set ’em up

Set ’em up

Luke Heidenreich and Jacob Laing take on human bowling at Pier 290 in Williams Bay during the Fontana parent-teacher organization’s Winterfest fundraiser last Saturday. The event featured winter games, such as ice hockey, curling and human bowling, lunch, raffles and live music. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

CLEDYTH L. KRAUSE

CLEDYTH L. KRAUSE

Cledyth Luella Krause, 90, of Darien, passed away on Feb. 23, 2015, at her home. She was born in Belle Plaine, Iowa, on May 17, 1924, to Alva and Hilda (Sparrowgrove) Heller. Cledyth was united in marriage to Victor “Kenneth” Krause on May 11, 1946, in Williams Bay. Victor passed […]

 
 

5 advance to sectional

5 advance to sectional

Wrestlers set their sights on state meet By Adam Knoll Correspondent The Whitewater High School wrestling team is sending five wrestlers to the sectional tournament after fairing pretty well as a team at the regional competition. Traveling to East Troy, the Whippets finished second in the team standings at Saturday’s […]

 
 

JULIE K. WARNER-TRIELOFF

Julie Kathleen Warner-Trieloff, 49, of Whitewater, passed away on Feb. 19, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville. A memorial visitation will be held Thursday at the Nitardy Funeral Home Chapel from 5 to 7 p.m. Julie is survived by her husband, Daniel Trieloff; son, Ryan (Stacie) Warner; daughter, Katherine Trieloff; […]

 
 

ANTON E. HIBL

ANTON E. HIBL

Anton “Tony” E. Hibl, 80, of Delavan, passed away on Feb. 21, 2015, at Vintage on the Ponds. He was born on a farm near Dickinson, N.D., on Jan. 24, 1935, and was the youngest child of Anton and Anna (Barta) Hibl. He worked on the farm until he met […]

 
 

Shortchanging the schools?

Governor’s proposed budget creates problems for local school districts By Tracy Ouellette Editor The recent release of Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed state budget for 2015-17 has school districts across the state scrambling to cut their budgets for next year. Cuts in educational funding proposed in the governor’s budget amounts to […]

 
 

Whippets ride tidal wave to state

Whippets ride tidal wave to state

The Whitewater High School boys swim team will send swimmers in five individuals events and two relays to the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 state meet in Madison Feb. 20. The large state contingent comes on the heels of the team’s best-ever sectional meet performance Saturday at Whitefish Bay. […]