Archive for: March, 2015

City clarifies wastewater digester project

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While Whitewater officials are working vigorously to plan for an upgrade of the city’s aging wastewater treatment facility, an outright replacement of the existing bio-digester is not expected to be part of the process. Tim Reel, Whitewater’s wastewater superintendent, said the city is not planning to […]

 
 

BETSY D. LOSS

BETSY D. LOSS

Betsy DeBaufer Loss, 63, of Kansas City, Mo. passed away March 24, 2015. Betsy was born in Whitewater, to Robert and Sally DeBaufer on March 26, 1951. She attended University of Wisconsin-Madison, moved to St Louis, and finally to Kansas City where she earned a degree in Art from Avila […]

 
 

EMMALINE V. MACH

EMMALINE V. MACH

Emmaline V. Mach, 82, of Whitewater, passed away on March 27, 2015, at Meriter Hospital in Madison. She was born on March 28, 1932, in Antigo, to Harry and Helen (Prasalowicz) Fronek. She married Frank Mach on April 5, 1950. Frank preceded her in death on March 29, 2005. She […]

 
 

DORIS JONES

DORIS JONES

Doris Jones, 93, of Whitewater, died March 26, 2015, at Fort Atkinson Hospital in the presence of her son Craig. She had recently returned from Florida where she had visited with family members at their gathering place on Sanibel Island. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Thayer […]

 
 

ROMA J. KREJCI

ROMA J. KREJCI

Roma Joan Krejci, 81, of Columbia, S.C., passed away March 24, 2015. She courageously battled cancer before succumbing to pneumonia. Born in Nashville, GA., October 24, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Maston and Rita Wilkerson Parrish. Roma met the love of her life, Colonel Ed Krejci, at […]

 
 

DIANE M. BENDEVER

Diane Marie Bendever, 54, of Delavan, passed away on March 27, 2015, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital in Waukesha. She was born in Elkhorn on Nov. 19, 1960, to Richard and Roberta (Stardy) Rowe. She graduated from Delavan High School and worked for many years at Klock-it in Lake Geneva. Diane […]

 
 

Schools aim to clarify referendum questions prior to election

By Kellen Olshefski Editor Elkhorn Area School District is welcoming and aiming to clarify any questions regarding the district’s two-part referendum on the April 7 ballot prior to the election. The two-part referendum calls for two sums of money: the first being a total of $20.42 million to address safety […]

 
 

A desire to make a difference

A desire to make a difference

Group aims to help curb hunger, around the world and locally By Heather Ruenz Editor In October, a group of Whitewater residents traveled to Delavan to volunteer for something that they had never done before – MobilePack, an international dry food-packaging event and service project. The group of 10 from […]

 
 

Man charged with OWI after fight with girlfriend

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for March 25 for an Elkhorn man charged with an eighth drunken driving offense. Scott R. Liebnow, 57, was charged March 16 in Walworth County Circuit Court with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, eighth offense. According to the criminal […]

 
 

Men charged in beating, robbery in Whitewater

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer Three men are charged with beating and robbing two men after allegedly getting kicked out of a party in Whitewater in the summer of 2013. Lorenzo E. Rosario, Tony A. Turner II and Derrick L. Seay, all 22 and all of Racine, are charged in […]