Archive for: March, 2015

Highway J set to close April 13 for Lake Beulah Dam project

Highway J in the Town of East Troy will be closed for several months beginning April 13 while the Lake Beulah Dam spillway is replaced. The contractor for the project, Terra Engineering and Construction, expects the highway to be closed until the project is complete in mid-August. A press release […]




      Helen L. Hugunin, 88, of Janesville, died March 23, 2015, at Willowfield Nursing Home in Delavan. She was born April 22, 1926, in Darien, the daughter of the late Henry Lader Sr. and Sophie (Sehmann) Lader. Helen graduated from Sharon High School in 1944 and served in […]


City gets jump start on 2016 budget

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While 2015 is a little more than three months old, Whitewater’s municipal staffers are already beginning to turn their attention toward 2016 when it comes to budgeting. City Administrator Cameron Clapper on March 3 discussed with the Common Council his projected timeline for crafting the city’s […]


Work on Rock Freeway begins Friday

Resurfacing and bridge repair project slated to finish late spring The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is scheduled to recommence work Friday on Interstate 43, from Highway 12 in Elkhorn to Highway 83, in Mukwonago. A single lane closure on I-43 (southbound) is scheduled to begin Friday. A short-term closure of […]


Local woman dies in fatal crash

A crash in the Town of Palmyra last Wednesday night claimed the life of a 23-year-old woman from Eagle when the car she was driving struck a tree Brittany M. Ewaskowitz, of Eagle and formerly of East Troy, was fatally injured as a result of the crash, which occurred on […]


Innovation Center to host Pi guy

In a talk geared toward the computer, math and science buffs, the Whitewater Innovation Center will host Ed Karrels, Fort Atkinson’s Pi guy next Thursday night at a free event open to the public. Shortly after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Karrels became Google’s 56th employee (Google now employs […]


Man severely injured in three-vehicle crash

Man severely injured in three-vehicle crash

A 23-year-old Elkhorn man suffered severe injuries Tuesday morning when the car he was driving collided with a semitrailer truck and a Jeep in the Town of Walworth. Maxwell P. Osman was taken from the crash scene by Flight For Life helicopter and remained hospitalized Tuesday afternoon, according to a […]


‘Tis almost fairy time

East Troy High School’s Grace Christianson plays Puck at a recent practice of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

High School drama students to present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy High School drama club will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” March 27-29 at the school, 3128 Graydon Ave. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 27-28, and 2 p.m. on […]


Whitewater PD inks pacts with UW and sheriff

Agreements lead to sharing of resources, services By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater’s municipal police department is pooling its resources with several local law enforcement agencies – including the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Department and Walworth County Sheriff’s Department – through a series of recently approved agreements. The Common Council on […]



Brittany Marie Ewaskowitz, 23, died March 18, 2015. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at Schmidt and Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services, 930 Main St., Mukwonago. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services. A private family burial will take place at […]