Archive for: July, 2015

UW-Whitewater Track and Field recognized for academics

Thirteen members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field programs, as well as the women’s team, were acknowledged by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association in the organization’s 2015 NCAA Division III All-Academic Honors. The Warhawk women’s team was named an […]

 
 

Artists wanted for Main St. Festival

Whitewater Main St. Festival is a celebration of the arts. Held in downtown Whitewater with streets closed off to traffic, this year’s event will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12. The Festival committee has announced several ways for artists to be involved. First, the committee is looking […]

 
 

Community Band wraps season Sunday

Community Band wraps season Sunday

The Alpine Valley Music Theatre will hosting the East Troy Community Band’s “Grand Finale” concert at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2. The band will play their “greatest hits” of the 2015 season. There will be something for everyone, including an appearance by the East Troy Community Choir, directed by […]

 
 

Are the kids at risk?

School youth behavior survey shows disturbing trends By Tracy Ouellette Editor According to the numbers from the anonymous Youth Risk Behavior Survey given to sixth- through 12th-grade students in the East Troy School District, about 35 to 40 percent of the middle and high school students in the district report […]

 
 

Area men facing meth-related charges

One allegedly sold meth to sheriff’s informant, other allegedly ran drug house By Kellen Olshefski Editor Two area men are facing methamphetamine-related charges after police executed a search warrant on July 10 at the one’s Town of Sugar Creek residence. George M. Capriotti, 38 of 614 N. Lincoln St., Elkhorn, […]

 
 

Fran Achen photo competition winners announced

Fran Achen photo competition winners announced

Nearly 100 photographs by 34 photographers are on display for the Sixth Annual Fran Achen Photography Competition through July 26 from noon to 5 p.m. on Thursdays through Sundays at the Whitewater Arts Alliance’s Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St. The winning photographs were selected by Robert Mertens and […]

 
 

A safer community

A safer community

Annual Safety Town class enjoys another successful year, teaches local children about community safety and more By Kellen Olshefski Editor Elkhorn’s annual Safety Town summer school program has once again gone off without a hitch due to its support from numerous local agencies including the schools, fire and police services, […]

 
 

What’s the pay?

Village begins employee compensation study By Tracy Ouellette Editor The Village of East Troy is looking at what village employees make and how to structure a new pay schedule to stay competitive in the job market. Katie McCloskey, from Carlson Dettmann Consulting, briefed the Village Board July 20 on the […]

 
 

Farm stand gets go ahead

By Kellen Olshefski Editor The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of allowing Little Miss Sweet Pea’s farm stand to continue its operations on the Coldwell Banker property at 102 N. Wisconsin St. in Elkhorn. The topic was brought to the full council as an administrative review […]

 
 

Main Street program to continue

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Efforts to promote the deep history of Whitewater’s downtown business district will continue into the foreseeable future. Members of the Downtown Whitewater Inc. organization have announced an intention to renew an existing agreement with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation for the Main Street program. Communities or […]