Archive for: March, 2016

O’Hara qualifies for state meet in all events

O’Hara qualifies for state meet in all events

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent Kelly O’Hara has dominated multiple events throughout this gymnastics season and that didn’t stop on Feb. 26 at Sectionals. O’Hara qualified for the state meet in every single event, and didn’t just qualify, but ended as the meet’s vault, beam and all-around champion. On the […]

 
 

‘Our team will be hungry for success’

‘Our team will be hungry for success’

Coach Judy Harms reflects on season, looks forward to future By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent The Whitewater High School girls basketball team began its run at becoming back-to-back state champions this past weekend after going undefeated and winning the title a year ago. This year’s team went 21-1 over the […]

 
 

Whippets unable to hold halftime lead over Clinton

Whippets unable to hold halftime lead over Clinton

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent As the No. 9 seed in the WIAA Tournament, the Whitewater High School boys basketball team faced No. 8-seeded Clinton on the road on March 1 in a first round playoff game. Prior to the playoffs starting though, the Whippets its regular season with a […]

 
 

PRISCILLA R. STONE-JOHNSON

PRISCILLA R. STONE-JOHNSON

Priscilla Ruth Stone-Johnson, 72, died March 1, 2016, at Angels Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc. She was born on Feb. 19, 1944, to the late William and Eleanor (Thu) Elftman. She was a member of the gradu ating class of 1962 from Washburn High School in Minneapolis, Minn. She married Richard […]

 
 

City adopts beekeeping ordinance

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Beekeeping hobbyists throughout Whitewater have reason to buzz with enthusiasm, following a recent decision by city officials. After hearing a pitch on the virtues of so-called urban beekeeping by resident Peter Underwood, the Common Council on Feb. 18 voted unanimously in favor of adopting an ordinance […]

 
 

Lioness Club plans Derby Day fundraiser

By Tracy Ouellette Editor The community is invited to saddle up for the East Troy Lioness Club’s Derby Day community fundraiser on Saturday, May 7. The event will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Ivan’s Backstage, 2087 Division St., East Troy. The women have a fun-filled afternoon planned […]

 
 

Superkids spotted at Lakeview

Superkids spotted at Lakeview

        Students in Mrs. Borgen’s room at Lakeview Elementary School, above, celebrate winning the traveling trophy on PJ day at the school recently while a class of superheroes get ready to use their super-powers while donning costumes and capes, to do great things while in school. (Submitted photos)

 
 

Jackknifed truck slows morning commute

Jackknifed truck slows morning commute

A semitrailer truck blocks the right southbound lane of Interstate 43 at the Highway 12 interchange in Elkhorn about 8 a.m. Tuesday morning. Traffic was flowing in the left lane. A late winter storm, which brought about three inches of snow to the area, made for slippery conditions Tuesday. (Photo […]

 
 

Treyton’s Field of Dreams rounding third

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After a celebrated, yet emotional, groundbreaking two-and-a-half years ago, the final stage of the Treyton’s Field of Dreams sports fields within Starin Park are coming in for a home run. Matt Amundson, Whitewater’s parks and recreation director, gave a status update at a Feb. 18 Common […]