Archive for: May, 2016

Group advances to track sectional

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Strong showings by the Big Foot boys and girls track teams at Monday’s WIAA Division 2 Whitewater Regional extended the spring season for a slew of Chiefs. And that contingent, which advanced to Thursday’s East Troy Sectional, now is one step closer to advancing to next […]

 
 

Big Foot sports roundup

Tennis duo advances, soccer shuts out opponents, baseball wins two By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The Big Foot-Williams Bay No. 1 doubles team of Michael Heidenreich and Adrian Hernandez earned a sectional berth with a 7-5, 6-2 victory at Monday’s Division 2 subsectional over Whitewater. Big Foot competed in the East […]

 
 

City endorses sewer line insurance program

Designed to cover beyond what typical homeowner policies offer By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The city of Whitewater is linking arms with a private insurance company on a voluntary campaign designed to ensure residential property owners have adequate coverage on sewer lateral lines leading into their homes. On the heels of […]

 
 

Track teams run their way to sectional competition

Track teams run their way to sectional competition

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent On May 19, the Whitewater High School boys and girls track teams participated in the Blue Devil Frosh/Soph Invite and head coach John Houwers said for some, the meet served as a tune-up for Regionals. For others, it was their final meet of the season. […]

 
 

Netters pick up steam heading to sectionals

Netters pick up steam heading to sectionals

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent Whitewater High School’s boys tennis team head coach Alex Mory said the weather conditions were much better for the team’s final regular season meet of the season. The meet was a makeup quadrangular meet on May 18 against Wilmot, Edgerton and Milton. By the meet’s […]

 
 

Whippets head into postseason on hot streak

Whippets head into postseason on hot streak

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent The conclusion to the regular season took place on May 24 for the Whitewater High School baseball team against Delavan-Darien and the Whippets continued its winning ways. Heading into the final week of play, the team was on a six-game winning streak, but by the […]

 
 

East Troy’s Corn and Brat Roast, Community-wide Rummage begins today

East Troy’s Corn and Brat Roast, Community-wide Rummage begins today

Brewfest debuts this year The unofficial kickoff to summer begins Memorial Day weekend and there are plenty of ways to celebrate locally. Corn and Brat Roast The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce’s 40th annual Corn and Brat Roast will return May 27 to 30, at East Troy Village Square […]

 
 

Historic properties discussed with council

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Effigy Mounds Preserve, Starin Park Water Tower and the Armory are among some of the Whitewater sites that received attention from the city Landmarks Commission in 2015. Patricia Blackmer, who leads the appointed body, presented a report on the group’s activities this past year at […]

 
 

ChocolateFest emerges as frontrunner in election year

ChocolateFest emerges as frontrunner in election year

Burlington is ready to celebrate its 30th ChocolateFest As Burlington’s ChocolateFest enters its 30th year, organizers can look back with nostalgia at how the annual event, held Memorial Day weekend, has evolved. There was a time when festival patrons had one question on their minds – “Where’s the chocolate?” Now, […]

 
 

Grief series offered at Fairhaven

Area community members are invited to join the residents of Fairhaven Senior Services in a group series of learning sessions offered to provide grief awareness and support for those who anticipate the passing of a loved one in the near future or who have experienced the loss of a loved […]