Archive for: June, 2016

Never forget

Never forget

The Color Guard of American Legion Post 173 (top) leads the Memorial Day parade that included members of the Whitewater High School marching band (above.) Following the parade, Brigadier General Charles Scharine, U.S. Army (Ret.) served as the guest speaker at a ceremony and in closing, expressed the hope and […]

 
 

K9 run/walk Saturday in Whitewater

The Whitewater Police Department will host the 4th Annual Whitewater K9 5K/10K run/walk on Saturday, June 4, an event that allows participants to run/walk with their dog (must be on a leash.) The race will start at the Cravath Lakefront Park, 341 S. Fremont St., in Whitewater. Registration will be […]

 
 

Whippets golf team falls short of sectionals

Whippets golf team falls short of sectionals

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent On May 24, the Whitewater High School golf team had, and missed out, on the chance at making sectionals with its regional, which was held at the Fire Ridge Golf Course in Grafton. Junior Jake Walton, who carded a round of 97, missed making sectionals […]

 
 

Three Whippets qualify for state track meet

Three Whippets qualify for state track meet

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent Both the boys and girls track teams for Whitewater High School competed in the East Troy Sectional on May 26 with the right to advance to the state meet. The top-four finishers in each event would go on to state, and the Whippets had three […]

 
 

Runez advances to state tennis tournament

Runez advances to state tennis tournament

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent Last week, the Whitewater High School boys tennis team participated in sub sectional and sectional matches with the right to advance on to the state meet. For the Whippets, No. 1 singles player, Brodie Runez, advanced on to the state meet after winning his first […]

 
 

Lady Whippets to host Comets in first round

Lady Whippets to host Comets in first round

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent Senior night for the Whitewater High School girls soccer team took place on May 26 at the team’s final conference game of the year against Jefferson. For the seniors, it was their final conference game of their high school careers, and they made the most […]

 
 

Whippets baseball to face Comets in regional final

Whippets baseball to face Comets in regional final

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent After a 19-6 record during the regular season, the Whitewater High School baseball team earned a No. 2 seed in its Division 2 Sectional. On June 1, the Whippets hosted No. 6-seeded East Troy in the second round of the playoffs due to a first […]

 
 

MARY E. KETTWIG

MARY E. KETTWIG

      Mary Ellen Kettwig, 92, of Whitewater, formerly of Elkhorn and Janesville, died May 31, 2016, at the Our House in Whitewater. Mary was born in Hebron, July 7, 1923, the daughter of Fern and Hattie (Floerke) Findlay. On April 24, 1943, Mary married Jesse Dean Matthews in […]

 
 

CDA aims to replenish capital catalyst fund

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After receiving a recent infusion of $75,000 into their budget from a tax-incremental financing district, officials within Whitewater’s Community Development Authority are looking to replenish their capital catalyst fund. The state-run Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation distributes grants to qualifying communities for the capital catalyst program. Funding […]

 
 

Show to feature artists from throughout state

Whitewater’s Cultural Arts Center to host show, workshop The Wisconsin Regional Artists Association will sponsor the Wisconsin Regional Art Program exhibit June 5 through June 25 at the Cultural Arts Center in Whitewater. The exhibit will feature the work of artists from Wisconsin in a variety of media including 3-D […]