Archive for: August, 2016

Officials revisit single-family housing issue

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Neighborhood development and preservation of single-family housing stock — issues that have been contentious in the past — were revisited recently by Whitewater officials as long-range planning efforts continue. The Common Council on Aug. 16 reopened its review of the issue, though no formal directives were […]

 
 

Whippets shut out Elks in first half but lose steam

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent Soccer season kicked off on Aug. 23 for the Whitewater Whippets’ boys team against Elkhorn on the road. The Whippets’ start of the 2016 season could be seen as a difficult one, as its first match was against Elkhorn, a Division 2 opponent. The Whippets […]

 
 

Warhawks look to return to top of their game

Sting of last season the motivation on both sides of the ball By Daniel Schoettler Correspondent The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team looks to get back to familiar territory in 2016 – not only back to the WIAC conference title, but also the National Championship game in Salem, Virginia. The […]

 
 

Whitewater loses to Jefferson to start season

Whitewater loses to Jefferson to start season

Coach says team is young and will continue to learn as they go By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent The Jefferson Eagles offense proved to be too much for the Whitewater Whippets on Friday night as the Whippets football team started off its 2016 campaign with a 41-6 loss. Both the […]

 
 

Midyear budget shows ‘considerable improvement’

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Revenues in Whitewater are up, and expenses (for the most part) are down. This was the overarching theme trumpeted by Finance Director Doug Saubert as he discussed Whitewater’s municipal budget at the mid-year point at a Common Council meeting Aug. 2. Much of his analysis focused […]

 
 

JOSEPH D. SULLIVAN

Joseph Dale Sullivan, 79, of Adams, formerly of Whitewater, was reunited with his beloved wife, Sharon, on Aug. 22, 2016. He was born in Wynne, Ark., Jan. 23, 1937, the son of Raymond and Josephine (Spath) Sullivan. Joseph is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Josephine (Spath) Sullivan; […]

 
 

DANIEL R. LENOBLE

DANIEL R. LENOBLE

      Daniel Reinheart LeNoble, 63, of Delavan, died with his family at his side Aug. 19, 2016. The son of John LeNoble and Carol Phillips, he married Verna Marzinzik in 1979 in Fremont. He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Elkhorn, a U.S. Army veteran […]

 
 

Library a community gem for 25 years

Library a community gem for 25 years

By Kristen Burton Correspondent The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library – a staple in the Whitewater community for a quarter of a century – celebrated its 25th anniversary on July 28 with flowers, refreshments, souvenir pencils, and a Harry Potter party. The library officially opened in June of 1991 but […]

 
 

RUTH ANN POLINSKI

Ruth Ann Polinski, 68, East Troy, formerly of Lake County, Ill., died Aug. 20, 2016, at Select Specialty Hospital in West Allis. She was born March 15, 1948, in Ausburg, Germany, to the late Charles and Sara Pranckunas. On October 6, 1964, She married Edward “Mike” Polinski on Oct. 6, […]

 
 

TERRY D. TIFFT

TERRY D. TIFFT

      Terry “Bear” D. Tifft, 63, of Mount Pleasant, passed away peacefully Aug. 17, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Born July 29, 1953, in Delavan, he was the son of the late Raymond “Koke” Eugene and Jeanne (Miller) Tifft. On June 29, 1974, he was united in […]