Archive for: December, 2016

Panel to dig deeper into grocery store pursuit

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While there have been a series of changes within Whitewater this past year, there is one glaring issue that was at the forefront of decision-makers’ minds at the beginning of 2016 and remains high on the wish list. The city’s Community Development Authority on Dec. 21 […]

 
 

Lady Whippets continue to dominate opponents

Lady Whippets continue to dominate opponents

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent There’s no other way to put it other than to say that Whitewater High School’s girls basketball team dominated the first half of its lone game last week against Delavan-Darien. The Whippets were 6-1 overall heading into the game on Dec. 22 while the Comets were […]

 
 

Warm welcome

Warm welcome

      Zack (from the left), Jack and Morgan Hunter, and Ben Tuescher greet guests as they arrive at the free, Christmas Day Community Meal Dec. 25 at the Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce building. In addition to dinner, guests were treated to a variety of goodies and a gift […]

 
 

Parent-Tot class goes intergenerational

Parent-Tot class goes intergenerational

Preschoolers make Christmas cookies with the ‘big kids’ Behind every high school student, there’s a kid at heart. Except, this time there’s a child sitting next to them anxiously waiting to get flour and frosting everywhere once the “big kids” say the word. Big Foot Recreation District Program Coordinator Brooke […]

 
 

JENNIE BULTMAN

JENNIE BULTMAN

      Jennie Bultman went to be with her Savior on Dec. 29, 2016. She was born Jan. 16, 1922, in Ellsworth, Minn., to Johannes and Dorothea Kroonenberg. She was united in marriage to Martin Bultman Aug. 28, 1941, in Denver. Jennie was a devoted and loving Christian wife, […]

 
 

Boys basketball drops tough matchup vs. Lake Mills

Boys basketball drops tough matchup vs. Lake Mills

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Through the first half of Wednesday night’s opener in the annual Lake Mills Tournament, the Big Foot boys basketball team played dead even with Lakeside Lutheran.       From there, however, the Chiefs fell behind – and couldn’t catch up. Big Foot dropped a 69-47 decision […]

 
 

Local food pantries staying strong during holidays

Local food pantries staying strong during holidays

By Ryan Spoehr Staff Writer As the season of giving has been in full swing, food pantries in Whitewater, Eagle and Palmyra have not had a shortage of people willing to give. There have been more than 530 people served at the Whitewater Food Pantry in the past year. Some […]

 
 

Changed lives

Changed lives

The Time Is Now To Help brings renewed faith, sense of purpose By Heather Ruenz Staff writer Sal Dimiceli knows he will help many people each year. The founder of The Time Is Now To Help, though, knows the support of others makes that help possible. “People often wonder if […]

 
 

Tyler breaks Warhawks single game scoring record

Tyler breaks Warhawks single game scoring record

By Daniel Schoettler Correspondent Whitewater Warhawk Scotty Tyler made history by scoring 45 points in a game against Ripon College, which gave him the single-game scoring record in Warhawk history. “He was great,” UW-Whitewater Men’s Basketball coach Pat Miller said. “As happy as I am about his scoring, I liked […]

 
 

City to retain Kapur and Associates

Council votes to renew contract with engineering company By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of retaining Kapur and Associates to provide engineering services for 2017 at its Dec. 19 meeting. City Administrator Sam Tapson said at the Dec. 12 Finance and Judicial Committee […]