Archive for: May, 2019

WHS contingent heads to La Crosse

Boys, girls relay units lead Whippets’ chase for points By Kevin Cunningham Sports correspondent On May 20, the Whitewater High School boys and girls track and field teams competed in a WIAA regional meet. Numerous individuals and relay teams advanced to sectionals, which took place May 23 at East Troy […]

 
 

Final win

Final win

      In the play that allowed Big Foot to score the lone run in a 1-0 win over No. 3-seeded Jefferson on Tuesday, Sam Dickerson is shown heading to first base after laying down a bunt that allowed Jack Gillingham to score. The Chiefs season came to an end Wednesday […]

 
 

Clearing a hurdle

Clearing a hurdle

      Badger High School’s Emilee Booker vaults a hurdle in the WIAA Division 1 Track and Field regional at Elkhorn Area High School last week. Booker punched her ticket to the state tournament on May 31 and June 1 with her second place win in the 300 meter hurdles. See […]

 
 

Elks soccer team entered postseason on high note

Elks soccer team entered postseason on high note

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls soccer team scored two goals in each half and beat Westosha Central 4-1 on May 23 in the final match of the Southern Lakes Conference tournament. With the victory over Central, the Elks clinched fourth place in the Southern Lakes […]

 
 

Softball season come to an end for Comets

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Delavan-Darien High School’s softball team began the WIAA Tournament and its postseason with a 2-17 overall record, but in the first round on May 16, the Comets defeated Edgerton 4-1 on May 16. Five days later, on May 21, the Comets faced No. 1-seeded Whitnall. Whitnall […]

 
 

Police chief: This year’s Spring Splash ‘overall, went very well’

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A large-scale, controversial event geared toward college students occurred without a major ruckus when it returned this year, based on recent comments from the head of the Whitewater Police Department. Chief Aaron Raap provided the Whitewater Police and Fire Commission with a report on Spring Splash, […]

 
 

Thrifting for a cause

New Chapter Resale opening in Lake Geneva Shopping second-hand stores has become not only acceptable, but hip, and a new store in Lake Geneva offers another place to pick up (or drop) off gently used treasures. New Chapter Resale, N3358 Highway H, Lake Geneva, will be celebrate its grand opening […]

 
 

Working on the tracks

Working on the tracks

Whitewater intersections to close Friday for railroad upgrades The Wisconsin and Southern Railroad will be placing new tracks alongside Whitewater’s existing train tracks Friday, May 31, for future installation. Railroad staff will begin offloading tracks at Lima Center Friday morning and heading east. As the railroad approaches an intersection, it […]

 
 

Council approves conditional use permits

They’ll allow for business expansion and creation By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council approved a pair of conditional use permits and a rezone at its meeting Monday night, one that will allow for the expansion of a current business in Elkhorn and the other for the […]

 
 

‘A warm blanket from a warm heart’

‘A warm blanket from a warm heart’

WSD’s National Honor Society supports domestic violence victims By Heather Ruenz Staff writer The Wisconsin School for the Deaf National Honor Society Chapter recently sponsored a community service project to give support to victims of domestic violence. With the financial backing of Thrivent Financial in Fond du Lac, the school’s […]