Month: November 2013


Christmas trees will highlight history

Heritage House ‘Tree Walk’ opens Dec. 6 By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor One Christmas tree is decorated with colorful hair curlers while another displays various auto parts and another boasts a Native American theme. But the tree that displays patriotic flags and memorabilia seems most at home in the Heritage […]


Time for Breakfast with Santa

Dec. 7 event to include photos, coloring, music The UW-W/Community Optimist Club will once again host an important community event – Breakfast with Santa, slated 8-11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Esker Dining Hall on the UW-Whitewater campus. Children, young and not so young are invited to attend this […]

East Troy area

It’s a brand new team

Girls open season Saturday at home By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Recognizing the key members of the East Troy High School girls basketball team the past four years wasn’t all that difficult, as the core seemed to lead the way every single night. But as is the case in high […]

East Troy area

Setting up the court

Boys basketball team opens season with a win against Evansville By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Anyone expecting the East Troy High School boys basketball team to dwell on what could have been will be sorely disappointed. The Trojans certainly will embrace their recent past – including last year’s trip to […]

Elkhorn area

Ruemmele taking career to next level

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Eklhorn Area High School swimmer Kady Ruemmele had a bit of fun with her coaches midway through the now-concluded high school girls swimming season. She suddenly decided to ask coaches to enter her in races under her given first name of “Kadence,” because, as she […]


Bowled over

Facility ends final frame with a split By Kellen Olshefski Editor Last week officially marked the end of an era in Elkhorn as demolition crews razed the Two Seasons Bowling facility on North Wisconsin Street. Owner Bruce Kudick closed the bowling alley as recreational facility at the end of summer […]