Month: January 2014



Robert Charles Leff, 89, of Delavan, died Dec. 28, 2013, at Vintage on the Ponds, Delavan. He was born Feb. 10, 1924, in New York City the son of Harry W. Leff and Florence Hutter. He was a member of Boy Scouts and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Later, […]


Wages, pay scales for city workers adjusted

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Several Whitewater municipal workers will begin the new year with adjusted wages, following a review of salary grades and where positions fall within different categories. The Common Council on Dec. 17 voted in favor of a resolution that makes several tweaks to the existing salary grade […]


Show off your smile

Art contest to support kids in Haiti and Studio 84 A self-portrait art contest, “We Love Your Smile” is being held to benefit two organizations – the Friends of the Children of Haiti and Studio 84. Local Girl Scouts Morgan Radaj and Natalie LaBreche are the brains behind this event. […]


School district hires new staff members

By Adam Knoll Correspondent The Whitewater Area Unified School District Board has chosen Mark Maas to serve as Dean of Students at Whitewater Middle School for the remainder of the school year. Maas has been selected, effective Jan. 7, to serve a 108-day limited term. “Our intent is to evaluate […]


A novel idea

Elkhorn family with four adopted children to be basis of novel By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor With just one phone call to Catholic Social Services in Madison, Ann Goebel was able to find details about her birth parents. Goebel, who was adopted 52 years ago and raised in Elkhorn, does […]


Four-footed member to join PD in 2014

Fundraising efforts to continue for local K9 unit By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While an official decision has not yet been rendered, the Whitewater Police Department is expected to welcome a four-footed member into the rank and file in 2014. The Common Council on Dec. 17 discussed the proposal with Police […]