Month: January 2014


Flapjacks for a cause

The UW-Whitewater Circle K club, the college level of Kiwanis, will assist the Whitewater Kiwanis Breakfast Club in an effort to bring people together for good food and fun at a pancake breakfast Saturday. All of the money raised will support various Whitewater community projects that the Breakfast Kiwanis sponsors […]


Find peace, harmony and joy

Meditation classes start Monday at the Wisdom Wellness Center For those interested in learning more about meditation, from what people do when they meditate to those seeking more peace, harmony and joy in their lives, an upcoming meditation class being offered in Jefferson may provide the answer. A series of […]


Fired up!

The Lady Whippets take to the court Jan. 24 during the “Red Out” event, held to raise funds for the American Heart Association. “We started the game on fire, which was a reflection of the “FIRED UP” T-shirts sold pre-game,” coach Judy Harms said of Whitewater’s dominating, 52-20 victory over […]



Dorothy Boersma, 83, of Delavan, died Jan. 27, 2014, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. She was born Feb. 20, 1930, in the Netherlands, the daughter of Tiete and Doetje Boersma. She was a member of the Christian Reformed Church in Delavan. She loved singing in the church choir […]


A reason to freeze

Chili cook-off to support Special Olympics Do you make an incredible chili? Are you interested in helping raise funds for Special Olympics? Then the Freeze Fest Chili Cook-off might be just what you’re looking for. Get together a group of people – your family, friends, club, group, church or business […]


Seniors in the Park

World War I: A Centennial Overview Wednesdays, Feb. 5: The 1917 Communist Revolution in Russia and the American Response Presenter: Dr. Richard Haney, Emeritus UW-W Thanks to UW-W Continuing Education Department for funding the series. Advance registration is required.   Travel reviews There will be a preview of the Vietnam […]


A passion for teaching

Wieman steps down as Christian Education Director By Tom Ganser Correspondent On Jan. 5, Caroline Wieman was recognized for her dedicated service as the Director of Christian Education for the Whitewater Area Regional Ministry (First United Methodist Church in Whitewater, LaGrange United Methodist Church, Richmond United Methodist Church) at the […]



Joe W. Long III, 37, of Mukwonago and East Troy, went home to God after an accident. He was born to Debra Craig and Sonny Long. He married Becky Rhode from East Troy and they were married for 17 wonderful years. Joe loved fishing, helping others, and spending time with […]



      Arthur “Art” Douglas, 89, died Jan 24, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Sept. 2, 1924, to John and Violet Douglas (Hartman) in Milwaukee. He attended Blaine High School. He worked many years at Allis Chalmer’s as a welder. He moved to East Troy in […]