Month: February 2014

Whitewater area

Whippet boys drop out of contention

By Adam Knoll Sports correspondent In a make or break week, the Whitewater High School boys basketball team could not defeat either of its conference foes, and now stands little chance of reaching .500 by the end of the season. Against conference leading Edgerton, Whitewater’s defense unraveled a bit and […]


Making A Difference

Two local girls inspiring others to pay it forward By Heather Ruenz Editor Art shows and contests are nothing new but the driving force behind the “Show us your Best Smile” art show, currently on display at Studio 84, is anything but common. Natalie LaBreche and Morgan Radaj, 7th grade […]


On the stage

Beat the blues from the long winter season by taking in a performance of the Whitewater High School Players’ “Almost Maine” including cast members Connor Dalzin, left, and Erin McManaway. The contemporary romantic comedy is slated 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 27-March 1 in the WHS auditorium. Tickets are […]


Whitewater Community Garden may grow

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The acreage of the Whitewater Community Garden could increase when warm weather returns this year, according to a plan floated by organizers. But a stamp of approval from a governing body will be necessary for plans to proceed. The gardens were briefly discussed at the city’s […]


Keep the water running

Warmer weather will drive frost levels deeper; increase risk of pipes freezing Early last week the City of Whitewater issued a notice that a stream of water the outside diameter of a pencil be left running constantly until further notice. That notice not only remains in effect, it has reached […]



James A. Batten, 70, of Whitewater, died Feb. 16, 2014. He was born Aug. 27, 1943, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Harold and Ruth Batten. He retired from Valspar paint after 32 years on Feb. 28, 2006. He married Janice (Erickson) Batten on July 6, 1962, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran […]


Five wrestlers advance to sectional

By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent Five Delavan-Darien High School wrestlers advanced out of Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association regional action into the sectional round that will be held Saturday in Waupun. Seniors Dan Loomer, Landon Schramski, Cody Chelminiak, Ricardo Cruz and Hunter Gramly will have their seasons continue in Waupun after picking […]