Month: July 2014


Genoa City Days

 A Jeep makes its way through the mud bogs at last year’s Genoa City Days. The 32nd annual event gets under way Friday with performances by Ruthie, of Missouri, at 4:30 p.m. and Big Noise, of Milwaukee, at 8 p.m. First Congregational Church’s pig roast is at 5 p.m. and […]


Not ugly at all

Local students – more than 75 in all – perform “Shrek-The Musical” July 10-12, under the direction of Jim McCulloch at Whitewater High School, proving that what appears ugly is actually fun and beautiful. The summer play sold 850 tickets in three shows. The Whitewater High School Players fall musical […]



Joyce Caldwell, of Middleton and Sauk Prairie, began her journey to be with her Lord on July 25, 2014, after combatting Parkinson’s disease for 25 years. Her positive outlook on life earned her many friends, and helped greatly as she strove to live life fully. While still in the experimental […]

East Troy

Sounds of summer

Nouveau and ‘grand finale’ concert round out season for Community Band The East Troy Community Band’s Thursday Nights on the Square is hosting a free public concert of “Swing Nouveau” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, on the historic East Troy Village Square. Bring a lawn chair to hear […]


City’s emergency management team named

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Whitewater’s emergency management plan has been tweaked, following the recent retirement of a venerable staffer within the ranks of the city’s police department. The Common Council on July 15 appointed Todd Lindert to the position of emergency management coordinator. Sabrina Ojibway and Ryan Dion will work […]