Month: August 2014

East Troy

Burnt out?

Community support for referendum at question By Tracy Ouellette Editor Monday night’s meeting of the East Troy Board of Education exposed the sharp divide among the board members and possibly the community about what is the best path to take in regard to the district’s facility needs. Although the board […]


Are we there yet?

Though it may seem longer to local residents, Whitewater’s Downtown East Gateway project, a busy place last week (above,) began less than two months ago on June 17. The good news is that if all goes according to plan, the project should be complete by mid-September. All businesses have, and […]


Support the team, booster club Friday

The Whippet Athletic Booster Club will hold its annual cookout and membership kickoff on Friday, Aug 22 prior to the Whippet football game against non-conference match-up Burlington Catholic Central at Whitewater High School. The menu will include grilled hamburgers, brats, and hot dogs. A $7 plate dinner includes a sandwich […]


Council adopts floodplain map

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT A new floodplain map for the majority of Whitewater’s incorporated boundaries has been adopted, following a recent vote by the Common Council. After receiving a draft version of the map at a meeting in July, the council approved the map for all areas within Walworth County […]


Part-time Telephone Sales

Part-Time Telephone Sales Southern Lakes Newspapers is looking for a team player to work in our Classified Dept. at our Delavan location. Duties include inbound and outbound telemarketing.  Must have computer skills and be an excellent speller.  Hours Mon.- Wed. 9-5, Thurs. 9-2. Please send resume to: or Call […]


Body found in state forest may be missing man

Positive identification is pending confirmation through dental records A hiker found the body of a man believed to be Russ Delorme in the Kettle Moraine State Forest near Whitewater Sunday, according to Walworth County Sheriff’s Department Det. Dana Nigbor. “Items left at the scene lead us to believe it’s him,” […]


Howard W. Stoker Jr.

Dr. Howard W. Stoker, Jr., 89, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and teacher passed away on August 15, 2014. He was born in Highland Park, Ill. and served his country during World War II in the US Navy. He began his formal education and received his undergraduate degree from the […]


65 years behind the pulpit

Anniversary of Rev. Olm’s ordination slated Aug. 24 The 65th Anniversary of the Ordination of the Rev. Dr. Carroll J. Olm as a minister of the United Church of Christ will be acknowledged at a worship service on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m. at the Congregational United Church of […]