Month: August 2014



God has another angel in heaven since Rita Louise Schraeder, 88, died Aug. 16, 2014. She will be greatly missed by her devoted husband of 66 years, Lawrence Schraeder, and the family she loved so very much. After their wedding on Oct. 11, 1947, they lived on a farm in […]


Hang on!

Sheila Garner, from the left, hangs on as Devin Udell takes her and Whitewater Police Department Detective Cal Servi for a ride during Operation Click cart at the National Night Out event Aug. 5. (Tom Ganser photo)


Book sale this week

The Friends of The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library in Whitewater will host a book sale Monday, Aug. 18 through Friday, Aug. 22. The sale will feature only new and “gently read” books – many of which are suitable for gifts – that have been donated by patrons of the […]


Wisconsin Street parking to be revamped

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT After extensive review, parking changes will soon be implemented along portions of Wisconsin Street as two separate initiatives within Whitewater take hold. The Common Council on Aug. 5 adopted an ordinance concerning parking along one of the city’s more prominent roadways. Parking spaces are being reviewed […]


Jerry Mistrata

Jerry Mistrata, 75, a longtime Lake Geneva area resident, passed away Aug. 11, 2014. Jerry was born in Chicago, on July 21, 1939 to Jerry and Ann Mistrata (nee Jerele). He married Donna Sourek on Aug. 20, 1960, in Northlake, Ill. Jerry was the proud father of Joseph (Donna), Mike […]


Picknell wins sheriff’s primary

Barring unforeseen circumstances Walworth County Undersheriff Kurt Picknell will be the next sheriff of Walworth County, according preliminary primary election returns posted Tuesday night. The unofficial totals posted by the Walworth County Clerk’s office Tuesday night have Picknell beating Deputy Ken Brauer, 5,000 to 1,689 with all 41 precincts reporting. […]



Edward G. Mulderink, 83, of Delavan, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at his beloved home farm after 18 years battling cancer. He was born in Blue Island, Ill., on July 18, 1931, the son of Robert G. and Mary (Rauwolf) Mulderink.   Ed was the sixth of 10 children and […]