Author: Tracy Ouellette


Whitewater native studies effects of caffeine

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Lindsey-Ann Schulte, a 2009 graduate of Whitewater High School, participated in the 18th annual University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Undergraduate Research Day this spring. The event is a showcase for 120 college students who conducted research projects over the last year. “The breadth and depth of research being […]


ELL students recognized for high achievement

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The annual Whitewater Unified School District English Language Learners Recognition Night May 29 aimed the spotlight on ELL students who have excelled in academic achievement, exceptional behavior and leadership skills over the past year, and the teachers, administrators and staff who have supported them. The Reaching […]

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Nelson named to all-RVC first team

By David Paulsen Correspondent Whitewater High School senior Stephanie Nelson has been named to the 2013 Rock Valley Conference North All-Conference First Team for softball. Nelson made the team as an outfielder, although she also did extensive pitching for the Whippets. Nelson, a co-captain on the team, batted .415 on […]


Oink, oink! Pig in the Park is this weekend

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The savory smell of barbecue will be wafting through Cravath Lakefront Park this weekend. The Downtown Whitewater organization is ushering in summer with the return of Pig in the Park, the Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned cook-off competition that will give enthusiasts an opportunity to show off […]



Olga S. Salas, 88, of Delavan, died Sunday May 5, 2013 at the University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison. She was born on Aug. 16, 1924, to the late Ricardo and Catalina (Pedroza) Santos. She was married to Santos Salas in 1954 in Dilley, Texas. He preceded her in death in […]



Sally K. Johnson, 70, of Williams Bay, died Feb. 7, 2013. She was born Feb. 25, 1942, in Milwaukee, to Arvid and Bernice (Christianson) Thompson. She married John Alfred Johnson on Sept. 24, 1966. Sally was a clinical nurse for many years. She was a very active member of the […]



San Juana Colin, 33, of Delavan died May 2, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville. She was born Dec. 26, 1979, in Elkhorn to Guillermo and San Juana (Gonzalez) Cuautle. She was married to Maurilio Colin. She was a member of the East Delavan Baptist Church. She was employed by the […]