Sports & Other News


Rumbling for safety

Highway noise strips installed for safety benefit Beginning this month, retrofit rumble strips will be installed on over 500 miles of rural state highway segments in Wisconsin with a history of run-off-the-road crashes including a segment of U.S. Highway 12, from its intersection with U.S. Highway 67 through to Whitewater. […]

Whitewater area

Warhawks ranked No. 1 in preseason poll

Three time defending NCAA Division III champion UW-Whitewater is ranked number one in the preseason poll released July 31. UW-Whitewater received 17 of 25 first place votes. The University of Mount Union, with the remaining eight first place votes, is second and Wesley College (Delaware) is third.  Mary Hardin-Baylor […]


Military shell found in local woman’s shed

Bomb Squad detonates device behind Street Department By Alexandrea Dahlstrom Staff Writer The widow of a World War II veteran found what authorities thought could be a live bomb in her shed  Sunday. Officials detonated the device behind the Delavan Street Department, 420 Richmond Road, after a neighbor reported it […]


Too little, too late?

Recent rainfalls not enough to save crops, officials speculate   By Christopher Bennett Correspondent It’s not the consistent, days-long drenching rain desired by farmers and producers, but help is now available for those in the local agriculture industry being crippled by this summer’s drought. On the federal level the help […]

East Troy

Rising to new life

86 people baptized in Mukwonago park Sunday By John Koski Correspondent Baptism by immersion is a deeply spiritual and highly symbolic tradition. For many Christians it symbolizes a new beginning and a new way of life. “Baptism is a celebration,” said Jason Webb, lead pastor of Brooklife Church, Mukwonago. “It […]


Candidates for DA tout experience vs. local roots

Aug. 14 primary will likely determine Koss’ successor Unless somebody launches a pretty aggressive write-in campaign, the Tuesday, Aug. 14 partisan primary will determine who the next District Attorney will be in Walworth County. Local attorneys Dan Necci and Steven Harvey, both running on the Republican ticket, hope to succeed […]


Van cab comes to Whitewater

Accessible taxi service will serve Whitewater residents By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A local company that routinely transports Whitewater residents of all walks of life from point A to B has a new vehicle in its fleet – a move aimed at better serving customers, company officials say. Earlier this month, […]


Generals get defense righted

But offense struggles in loss to defending champs By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent It wasn’t a win Saturday night for the Lake Geneva Generals, but it was a step in the right direction. Now the Generals have to do something with their newfound momentum. The Roscoe Rush, who have won […]