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Harms calls it a career

Harms calls it a career

State, regional championships part of 18-year tenure By Troy Sparks Correspondent Judy Harms has been known for taking passion to the basketball court as the Whitewater Unified High School girls basketball coach, and she has overseen growth, development and maturity of young women on the Whippets’ court. Harms is stepping […]

 
 

Rounding the Bases: Whippets softball scores 13 on Clinton in 1 inning

Rounding the Bases: Whippets softball scores 13 on Clinton in 1 inning

Baseball team racks up hits against Clinton By Daniel Schoettler Correspondent The Whippets softball team exploded for 13 runs in the second inning of a game against Clinton that was called after only three innings. In the April 5 game, Whitewater took advantage of nine walks and eight hit-by-pitches. Alyssa […]

 
 

Two displaced by Whitewater residential fire

Two displaced by Whitewater residential fire

Two people have been displaced from their home following a house fire Monday night in Whitewater, according to a post by the Whitewater Fire Department on its Facebook page. At approximately 8:30 p.m., April 9, the fire department was dispatched to a structure fire at 201 N. Esterly Ave. Members […]

 
 

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

This week’s Whitewater Register includes: – A local home was severely damaged Monday night following a fire – Work on Highway 12 just north of the bypass in Jefferson County will close part of the highway – Whitewater Grocery Co. continues its outreach efforts – School security important part of […]

 
 

Group homes police from within, but adhere to state, federal guidelines

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Organizations that operate group homes have to follow state guidelines to keep their statuses, and some even federal standards. So, organizations, such as Brotoloc South, based in Whitewater, put one foot in front of the other and impose from within. Brotoloc South’s Chris Cohen said […]

 
 

Palmyra’s Butler receives award at UWW Undergrad Research Day

Palmyra’s Butler receives award at UWW Undergrad Research Day

By Tom Ganser SLN CORRESPONDENT Of 162 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students, Morgan Butler, of Palmyra, received the best research project in physical and computer science. Butler, along with co-researchers Conner Yass and James McNeil, produced “Modeling a North Forest Ecosystem,” which was in physical and computer sciences. In the abstract […]

 
 

Hikers find body of man missing since October

Hikers find body of man missing since October

      Two teenage hikers found the body of a 70-year-old man on private property in a marsh area off County Highway H in the Town of Geneva at about 4:15 p.m. Sunday.       The body was identified as James Louis Demeuse, who was reported missing and endangered in the Town […]

 
 

ARLENE MAY HESSLER

      Arlene May (Finster) Hessler, 97, of Delavan, passed away April 2, 2018, at her home in Delavan.       She was born in Delavan, Feb. 8, 1921, to Henry R. and Margaret “Gretchen” (Duesterbeck) Finster. She graduated from Delavan High School in 1939 and worked in various secretarial and management […]

 
 

Work to begin on Highway 12

Work to begin on Highway 12

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF A portion of U.S. Highway 12 north of Whitewater is scheduled to be closed to through traffic starting next week to accommodate construction on the roadway. Construction will start Thursday, April 12, just north of the Walworth County line in southeastern Jefferson County. The project […]

 
 

University professor advocates news literacy education in lecture

University professor advocates news literacy education in lecture

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF The phrase “fake news” is thrown around often in present time, particularly by a sitting U.S. president, and social media has become the target of foreign powers circulating information based on few, if any, facts. A University of Wisconsin-Whitewater communications professor took the floor recently […]