Author Archive: Ryan Spoehr

Football team battles elements at Clinton

    By Troy Sparks Correspondent It wasn’t the greatest day for Whitewater to play a football game with rain lasting all night in their game against Clinton, a game in which the Whippets had a tough time adjusting to a muddy and slick field. The undefeated Cougars were playing […]

 
 

Touched by a Paw displaced by fire

Touched by a Paw displaced by fire

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF After a fire next to the Touched by a Paw cat shelter earlier this month, operations have been moved to smaller quarters. The cats, aside from a few that are still being treated at a local veterinary hospital, are being housed in a much […]

 
 

City grapples with impact of state biennium budget

    By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT The after-effects of Gov. Scott Walker’s recently minted state 2017-19 biennium budget have resulted in a series of ripple effects in the City of Whitewater as the 2018 municipal budget is being assembled. City Manager Cameron Clapper, who presented a cursory overview of next […]

 
 

Swim coach Foucault changes it up for Jefferson/Cambridge

Swim coach Foucault changes it up for Jefferson/Cambridge

  By Troy Sparks Correspondent Whitewater girls swim coach Gina Foucault did something a little different to spice up the competitive nature for their dual meet against Rock Valley Conference foe Jefferson/Cambridge at home. “We knew going in that they would be most likely ahead of us in those relays,” […]

 
 

Erbert and Gerbert’s establishes 2nd Whitewater location

Erbert and Gerbert’s establishes 2nd Whitewater location

    By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Sub sandwich chain Erbert and Gerbert’s has taken an aggressive approach to marketing to college students, particularly in Whitewater, as it has opened its second location on the city’s university campus. Erbert and Gerbert’s opened the location in September on University of Wisconsin-Whitewater […]

 
 

Cross country team finishes in top 3 at RVC meet

Cross country team finishes in top 3 at RVC meet

    By Troy Sparks SLN correspondent There were some expectations and surprises for the Whitewater boys and girls cross-country teams at the Rock Valley Conference meet, which they hosted. “The boys’ team goal was to be in the top three (in team points),” Whitewater coach Chad Carstens said. “The […]

 
 

City re-ups with company for online communication platform

  By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT After a full-on launch characterized by municipal officials as successful, the City of Whitewater is moving forward on a plan to enlist the services of POLCO for at least another year. Madison-based POLCO has provided the city with software and support for an online communication […]

 
 

Ice Age Trail hikers dedicate Watson memorial rock

Ice Age Trail hikers dedicate Watson memorial rock

  On what would have been Whitewater native, and avid hiker Norwin Watson’s birthday, more than 50 hikers, friends and family members gathered for an informal ceremony dedicating a boulder in his memory. The ceremony took place off of Esterly Road near Whitewater Lake State Campground. Watson, a popular Ice […]

 
 

Whippets go up against top-ranked East Troy

Whippets go up against top-ranked East Troy

    By Troy Sparks Correspondent When the Whippets volleyball team travelled to East Troy last week, they were up against the fourth-ranked team in the latest Division 2 volleyball poll. Service errors early in the first game by Whitewater helped East Troy to a 4-2 lead. Kills by East […]

 
 

Treder, Sonn, Olson move on past subsectionals

Treder, Sonn, Olson move on past subsectionals

  By Troy Sparks Correspondent At the East Troy Division 2 sub-sectional on Monday, the Whitewater tennis team qualified one individual and one team for the sectional Wednesday at UW-Whitewater. Junior Sydney Treder was victorious at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-4 to advance. The No. 2 doubles team of super […]

 
 
 
 
 

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