Author Archive: Ryan Spoehr

City, DOT refreshing Highway 59 environmental study

By Dave Fidlin SLN Correspondent The City of Whitewater is working with the state Department of Transportation in updating a study pertaining to environmental impacts at Highway 59 and Newcomb Street. The area has been eyed as a site of improvements for years, as evidenced by a 2008 study of […]

 
 

Whippets make ‘A Pool’ at Watertown

Whippets make ‘A Pool’ at Watertown

  By Troy Sparks SLN Correspondent The Whippets wrestlers competed in the 16-team, three-division Tom McGarvie Earlybird Scramble and finished with impressive results. The scramble last Saturday was at Watertown. In the scramble format, wrestlers compete in two rounds and are then placed in pools based on their performances. Three […]

 
 

Palmyra-Eagle’s Stefanczyk signs to MSOE

Palmyra-Eagle’s Stefanczyk signs to MSOE

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN Staff Before her teammates, her coach and members of the School District, Palmyra-Eagle’s Lauren Stefanczyk signed a letter of intent in a ceremony recently to play softball at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. “I just feel like it’s good to be a representative of our […]

 
 

Whippets fall to Beloit Turner

Whippets fall to Beloit Turner

  By Troy Sparks SLN Correspondent Winning the first two games of the season on the road boosted the confidence a little bit for the Whitewater boys basketball team entering their home opener against Beloit Turner in a Rock Valley Conference matchup on Tuesday. The Trojans took control of the […]

 
 

City to create code of conduct manual

    For members of boards, committees   By Dave Fidlin SLN Correspondent A code of conduct manual for members of Whitewater’s various boards and committees will be created as an outgrowth of a recent series of discussions of what constitutes good governance in the city. Council member Chris Grady […]

 
 

Whippets riding high after start of December

Whippets riding high after start of December

  By Troy Sparks SLN Correspondent The Whitewater girls basketball team is right where they need to be after the first full week of December. The Whippets are creating their own identity instead of comparing themselves to teams in the past. And they are navigating this journey together, letting the […]

 
 

Whitewater Middle School receives another threat

Whitewater Middle School receives another threat

UPDATE: Three juveniles have been arrested as a result of the incident. The names of the individuals have not been released. For the second time in less than two weeks and for the fourth time in five weeks on Thursday, a Whitewater school received a threat that put the entire […]

 
 

New NHS members inducted at WHS

New NHS members inducted at WHS

  By Tom Ganser SLN Correspondent The induction of six Whitewater High School seniors and 25 juniors into the Minneiska Chapter of the National Honor Society, established in 1956, focused the spotlight on a tradition that spans 61 years and two generations of Whitewater High School students recognized by their […]

 
 

City panel begins search for next police chief

    By Dave Fidlin SLN Correspondent Police Chief Lisa Otterbacher will not formally retire for another six months, but city officials are moving swiftly to seek out her successor. City Manager Cameron Clapper discussed the candidate recruitment process at a Common Council meeting Nov. 21. Clapper and others intricately […]

 
 

Mourning Dayze to launch book at library

Mourning Dayze to launch book at library

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN Staff Members of local band Mourning Dayze will rock their way to the Irvin L. Young Library to ceremonially launch its new book detailing its place in rock ‘n roll history. The book, which is entitled, “Mourning Dayze: A Wisconsin Garage Band Rockin’ Since 1965,” […]

 
 
 
 
 

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