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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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Residents provide city feedback on new online platform

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Nearly 150 residents offered up feedback to the City of Whitewater during the first month of a new online platform aimed at giving an additional mechanism for communication. Kristen Mickelson, the city’s public relations and communications manager, came before the Common Council on Sept. 5 and […]

 
 

Kettle Moraine among nominees for scenic route

In anticipation of the arrival of fall colors across the state, Travel Wisconsin is asking fall foliage fans to help pick this year’s best fall drive in the state. Votes can be cast for Walworth County’s Kettle Moraine scenic drive through Oct. 2 on TravelWisconsin.com. The Kettle Moraine scenic drive […]

 
 

Discover Whitewater Series

Discover Whitewater Series

Organizers praising community for ‘coming together’ Organizers of the Discover Whitewater Series are deeming this year’s event as a success, and are praising the community for coming together for it. “It is such an honor to watch how this community comes together for the amazing event,” Greater Whitewater Committee Chairman […]

 
 

City sets timeline for 2018 budget planning

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With municipal budget planning season about to go into full swing, Whitewater officials have set in motion a timeline, spread across the next two months, for the city’s 2018 operating plan. The series of steps includes plans of giving a newly convened group, the Finance Committee, […]

 
 

Generac to host hiring event Wednesday

Generac will host a hiring event from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at its Whitewater plant, 757 N. Newcomb St., Whitewater. Generac is hiring for dozens of permanent and temporary positions in Whitewater and Jefferson, primarily in assembly and material handling. The company manufactures its market-leading […]

 
 
 
 
 

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