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Circle K officers announced

Circle K officers announced

Students from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Circle K group recently spoke to the Whitewater Kiwanis Breakfast Club about its many activities from the past year, which included participating in story times at the Irvin Young Public Library, creating blankets for needy children, taking bananas to Fairhaven and meeting with seniors […]

 
 

UW-W team offers annual iron pour

UW-W team offers annual iron pour

Wisconsin Makers Inc. will host its fourth annual iron pour on Saturday, April 13. Area residents are invited to this event at the regional Makerspace, located at 200 E. Clay St., across from the American Legion in Whitewater. It will be held rain or shine, with indoor activities in the […]

 
 

‘Substantial progress’ in bringing full-service grocer back to Whitewater

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Will Whitewater land a new full-service grocer at some point in the foreseeable future? Dave Carlson, executive director of the city’s Community Development Authority, expressed optimism about the oft-discussed question when he gave a routine report to members of the appointed body at a monthly meeting […]

 
 

Cast, crew gearing up for ‘Guys and Dolls Jr.’

Cast, crew gearing up for ‘Guys and Dolls Jr.’

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Taking in a performance of Whitewater Middle School’s production of “Guys and Dolls Jr.” could be the perfect way to kick off the first month of spring. Shows are scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 11 and 12, in the Whitewater High School auditorium. […]

 
 

PEASD faces uncertain future after referendum fails

PEASD faces uncertain future after referendum fails

Waukesha County voters put nail in the coffin   By Todd Mishler Copy Editor The numbers couldn’t have been more starkly clear Tuesday night. Residents in the eastern half of the Palmyra-Eagle Area School District issued a resounding “no,” while those in the western portion couldn’t counter that big deficit […]

 
 

City zoning ordinance to sync with state statute

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater officials are in the midst of combing through a revised ordinance aimed at syncing up the city’s comprehensive zoning code with recently enacted changes in state law. Members of the Plan and Architectural Review Commission discussed the changes March 11 with City Attorney Wally McDonell […]

 
 

Former SweetSpot manager charged with theft

The former manager of the SweetSpot Bakehouse & Cafe in Whitewater has been accused of bilking more than $32,000 from the popular downtown business. An initial appearance is scheduled for Thursday, March 28, in Walworth County Circuit Court for Nicole M. Baker, 34, who was charged March 7 with theft […]

 
 

WUSD’s Elworthy a finalist for Burlington superintendent post

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Mark Elworthy, district administrator of the Whitewater Unified School District, has been named one of three superintendent finalists at Burlington Area School District. Elworthy, along with two others, will look to replace Peter Smet, who announced his retirement in January, effective July 1, after he […]

 
 

Whitewater CDA officials comb through unpaid loan amounts

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater’s in-house finance director recently weighed in on the quasi-independent Community Development Authority’s 2018 financials, which included several business loans that likely will not be paid back. Steve Hatton, who heads up the city’s finance department, reported on his findings when the CDA’s board of directors […]

 
 

A lot of serious fun

A lot of serious fun

      The UW-Whitewater/Community Optimist Club’s sixth annual Trivia Night was held Feb. 22. The organization’s Kim Adams reported that gross proceeds exceeded $12,000. The event supports several philanthropic causes. Bob McCullough congratulates members of the Happy Campers team, who earned the Spirit Award at the annual competition. See more photos […]