Whitewater

Anytime at the market

Anytime at the market

 Numerous area residents showed at Whitewater’s indoor city market on Feb. 2 including Anne Hartwick, trying one of Stephanie Hoffman’s offerings. The indoor events are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at Irving R. Young Memorial Library on Saturdays to April 27, when the regular outdoor market begins. (Tom Ganser […]

 
 

Lecture series revisits World War II

Seventy-five years ago, the world was engaged in the deadliest conflict in history. This spring, the Fairhaven Lecture Series will take a closer look at World War II — the Allies and the Axis, the international battlefields and the home front, the great powers and the greatest generation. “A World […]

 
 

Housing could be key part of project in Whitewater

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although final details are waiting in the wings for later this year, housing could be a key component to the so-called Library Block project that would intermingle mixed-uses with an expansion of the existing Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. The board of directors serving on the […]

 
 

Eight perform at state choir event

Eight perform at state choir event

      Eight members of the Lincoln Elementary School choir in Whitewater were selected for the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association’s All-State children’s choir. The performance was held Jan. 12 at Lawrence University in Appleton. Local students who performed were, front row from the left, Isaac Weigel, Erika Dreksler, Gracie Dixon and […]

 
 

Finding her niche

Finding her niche

Brianna Staebler learns about herself, life through wrestling By Todd Mishler Copy Editor Brianna Staebler was like most kids, struggling to figure out who she was and where she belonged in this big world. Shunned by some, the grade schooler found her motivation and salvation in an unlikely environment, not […]

 
 

60 years of growth, innovation

60 years of growth, innovation

Generac kicks off year of anniversary activities In 1959, with just five employees in a barn in Wales, Robert D. Kern began manufacturing generators based upon his own unique designs. Sixty years later, the company he founded — Generac Power Systems — is a leading, diversified global supplier of backup […]

 
 

Neighbor input needed for certain fences

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A months-long discussion on fencing regulations in Whitewater has come to a close after a pair of recent pivotal maneuvers. Moving forward, city residents interested in installing fences of 6 feet or higher in height will be required to first confer with neighbors. The stipulation will […]

 
 

Emphasizing a sense of community

Downtown Whitewater unveils new street banners City crews and Downtown Whitewater Inc. volunteers removed holiday snowflake decorations and installed new light pole banners on Jan. 15. In 2018, Downtown Whitewater Inc. designed and printed new light pole banners for the downtown. And the board of directors decided unanimously to produce […]

 
 

Public art project kicks off Jan. 27 in Whitewater

The Whitewater Arts Alliance will kick off its 2019 Public Art Project, titled “Portals to the Past: Portals to the Future of Our Community,” at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27. Carol Cartwright will give a presentation during the event at the Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St. Cartwright […]

 
 

Unlimited fish and fun at Palmyra Fisheree

Unlimited fish and fun at Palmyra Fisheree

The Palmyra Lions Club will hold its 34th annual Fisheree from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26. No registration is required, but all fish must be caught on Lower Spring Lake. Hourly fish prizes will be awarded for bass, northern and panfish; they must be registered and […]