Whitewater

Lunch and learning

Lunch and learning

In communities throughout the area, life remained in flux last week in response to the ever-changing situation surrounding the Coronavirus 2019 pandemic. Above: Mary Kilar helps distribute lunches and learning packets at Lincoln Elementary School in Whitewater. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

Mixing it up

Mixing it up

      The Whitewater Kiwanis held its annual pancake breakfast event at the old armory on March 7. From the left, Ethan Hokstead, Cole Brahmstadt and Lynn Binnie mix up batter to help keep the flapjacks assembly line moving for hungry eaters. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

WUSD principal gives report on gap data

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Efforts to close the achievement gap within Whitewater’s Washington Elementary School have brought positive results, according to recently released data. At the close of the first half of the 2019-20 school year in January, Washington students were well on their way to meeting a benchmark 80 […]

 
 

Moving forward

Moving forward

      Construction on Milwaukee Street, which will be closed to thru traffic from Rice Street to the roundabout, began on March 9. This was the scene March 10 at the Milwaukee-Rice intersection. The contractor will be finishing the sanitary sewer and storm sewer work in this section. After the underground […]

 
 

Search for WUSD’s next superintendent continues

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With a target announcement set for May 1, officials in the Whitewater Unified School District are ramping up efforts to seek out the next superintendent. The WUSD School Board on Feb. 24 discussed the latest steps in seeking out a long-term successor to Mark Elworthy, who […]

 
 

Discovering Whitewater again

Discovering Whitewater again

Popular program to feature city on March 21-22 “Discover Wisconsin,” the state’s leading media brand and tourism TV show, will be shining the spotlight on Whitewater. The episode premieres Saturday, March 21, at 10 a.m. on Fox Sports Wisconsin and Sunday, March 22, at 10 a.m. on WITI Fox 6 […]

 
 

Whitewater to interview for economic development professional

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With an application deadline in the rear view mirror, efforts to seek out the next leader of economic development activities in Whitewater are moving full steam ahead in March. At a meeting Feb. 27, City Manager Cameron Clapper and Human Resources coordinator Judy Atkinson discussed the […]

 
 

Dairy groups offering student scholarships

The Dairy Farmers of Walworth County will award a $500 scholarship to a student from the county pursuing a dairy-related degree at a two- or four-year Wisconsin school. The scholarship will be available for use during the 2020-21 school year. Previous recipients are not eligible to apply. For more information […]

 
 

Toys down on the farm

Toys down on the farm

      Kids of all ages enjoyed the 28th annual Whitewater High School FFA Alumni toy show Feb. 24 in the WHS gymnasium. Above: Riley Williams, left, of Darien, shows his miniature collection to Sam Peabody, of Delavan. About 60 vendors from Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa displayed their wares at the […]

 
 

Despite snags, lake drawdown to continue

Despite snags, lake drawdown to continue

Whitewater officials, DNR rep give update on Cravath, Trippe lakes project By Tom Ganser Correspondent An audience of about 50 residents recently learned about the Cravath and Trippe lakes drawdown project during an informational meeting at the Whitewater Municipal Building. And one thing they were told involved a history lesson […]