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UW-Whitewater contributes to regional economy

UW-Whitewater contributes to regional economy

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has an economic impact of $514.9 million annually on the region, according to results of the university’s most recent study conducted by its Fiscal and Economic Research Center. Announced Dec. 5, the study shows that the university continues to be a key financial driver for southeast […]

 
 

Whitewater officials working with UW on small business study

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With assistance from an outside entity, Whitewater officials are hoping to find out what the city excels in, and where it can improve, in fostering small businesses within the community. The Community Development Authority on Nov. 21 discussed with City Manager Cameron Clapper the partnership, which […]

 
 

Teen charged with stealing scooter

A warrant was issued Nov. 20 for the arrest of an Iowa teen charged with stealing a motor scooter from a Town of La Grange resident. Trevor Barnes, 17, of Des Moines, Iowa, was charged Nov. 19 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling, operating […]

 
 

Toppers’ HQ site could play into grocery store recruitment effort

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Could the current corporate offices of Toppers Pizza play a role in Whitewater officials’ ongoing effort to land a new full-service grocer in the community? The question was explored at a recent meeting. The Whitewater Community Development Authority, a quasi-independent body from other functions of city […]

 
 

Special delivery

Special delivery

From the left; (back) Aaron, Elizabeth and Jake Katzman, members of the Stone School 4-H Club, challenged family, friends and the Whitewater community to purchase pie certificates from the Jefferson County 4-H pizza and pie fundraiser and then donated the certificates to the Whitewater Food Pantry. For every pie certificate […]

 
 

Building relationships

Building relationships

Participants in the first community service project of Whitewater Middle School’s Builders Club Oct. 24 included, back row, from left, Lynn Binnie, Colton McDermitt, Andrew O’Toole, Owen Hicks, David Servin, Aimee Servin, Marco Avilla, Leo Ortiz, Jasen Porres and Mr. Juan Gomez; front row, Aaron Arranda, Dylan Sears, Evan Copeland, […]

 
 

Under the sea

Under the sea

 Whitewater High School Players’ production of “The Little Mermaid” will be held at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Reserved seats are $9 for adults and $5 for students one hour before performances. Or call 262-472-8178. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

Legion building could be converted to senior housing

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Whitewater building that has served as a hub for the local American Legion’s activities for nearly a half-century could soon be repurposed for a senior housing project, based on plans reviewed last week. Developer Mike Kachel of DLK Enterprises went before the city’s Plan and […]

 
 

Heading under the sea

Heading under the sea

WHS Players production of ‘Mermaid’ opens Nov. 21 By Tom Ganser Correspondent Taking in a performance of the Whitewater High School Players production of “The Little Mermaid” is the perfect antidote for early winter freeze, not to mention a great way to get into the holiday season spirit. More than […]

 
 

WUSD officials finalize district’s $26.8M budget

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With all pieces of the puzzle in place, Whitewater Unified school officials have adopted a finalized version of the district’s 2019-20 budget, which includes a 1.9 percent increase in the property tax levy. The School Board on Oct. 28 approved WUSD’s spending plan for the fiscal […]