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Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Alan Johnson, 32, of Lima Center, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison and 10 years extended supervision for the Oct. 25, 2016, shooting death of his brother-in-law Ken Myskewicz in Whitewater. Mykewicz’s wife and son, Kimberly and Tyler Myskewicz, Johnson’s sister and nephew, made statements at Johnson’s sentencing […]

 
 

Housing stock intertwined with business climate, experts say

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Amid a recent broad-brushed, big-picture discussion of Whitewater’s business climate, one issue dominated the conversation: housing. It gave officials food for thought, heading into the new year. Several local business owners, as well as representatives from the city’s three financial institutions, pulled up chairs at the […]

 
 

Area feeling the chill

Area feeling the chill

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Temperatures hovered around zero degrees throughout the northern part of the United States last week and persisted into early this week, causing southeastern Jefferson County, southwestern Waukesha County and northern Walworth County to get a temporary feel for what arctic weather is like. People in […]

 
 

In this week’s Register …

In this week’s Register …

Area law enforcement and business leaders reflect on the stretch of subzero temperatures. Also, the Whitewater Unified School District announces candidates in the upcoming School Board election and the Community Development Authority looks at the city’s housing issues. These stories and more appear in the Jan. 4 edition of the […]

 
 

City applies for grant to manage invasive species

For Cravath, Trippe lakes By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The first of multiple steps involved in ridding Cravath and Trippe lakes of unwanted invasive species is moving forward, following a recent decision. The Common Council on Dec. 5 gave Eric Boettcher, parks and recreation director, the green light to proceed with […]

 
 

Loepp looks at Trump’s 1st year, forecasts 2nd year

Loepp looks at Trump’s 1st year, forecasts 2nd year

Lecture continuation of ‘Scholarly Scoop’ By Tom Ganser CORRESPONDENT Eric Loepp continued his Scholarly Scoop series with “Trump’s America One Year In: Accomplishments, Failuers and What We can Expect in 2018.” “In politics, one person’s success is another person’s failure whether we are talking about cutting Medicaid or increasing taxes […]

 
 

Whitewater schools placed on lockdown

Whitewater schools placed on lockdown

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Several buildings in the Whitewater Unified School District were placed on lockdown this morning because of police activity in the area of three of the district’s schools. According to a statement on the Whitewater High School Facebook page, the Whitewater Police Department requested that the […]

 
 

City to purchase home, lot adjacent to Starin Park

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A residential property adjacent to Starin Park will be turned over to the city later this month for potential future development. After meeting behind closed doors and discussing the matter, the Common Council on Dec. 5 agreed to the transaction, which carries an $80,000 price tag […]

 
 

Whitewater native named Toppers VP of operations

Whitewater native named Toppers VP of operations

By Ryan Spoehr SLN staff As a youngster, he walked right by the original Whitewater Toppers Pizza to and from school in Whitewater. Now, he is a main player in running the business. Whitewater native Adam Oldenburg grew up in the city, graduated high school in community and graduated from […]

 
 

Library needs ‘more space’ than previously thought

Information comes after new study   By Dave Fidlin SLN CORRESPONDENT The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library needs more space than previously thought. This was one of several big-picture messages Library Director Stacey Lunsford shared as she presented a freshened space needs analysis at a Common Council meeting Dec. 5. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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