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Whitewater braces for Emerald Ash Borer invasion

By Bob Peryea Correspondent Chuck Nass, City of Whitewater Parks and Streets Superintendent and City Forester, brought concerns about the feared Emerald Ash Borer to the Whitewater Common Council’s attention Tuesday night. Recently the invasive species has been in numerous locations in southeast Wisconsin, including Lake Geneva, located about 30 […]

 
 

New administrator marks busy first year as head of Whitewater schools

New administrator marks busy first year as head of Whitewater schools

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The world looks very different from a window seat of a Boeing 737 climbing to a cruising altitude of 34,000 feet. On a clear day, houses and skyscrapers, highways and shopping centers and lakes and rivers are all magically transformed as the plane rises, and their […]

 
 

City of Whitewater adds two liquor licenses

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The Whitewater Common Council added two liquor licenses on Tuesday night as a response to growth. The city will make two additional Class B liquor and beer licenses available to Whitewater restaurants and pubs. The decision was prompted by supporters of the Black Sheep Restaurant, 210 […]

 
 

Whitewater student participates in mock mission to Mars

Whitewater student participates in mock mission to Mars

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Emma Fero dreams of one day becoming an astronomer, and an opportunity earlier this summer only heightened that desire. Fero, who this fall will be a senior at Whitewater High School, was one of 84 female students across the country invited to attend a simulated mission […]

 
 

Whitewater show features public art pieces

Whitewater show features public art pieces

Long before Twitter and Facebook became mobilizing forces for collective action, the contemporary mural art movement in America offered a medium for community expression and empowerment. Whitewater’s Cultural Arts Center’s August exhibit “Caryl Yasko: Public Art, the Original Social Medium” highlights the work of a nationally renowned artist who was […]

 
 

Another missing UW-Whitewater student found dead in quarry

By Vanessa Lenz SLN staff Local police are still looking for answers in the disappearance and death of a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student, who was found at the bottom of a quarry just outside of Whitewater city limits on Sunday morning. The body of Benjamin R. Fuder, 21, was discovered […]

 
 

Van cab comes to Whitewater

Cab driver Benjamin Franklin assists local resident Walter Zimmerman get his seatbelt in place in Brown Cab’s new 2012 Dodge Caravan mini-van.

Accessible taxi service will serve Whitewater residents By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A local company that routinely transports Whitewater residents of all walks of life from point A to B has a new vehicle in its fleet – a move aimed at better serving customers, company officials say. Earlier this month, […]

 
 

City connections

City connections

Former manager reflects on life in college town By Tom Ganser Correspondent Kevin Brunner learned a great deal about collaborating with UW-Whitewater during his eight years as Whitewater’s city manager. Brunner began his new job as Walworth County’s director of central services and the highway commission on June 22. Cameron […]

 
 

Council chooses turf for Field of Dreams

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The Whitewater Common Council held a special meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the use of artificial turf on Treyton’s Field of Dreams. After over two hours of testimony and public comment before a standing room only crowd in the Community Room of City Hall, the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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