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Commuter line rolls out expanded bus service

A commuter bus service piloted last spring looks like it will continue for the long haul. The Janesville Transit System on Jan. 21 expanded service on the Innovation Express with additional pick-ups and stops in Janesville, Milton and Whitewater. The area’s regional transportation system will now offer two more weekday […]

 
 

Jorgensen to hold listening session on bus

State Rep. Andy Jorgensen (D-Fort Atkinson) will hold a listening session on the Janesville-Milton-Whitewater Innovation Express on Monday, Feb. 4, as part of Wisconsin’s “Transit Week” celebrations. Jorgensen will get on the bus at its Milton stop, at the Piggly Wiggly, at 1:30 p.m. He will ride and hear from […]

 
 

Toppers expands to Michigan, opens 50th location

Toppers Pizza continued its vigorous expansion plans with the opening of its 50th franchise last week. The Whitewater-based restaurant chain’s newest location is in Ann Arbor, Mich. ­­– its first in the state. “We are very proud of this milestone and cannot wait for the people of Michigan to taste […]

 
 

Golden State Foods donates $50,000 to Field of Dreams

Golden State Foods donates $50,000 to Field of Dreams

The Golden State Foods Foundation recently presented a $50,000 donation to the Whitewater Community Foundation to help make Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams a reality. The field is to be built this year in memory of Treyton Kilar, a young baseball fan who was killed by a drunken driver just […]

 
 

Girl Scout troop planning trip to Europe

Girl Scout troop planning trip to Europe

Rocky Rocco fundraiser set Jan. 29 Members from Whitewater Girl Scout Troop No. 3336 have planned a 10-day educational trip to London, Paris, Rome and Florence in July of 2015 through EF Tours for Girl Scouts. Their itinerary includes visits to Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, […]

 
 

On that long, long road

On that long, long road

Local man’s last wish is for music to be heard around the world By Dave Fidlin Correspondent To say Pat Peterson is living each day as if it were his last would be an understatement. The 40-year-old lifelong resident of Whitewater received a grim prognosis from doctors last month. After […]

 
 

Whippets’ Trewyn joins 1,000-point club

Whippets’ Trewyn joins 1,000-point club

Whitewater High School senior Brooke Trewyn (third, from right) was honored with a handsome wall hanging for passing the coveted 1,000-point mark, as she continues to lead the Whippets into what they hope will be another Rock Valley Conference championship season. Trewyn was joined at the recognition ceremony, held during […]

 
 

Spring Fairhaven lecture series presents ‘Food for Thought’

Fairhaven Senior Services and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Office of Continuing Education will present “Food for Thought,” a bi-annual, free community lecture series, this spring. For nearly 30 years, UW-Whitewater faculty members and community leaders have delivered more than 600 lectures to an estimated 20,000 attendees on a variety of […]

 
 

Child and teen actors wanted for ‘The Tortoise Versus The Hare’

Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are currently wanted to help a company of strolling actors attempt to tell a beloved fable in classical fashion. Auditions for Missoula Children’s Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Tortoise Versus The Hare” will be held on Monday, Jan. 28 at 4 p.m. at Young […]

 
 

WHS jazz program gets boost with grant

WHS jazz program gets boost with grant

By Tom Ganser Correspondent   Abi Pulvermacher, director of the Whitewater High School Jazz Band, has been awarded a $400 grant from the Madison Jazz Society’s Memorial School Grant Fund. The Madison Jazz Society’s grants fund jazz centered programs designed to help students learn about and perform jazz. “We are very […]

 
 
 
 
 

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