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Celebrating 50 on the mats

Whitewater High School, 534 S. Elizabeth St., will hold a special event on Tuesday, Jan. 15 to mark the 50th anniversary of wrestling at the school. At 7 p.m., before the Whippets’ conference match against Evansville, there will be a lineup reflecting the program’s past 50 years. “We would like […]

 
 

Fur force funding

Fur force funding

Whitewater police seek donations for first K-9 unit By Vanessa Lenz Staff Writer The Whitewater Police Department has kicked off a fundraising campaign to start its first K-9 unit. Police Chief Lisa Otterbacher announced plans to acquire a K-9 service dog during the Whitewater Common Council meeting Dec. 18. Captain […]

 
 

Discover Wisconsin explores Ice Age Trail

Discover Wisconsin explores Ice Age Trail

The City of Whitewater and its glacially influenced landscape will be featured on Discover Wisconsin in the spring of 2013. To produce the segment, Discover Wisconsin is working with the Ice Age Trail Alliance and the Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce. Chad Diedrick, Discover Wisconsin managing producer, noted that this […]

 
 

Whitewater will see one contested race April 2

With the deadline for filing candidacy papers having passed, the spring election season in Whitewater is taking shape with one contested race. On the Whitewater City Council, three seats expire in April. The seats include aldermanic districts 1, 3 and 5, as well as an at-large seat. In districts 1 […]

 
 

Sing-A-Long -A Sound of Music

Sing-A-Long -A Sound of Music

Most successful movie musical of all time coming to Whitewater Nearly everyone has seen the most successful musical of all time before, but now area residents are getting the chance to experience it up close and personal. A special production of “The Sound of Music” is playing at UW-Whitewater’s Young […]

 
 

Young Library’s new logo tells a story

Young Library’s new logo tells a story

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent It’s a circle containing several images within it, and its creator says the simple design tells a far greater story about the Irving L. Young Memorial Library and the facility’s presence within a community with deep roots. Earlier this year, library staff held a contest in […]

 
 

Debating rights

Debating rights

Whitewater and Fort to vote on ‘personhood of corporations’ By Bob Peryea Correspondent Residents of Whitewater and Fort Atkinson will have the chance to vote on the “personhood of corporations” on April 2, according to a statement on the website of Move to Amend, a group seeking a constitutional amendment. […]

 
 

Whitewater collecting warm clothing items for families in need

Whitewater collecting warm clothing items for families in need

The Whitewater Tourism Council has teamed up with the Whitewater Optimist Club to lend a hand in providing winter clothing items for children in need in the Whitewater Unified School District. The collection is part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s “The Big Bundle Up” campaign, which runs through Jan. […]

 
 

Unique partnerships could lead the way for Whitewater tourism

Unique partnerships could lead the way for Whitewater tourism

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent They may have different organizational structures, but three Whitewater groups with similar missions are in preliminary discussions to pool resources. For years, the Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce, Whitewater Tourism Council and Downtown Whitewater have acted independently of one another. But the trio of groups essentially […]

 
 

Whitewater Chamber sees change in leadership

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent For the first time in more than a decade, the torch in leadership at the Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce has been passed. Deb Williamson, who served as the organization’s executive director since 2001, stepped down last month to pursue new opportunities. She said she will […]

 
 
 
 
 

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