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Whitewater City Council looks to fill vacant seat

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The Whitewater Common Council is now accepting  applications to temporarily fill its Councilmember-at-large seat. On Tuesday night, the council voted to adopt a policy and set a timeline to fill the council seat, which became vacant after the recent passing of councilmember Marilyn Kienbaum. Applications for […]

 
 

See ‘The Nutcracker’ at Young Auditorium

See ‘The Nutcracker’ at Young Auditorium

With the arrival of the holiday season, comes the return of The Dance Factory performance of “The Nutcracker” at UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium, 930 W. Main St. A cast of talented local dancers in radiant costumes will bring this festive classic to life on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 2 and 7 […]

 
 

Whitewater man found guilty of sexually assaulting toddler

Whitewater man found guilty of sexually assaulting toddler

By Jean Matheson Correspondent   After a two-day trial, a jury took only two hours last week to find a 35-year-old man guilty of sexually abusing a 2-year-old girl at a Whitewater apartment. Scott L. Anderson’s conviction on a charge of first-degree sexual assault of a child could bring him a […]

 
 

An official holiday tradition

An official holiday tradition

Celebrate 20th anniversary of Breakfast with Santa Dec. 8 December of 1992 saw the dawning of the very first Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by the local Whitewater Optimist Club jointly with the UW-Whitewater/Community Optimist Club. The clubs will again host this community event on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 8-11 a.m. […]

 
 

New book by local authors offers hope to many

New book by local authors offers hope to many

By Edwin Scherzer Contributor A half full glass, of course, is the optimist view of life. Half empty belongs to those who view things a little more critically. When the glass breaks it means water, water, everywhere and everyone is going away thirsty. Disability also means many things to many […]

 
 

Investigation leads to drug arrest in Whitewater

The Whitewater Police Department and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services have arrested a Whitewater man on multiple drug-related felony charges. George Scheuller, 23, of 262 S. Wisconsin Street in Whitewater, was arrested Wednesday after police seized 88 marijuana plants with a potential street value of $189,200 and ecstasy pills […]

 
 

Head to Whitewater for the Holly Days

Head to Whitewater for the Holly Days

Santa will make his annual trip to Whitewater during the city’s annual Happy Holly Days Parade on Friday, Nov. 30. Floats and marchers will light up Whitewater’s Main Street at 6 p.m. The route will begin at Whiton Street, travel east on Main Street, turn on Whitewater Street and end […]

 
 

Downtown Whitewater businesses collecting for charity

Many Whitewater businesses will be collecting items for their favorite charity during Whitewater Cares – Collecting for Charity from Friday, Nov. 30 through Friday, Dec. 7. Donations may be delivered to the following locations: • Binning & Dickens Ins., 329 W. Center St. – nonperishable food items for the Whitewater […]

 
 

UW-Whitewater Music Department hosts annual Gala Holiday Concert

Snow on the ground and lights on the house kindle the holiday spirit in most people. For people in the UW-Whitewater area, the Music Department’s annual Gala Holiday Concert does the trick. “People tell me every year, it just doesn’t feel like the holidays until they come here,” said Sarah […]

 
 

Whitewater community icon remembered fondly

Whitewater community icon remembered fondly

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent    Whether it was addressing poverty, helping out on the farm, supporting education or ensuring local government represented the wishes of the people, Marilyn Kienbaum had a desire to serve throughout her life. The well-known, lifelong Whitewater resident – described by some as an icon in the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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