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Whitewater bakery gives back in a sweet way

The SweetSpot in downtown Whitewater has kicked off a month of giving. The bakery and café will be baking and selling different cupcakes in September to support three causes. From Sept. 1-10, the SweetSpot will be selling pupcakes (cupcake treats for dogs). All proceeds from the dog biscuit-topped cupcakes will […]

 
 

Caring hearts and capable hands keep ‘We Care’ project thriving

Caring hearts and capable hands keep ‘We Care’ project thriving

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The second year of a professional athlete’s successful first year is usually scrutinized with the expectation that early successes aren’t likely to continue. “We Care,” a Whitewater service project that started a year ago, not only is continuing its early success during Year Two, but is […]

 
 

Focused on the future

Focused on the future

UW-Whitewater branching out, bridging gaps By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With another school year on the horizon, the head of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater addressed a crowd of faculty, students and community members Monday. During his annual State of the University address, Chancellor Richard Telfer touched on a number of issues, […]

 
 

Cross-country challenge encourages Fairhaven staffers to get moving

Cross-country challenge encourages Fairhaven staffers to get moving

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Dozens of employees at a local senior living campus have been walking across the country – figuratively – as a demonstration of the health benefits associated with routine exercise. In recent weeks, Fairhaven Senior Services staff members have been sporting pedometers as part of a challenge […]

 
 

Warhawks eager to continue run of success

Warhawks eager to continue run of success

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The focus and goals for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team never change from year to year. And rarely does the Warhawks’ run of success – the proof is in the numbers. Whitewater enters the 2012 campaign as the three-time defending NCAA Division III champions after […]

 
 

Whitewater budget projections ‘not hopeful’ for 2013

By Bob Peryea Correspondent Interim City Manager Cameron Clapper presented a preliminary budget outline to Whitewater’s Common Council at Tuesday night’s meeting. Councilmember Lynn Binnie summed up the outlook for next year’s budget by saying, “Thank you. That was very helpful, but not very hopeful.” Clapper outlined a budget that […]

 
 

Boys born with half a heart inspire ski team fundraiser

Boys born with half a heart inspire ski team fundraiser

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent They may have each been born with half a heart, but two Whitewater boys have been giving a full-hearted effort toward moving beyond their congenital defects. Zach Tomomitsu, 8, and Hunter Peters, 10, have been excelling in the Minneiska Water Ski Team’s shows throughout the season. […]

 
 

Artists wanted for holiday card competition

The Whitewater Arts Alliance’s annual holiday card competition will return this year to help raise funds for the non-profit. WAA is seeking card art in four categories, and artists may enter all categories. Categories include: Santa Claus, snow people, Christmas floral/tree, and Christmas scenes. All cards will be displayed in […]

 
 

Whitewater football coach resigns to pursue dream

Whitewater football coach resigns to pursue dream

Parker steps in at last minute By David Paulsen CORRESPONDENT For Ben Cooper, the opportunity to own a resort in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula was simply too good to pass up. It meant that a long-time dream could be fulfilled. Pursuing the dream, though, meant that Cooper would need to resign […]

 
 

Young Auditorium celebrates anniversary season

Young Auditorium celebrates anniversary season

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium will celebrate its 20th year of bringing the performing arts to the region with its 2012-13 season. The Young Auditorium’s 20th anniversary party will kick off with a Missoula Children’s Theatre performance of “The Secret Garden” on Aug. 18. The celebration will continue all […]

 
 
 
 
 

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