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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 […]

 
 

A time to give

A time to give

Students deliver Thanksgiving staples to residents in need By Tom Ganser Correspondent  For about 20 families in Whitewater, Thanksgiving Day started a little early on Nov. 19 in Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church in Whitewater where all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner were distributed with […]

 
 

Studio 84 to host book signing event

Studio 84 to host book signing event

Dr. Richard Lombard and Patricia Sampson Harkness, who co-authored the book “What If The Glass Breaks – The Bob Sampson Story,” will be at Studio 84 in Whitewater from 6-7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26 for a book signing. At 6:20 p.m. the authors will be reading an excerpt from […]

 
 

Whitewater’s Smith to receive Making Democracy Work award

Whitewater’s Smith to receive Making Democracy Work award

The League of Women Voters-Whitewater Area has announced that Whitewater City Clerk Michele Smith, will receive the League’s third annual Making Democracy Work award. Smith has served as Whitewater City Clerk since September 2000. “Over the past 12 years she has managed countless elections for the community with integrity and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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