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Whitewater episode of ‘Discover Wisconsin’ to premiere this month

Whitewater episode of ‘Discover Wisconsin’ to premiere this month

Popular show shines spotlight on city while showcasing Ice Age Trail Whitewater and the Ice Age National Scenic Trail will take center stage on Discover Wisconsin with the premiere of its “Connecting Communities” episode on April 20-21.        In the segment, host Emmy Fink explores the 12,000-year-old natural wonder while […]

 
 

County seeks input from residents on parks plan

 By Dave Fidlin Correspondent       Officials within Walworth County’s Public Works department have been making the rounds this month, sharing information on the long-range plans that are in the works for green space and preservation efforts.       Details are encapsulated in a series of documents known as the Park and […]

 
 

WMS to present ‘High School Musical’

WMS to present ‘High School Musical’

By Tom Ganser Correspondent A talented cast of Whitewater Middle School student actors will bring “High School Musical, Jr.,” to life at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12 at the Whitewater High School auditorium, 534 S. Elizabeth St. Follow the Jocks, the Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater […]

 
 

Nearly Naked Mile to honor late UW-Whitewater volleyball player

Nearly Naked Mile to honor late UW-Whitewater volleyball player

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Lisa Panici only attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for a semester. But her influence on students and faculty will be felt for years to come. Panici, an athlete, was nicknamed “the irresistible force” by coaches and teammates during her freshman year. She played on the Warhawk […]

 
 

Whitewater voters support Move to Amend measure

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff City of Whitewater voters hit the polls on Election Day to weigh in on a controversial Supreme Court decision. The message sent by locals on April 2 strongly supported the Move to Amend movement that says corporations – nonprofits and for-profit enterprises – should not […]

 
 

Passion personified

Passion personified

Special needs teacher’s innovation, enthusiasm and dedication is contagious By John Koski SLN Staff When people find a job they love, they can’t imagine doing anything else – and when that happens, the passion they have for their work seems to grow deeper with each passing day. Whitewater’s Jane Beveridge […]

 
 

Move to Amend, city council race top election issues in Whitewater

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff City of Whitewater voters will decide on April 2 whether they think corporations – nonprofits and for-profit enterprises – should have the same rights as individual people. The Whitewater Common Council advanced the measure to the spring ballot following a local petition campaign by the […]

 
 

Thornton Wilder is focus of fifth annual Big Read

Thornton Wilder is focus of fifth annual Big Read

Libraries throughout Walworth, Rock and Jefferson counties will kick off southeastern Wisconsin’s fifth annual Big Read literacy project next week. Wisconsin native Thornton Wilder is the focus of the “Our Voices, Our Town” Big Read event. Led by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium and 12 area libraries, the Big […]

 
 

Studio 84 garden party set for Saturday

Studio 84 garden party set for Saturday

Studio 84 will hold its third annual gala night with “A Garden Party” theme from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, March 30. The free event will feature art and music, a silent art auction, a buffet, raffle items and cupcakes from the SweetSpot of Whitewater. Rebecca Fincutter and Becky Schultz, a […]

 
 

Public invited to premiere of ‘Around the Corner with John McGivern’

Wisconsin Public Television is inviting members of the community to a special free premiere screening of the new Whitewater episode of the hit public television program “Around the Corner With John McGivern. “ The event will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 1 at UW-Whitewater Young Auditorium, 930 Main […]