Whitewater

Kilars honor late son’s memory with $20,000 donation

The Kilar family recently donated $20,000 to the Whitewater Community Foundation to honor their late son Treyton. Half of the donation amount will go toward the endowment fund to maintain the Treyton Kilar Field of Dreams, as well as turf replacement costs, and the other $10,000 will go toward a […]

 
 

Through the lens

Through the lens

Photography workshop offered in Whitewater Dr. Mark Lawrence McPhail, Dean of the College of Arts and Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, photographer and president of the board of directors of the Whitewater Arts Alliance, will host a workshop for experienced and amateur photographers next month. McPhail’s workshop, “Through a […]

 
 

Man charged with stealing from UW-Whitewater dorms, vehicles

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer     A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 5 for a Milwaukee man charged with using a resident assistant’s key card and using it to steal packages from University of Whitewater dormitories. Jelani H. Spencer, 19, was charged Dec. 12 in Walworth County Circuit Court with […]

 
 

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. […]