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Easter Bunny hops into Whitewater

Easter Bunny hops into Whitewater

The UW-Whitewater/Community Optimist Club will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 at Starin Park. The event, open to grade school age children, will feature the Easter Bunny arriving by fire truck at 10:45 a.m. and a visit by McGruff, the crime dog. […]

 
 

Forward thinking

Forward thinking

HUSCO Automotive recognized for technology innovation By Dave Fidlin Correspondent   For the second consecutive year, the Whitewater branch of a local manufacturing firm was recognized for its positive contributions to the industry. HUSCO Automotive Holdings, the Whitewater arm of Waukesha-based HUSCO International, was one of 58 companies invited to attend […]

 
 

Whitewater Depot grand re-opening set for April 28

Restored historic details, modern lighting, a new research office, and a new storage facility are all features of Whitewater’s newly restored historic depot building, home to the Whitewater Historical Society’s Depot Museum of Local History on Whitewater Street. The long-awaited renovation of the building was completed between July and December […]

 
 

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet to perform at Young Auditorium

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet to perform at Young Auditorium

Young Auditorium and Bramblett Chamber Series will present the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at Young Auditorium, 930 W. Main St. in Whitewater. The performance features a Sound Bites lecture/discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the main lobby and a reception and opportunity to meet the […]

 
 

UW-Whitewater to close freshman admissions early

Due to an increase in applications, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is closing admissions for new freshmen on April 1, a month earlier than planned. “Interest in UW-Whitewater is really high,” said Jeff Blahnik, director of admissions. “The number of new freshman applications is up more than five percent this year. […]

 
 

Community comes together for ‘Our voices, our town’ art walk

Community comes together for ‘Our voices, our town’ art walk

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While art in its many forms has long been celebrated in Whitewater, a number of community businesses and organizations are banding together in the months ahead to create a series of events. The collaborative effort is the largest in scale in recent history. The first event, […]

 
 

The doctor is in

The doctor is in

WHS players will present Broadway hit comedy By Tom Ganser Correspondent The Whitewater High School Players will be presenting Neil Simon’s classic comedy “The Good Doctor” on Feb. 28 and March 1 at 7:30 p.m. and March 2 and 3 at 2 p.m. at the Whitewater High School auditorium. This […]

 
 

Warhawks win WIAC title, receive NCAA tourney berth

Warhawks win WIAC title, receive NCAA tourney berth

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s basketball team captured its third Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament championship in the 15-year history of the event with a 66-55 win over UW-Platteville in Kachel Gym of Williams Center in Whitewater Saturday night. UW-W, 23-4 and the defending NCAA III champion, earned the league’s […]

 
 

Warhawks women to open NCAA tourney at home

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s basketball team is now 24th in the D3Hoops.com poll. The Warhawks won the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season title and finished second in the WIAC postseason tournament. The team has earned its sixth consecutive NCAA tournament berth, and has also been selected to host […]

 
 

A trip of epic pork-portions

A trip of epic pork-portions

Black Sheep owner and staff hit the road to learn the barbecue trade By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Several staffers at Whitewater’s new Black Sheep restaurant recently embarked on a road trip. But it was far more about business than pleasure. Tyler Sailsbery, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater graduate, is a chef […]