Whitewater

Topper’s continues major growth spurt

Company plans to stay put in Whitewater By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The restaurant chain known for such crowd-pleasers as Topperstix and macaroni and cheese pizza is in the midst of an aggressive growth spurt. Scott Gittrich, CEO of Toppers Pizza, discussed his company’s progress and future plans with a reporter […]

 
 

Local couple honored for work in Turkey

Local couple honored for work in Turkey

Former educators get chance to reunite with students decades later By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While the Rev. Wallace and Ruth Robeson proudly proclaim Whitewater as a community they call home, their hearts and minds are often focused on another corner of the world. For 44 years, the Robesons served as […]

 
 

New service offers face-to-face visits for local seniors

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer       A local independent senior living center is offering a new and exciting service to help residents connect with loved ones, regardless of long distances.                       Mulberry Glen, located at 1255 W. Main St., Whitewater, is the first of area independent senior living complexes […]

 
 

Whitewater rummage sales begin Saturday

  The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater/Community Optimists Club, in cooperation with the Whitewater Chamber of Commerce, will host an all-city rummage sale on Saturday, May 18.       Master lists will be available for pick up at the Whitewater Chamber of Commerce, Irvin Young Memorial Library, First Citizens Bank, Commercial Bank, Westsider […]

 
 

Photo competition honors one of Whitewater’s most revered artists

Photo competition honors one of Whitewater’s most revered artists

The Whitewater Arts Alliance is again seeking submissions for its fourth annual Fran Achen Photography Competition, which runs from July 5-28 at the Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St. “The Fran Achen contest is an excellent opportunity for photographers of all ages to follow in the tradition of artistic […]

 
 

UW-Whitewater graduation set for May 18

UW-Whitewater graduation set for May 18

Blackthorne Capital Management founder among featured speakers Graduates and their proud families will converge on the UW-Whitewater campus for commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18.       Separate events will be held for the 1,157 undergraduates receiving bachelor’s degrees and the 281 students receiving master’s and education specialist degrees.       Both […]

 
 

Man charged with selling prescription drugs on campus

 A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 14 for an Illinois man charged with selling prescription drugs on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus.       Matthew P. Santillan, 21, of Arlington Heights, Ill., was charged April 12 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two counts of delivering Schedule I or II […]

 
 

Whitewater student wins Operation Click car again

Whitewater student wins Operation Click car again

  By Tom Ganser Correspondent       In continuing what just might be an exciting new tradition for Whitewater High School, Brooke Trewyn, a junior at WHS, had the magic Whippet touch on April 26 as she picked the right key to start her new car at the second annual car […]

 
 

UWW students awarded over $500K from Fund for Wisconsin Scholars

UWW students awarded over $500K from Fund for Wisconsin Scholars

By Tom Ganser Correspondent More than 50 recipients of Fund for Wisconsin Scholars grants from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater were treated to a sit-down luncheon April 12 where the real dessert for the meal was a chance to hear from and meet John P. and Tashia F. Morgridge. In 2007 […]

 
 

Pain patches stolen from body of helpless senior

      A warrant was issued March 15 for the arrest of a Kenosha woman charged with stealing pain patches from the body of a nursing home patient.       Jacqueline E. Stein, 34, was charged Feb. 22 in Walworth County Circuit Court with theft from a person or corpse and possession […]