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Whitewater skier competes among world’s best

Whitewater skier competes among world’s best

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent     Scott De Porter loves the water, being active and partaking in a variety of sports, so with the trio of interests combined it’s little wonder the Whitewater native has long been a water skier. De Porter, a 1997 Whitewater High School graduate, has traveled to a […]

 
 

Clapper steps into new Whitewater city manager role

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The Whitewater Common Council made its decision to hire interim city manager Cameron Clapper as the permanent city manager official on Tuesday night. After a month-long search, the council hired the seven-year employee to replace his former boss, Kevin Brunner. Clapper was selected among five finalists […]

 
 

Whippets to live like there’s no tomorrow during Homecoming week

Whippets to live like there’s no tomorrow during Homecoming week

Whitewater High School kicked off its Homecoming week on Monday with the theme “It’s the End of the World” at the center of the festivities. The celebration of school spirit began with the annual Homecoming powder-puff football game Oct. 1 with the junior class claiming the championship after beating the […]

 
 

Record enrollment reported at UW-Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student enrollment for fall 2012 is a record 12,034 students. That’s up from 11,615 students in fall 2011, and 11,557 in fall 2010. “People see UW-Whitewater as a place where they can be successful and I think our enrollment numbers reflect that,” said Chancellor Richard Telfer. […]

 
 

Whitewater school board restores funding for boys tennis

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The Whitewater Unified School District voted in favor of reinstating funding for the Whitewater High School boys tennis program at its Sept. 24 meeting. The topic was brought to the board after it was determined funds were still available in the budget to fund the program. […]

 
 

Trial set in sexual assault case for Whitewater man

Trial set in sexual assault case for Whitewater man

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff A trial is scheduled for Nov. 13 and 14 for a Whitewater man charged with sexually assaulting his fiancée’s 12-year-old relative. Edil Manuel Ayala Nataren, 28, appeared in court in custody Sept. 19 for a status conference at which the two-day trial was set. An […]

 
 

Clapper selected as new city manager

Clapper selected as new city manager

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The City of Whitewater Common Council on Sept. 22 unanimously selected Cameron L. Clapper to serve as the next city manager, according to a press release. Pending formal approval of an employment agreement by the council on Oct. 2, Clapper will become the ninth city manager […]

 
 

Whitewater public auction raises $4K for the arts

Whitewater public auction raises $4K for the arts

The Whitewater Arts Alliance held its eighth annual public art project auction on Sept. 22, raising $4,290 for Arts Alliance programming. The banners, which graced downtown city light poles this summer, received bids by business people, families, artists, teachers and residents of all ages. “We continue to be so grateful […]

 
 

Pig in the Park

Pig in the Park

Wayne Feggerstad, certified table captain from the Kansas City Barbeque Society, shows off chicken for appearance judging during Whitewater’s first Pig in the Park BBQ Cook-off on Cravath Lakefront Park, sponsored by Downtown Whitewater, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and the City of Whitewater. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

UW-Whitewater named military-friendly school

For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has been declared a military-friendly school by “G.I. Jobs” magazine. Veteran’s coordinator Janice Nordin cited the entire university’s commitment to veterans, “from the chancellor on down,” as the main reason UW-Whitewater continues to receive the honor. UW-Whitewater has a proud reputation […]

 
 
 
 
 

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