Whitewater

WHS jazz program gets boost with grant

WHS jazz program gets boost with grant

By Tom Ganser Correspondent   Abi Pulvermacher, director of the Whitewater High School Jazz Band, has been awarded a $400 grant from the Madison Jazz Society’s Memorial School Grant Fund. The Madison Jazz Society’s grants fund jazz centered programs designed to help students learn about and perform jazz. “We are very […]

 
 

Man sentenced for sexual assault of 2-year-old girl

Man sentenced for sexual assault of 2-year-old girl

By Jean Matheson Correspondent Scott Anderson had insisted he was merely babysitting for the 2-year-old girl, but a jury convicted him of sexually assaulting the toddler in a Whitewater apartment where the two lived. On Jan. 11, a judge in Walworth County Circuit Court sentenced Anderson, 35, to 10 years […]

 
 

WRAP show features local artists

WRAP show features local artists

The Wisconsin Regional Art Program exhibit, featuring the works of nearly 50 area artists, is open at Whitewater’s Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St., through Jan. 26. The exhibit turns the spotlight to artists from several nearby cities, including Beloit, Burlington, Clinton, Cottage Grove, Delafield, Delavan, Edgerton, Elkhorn, Fort […]

 
 

Whitewater pharmacy robbed

Whitewater pharmacy robbed

Drugstore theft may be linked to others, police say   Police say a robbery at a pharmacy in Whitewater last Saturday is linked to others in the south-central Wisconsin region. The robbery happened at Walgreens Pharmacy, 1041 W. Main St., on Jan. 5, the City of Whitewater Police Department said in […]

 
 

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 […]