Whitewater

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 […]

 
 

Sweet Honey In The Rock to perform

Sweet Honey In The Rock to perform

The all women a cappella group Sweet Honey In The Rock will wow audiences at UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium, 930 W. Main St., Whitewater on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Rooted in a deeply held commitment to create music out of the rich textures of African-American legacy and traditions, Sweet […]

 
 

Historical society program to highlight depot restoration project

Historical society program to highlight depot restoration project

The Whitewater Historical Society will celebrate the ongoing work of its depot restoration project and the recent listing of the building in the State Register of Historic Places on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Cravath Lakefront Community building. The public is invited to hear Carol Cartwright, who […]

 
 

Five finalists for city manager to speak at forum

The final candidates for Whitewater’s city manager position will meet residents and answer questions during a public forum on Friday. The Whitewater Common Council whittled down the applicants to five during a meeting Sept. 11. The council reviewed 12 applications for the position with their recruitment consultant, Dr. Karl Nollenberger […]