Whitewater

DNR to add 169 acres to Kettle Moraine State Forest

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent  The impending purchase of more than 169 acres of land adjacent to the Kettle Moraine State Forest has been viewed as a positive, a forestry official said this week. Paul Sandgren, forestry superintendent with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, said the state agency’s purchase of […]

 
 

Rocking the vote

Rocking the vote

Lines to vote wrap through the hallways of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater polling center in the Hamilton Center on campus Tuesday. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

UW-Whitewater scholarship to honor Aurora shooting victim

UW-Whitewater scholarship to honor Aurora shooting victim

Friends and family members of John Larimer remember him as a smart, witty, driven individual destined to make a difference. “He had a phenomenal memory and broad understanding of everything he studied,” said Scott Larimer, John’s father. “I can only imagine what he could’ve accomplished.” Larimer, a 2008 University of […]

 
 

Whitewater man faces multiple charges following domestic incident

A 40-year-old Whitewater man faces multiple charges following a domestic incident in Whitewater Oct. 29 that led to a high-speed police chase in Rock County, according to a news release issued jointly by the Whitewater Police Department and Rock County Sheriff’s Office. Larry M. Shannon, who faces charges that include […]

 
 

Whitewater offers plenty of trick-or-treating

Regular trick-or-treat hours will be held in the City of Whitewater on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. Trick-or-treating will be also be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday at The Glen, 1281 W. Main St. Children and families in the Whitewater community are also invited […]

 
 

4K for Cancer challenge changed student’s life

4K for Cancer challenge changed student’s life

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As he resumes studying accounting this fall, Dong Hoon Lee’s life has seemingly returned to normal. But the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater sophomore is quick to point out his life has forever been changed because of an event he participated in this summer. Lee, a native of […]

 
 

Autumn adventures

Autumn adventures

Hay bales come alive at Busy Barns Busy Barns Adventure Farm in Fort Atkinson has turned round hay bales into art, giving people driving by something to smile about. “The hay art all started four years ago when we stacked three round bales like a pyramid and painted them orange,” […]

 
 

Young girl killed in Whitewater car crash

Young girl killed in Whitewater car crash

An 11-year-old Delavan girl died at the scene of a crash Oct. 24 in the Town of Whitewater, according to a press release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. The girl – identified by the sheriff’s office as Avery McCarthy – was a fifth grader at The Delavan Christian School […]

 
 

Senator’s son reportedly assaulted in Whitewater

Senator’s son reportedly assaulted in Whitewater

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Wisconsin Republican State Sen. Neal Kedzie’s son was allegedly assaulted last weekend after he tried to stop two individuals from stealing a political yard sign from his residence in Whitewater. City of Whitewater Police Chief Lisa Otterbacher said the incident is still under investigation. Otterbacher said […]

 
 

Fourth annual Ghouls Night Out set Oct. 25

The Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its fourth annual Ghouls Night Out from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Whitewater’s west side business district. Businesses such as Culver’s, Walgreens and everything in between will be hosting activities, contests, entertainment and trick-or-treating for people of all ages. Magician […]