Whitewater

WHS Players prepare to get ‘All Shook Up’

WHS Players prepare to get ‘All Shook Up’

The Whitewater High School Players will bring a 1950’s jukebox musical to town, using songs made popular by Elvis Presley and William Shakespeare’s plotlines about accepting differences. Based on the book written by Joe Dipietro, the story is based on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” The show follows a guitar-playing roustabout who […]

 
 

Whitewater Historical Society once again accepting brick orders

Whitewater Historical Society once again accepting brick orders

The Whitewater Historical Society has completed the first round of its “Buy a Brick” campaign to raise funds to give the historic train depot in Cravath Lakefront Park a facelift with much success. Bricks previously ordered by Whitewater area residents in support of the depot restoration project were recently laid […]

 
 

Jury trial set for Whitewater man in sexual assault case

Jury trial set for Whitewater man in sexual assault case

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer A jury trial is scheduled for Feb. 11 and 12 for a Whitewater man charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl. Matthew W. VanderPluym, 18, appeared in court in custody Oct. 19 for a status conference in the case in which he is charged with […]

 
 

Fort HealthCare to host Diabetes Day walk

Fort HealthCare is hosting an indoor Diabetes Walk on Monday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital, 611 Sherman Ave. East, Fort Atkinson. Walkers should use the main entrance on Armenia Street, where the revolving doors are located. The event his being held in honor of Diabetes […]

 
 

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 […]