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UW-Whitewater Music Department hosts annual Gala Holiday Concert

Snow on the ground and lights on the house kindle the holiday spirit in most people. For people in the UW-Whitewater area, the Music Department’s annual Gala Holiday Concert does the trick. “People tell me every year, it just doesn’t feel like the holidays until they come here,” said Sarah […]

 
 

Whitewater community icon remembered fondly

Whitewater community icon remembered fondly

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent    Whether it was addressing poverty, helping out on the farm, supporting education or ensuring local government represented the wishes of the people, Marilyn Kienbaum had a desire to serve throughout her life. The well-known, lifelong Whitewater resident – described by some as an icon in the […]

 
 

A time to give

A time to give

Students deliver Thanksgiving staples to residents in need By Tom Ganser Correspondent  For about 20 families in Whitewater, Thanksgiving Day started a little early on Nov. 19 in Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church in Whitewater where all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner were distributed with […]

 
 

Studio 84 to host book signing event

Studio 84 to host book signing event

Dr. Richard Lombard and Patricia Sampson Harkness, who co-authored the book “What If The Glass Breaks – The Bob Sampson Story,” will be at Studio 84 in Whitewater from 6-7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26 for a book signing. At 6:20 p.m. the authors will be reading an excerpt from […]

 
 

Whitewater’s Smith to receive Making Democracy Work award

Whitewater’s Smith to receive Making Democracy Work award

The League of Women Voters-Whitewater Area has announced that Whitewater City Clerk Michele Smith, will receive the League’s third annual Making Democracy Work award. Smith has served as Whitewater City Clerk since September 2000. “Over the past 12 years she has managed countless elections for the community with integrity and […]

 
 

ROTC students conduct battle drills on campus

ROTC students conduct battle drills on campus

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Cadets in the Warhawk Battalion of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Reserve Officers’ Training Corps or ROTC received introductory training for standard Battle Drills Oct. 31 at the Whitewater National Guard Armory. “If you think of training as learning to crawl, then walk, then run, this is […]

 
 

Fort Atkinson man suffers multiple injuries in crash

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle crash that shut down Highway 12 near Indian Mound Parkway in Whitewater for several hours early Tuesday morning. David L. Wegner, 54, of Fort Atkinson, suffered multiple injuries and was transported by Flight for Life to an area hospital following the […]

 
 

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 […]