Whitewater

Golden State Foods expands in Whitewater

Golden State Foods expands in Whitewater

Golden State Foods, one of the largest diversified food processors and distributors in the U.S., broke ground Aug. 29 on a 45,810 square-foot expansion of its Whitewater distribution center. When completed in June 2013, the Whitewater distribution center will be more than 92,610 square feet and will serve more than […]

 
 

Search for new Whitewater city manager continues

By Bob Peryea Correspondent City officials are continuing the search for a permanent city manager. During its meeting Tuesday night, the Whitewater Common Council agreed to include the public in the process, using methods similar to those used in the police chief search last year. Interim City Manager Cameron Clapper […]

 
 

UW-Whitewater students move in

UW-Whitewater students move in

 

 
 

Whitewater bakery gives back in a sweet way

The SweetSpot in downtown Whitewater has kicked off a month of giving. The bakery and café will be baking and selling different cupcakes in September to support three causes. From Sept. 1-10, the SweetSpot will be selling pupcakes (cupcake treats for dogs). All proceeds from the dog biscuit-topped cupcakes will […]

 
 

Caring hearts and capable hands keep ‘We Care’ project thriving

Caring hearts and capable hands keep ‘We Care’ project thriving

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The second year of a professional athlete’s successful first year is usually scrutinized with the expectation that early successes aren’t likely to continue. “We Care,” a Whitewater service project that started a year ago, not only is continuing its early success during Year Two, but is […]

 
 

Focused on the future

Focused on the future

UW-Whitewater branching out, bridging gaps By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With another school year on the horizon, the head of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater addressed a crowd of faculty, students and community members Monday. During his annual State of the University address, Chancellor Richard Telfer touched on a number of issues, […]

 
 

Cross-country challenge encourages Fairhaven staffers to get moving

Cross-country challenge encourages Fairhaven staffers to get moving

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Dozens of employees at a local senior living campus have been walking across the country – figuratively – as a demonstration of the health benefits associated with routine exercise. In recent weeks, Fairhaven Senior Services staff members have been sporting pedometers as part of a challenge […]

 
 

Warhawks eager to continue run of success

Warhawks eager to continue run of success

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The focus and goals for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team never change from year to year. And rarely does the Warhawks’ run of success – the proof is in the numbers. Whitewater enters the 2012 campaign as the three-time defending NCAA Division III champions after […]

 
 

Whitewater budget projections ‘not hopeful’ for 2013

By Bob Peryea Correspondent Interim City Manager Cameron Clapper presented a preliminary budget outline to Whitewater’s Common Council at Tuesday night’s meeting. Councilmember Lynn Binnie summed up the outlook for next year’s budget by saying, “Thank you. That was very helpful, but not very hopeful.” Clapper outlined a budget that […]

 
 

Boys born with half a heart inspire ski team fundraiser

Boys born with half a heart inspire ski team fundraiser

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent They may have each been born with half a heart, but two Whitewater boys have been giving a full-hearted effort toward moving beyond their congenital defects. Zach Tomomitsu, 8, and Hunter Peters, 10, have been excelling in the Minneiska Water Ski Team’s shows throughout the season. […]