Whitewater

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 […]

 
 

Cyrano, Shakespeare coming to Young Auditorium

Cyrano, Shakespeare coming to Young Auditorium

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Cultural Affairs and Contemporary Issues department will present one of the most famous stories in romantic literature and one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays this week. On Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. the beautifully funny, poignant and heart wrenching, production of “Cyrano de Bergerac” will […]

 
 

WHS musicians compete among state’s best

WHS musicians compete among state’s best

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The Whitewater High School Marching Band competed in the State Marching Band Championships Oct. 13 at UW-Whitewater in Class A for the 28th consecutive year the championship competitions have been held. Due to inclement weather, the competition was held in the Kachel Fieldhouse rather than in […]

 
 

Workshops will discuss Whitewater’s pedestrian plan

The City of Whitewater is in the midst of developing a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for the community and will hold “Walking Workshops” as the next step in the process. The city is working with consultants from Alta Planning & Design and the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin to develop […]

 
 

Vandals strike at Home Lumber, $1,000 reward offered

Vandals strike at Home Lumber, $1,000 reward offered

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff The staff at Home Lumber Company was shocked to discover upon returning to work Saturday morning that vandals had destroyed the large wooden American flag that has graced its front entrance for more than a decade. General manager John Padinger said the vandals did the […]

 
 

UW-Whitewater student’s death ruled an accident

The Walworth County Coroner’s office has ruled that the death of a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student, whose body was found at the bottom of a limestone quarry in July, was an accident. According to a press release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, the coroner determined Benjamin Fuder, 21, died […]

 
 

Whitewater skier competes among world’s best

Whitewater skier competes among world’s best

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent     Scott De Porter loves the water, being active and partaking in a variety of sports, so with the trio of interests combined it’s little wonder the Whitewater native has long been a water skier. De Porter, a 1997 Whitewater High School graduate, has traveled to a […]

 
 

Clapper steps into new Whitewater city manager role

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The Whitewater Common Council made its decision to hire interim city manager Cameron Clapper as the permanent city manager official on Tuesday night. After a month-long search, the council hired the seven-year employee to replace his former boss, Kevin Brunner. Clapper was selected among five finalists […]

 
 

Whippets to live like there’s no tomorrow during Homecoming week

Whippets to live like there’s no tomorrow during Homecoming week

Whitewater High School kicked off its Homecoming week on Monday with the theme “It’s the End of the World” at the center of the festivities. The celebration of school spirit began with the annual Homecoming powder-puff football game Oct. 1 with the junior class claiming the championship after beating the […]