Whitewater

New show highlights the art of quilt making

New show highlights the art of quilt making

A sampling of quilts made by artists Denise Kaminski, Sue Winn, and Linda Holmes will be on display through March 24 at the Whitewater Arts Alliance’s Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St. “We are delighted to feature the work of these very talented artists at Whitewater’s Cultural Arts Center. […]

 
 

Jorgensen to hold budget listening sessions

State Rep. Andy Jorgensen (D-Fort Atkinson) will hold budget listening sessions in each community in the 43rd Assembly District this month. “My job is to represent the people of the 43rd Assembly District in our State Capitol, and in order to serve them well, it’s important I hear what they […]

 
 

Learn how to care for old photos, documents

The Hoard Historical Museum, 401 Whitewater Ave. in Fort Atkinson will offer a special history workshop from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 in its Jones Family Gallery. The museum’s collections curator, Karen O’Connor, will lead the workshop, titled “How to Care for Your Photographs and Paper Documents.” Attendees are […]

 
 

Warhawk women advance to Final Four

Warhawk women advance to Final Four

Hope College will be going home for the final four, but not like they would have wished after losing to UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team 65-60 at Kachel Gym in Williams Center in Whitewater Saturday night. UW-Whitewater, 25-6, advances to the final four, which will be hosted by Hope in Holland, […]

 
 

Easter Bunny hops into Whitewater

Easter Bunny hops into Whitewater

The UW-Whitewater/Community Optimist Club will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 at Starin Park. The event, open to grade school age children, will feature the Easter Bunny arriving by fire truck at 10:45 a.m. and a visit by McGruff, the crime dog. […]

 
 

Forward thinking

Forward thinking

HUSCO Automotive recognized for technology innovation By Dave Fidlin Correspondent   For the second consecutive year, the Whitewater branch of a local manufacturing firm was recognized for its positive contributions to the industry. HUSCO Automotive Holdings, the Whitewater arm of Waukesha-based HUSCO International, was one of 58 companies invited to attend […]

 
 

Whitewater Depot grand re-opening set for April 28

Restored historic details, modern lighting, a new research office, and a new storage facility are all features of Whitewater’s newly restored historic depot building, home to the Whitewater Historical Society’s Depot Museum of Local History on Whitewater Street. The long-awaited renovation of the building was completed between July and December […]

 
 

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet to perform at Young Auditorium

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet to perform at Young Auditorium

Young Auditorium and Bramblett Chamber Series will present the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at Young Auditorium, 930 W. Main St. in Whitewater. The performance features a Sound Bites lecture/discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the main lobby and a reception and opportunity to meet the […]

 
 

UW-Whitewater to close freshman admissions early

Due to an increase in applications, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is closing admissions for new freshmen on April 1, a month earlier than planned. “Interest in UW-Whitewater is really high,” said Jeff Blahnik, director of admissions. “The number of new freshman applications is up more than five percent this year. […]

 
 

Community comes together for ‘Our voices, our town’ art walk

Community comes together for ‘Our voices, our town’ art walk

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While art in its many forms has long been celebrated in Whitewater, a number of community businesses and organizations are banding together in the months ahead to create a series of events. The collaborative effort is the largest in scale in recent history. The first event, […]