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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. […]

 
 

Artists wanted for holiday card competition

The Whitewater Arts Alliance’s annual holiday card competition will return this year to help raise funds for the non-profit. WAA is seeking card art in four categories, and artists may enter all categories. Categories include: Santa Claus, snow people, Christmas floral/tree, and Christmas scenes. All cards will be displayed in […]

 
 

Whitewater football coach resigns to pursue dream

Whitewater football coach resigns to pursue dream

Parker steps in at last minute By David Paulsen CORRESPONDENT For Ben Cooper, the opportunity to own a resort in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula was simply too good to pass up. It meant that a long-time dream could be fulfilled. Pursuing the dream, though, meant that Cooper would need to resign […]

 
 

Young Auditorium celebrates anniversary season

Young Auditorium celebrates anniversary season

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium will celebrate its 20th year of bringing the performing arts to the region with its 2012-13 season. The Young Auditorium’s 20th anniversary party will kick off with a Missoula Children’s Theatre performance of “The Secret Garden” on Aug. 18. The celebration will continue all […]

 
 

Water ski show to honor ‘heart heroes’

The Minneiska Water Ski Show team of Whitewater will be performing on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at Whitewater Lake Scenic Ridge Campground, W7991 R&W Townline Road, Whitewater, in honor of all “heart heroes,” including three kids on the team born with heart defects. One child already has a […]

 
 

Students make history at FBLA competition

Students make history at FBLA competition

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Kate Freese and Anna Gasperetti, 2012 graduates of Whitewater High School, were recognized at a recent Whitewater Unified School District School Board meeting for their achievements in Desktop Publishing. Freese and Gasperetti placed second at the national competition in late June for Future Business Leaders of […]

 
 

Whitewater braces for Emerald Ash Borer invasion

By Bob Peryea Correspondent Chuck Nass, City of Whitewater Parks and Streets Superintendent and City Forester, brought concerns about the feared Emerald Ash Borer to the Whitewater Common Council’s attention Tuesday night. Recently the invasive species has been in numerous locations in southeast Wisconsin, including Lake Geneva, located about 30 […]

 
 

New administrator marks busy first year as head of Whitewater schools

New administrator marks busy first year as head of Whitewater schools

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The world looks very different from a window seat of a Boeing 737 climbing to a cruising altitude of 34,000 feet. On a clear day, houses and skyscrapers, highways and shopping centers and lakes and rivers are all magically transformed as the plane rises, and their […]