Whitewater

LWV to host program on climate change

The League of Women Voters-Whitewater Area invites the public to attend a virtual presentation, “Practical Climate Change Solutions for a Better Future,” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18. The virtual program will feature Dr. John Frye, associate professor of geography, geology and environmental science at the University of Wisconsin […]

 
 

Whitewater budget set for hearing, adoption

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent An increased financial contribution into the privately run Whitewater Fire Department and potential uses for federal ARPA funds were among some of the items highlighted this week as city officials presented a first-ever biennium budget that is set to kick in on Jan. 1. On the […]

 
 

On the move

On the move

A few nights after Ghouls Night Out, one of a couple seasonal events in Whitewater, Halloween fans were at it again, making the rounds for trick or treating and special activities at some locations in the city. Among those spotted out and about were this trio of Ghostbusters. (Tom Ganser […]

 
 

Colorful display

Colorful display

At the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s homecoming parade Oct. 30, the flags in university colors being twirled by members of the marching band add to the display presented by Mother Nature. Later in the day, the UW-Whitewater football team defeated UW-Eau Claire 48-6 at the homecoming game. (Peter Mischka photo)

 
 

Whitewater school board mulls revisions to policies

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Whitewater Unified School Board could make changes to a pair of disparate district policies – one pertaining to public comment at meetings, the other on outside groups’ use of facilities. Administrators and elected officials discussed the policies Oct. 25. The documents remain in a draft […]

 
 

‘Partners in Play’ launched in Whitewater

‘Partners in Play’ launched in Whitewater

By Tom Ganser Correspondent A new program, “Partners in Play” was launched recently amid the smiles and giggles of young children and their parents and guardians at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Community Engagement Center. Joining in the excitement were UW-W students majoring in early childhood education, as well as representatives […]

 
 

Instacart expands options in Whitewater

As some retail options may not be directly available in Whitewater, Instacart has expanded its offering of delivery and pickup options to allow residents in the City of Whitewater to take advantage without having to leave their homes. Options include Woodman’s Food Market, Festival Foods, Best Buy, Aldi, Sam’s Club, […]

 
 

Running for Trey (and his family)

Running for Trey (and his family)

At the annual Run for Trey 5K, members of the Whitewater Middle School cross country team came out in support of their teammate – and one of Trey’s siblings – Angel Kilar, (back row, from the left) who is joined by Isaiah Mendez, Chacha Binagi, Tyler Housel, Cristian Aranda, Mateo […]

 
 

Sex offender ordinance on the books in Whitewater

It includes a detailed map that outlines where offenders can live By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After several reviews, Whitewater officials have put in place an ordinance pertaining to registered sex offenders and residency. The Common Council on Oct. 5 held a second, and final, reading of the ordinance, which includes […]

 
 

Walking to end hunger

Walking to end hunger

The 31st annual Whitewater CROP walk was held Oct. 3. It kicked off at Fairhaven Senior Services and ended at the Whitewater Armory. There was a stop along the route representing the little food pantry at Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. The CROP Hunger Walk is a nationwide movement sponsored […]