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Whitewater Arts Alliance announces Public Art Project

Whitewater Arts Alliance announces Public Art Project

The Whitewater Arts Alliance kicked off its next year with its annual meeting that featured the announcement of “Windows on Whitewater,” the 2018 Public Art Project. The Whitewater Arts Alliance is sponsoring the public art project again for 2018. There are 50 plywood forms each year that are decorated by […]

 
 

Dad of accused murderer takes stand

Dad of accused murderer takes stand

Former sheriff prohibited from testifying about victim’s alleged abuse, use of child porn By Vicky Wedig SLN staff On the third day of testimony in a Whitewater homicide case – still calling witnesses for the prosecution – the father of the accused murderer took the stand. Former Racine County Sheriff […]

 
 

Prosecution, defense agree man killed brother-in-law

Prosecution, defense agree man killed brother-in-law

Attorney says son of former sheriff was gathering evidence, defending self from abuser By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer A trial began Monday for a Lima Center man charged with killing his brother-in-law in Whitewater a year ago. Before a jury of five men and nine women including two minorities, attorneys […]

 
 

DNA expert, coroner testify at murder trial

By Vicky Wedig SLN staff On the second day of a five-day trial for a man charged with killing his brother-in-law in Whitewater, the jury heard from a state crime lab expert and a medical examiner. A trial began Monday for Alan Johnson, 32, of Lima Center, who is charged […]

 
 

Literacy council seeks volunteers

    The Jefferson County Literacy Council has started recruiting volunteer tutors to serve in communities throughout the county. Volunteers will work with adults one-on-one or in small groups. It is the mission of the Jefferson County Literacy Council to build a better community through literacy, the council’s Stacey Meacham […]

 
 

Holiday Gala Celebration tradition to continue

The UW-Whitewater Department of Music will continue its annual tradition of the Holiday Gala Concert and Celebration during the upcoming holiday season. Nearly every student ensemble throughout the Young Auditorium will perform during the celebration, which is Saturday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Small ensembles will play prior to the […]

 
 

School Board tables sign purchase, grapples over Fund 41 use

School Board tables sign purchase, grapples over Fund 41 use

  By Ryan Spoehr Staff Writer The clarification of what the Whitewater Unified School District’s Fund 41 can be used for, and the effort to build a sign outside the High School came to a head this week. Over the past several months, District Administrator Mark Elworthy and Business Director […]

 
 

Grocery co-op group has first annual meeting this week

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent It has yet to open, but organizers behind Whitewater’s planned grocery store cooperative had their first meeting this week. Members of the cooperative, operating under the name Whitewater Grocery Co., gathered Wednesday. A number of organizational matters, including the selection of a board of directors and […]

 
 

Whitewater man arrested for shooting deer on game farm

  A Whitewater man was arrested for allegedly killing a deer on a Rock County game farm after posting photos of the trophy buck on social media. Daniel Deegan reported to the Town of Fulton Police on Sept. 25 that one of his deer was missing from his farm, according […]

 
 

Touched by a Paw displaced by fire

Touched by a Paw displaced by fire

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF After a fire next to the Touched by a Paw cat shelter earlier this month, operations have been moved to smaller quarters. The cats, aside from a few that are still being treated at a local veterinary hospital, are being housed in a much […]

 
 
 
 
 

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