Whitewater

In this week’s Register …

In this week’s Register …

– An in-depth look at Rebekkah and Sarah Schumacher’s basketball tenures at Whitewater High School and UW-Whitewater – Local man receives sentence after guilty verdict in homicide – School District receives the OK for a new electronic sign

 
 

BREAKING: Palmyra Village President Turner resigns

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF The Village of Palmyra will have a new leader earlier than expected after the resignation of Village President Dave Turner. Turner cited personal medical reasons in regards to his decision to move on in the resignation letter he submitted to the village on Wednesday. “Serving […]

 
 

BREAKING: Palmyra Fisheree postponed

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Hopes were high earlier this week that the Palmyra Fisheree would go on as scheduled this Saturday, but it has been postponed. Palmyra Lion and Fisheree organizer Mike Fischer confirmed that the annual event has been postponed until Feb. 10. “With the recent rain, the […]

 
 

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Son of former sheriff known as kind, gentle caretaker By Vicky Wedig SLN staff Alan Johnson’s mother hung her head and sobbed as a judge sentenced her son to 25 years in prison on Jan. 12 for killing his brother-in-law in Whitewater in 2016. On the opposite side of the […]

 
 

In this week’s Register …

In this week’s Register …

– An Iowa-based chain of convenience stores that is in the middle of an aggressive expansion plan in southern Wisconsin is in negotiations to bring two of its stores to Whitewater – A Whippet wrestler earns his 100th career win – The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will host a Woodwind Mania […]

 
 

Casey’s, Frawley in negotiations

Casey’s, Frawley in negotiations

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Casey’s General Store has pursued new locations in small communities in recent months, and may soon continue that expansion into Walworth County, including Whitewater. In Tuesday’s Whitewater Common Council meeting, the city’s aldermen approved the transfer of the alcohol beverage retail license, a Class A […]

 
 

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Alan Johnson, 32, of Lima Center, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison and 10 years extended supervision for the Oct. 25, 2016, shooting death of his brother-in-law Ken Myskewicz in Whitewater. Myskewicz’s wife and son, Kimberly and Tyler Myskewicz, Johnson’s sister and nephew, made statements at Johnson’s sentencing […]

 
 

Housing stock intertwined with business climate, experts say

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Amid a recent broad-brushed, big-picture discussion of Whitewater’s business climate, one issue dominated the conversation: housing. It gave officials food for thought, heading into the new year. Several local business owners, as well as representatives from the city’s three financial institutions, pulled up chairs at the […]

 
 

Area feeling the chill

Area feeling the chill

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Temperatures hovered around zero degrees throughout the northern part of the United States last week and persisted into early this week, causing southeastern Jefferson County, southwestern Waukesha County and northern Walworth County to get a temporary feel for what arctic weather is like. People in […]

 
 

In this week’s Register …

In this week’s Register …

Area law enforcement and business leaders reflect on the stretch of subzero temperatures. Also, the Whitewater Unified School District announces candidates in the upcoming School Board election and the Community Development Authority looks at the city’s housing issues. These stories and more appear in the Jan. 4 edition of the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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