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In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

This week’s Whitewater Register includes: – A local home was severely damaged Monday night following a fire – Work on Highway 12 just north of the bypass in Jefferson County will close part of the highway – Whitewater Grocery Co. continues its outreach efforts – School security important part of […]

 
 

Group homes police from within, but adhere to state, federal guidelines

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Organizations that operate group homes have to follow state guidelines to keep their statuses, and some even federal standards. So, organizations, such as Brotoloc South, based in Whitewater, put one foot in front of the other and impose from within. Brotoloc South’s Chris Cohen said […]

 
 

Palmyra’s Butler receives award at UWW Undergrad Research Day

Palmyra’s Butler receives award at UWW Undergrad Research Day

By Tom Ganser SLN CORRESPONDENT Of 162 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students, Morgan Butler, of Palmyra, received the best research project in physical and computer science. Butler, along with co-researchers Conner Yass and James McNeil, produced “Modeling a North Forest Ecosystem,” which was in physical and computer sciences. In the abstract […]

 
 

Work to begin on Highway 12

Work to begin on Highway 12

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF A portion of U.S. Highway 12 north of Whitewater is scheduled to be closed to through traffic starting next week to accommodate construction on the roadway. Construction will start Thursday, April 12, just north of the Walworth County line in southeastern Jefferson County. The project […]

 
 

University professor advocates news literacy education in lecture

University professor advocates news literacy education in lecture

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF The phrase “fake news” is thrown around often in present time, particularly by a sitting U.S. president, and social media has become the target of foreign powers circulating information based on few, if any, facts. A University of Wisconsin-Whitewater communications professor took the floor recently […]

 
 

School District, UW-W work together for exchange of cultures

School District, UW-W work together for exchange of cultures

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Students at Washington Elementary and international students attending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater recently took time out of their days to meet, chat and tell stories of each other’s cultures. On March 15, Washington Elementary students participated in a field trip to meet with UW-Whitewater international […]

 
 

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In the April 5 edition of the Whitewater Register, news coverage includes … – The passing of a former UWW chancellor – Whitewater’s election results – The decision to have a civil engineer analyze the High School’s athletic grounds – The presentation by a university professor advocating for media literacy […]

 
 

Allen takes Whitewater at-large race

Allen takes Whitewater at-large race

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Whitewater at-large Alderperson James Allen held onto his seat in Tuesday’s election, fending off contender Brienne Diebolt Brown, according to unofficial results posted by Walworth and Jefferson counties. It was a tightly contested race on both sides of the county line. Allen received 588 votes […]

 
 

WUSD hiring consultant to address roofing issues at middle school

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT After encountering a serious, high-priority situation, Whitewater Unified School District officials have agreed to bring into the fold a consultant to analyze Whitewater Middle School’s roof. “We’ve had some not-so-pretty issues,” Matthew Sylvester-Knudtson, director of business services, said at a School Board meeting March 19. During […]

 
 

‘He let his actions speak for themselves’

‘He let his actions speak for themselves’

Walworth County Judge Carlson remembered for giving nature By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Jim Carlson, the 36-year judge of Walworth County, is being remembered as a joyful and caring man after his passing earlier this month. On March 14, Carlson died surrounded by family and friends in Whitewater. He was […]

 
 
 
 
 

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