Whitewater

Whitewater chief has hopes for capital projects

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As all department heads do each summer in the City of Whitewater, Police Chief Aaron Raap last year submitted a proposed 2019 budget, which he recently described as nuts and bolts and captured the most necessary expenses within the department. When all was said and done, […]

 
 

Basketball: The family business

Basketball: The family business

Kacie Carollo has learned the game from her parents, who coach at UW-Whitewater By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent Some kids experience youth sports with their parents as coaches. Kacie Carollo grew up around a college basketball program that her parents have led to three Final Fours during their tenure. “Definitely, […]

 
 

Anytime at the market

Anytime at the market

 Numerous area residents showed at Whitewater’s indoor city market on Feb. 2 including Anne Hartwick, trying one of Stephanie Hoffman’s offerings. The indoor events are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at Irving R. Young Memorial Library on Saturdays to April 27, when the regular outdoor market begins. (Tom Ganser […]

 
 

Lecture series revisits World War II

Seventy-five years ago, the world was engaged in the deadliest conflict in history. This spring, the Fairhaven Lecture Series will take a closer look at World War II — the Allies and the Axis, the international battlefields and the home front, the great powers and the greatest generation. “A World […]

 
 

Housing could be key part of project in Whitewater

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although final details are waiting in the wings for later this year, housing could be a key component to the so-called Library Block project that would intermingle mixed-uses with an expansion of the existing Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. The board of directors serving on the […]

 
 

Eight perform at state choir event

Eight perform at state choir event

      Eight members of the Lincoln Elementary School choir in Whitewater were selected for the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association’s All-State children’s choir. The performance was held Jan. 12 at Lawrence University in Appleton. Local students who performed were, front row from the left, Isaac Weigel, Erika Dreksler, Gracie Dixon and […]

 
 

Finding her niche

Finding her niche

Brianna Staebler learns about herself, life through wrestling By Todd Mishler Copy Editor Brianna Staebler was like most kids, struggling to figure out who she was and where she belonged in this big world. Shunned by some, the grade schooler found her motivation and salvation in an unlikely environment, not […]

 
 

60 years of growth, innovation

60 years of growth, innovation

Generac kicks off year of anniversary activities In 1959, with just five employees in a barn in Wales, Robert D. Kern began manufacturing generators based upon his own unique designs. Sixty years later, the company he founded — Generac Power Systems — is a leading, diversified global supplier of backup […]

 
 

Neighbor input needed for certain fences

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A months-long discussion on fencing regulations in Whitewater has come to a close after a pair of recent pivotal maneuvers. Moving forward, city residents interested in installing fences of 6 feet or higher in height will be required to first confer with neighbors. The stipulation will […]

 
 

Emphasizing a sense of community

Downtown Whitewater unveils new street banners City crews and Downtown Whitewater Inc. volunteers removed holiday snowflake decorations and installed new light pole banners on Jan. 15. In 2018, Downtown Whitewater Inc. designed and printed new light pole banners for the downtown. And the board of directors decided unanimously to produce […]