Whitewater

Community Space makes quick use of grant funds

Community Space makes quick use of grant funds

Whitewater nonprofit group purchases freezer, cooler By Tom Ganser Correspondent The Community Space was able to put a $3,025 Community Action Grant received from the Whitewater Community Foundation in June to immediate use. The Community Space, a local nonprofit group, was able to purchase a full-sized walk-in cooler and freezer […]

 
 

He wrote the book on pandemic response

He wrote the book on pandemic response

Author urges business owners to question their business model By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Most small business owners have dealt with economic challenges but the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic likely could not have been anticipated, even by the most savvy of them. Dave Gee, who teaches entrepreneurship at the […]

 
 

Arts Alliance hosting metal design program

Group accepting entries through Aug. 16 The Whitewater Arts Alliance will host “A Lasting Impression – Metal Design” Sept. 4 to 27 at the Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St., Whitewater. This metals exhibit is open to all artists working in any type of metal; the application deadline is […]

 
 

Man shot by police charged with armed burglary

An initial appearance was adjourned until Aug. 13 for a Whitewater man who was shot by police after breaking into his ex-wife’s home with a gun after threatening to kill her. Christopher P. Czerpak, 33, was charged July 23 in Walworth County Circuit Court with armed burglary, possession of a […]

 
 

WIAC cancels, postpones fall sports

Football, soccer, volleyball spiked amid pandemic By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Perkins Stadium and other University of Wisconsin-Whitewater sports venues will sit vacant after the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference decided to cancel some fall sports because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision made on Monday did not come easy, however, […]

 
 

Man gets new trial in killing of brother-in-law

Man gets new trial in killing of brother-in-law

Appeals court says claim of self-defense should have been allowed By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A man convicted of killing his brother-in-law in 2016 in Whitewater has been granted a new trial after an appeals court ruled the judge in the case erred in failing to instruct the jury […]

 
 

Teen raises $10,000 with ‘Support Wisconsin Dairy’ signs

Teen raises $10,000 with ‘Support Wisconsin Dairy’ signs

Whitewater FFA member launched drive amid pandemic To rally support for Wisconsin’s dairy industry – crippled this spring by the onset of the coronavirus pandemic – Elizabeth Katzman of Whitewater sold ‘Support Wisconsin Dairy’ yard signs and raised $10,000. Katzman, who will be a senior at Whitewater High School, delivered […]

 
 

Citywide facemask policy to begin Aug. 1 in Whitewater

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater will soon join Milwaukee, Madison and a smattering of other communities across Wisconsin and have on its books a citywide facemask policy at a time when positive COVID-19 cases continue to rise. After a wide-ranging discussion that spanned more than three hours, the Common Council […]

 
 

Federal authorities offer reward in double homicide

Federal authorities offer reward in double homicide

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a Fort Atkinson man accused in a double homicide and arson in the Town of Sumner. Kevin P. Anderson, 62, charged with two counts of […]

 
 

Authorities investigating Whitewater officer-involved shooting

The Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation, is reviewing an officer-involved shooting Monday in the City of Whitewater, according to a news release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. The officer-involved shooting, which stemmed from a domestic dispute between a man and his ex-wife, happened around 5:30 a.m. when […]