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Leipold to be inducted in Wisconsin Football Coaches Hall of Fame

Leipold to be inducted in Wisconsin Football Coaches Hall of Fame

By Daniel Schoettler SLN CORRESPONDENT Former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football coach Lance Leipold has had another honor added to his list of accomplishments. The six-time national championship winner will be honored this week as he is inducted to the Wisconsin Football Coaches Hall of Fame. “It is humbling for multiple […]

 
 

Fire danger elevated throughout area

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Walworth, Waukesha and Jefferson counties have been at an elevated risk for fires the past several days due to dry conditions, leading to Sunday’s “very high” fire warning by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. On Monday, that warning was downgraded to “high,” but that […]

 
 

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

Stories featured in this week’s Whitewater Register include: – Legendary Warhawks football coach Lance Leipold will take his spot in Wisconsin Football Coaches Hall of Fame – The next Whitewater police chief looks ahead to starting new role – Former UW-Whitewater flute and clarinet professor receives lifetime achievement award – […]

 
 

Whitewater council approves grant guidance

In an effort to get city officials more accustomed to meeting requirements for a community development block grant, the Common Council has approved entering an agreement with an organization that specializes in reporting necessary for the grant. The city received $500,000 in funds via a CDGB grant for a construction […]

 
 

Blackwell receives Jefferson Award; to be on WKOW

Blackwell receives Jefferson Award; to be on WKOW

Deborah Blackwell, the founder and director of Whitewater’s Studio 84, has won the Jefferson Award for public service for her work at the studio. Studio 84 is a non-profit art studio, gallery and gift shop that specializes in the creative and vocational development of people with disabilities. Studio 84, 121 […]

 
 

Plane crash survivors meet with Palmyra Public Safety officers

Plane crash survivors meet with Palmyra Public Safety officers

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF The lives of Dave Kemna and Bill Frison hung in the balance last November after an airplane they occupied crashed near downtown Palmyra. They were burned badly and rushed to medical facilities. They survived after quick actions by the Palmyra Public Safety Department and Emil […]

 
 

BREAKING: Whitewater announces new police chief

BREAKING: Whitewater announces new police chief

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF The Police and Fire Commission has selected Police Chief Lisa Otterbacher’s successor, opting to go with Aaron Raap, a 26-year veteran of the Milwaukee Police Department. Whitewater communications director Kristin Mickelson issued the announcement in a press release Thursday night. “I worked almost everywhere – […]

 
 

Agreement made between city, Skinny Lab for stationless bikes

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF The city has entered an agreement with a bike-sharing company just as the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater did on its campus. The agreement with Skinny Labs was approved at the March 6 Common Council meeting. Skinny Labs, also known as Spin, allows people to use bikes […]

 
 

Saving lives by spreading knowledge

Saving lives by spreading knowledge

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Weeks after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that claimed the lives of 17 people, the Palmyra Public Safety Department received training to teach life-saving measures to community members that could be used in similar situations. Al Davies, a registered […]

 
 

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

Coverage includes these stories and more: – Studio 84’s Blackwell to be featured on WKOW Channel 27 – City, Skinny Labs come to agreement on local bike-sharing system – A local man thanks first responders for rescuing him from a plane crash – City’s marketing focus to be on 10-county […]

 
 
 
 
 

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