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Whitewater schools placed on lockdown

Whitewater schools placed on lockdown

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Several buildings in the Whitewater Unified School District were placed on lockdown this morning because of police activity in the area of three of the district’s schools. According to a statement on the Whitewater High School Facebook page, the Whitewater Police Department requested that the […]

 
 

City to purchase home, lot adjacent to Starin Park

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A residential property adjacent to Starin Park will be turned over to the city later this month for potential future development. After meeting behind closed doors and discussing the matter, the Common Council on Dec. 5 agreed to the transaction, which carries an $80,000 price tag […]

 
 

Whitewater native named Toppers VP of operations

Whitewater native named Toppers VP of operations

By Ryan Spoehr SLN staff As a youngster, he walked right by the original Whitewater Toppers Pizza to and from school in Whitewater. Now, he is a main player in running the business. Whitewater native Adam Oldenburg grew up in the city, graduated high school in community and graduated from […]

 
 

Library needs ‘more space’ than previously thought

Information comes after new study   By Dave Fidlin SLN CORRESPONDENT The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library needs more space than previously thought. This was one of several big-picture messages Library Director Stacey Lunsford shared as she presented a freshened space needs analysis at a Common Council meeting Dec. 5. […]

 
 

Reaching 1,000

Reaching 1,000

Whitewater native Brooke Trewyn was honored Tuesday at the Warhawks game for becoming the 16th player in the history of the women’s basketball program at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater to reach 1,000 points in the game that night against Milwaukee School of Engineering. She was joined by her parents Scott […]

 
 

Ganser appointed to School Board

Ganser appointed to School Board

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF By a unanimous vote, 27-year Whitewater resident Tom Ganser was appointed by the Whitewater Unified School Board to fill a vacancy. Ganser and another longtime resident, Jean Linos, applied to fill the role that was left vacant by Gretchen Torres’ resignation. Ganser was appointed in […]

 
 

City, DOT refreshing Highway 59 environmental study

By Dave Fidlin SLN Correspondent The City of Whitewater is working with the state Department of Transportation in updating a study pertaining to environmental impacts at Highway 59 and Newcomb Street. The area has been eyed as a site of improvements for years, as evidenced by a 2008 study of […]

 
 

Palmyra-Eagle’s Stefanczyk signs to MSOE

Palmyra-Eagle’s Stefanczyk signs to MSOE

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN Staff Before her teammates, her coach and members of the School District, Palmyra-Eagle’s Lauren Stefanczyk signed a letter of intent in a ceremony recently to play softball at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. “I just feel like it’s good to be a representative of our […]

 
 

City to create code of conduct manual

    For members of boards, committees   By Dave Fidlin SLN Correspondent A code of conduct manual for members of Whitewater’s various boards and committees will be created as an outgrowth of a recent series of discussions of what constitutes good governance in the city. Council member Chris Grady […]

 
 

Whitewater Middle School receives another threat

Whitewater Middle School receives another threat

UPDATE: Three juveniles have been arrested as a result of the incident. The names of the individuals have not been released. For the second time in less than two weeks and for the fourth time in five weeks on Thursday, a Whitewater school received a threat that put the entire […]

 
 
 
 
 

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