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Eagle PD officers receive awards for saving a life

Eagle PD officers receive awards for saving a life

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN Staff After saving the life of a person trapped underwater last June, Eagle Police officers Francisco Emanuele and Jared Glaze were each given the Life Saving Medal for their efforts. “This is quite exciting because it’s nice to showcase the work our police officers everyday,” […]

 
 

Discover Whitewater Series has first wheelchair participant

Discover Whitewater Series has first wheelchair participant

  By Daniel Schoettler Correspondent There were 700 participants in the Discover Whitewater Series this year, and one of them recorded a first for the annual event. Emily Fideler, who is from from Fontana and has cerebral palsy, was the lone wheelchair participant in this year’s Discover Whitewater Series event […]

 
 

WHS Players gets creepy and kooky

WHS Players gets creepy and kooky

Production of ‘Addams Family’ this week   By Tom Ganser Correspondent For the Whitewater community the scary fun of Halloween continues with the Whitewater High School Players production of “The Addams Family” with the snaps of fingers in the Whitewater High School auditorium. In the kooky, upside-down world of the […]

 
 

School Board moves forward to fill vacancy

    The Whitewater Unified School Board is now in the process of filling a vacancy, following the departure of Gretchen Torres in October. Torres, whose term expires in April, submitted her resignation prior to the October School Board meeting and was subsequently approved by the board. In a press […]

 
 

High school student designs PD logo

High school student designs PD logo

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN staff A new logo has been created for the Eagle Police Department with some input from a possibly unsuspecting place. The logo was created via a contest at Palmyra-Eagle High School. The contest winner, freshman Jenna Johnson, was recognized in a special ceremony in the […]

 
 

Man found guilty of reckless homicide in brother-in-law’s death

Man found guilty of reckless homicide in brother-in-law’s death

Defendant says sister’s husband molested, bullied him By Heather Ruenz and Vicky Wedig SLN staff After deliberating for 10 hours over two days, a jury Tuesday found a Lima Center man guilty of first-degree reckless homicide in the shooting death of his brother-in-law in Whitewater last year. Alan Johnson, 32, […]

 
 

Hotel to absorb Sentry parking lot space on Main St.

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent  The former Sentry site along a major thoroughfare in Whitewater continues to go through a metamorphosis nearly two years after the venerable grocery store closed its doors. The University of Wisconsin Foundation early this year purchased the Sentry building, 1260 W. Main St., to accommodate an […]

 
 

Whitewater Grocery Co. hosts 1st meeting

Whitewater Grocery Co. hosts 1st meeting

    By Tom Ganser Correspondent History was made with the convening of the first annual meeting of the Whitewater Grocery Co., which has members in Palmyra, at 841 Brew House. Approximately 250 people, most of whom have signed on as owners, were provided with reports about the work of […]

 
 

Whitewater Arts Alliance announces Public Art Project

Whitewater Arts Alliance announces Public Art Project

The Whitewater Arts Alliance kicked off its next year with its annual meeting that featured the announcement of “Windows on Whitewater,” the 2018 Public Art Project. The Whitewater Arts Alliance is sponsoring the public art project again for 2018. There are 50 plywood forms each year that are decorated by […]

 
 

Dad of accused murderer takes stand

Dad of accused murderer takes stand

Former sheriff prohibited from testifying about victim’s alleged abuse, use of child porn By Vicky Wedig SLN staff On the third day of testimony in a Whitewater homicide case – still calling witnesses for the prosecution – the father of the accused murderer took the stand. Former Racine County Sheriff […]

 
 
 
 
 

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