Whitewater

Plan Commission looks at parameters for possible housing study

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although no formal directives have been given, a review of housing stock throughout Whitewater remains high on the minds of an appointed group overseeing land development and related issues. In recent months, members of the city’s Plan and Architectural Review Commission have been discussing the possibility […]

 
 

Rose Among Thorns performs

Rose Among Thorns performs

      The quartet Rose Among Thorns performed at the most recent Savory Sounds concert on July 12, a series of the Whitewater Arts Alliance held at the Birge Fountain in front of the Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St. The group of local musicians includes Jeff Mason on acoustic […]

 
 

An early start

An early start

      A shovel operator continues work near the intersection of West Whitewater and South Franklin streets at about 7:30 a.m. July 14 in Whitewater. (Tom Ganser photo)

 
 

Setting it straight

The incorrect dates were listed in this week’s issue (July 12) of the Whitewater Register for the high school production of “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” The Whitewater High School play opened July 12, but the final two shows are at 7 p.m. July 13 and 2 p.m. July 14.

 
 

Man charged with raping girlfriend set to appear

A status conference is scheduled for Aug. 3 for a Madison man charged with raping his girlfriend at gunpoint in Whitewater. Richard D. Oberst, 33, was charged April 11 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two counts of first-degree sexual assault with lifetime supervision of serious sex offenders; possession of […]

 
 

Continuing Fairhaven’s legacy, vision

Continuing Fairhaven’s legacy, vision

Prairie Village community center set to open in summer 2019 By Tom Ganser Correspondent An audience of more than 40 braved sultry afternoon conditions June 27 to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the Prairie Village Community Center. Prairie Village is a project of Fairhaven Senior Services. The community is designed […]

 
 

Whitewater economic panel wants to help promote home loan programs

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Most of the work on the Whitewater Community Development Authority’s plate focuses on job growth and bringing a cross-section of new businesses in various sectors to the city. Last week, members of the economic development panel expressed widespread support in favor of another effort: helping spread […]

 
 

Family, fun on 4th

Family, fun on 4th

Zach Cuevas and his daughter, Sienna, enjoy a carnival ride at Whitewater’s Fourth of July celebration. For complete coverage from the extended celebration, see the July 5 Whitewater Register. (Bob Mischka photo)  

 
 

Man to be sentenced for assaulting daughter

A jury found a former Whitewater man guilty on one count of sexually assaulting his daughter. The man, 30, formerly of Lake Mills and now of Watertown, was charged in January 2016 with sexually assaulting his daughter when she was 7 to 8 years old. He is not being named […]

 
 

Musical Monday

Musical Monday

      The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s sesquicentennial concert series resumed last Monday, June 25 with a Festival of Song, featuring soprano Emily Birsan, pianist Jeffrey Sykes and several UW-W student singers and accompanists. The free series just off Main Street on the Wyman pedestrian mall also includes   entertainment, informal tours and […]