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Town residents say no to sharing public safety services

  By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT Town of Delavan residents who attended a listening session last week about the possibility of sharing services with the City of Delavan said they’re not interested in combining public safety functions. About 50 people attended a meeting at Town Hall on Feb. 19 to […]

 
 

A wish that’s well-deserved

A wish that’s  well-deserved

East Troy boy, family get to cruise with Mickey Mouse By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff As Jason Kendall packed the family van with his son’s go-to bags filled with medical supplies and oxygen on Feb. 13, he acknowledged what a big day it was for his family. The Kendalls were […]

 
 

Whitewater Depot grand re-opening set for April 28

Restored historic details, modern lighting, a new research office, and a new storage facility are all features of Whitewater’s newly restored historic depot building, home to the Whitewater Historical Society’s Depot Museum of Local History on Whitewater Street. The long-awaited renovation of the building was completed between July and December […]

 
 

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet to perform at Young Auditorium

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet to perform at Young Auditorium

Young Auditorium and Bramblett Chamber Series will present the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at Young Auditorium, 930 W. Main St. in Whitewater. The performance features a Sound Bites lecture/discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the main lobby and a reception and opportunity to meet the […]

 
 

UW-Whitewater to close freshman admissions early

Due to an increase in applications, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is closing admissions for new freshmen on April 1, a month earlier than planned. “Interest in UW-Whitewater is really high,” said Jeff Blahnik, director of admissions. “The number of new freshman applications is up more than five percent this year. […]

 
 

‘Worth it for many, many reasons’

‘Worth it for many, many reasons’

Local works toward a county ordinance to allow residential chickens By John Koski SLN Staff For Sara Adsit-Smith, raising chickens in her backyard is more than just having a ready source of fresh eggs for a morning omelet or for making a batch of chocolate chip cookies for her family. […]

 
 

Community comes together for ‘Our voices, our town’ art walk

Community comes together for ‘Our voices, our town’ art walk

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While art in its many forms has long been celebrated in Whitewater, a number of community businesses and organizations are banding together in the months ahead to create a series of events. The collaborative effort is the largest in scale in recent history. The first event, […]

 
 

Deputy involved in fatal shooting identified

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office released the name of the deputy involved in the Jan. 21 fatal shooting of an inmate at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. Richard Lagle shot and killed 18-year-old Alfredo Emilio Villarreal of Janesville during an escape attempt at the hospital, according to a news […]

 
 

The doctor is in

The doctor is in

WHS players will present Broadway hit comedy By Tom Ganser Correspondent The Whitewater High School Players will be presenting Neil Simon’s classic comedy “The Good Doctor” on Feb. 28 and March 1 at 7:30 p.m. and March 2 and 3 at 2 p.m. at the Whitewater High School auditorium. This […]

 
 

Warhawks win WIAC title, receive NCAA tourney berth

Warhawks win WIAC title, receive NCAA tourney berth

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s basketball team captured its third Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament championship in the 15-year history of the event with a 66-55 win over UW-Platteville in Kachel Gym of Williams Center in Whitewater Saturday night. UW-W, 23-4 and the defending NCAA III champion, earned the league’s […]

 
 
 
 
 

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