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WHS grads present research projects

WHS grads present research projects

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Whitewater High School graduates Hannah Renninger (2011) and Kelby Shaw (2008) are living proof that high quality research and creative projects aren’t just reserved for master’s or doctoral degree students. Renninger and Shaw were among 46 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater undergraduate students displaying the results of their […]

 
 

Boxes and Walls to offer diversity experience

The powerful diversity experience called Boxes and Walls is being offered this week to give students at UW-Whitewater a glimpse of what life might be like for someone else. “The intent is to have people walk in others’ shoes,’’ said Terry Tumbarello, associate director of Residence Life. Boxes and Walls […]

 
 

North Fremont Street rezone moves forward

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Amid a myriad of opinions and concerns, Whitewater officials last week voted to move forward with rezoning 55 properties along portions of North Fremont Street. The Common Council voted, 6-1, in favor of reclassifying the zoning on the properties, located between Main Street and Starin Road. […]

 
 

Art auction showcases 48 barrels of fun

Art auction showcases 48 barrels of fun

The bidding is over and 48 rain barrels now have new homes following this year’s public art auction of the Whitewater Arts Alliance, raising $3,175. Many of the Alliance’s supporters were present at the Sept. 26 auction, and several of those who were unable to attend sent proxies on their […]

 
 

From Hemingway to Beckett

From Hemingway to Beckett

East Troy native inspired by ‘minimalist’ writers Tom Ganser Correspondent Fred Hofstetter, a 2007 graduate of East Troy High School, is living proof that high quality research and creative projects aren’t just reserved for master’s or doctoral degree students. Hofstetter was among 46 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater undergraduate students displaying the […]

 
 

Properties along square to be filled, construction to start next spring

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer With winter and snowfall imminent, the Village of East Troy voted in favor of setting a Dec. 1 deadline for the owner of buildings destroyed in an April fire to fill the vacant property. As of the last board meeting, the understanding, according to Village […]

 
 

Help spread the warmth

Help spread the warmth

East Troy Cub Scout Pack 92 is holding a coat drive to help spread warmth this winter. The boys are looking for coat donations from infant sizes through adult.  Donations can be placed in collection barrels located within East Troy Shell or Frank’s Piggly Wiggly or by contacting any member […]

 
 

Raise a shovel

Volunteers needed for nature trail workday Oct. 12 The Eagle Nature Trail, which connects Eagle Elementary School and the Alice Baker Memorial Library, will undergo a cleanup effort Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Eagle Lions Club will assist with the project and while a crew […]

 
 

Garden Club to have fish boil, barbecue

The Genoa City Garden Club will have a fish boil and barbecue chicken at Fitzgerald’s Octagon House from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children 5 to 11 years old and free for children 4 years old and younger. Carry-outs are available.

 
 

Tour of Homes to feature holiday themes

Houses in Delavan, Williams Bay, Geneva National to be showcased The Holiday Tour of Homes is expanding from one day to two this year. The event, which previously took place on Saturday, will include a Friday evening tour this year. It is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 8 […]