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Whitewater show features public art pieces

Long before Twitter and Facebook became mobilizing forces for collective action, the contemporary mural art movement in America offered a medium for community expression and empowerment. Whitewater’s Cultural Arts Center’s August exhibit “Caryl Yasko: Public Art, the Original Social Medium” highlights the work of a nationally renowned artist who was […]


It was the hottest July on record

By Jillian MacMath July 2012 marked the hottest month on record for the lower 48 states, according to a report released by NOAA Wednesday. With an average temperature of 77.6 degrees in the contiguous U.S., the month of July surpassed the 20th century average by 3.3 degrees. The previous […]


Wide a‘wake’ on the water

Ed Kinerk catches some air as he twists above Geneva Lake in Gordy’s eight annual Wakeboard Tournament held earlier this week. Kinerk placed second in the advanced category. (Photo by Dave Baker) Matt Heinz grabs the end of his board as he one-hands the rope in a risky stunt. Heinz competed […]


Rumbling for safety

Highway noise strips installed for safety benefit Beginning this month, retrofit rumble strips will be installed on over 500 miles of rural state highway segments in Wisconsin with a history of run-off-the-road crashes including a segment of U.S. Highway 12, from its intersection with U.S. Highway 67 through to Whitewater. […]

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Warhawks ranked No. 1 in preseason poll

Three time defending NCAA Division III champion UW-Whitewater is ranked number one in the preseason poll released July 31. UW-Whitewater received 17 of 25 first place votes. The University of Mount Union, with the remaining eight first place votes, is second and Wesley College (Delaware) is third.  Mary Hardin-Baylor […]


Military shell found in local woman’s shed

Bomb Squad detonates device behind Street Department By Alexandrea Dahlstrom Staff Writer The widow of a World War II veteran found what authorities thought could be a live bomb in her shed  Sunday. Officials detonated the device behind the Delavan Street Department, 420 Richmond Road, after a neighbor reported it […]