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  • April 7The man who was spotted with a gun near Whitewater Middle School has been taken into custody without incident, according to the Whitewater Police Department.

City plowed 2,100 tons of snow

February 9, 2011

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Snow cleanup in the city of Whitewater after last week’s blizzard went better than normal, City Manager Kevin Brunner said. “I think it really went well,” Brunner said. “I usually get a number of complaints [and] I...

Students can protect information

February 9, 2011

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Information regarding the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 was sent out to all UW-Whitewater university e-mails to remind students of their rights. “FERPA is important because it gives students certain rights...

Online courses provide flexibility, cost recovery

February 9, 2011

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More traditional and non-traditional UW-Whitewater students are enrolling in online courses largely because of the advancements in technology and flexible scheduling. According to Director of Admissions Jodi Hare there ar...

Campus meal plan cost to increase

February 9, 2011

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Student Service Program Manager Thomas Pellizzi and University Center Director Bob Barry presented the UW-Whitewater Dining Services budget at the Whitewater Student Government meeting on Monday. The budget was built on ...

City, university groups to host children’s sports day

February 9, 2011

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Children in Whitewater will have the chance to hang out with UW-Whitewater student-athletes at a free Sports and Activites Day, sponsored by Sigma Alpha Lambda, UW-Whitewater Athletics and Working for Whitewater’s Wellness. The ...

Local business to expand operations, create jobs

February 9, 2011

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Following the local trend in expanding businesses, recycling company D.R. Plastics will expand its operations in the city’s business park. The planned expansion comes after the company was approved for a four-year $150,000 loan from the Whitewater Community Development Authority. City Manager Kevin Brunn...

Program focuses on oppression

February 9, 2011

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UW-Whitewater students will have the chance to experience and understand the feelings of people who have faced oppression based on their race, gender, ability and more. Boxes and Walls is an interactive diversity program tha...

Whitewater loses an icon: Kachel donated millions of dollars to the athletic department over the years

February 9, 2011

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To some, David Kachel was known for the millions of dollars he donated to the UW-Whitewater Athletic Department for more than half a century. Words like rich, powerful and wealthy probably filled the minds of the outsid...

Kilar family takes third place in Pepsi Refresh project

February 5, 2011

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The video that was in the running for a $250,000 Pepsi Refresh grant to help construct the “Treyton Kilar Field of Dreams” took third place. The two projects that received the most votes will receive funding. Mary Kilar, Treyton’s ...

Monthly e-magazine focuses on issues of college students

February 5, 2011

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The University Health and Counseling Services has expanded the topics available in its e-magazine, Student Health 101. The most recent edition will feature information on dieting, sleep, alcohol consumption, depression, illnesses...

Charter school voted in Monday

February 5, 2011

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In a landmark decision Monday night, the City of Whitewater will now have a charter school in its school district. The Whitewater Unified School District Board approved the contract for Lincoln Inquiry Charter School, replacing...

Students compete as Grillmasters

February 5, 2011

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For the fourth consecutive year, Culver’s of Whitewater has a team qualified to compete in the “Elite 8” of the Culver’s Grillmaster Competition. The two-member grill and bun team, featuring UW-Whitewater junior Evan...

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