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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.

Death to female journalists: a reporter’s perspective

April 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 5, 2016 I’m not a political writer, but as a photographer and journalist I was still excited to cover the Donald Trump rally when he made a stop in Janesville last week. I knew it was going to be an experience, espec...

On duty with campus security officers

October 10, 2012

Filed under Lifestyle

The Campus Security Officer program formed in fall 2010 due to the congestion of vehicles and students crossing Starin Road. Starting out with only five employees, the CSO program’s ability to provide services was limited. In...

Telfer to be held hostage in June

May 9, 2012

Filed under News, News

Chancellor Richard Telfer will be held captive in a simulated hostage situation in June. UW-Whitewater will host the largest police training event in the world. irTactical Active Shooter Training will take place on campus June...

Large-scale house party busted last night

October 21, 2011

Filed under News, News

Another year, another large-scale house party busted. Ninety people were cited for underage drinking after the Whitewater Police Department, with help from UW-Whitewater Campus Police and the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department,...

UW-W junior missing since early Saturday morning

May 29, 2011

Filed under News

Junior Mark Wegener has been missing since 1 a.m. early Saturday morning after attending a party on Boone Court and Center Street, a friend close to the situation said. Wegener, a Merton native, was last heard from at 1:42...

City police chief submits letter of resignation

March 8, 2011

Filed under News

Whitewater Police Chief Jim Coan announced his plan to retire last Friday, effective March 19. In his letter of resignation to City Manager Kevin Brunner, Jim Coan said it was a “distinct honor and privilege” to serve as...

Letters to the Editor

March 1, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Opinions expressed in letters to the editor and staff commentaries do not reflect the views of the Royal Purple. A hard learned lesson Many of the voters who elected handsome young Scott Walker are not old enough to rem...

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