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Pair the favorite Shamrock Shake with some fries.

Shamrock shake season

Evan Greissinger, Assistant Community Editor February 25, 2024

Shamrock shake season is here and for a limited time at participating McDonald’s, you can get one in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. The shamrock shakes are available in sizes of small, medium, and...

Dale’s Bootery displays a wide variety of boots, including hiking and working boots from a number of brands.

Right shoes, right feel

Parker Olsen, Managing Editor February 4, 2024

Snow, rain, sleet, you name it. During these winter months the weather can vary from freezing cold to just plain old gross. When tasked with shoveling, or even just making the walk to the car or mailbox,...

The beauty of easy New Years resolutions

The beauty of easy New Year’s resolutions

Blake Erwin, Community Editor January 21, 2024

Every December 31, millions of people around the world make New Year’s resolutions to do, or not do, something for the year. New Year's resolutions are a nice idea and a good way to give yourself a goal...

Tis the season of Christmas tradition

Tis the season of Christmas tradition

Mackenzie Juedes, Community News Journalist December 10, 2023

Christmas is just around the corner and people are either spending time with family or friends, working or catching up on some sleep, December 25 is near. Whatever your tradition is, watching Christmas...

This is an example of what the spotify wrapped will look like when searching on a spotify account.

Spotify Wrapped release

Libby Nabhan, Community Editor December 3, 2023

Spotify each year collects data from their listeners to create their ‘wrapped’ statistics. Released on Nov. 30 at midnight, everyone that has an account for Spotify was given their data on their music...

Black Friday is decreasing?

Black Friday is decreasing?

Mackenzie Juedes, Community Journalist November 26, 2023

It's that time of year again! People waking up at four in the morning, going to crowded stores just to get the greatest deals for themselves or others for Christmas. But why is Black Friday a big deal?  Black...

Tastes of Thanksgiving: evolution of Thanksgiving foods

Tastes of Thanksgiving: evolution of Thanksgiving foods

Aliza Kaiser, Assistant Community Editor November 19, 2023

  Turkey, potatoes, stuffing, oh my! Thanksgiving is almost here and we will soon gather with our loved ones to indulge in a feast. Every family has their own traditions and chosen dishes, maybe...

Students at Lakeview Elementary decorated the school to celebrate veterans for Veterans Day in 2021. Stars and stripes adorned the windows to show support for those who have served. Credit: VFW Post 5470 – Whitewater

Six ways to celebrate veterans

Aliza Kaiser, Assistant Community Editor November 13, 2023

Every year on November 11, banks, post offices, other federal buildings, and some schools close to honor those who have served. But how can you observe Veterans Day? This year, there are over 18.5 million...

New York Crosswords collaborate with Wordle

New York Crosswords collaborate with Wordle

Mackenzie Juedes, Community News Journalist November 6, 2023

Are you a fan of reading the New York Times or playing the hit sensation Wordle? Now you can do both! Back in Jan. 2023, the New York Times Games announced that people can now officially play Wordle on...

Hallow(een)ed traditions

Hallow(een)ed traditions

Sarah Sullivan, Community Journalist October 29, 2023

Although Whitewater is loved for its serene landscapes and cozy community, the town holds secrets beyond its natural beauty. Among cherished Whitewater traditions, the tales of witches and local hauntings...

Weekly Ice Age Trail walk

Weekly Ice Age Trail walk

Sarah Sullivan, Community Journalist October 22, 2023

When the weather turns chilly and temperatures begin to drop, spending time outdoors might not be your first thought. But, in Whitewater, we're fortunate to have a local gem: the Ice Age Trail. Perhaps...

Schuster Farm overhead view taken from their website to showcase the average they have for their pumpkins and farm land to grow them

Schuster’s Farm kicks off the fall season

Sarah Sullivan, Community Journalist October 15, 2023

There’s no better way to kick off the holiday season than a visit to your local pumpkin patch. For us in Whitewater, there isn’t a pumpkin patch in the community, so heading a few towns over is the...

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