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Fire department called to Royal Apartments

February 21, 2012

The Whitewater Fire Department was called to Royal Apartments Tuesday night. The Royal Purple will provide more information as it becomes available. Photos by Andrew Smith. ...

Tanker truck explodes at grain-handling facility

February 3, 2012

A tanker truck exploded at a grain-handling facility outside of Whitewater Friday afternoon just after 3 p.m. Several buildings started on fire due to the explosion at Landmark Services Cooperative, located at 12743 E. Highway 59. Whitewater Rescue Squad Cpt. Thomas Schopen said there were no fatalities...

Whiton and main Illuminated!

November 10, 2011

Street lights rise on the corner of Whiton and main street.  Progress at noon was one light pole up and two assembled which may be up by the end of the day.

Fly On the Wall

November 9, 2011

Members of Theta Alpha Phi assume the roll of a fly on a wall. In this creative fundraising event, Joe Cordes and Jacob Lesh request to be taped to the wall for 25 cents per foot, $1 per yard and $10 per roll.

Ding dong, your ceiling is gone.

November 9, 2011

Sasha Dantzler and Melody Melisulli's bathroom ceiling collapsed this morning in the Royal Apartment Complex.

UW-W campus sees first snow of the year

November 9, 2011

The UW-Whitewater campus receives its first snow of the season. Dress warm and stay warm.

That’s what (S)HE said…

September 21, 2011

HE SAID... (Commentary by Andrew Smith) First off, it is inevitable that you will see you ex on campus, at some point or another.  What you do next is nothing more than a personal choice and, personally, I would make an effort to communicate, because one has to remember that that person is still ...

He Said/She Said: Lately my boyfriend’s been acting strange, so when he left his room the other night, I looked at his cell phone. There were tons of flirty text messages from some girl who I’ve never heard of before. When I confronted my boyfriend, he got mad at me for looking at his cell phone. Now what do I do?

April 20, 2011

He Said You think you were justified in searching his phone, but why would you do it? Is it because you are scared?Untrusting? Nervous? Didn’t you get the answer you were looking for? As a wise man once told me “don’t ask questions that you don’t want to know the honest answer to;” basically, if you don’t want to know the answer then don’...

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