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Miles of devotion: New men’s soccer coach commits to son, Warhawks

September 11, 2012

  Aside from the men’s soccer team being the defending WIAC conference champions, one of the reasons new head coach Tony Guinn said he was happy to be coaching at UW-Whitewater this year was the 45-minute commute from home. While some may cringe at the idea of a 45-minute commute, it’s...

Whitewater looking to make community streets more pedestrian, biker friendly

May 9, 2012

Plans to implement a new biking and pedestrian program next year will increase the number of sidewalks and create more bike-to-school days in Whitewater. Whitewater Parks and Recreation Director Matt Amundson said the goal is to make Whitewater a safer community for bike riders and walking pedestrians. “I...

Construction in Whitewater

May 9, 2012

As the winter season ends, construction season begins in Whitewater. Renovations on the $2.4 million Milwaukee Street project have already begun, and two more projects on Prince Street and Prairie Street will follow. Milwaukee Street From South Wisconsin Street to South Esterly Street April ...

Students who support local businesses support Whitewater’s community

January 26, 2012

Small businesses in towns such as Whitewater are essential to consumers and the community. Recently Greenhouse Café and Frosty’s Frozen Custard have gone out of business. While prices at a corporate powerhouse such as Walmart or Starbucks might be lower than a local business, as a community we...

Whitewater sets increased water rates

November 29, 2011

Whitewater residents can expect to pay up to 46 percent more on their water bills to help offset the increased costs of water rates throughout the state. The city applied to the Public Service Commission on April 29 for authority to increase water rates. Approval was given by the committee earlier this month. The ...

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.

Obama’s jobs bill raises questions

September 28, 2011

  By Zach Hicks Earlier this month President Barack Obama proposed to Congress the American Jobs Act, a bill that is geared towards putting Americans back to work and jumpstarting the economy. As our unemployment rate hovers at 9.1 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Court Reports from April 27

May 4, 2011

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City approves construction projects

April 27, 2011

In many cities in Wisconsin, summer is the time for road construction. The city of Whitewater is no different. Over the past few weeks, the Whitewater Common Council has approved numerous construction and renovation projects in the city. The council’s main goal with these projects is to ensure...

City police chief retires after 18 years of service

March 16, 2011

Genetics play a large role in how someone turns out as they grow older. Certain things from athletic ability to looks can pass on to offspring through genes. For Police Chief Jim Coan of the Whitewater Police Department, wanting to be part of a law enforcement agency has always run in the family. Coan...

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