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Founded 1901

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Seen here is an early 1970s Chevy Chevelle Super Sport 396 at Whitewater’s Cars and Coffee at Lake Home sponsored by Discover Whitewater Tourism Info in Whitewater Sat Oct 1 2023.

Community gathers for last Cars & Coffee of the season

Aliza Kaiser, Assistant Editor October 1, 2023

It was a warm fall day for the last Cars & Coffee event of the season. People gathered at the Lake Homes Info property to enjoy classic and modern cars while socializing with other members of the community....

School board welcomes new members

School board welcomes new members

Josh Stoughton, Community Editor April 30, 2023

The Whitewater Unified School District School Board has new members joining its ranks this spring. Larry Katchel became president, Maryann Zimmerman was elected as vice-president, Stephanie Hicks became...

Whitewater Police Chief Dan Meyer discusses the Guardian Angel device that they need money for.

New elected city officials, stoplight issues, police equipment requests

Dauntae Green, Editor April 23, 2023

The Whitewater Common Council met Tuesday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss multiple topics related to the city. New members were welcomed, the city manager provided several updates, and a community member...

Whitewater City Manager John Weidl talks to Whitewater community members over coffee. (Dauntae Green)

Coffee meet and greet to understand city leaders

Dauntae Green, Editor April 9, 2023

Whitewater City Manager John Weidl and Whitewater Common Council President Lisa Dawsey Smith held a coffee meet and greet at the Whitewater Municipal Building second floor conference on April 5 at 1 to...

Photo by Josh Stoughton
Participants who raised money for Special Olympics Wisconsin jump into cold water

Whitewater Polar Plunge supports Special Olympics Wisconsin

Josh Stoughton, Community Editor March 19, 2023

It was a cold Saturday morning with temperatures around 15 degrees, with wind making feel closer to two degrees. Participants line up outside a pool filled with cold water to get a chance to jump in, only...

Do’s and donts of St. Patty’s Day

Do’s and don’ts of St. Patty’s Day

Felicity Knabenbauer , Community Editor March 12, 2023

  The history of St. Patty’s day reaches all the way back to 1683 in honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland. Over the past few centuries the holiday has changed and developed into what we know...

Hollywood mafia members head to the front to get interrogated for the murder.

Who did it?

Libby Nabhan, Community Editor February 26, 2023

Held on the haunting night of Feb. 24, the wind hit the windows of the Old Hamilton Room, as a "murder" occurred. Chris Evans has been killed at his own party! When the students headed into the party,...

Patricia Blackmer, chair member of the Whitewater Landmarks Commission, talks about the Birge Fountain to a group of whitewater citizens at the Irvin Young Library on January 24, 2023.

Local Landmarks at Risk

Josh Stoughton, Assistant Community Editor January 30, 2023

As the years go by, landmarks start to get older, and therefore start to need maintenance. Some landmarks, such as national landmarks, get constant maintenance that allows them to constantly look beautiful...

Native American Support Services Coordinator, for the Student Diversity for Education and Success programs, Michael Bose, and little scholar buddy celebrate goals that have been met with smiley faces, for the Little Scholars Program at Converse Elementary, in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Little Scholars

Caryana Dominguez, Photographer December 4, 2022

Its Getting Late

It’s Getting Late

Corbin Giese, Graphic Design November 28, 2022

ANIMAL HOUSE – A comic created in honor of former UW-W student and official party animal John Belushi

Owner of the Hamilton House Gloria Buley describes the paranormal encounters guests staying at the bed and breakfast report to her.

Our spooky city

John Leahey, Community Journalist October 9, 2022

Many Whitewater residents are familiar with its eerie moniker “Second Salem,” but few know the history that earned the city that name. The Whitewater Chamber of Commerce seeks to change that, as well...

The Whitewater Common Council members at the public meeting on October 4, 2022

Council discusses new referendums, reviews ordinances

Gracia Boley, Journalist October 9, 2022

Whitewater’s Common Council met together for a public meeting to discuss and listen to presentations such as the Whitewater Unified School District’s request for an approved referendum, an update on...

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