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Election results

Lucas Riley, Community Journalist April 7, 2024

The Whitewater Unified School District recently held an election for two openings on the school board. Three candidates were on the ballot campaigning for the two openings on the board. The three candidates...

A cloudy day near downtown Whitewater, Spring semester 2024.

Spring starts to slowly sprout

Lucas Riley, Community Journalist March 31, 2024

Improving safety for infants

Improving safety for infants

Evan Greissinger, Assistant Community Editor March 24, 2024

The Whitewater Common Council met to hold discussions that included the possible implementation of having a safe haven baby box at the fire department. The meeting covered potential action involving the...

Senior Abbey Cronin picks up a potted plant in the Upham Greenhouse during the From Scraps to Soil: Composting Basics UW-Sustainability event Tuesday evening, March 19, 2024.

Going green this spring

Ky McCombe, Multimedia Manager March 24, 2024

WTMJ New Anchor ,board member of the Special Olympics, and MC of the Polar Plunge Julia Fello emerges from the water smiling with her hands spread wide at the Whitewater Aquatic & Fitness Center Saturday afternoon March 9, 2024.

Taking the plunge

Evan Greissinger, Assistant Community Editor March 10, 2024

Volunteers gathered at the Whitewater Aquatic Center to take a leap of faith into the water Saturday, March 9, raising money and spreading awareness for the Special Olympics in the 25th annual Polar Plunge....

The sun sets through the trees on campus, Whitewater, Spring semester 2024.

Warm weather returns to Whitewater

Evan Greissinger, Assistant Community Editor March 3, 2024

The freshly inaugurated 18th Chancellor Corey A. King places his hand over his chest and smiles at the crowd gathered in Young Auditorium Friday afternoon, Feb. 23, 2024.

‘Warhawk bold’

Katie Popp, Campus Editor February 26, 2024

In a celebration among the Whitewater community and Universities of Wisconsin system, Dr. Corey A. King was officially inaugurated as the 18th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Feb....

City leaders meet with governor

City leaders meet with governor

Dauntae Green, Editor February 19, 2024

Tony Evers came to town to discuss issues with Whitewater’s leaders John Weidl, Police Chief Dan Meyer, and Council President Neil Hicks on Thursday, February 15th at 3 pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial...

Hotel on Main Street next to Walmart is being torn down to make room for a new ALDI. Feb. 15 2024

Making room for ALDI

Katie McIlheran, Photographer February 18, 2024

No fish, but plenty of pancakes

No fish, but plenty of pancakes

Lucas Riley, Community Journalist February 11, 2024

After the Lions Club announced that there would be no fish-a-ree this year, they shifted their attention to the pancake breakfast. The breakfast served some eggs, sausage, jalapeño poppers and of...

Vice Commander Ty Letto thanking our troops for their service and giving his own experiences while serving in the military

Campus honors Veterans

Jayden Kimpel, Campus Journalist November 13, 2023

Every year, UW-Whitewater honors veterans through veterans week. For the 2022-23 year at UW-Whitewater, 496 students were veterans or current members of the military. This year, there are 554 students.  This...

People gathered along the water to enjoy music, local businesses, food, and more at the Shop Small Holiday Market. Join in on the fun this year on November 25. Credit: Whitewater Chamber of Commerce

Holiday festivities and more upcoming events

Aliza Kaiser, Assistant Community Editor November 6, 2023

November is here and so is the holiday season. Thanksgiving will be here before you know it and sparkly lights will soon adorn houses and buildings across the city. Two festive events are also coming back...

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