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Small business supports community causes

Products made by Human Up
November 1, 2020

Small businesses have taken up just about every corner of social media pages, with owners advertising on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and even Tik-Tok. These small businesses offer a wide variety of items,...

Winter 5K run keeps off the COVID-19 (lbs.)

Jennifer Kawleski and her family compete in the Cream Puff Run at the Wisconsin State Fair. The Kawleskis competed in the Virtual Summer 5K Run Series and are now looking forward to the Virtual Winter 5k Run Series. The race begins Oct. 30.
October 25, 2020

While marathons and races are called off due to the pandemic, runners, joggers and fitness enthusiasts can still stay active in a lot of ways, including the Virtual Winter 5K Run Series.  In the summer...

Bringing the community together

Bringing the community together
October 11, 2020

Community needs community. This has been the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Honors Program mantra during this unprecedented time. With the influx of students contracting Covid-19 and having to...

Community Town Hall seeks COVID solutions

Interim Provost Greg Cook
October 4, 2020

The city of Whitewater and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater showed unity in their collaboration to find solutions for issues related to COVID-19. A Community Town Hall was led by City Manager...

Community space provides for all

Located at 834 E. Milwaukee Street in Whitewater, The Community Space features a Little Free Pantry and provides items such as food, clothing and furniture to people.
Are you short on cash? Check out The Community Space.
September 27, 2020

Nestled on the east side of Whitewater at 834 E. Milwaukee St., lies an organization that caters to all people. Regardless of background, you can go into The Community Space and grab a bag of essentials...

City amps up Cravath Lakefront Park

Attendees enjoy a musical performance at the opening of the Frawley Family Cravath Lakefront Amphitheater Thursday, Sept. 17.
Remodeled event space aims to bring new life near the lake
September 27, 2020

Downtown Whitewater’s Cravath Lakefront Park formerly opened its newest addition, a remodeled amphitheater, Thursday, Sept. 17 at 5:30 p.m. Giving homage to its sponsors, the Frawley Family Cravath Lakefront...

The sweet life

Elena Schleusner and Jacob Gildemeister, new Owners of both the Sweetspot Bakehouse and Sweetspot Cafe stand outside their business for a photo on Friday Sept. 18 in Whitewater Wisconsin.
UW-Whitewater Alums Elena Schleusner and Jacob Gildemeister are new owners of SweetSpot Bakehouse and Cafe
September 20, 2020

The SweetSpot welcomed familiar faces home Aug. 31 as UW-Whitewater Alumni Elena Schleusner and fiance Jacobs Gildemeister took over both the SweetSpot Bakehouse and Cafe here in Whitewater. Having previously...

Celebrate Deaf Awareness Month

UWW-TV adviser Jim Mead adds closed captioning to a video clip for the hearing impaired.
September 20, 2020

Deaf Awareness Month is recognized throughout the month of September to bring  enjoyment and appreciation, as well as to spread awareness toward the deaf community and deaf culture. There are many deaf...

Discover Whitewater Series runs despite pandemic

Runners warm up at the starting line of the Discover Whitewater series.
September 20, 2020

For seven years now, the Greater Whitewater Committee (GWC) has organized the Discover Whitewater Series, which took place Sunday, Sept. 20. The GWC is a group made up of businesses that strive to make...

Local businesses lean on community

The Book Teller is the local used bookstore and artisan gallery Located on Main Street in downtown Whitewater,
Amidst COVID-19, local businesses need the support of the community
September 20, 2020

As local businesses are still adjusting to the current state that COVID-19 has left them in, business owners have experienced a great deal of change within their organizations. After almost seven months...

Minds blown at Brain Freeze

The Brain Freeze is your classic 50’s-style diner right here in Whitewater.
Commercial shoot surprises patrons
September 20, 2020

Cars lined East Milwaukee Street all day Saturday, Sept. 12, eager to pull up to the Brain Freeze drive-thru for $1 dollar burgers and a cash raffle. Patrons faced a variety of emotions from confusion...

Community Engagement Center Faculty Lead Gender Inclusivity Workshop

Jackie Briggs, front right in purple, Director of Admissions, leads a tour in the University Center lobby. UW-Whitewater admissions staff visited with incoming and prospective students and their families and guided small tour groups around campus on Thursday, July 16, 2020.
September 6, 2020

On August 28 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater staff held a virtual workshop focused on educating participants about the discrimination LGBTQ individuals face in the healthcare industry and the importance...

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