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Locals aim to break world record

Locals aim to break world record

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

April 27, 2017


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Downtown Whitewater, Inc. and The SweetSpot Cafe are leading an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for largest potluck event. The community potluck will be held on May 7 at the Whitewater Train Depot and is open to any and all members of the community, including both students and residents. Guests...

Downtown nonprofit wins two awards

Downtown nonprofit wins two awards

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

April 19, 2017


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It’s always nice to have your butts recognized. Downtown Whitewater, Inc. earned this honor at the 26th annual Main Street Awards Ceremony on April 7 in Wisconsin Rapids, where the local nonprofit organization received two awards in recognition of both its ongoing campaigns to recycle used cigarette...

Campaign aims to turn cigarette butts into benches

Campaign aims to turn cigarette butts into benches

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

December 7, 2016


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Benches are a place to rest your butt. But what about a bench made out of butts? Cigarette butts, that is. Downtown Whitewater, Inc. has partnered with Terracycle, a non-profit organization based in New Jersey, to conduct an ongoing project in which cigarette butts are recycled into fiberglass and...

Whitewater City Market returns

May 3, 2016


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May 3, 2016 By Brad Allen In the absence of a large grocery store in Whitewater, one way for community members to buy food locally and support local businesses is to attend the Whitewater City Market, held every Tuesday from May through October. The first Whitewater City Market of this year...

Cravath Park offers free Wi-Fi services

May 3, 2016


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May 3, 2016 By Brad Allen Community members and customers of the Whitewater City Market are able to use free Wi-Fi services in the Cravath Lakefront Park area in Downtown Whitewater. “This year, it will be a big thing with the Whitewater City Market coming up this spring and summer,” said...

A new cup of tea downtown

A new cup of tea downtown

April 12, 2016


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April 12, 2016 By Brad Allen A local nurse practitioner with familial roots in herbal creations will open a tea shop in Downtown Whitewater by the end of spring, most likely near the end of May. The Blessed Bee is dedicated to providing specialty teas to treat various symptoms of illness and...

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