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The face behind the Whitewater City Market

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 3, 2019

The Whitewater City Market has been a city tradition for years. Every Tuesday, citizens of Whitewater get up and head to the market for an assortment of items. Everyone in town knows about the market, but few know about the woman who helps keep it running and successful. Meet Kristine Zaballos, a writer and e...

Locals aim to break world record

Locals aim to break world record

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

April 27, 2017

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...

New parking lot changes

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

There’s something different about Whitewater. Last week, new parking regulations went into effect in the downtown area. All parking lots now have 10 hour parking instead of ranging from 15 minutes to 6 hours. The City of Whitewater invited business owners and residents to attend focus groups, where th...

21 and Over Club: Denny K’s Bar and Grill

21 and Over Club: Denny K’s Bar and Grill

November 18, 2015

By Jordan Moser Nov. 18, 2015 The city of Whitewater has been blessed with a number of quality drinking establishments that are suitable for students and locals alike, but none quite compare to Denny K’s Bar and Grill.  Just recently celebrating the bar’s 29th birthday, owner Dennis Knopp ...

Downtown provides options for fun

October 28, 2015

  By Alexandria Goodwin-Salas Oct. 25, 2015   Community members can grab a costume and family and friends for some Halloween fun in Downtown Whitewater on Oct. 31, 2015. The annual Trick or Treat the Triangle event started six years ago with help from Tami Brodnicki, executive of Do...

Jack Hanna brings zoo to Whitewater community

Jack Hanna brings zoo to Whitewater community

April 8, 2014

April 9, 2014   By Michael Riley   176 million Americans visited a zoo, making it the most popular recreational activity in 2013. Animal expert and world-renowned zookeeper Jack Hanna brought the zoo to UW-Whitewater on April 7. Hanna said UW-W was a fortunate location because...

Radio’s Fund Drive returns

Radio’s Fund Drive returns

April 17, 2013

  For about 10 years, UW-Whitewater’s radio station, 91.7 The Edge-WSUW, has hosted an event called Fund Drive to raise money to operate minimally and buy new equipment for the station. The station is non-profit, so Fund Drive is one of its main sources of income. This year, the tradition...

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