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Birge Watching

The Birge Fountain, located at 402 W. Main St., is a City of Whitewater landmark maintained by a subcommittee of the Landmarks Commission. The historic fountain is named after one of Whitewater’s first settlers, Julius Birge, and has since been dedicated to former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater art professor James M. Wenkle for his work restoring the landmark in 1983 after bouts of vandalism.

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2018

Throughout the past several years, the Birge Fountain Committee has been putting in efforts to restore the beauty of Birge Fountain, a local landmark. This committee consists of seven members, including a Common Council representative, a Public Works representative, a Landmarks Commission representative a...

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

May 1, 2013

  Most kids dream of becoming firefighters, ballerinas, policemen, teachers or doctors. They play pretend and envision what it would be like in the future. For most children, these dreams are slowly replaced with other aspirations as they grow older. Not for Lacey Reichwald. Reichwald has...

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