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Community comes together for 10th annual Run for Trey

The 10 annual Run for Trey brought over 300 community members together for a 5K fun run Sunday, Oct. 11.

Andrew Abler, Journalist

October 12, 2020

Ten years ago, Treyton Kilar, a seven year old boy from Whitewater, was killed when he was struck by a drunk driver. After his death, the Kilar family was determined to keep his memory alive, and strives to bring awareness for the victims of drunk drivers and bad decision makers. So the Kilar family, al...

Letter to the Editor: UW-W combats drunken driving

September 2, 2015

  Dear Editor: How many potentially life or death decisions do you make? Although it might not seem like a decision with drastic consequences, your choice to give up your car keys when you’re impaired or to stop a friend from driving drunk could be a lifesaver. Tragically, too many people...

Ditch the keys, not your life

September 2, 2015

  Commentary by Signe Trewyn Assistant Opinion Editor Friday, or any day of the week that ends in “weekend” can be a time for celebration and having fun. Most of the time this means with a few friends and of course, alcohol. While this picture doesn’t sound all that problematic, it...

Kilar family represents community well

October 12, 2011

In early September 2010, a story came across several media sources about a 6-year-old Whitewater boy who was killed by a drunk driver. Many people, including myself, didn’t think much of it at the time; being from a larger city like Milwaukee, I would watch the news and often hear of murders or...

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