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Retention pond intends to raise water quality

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor

December 13, 2017

Plans for a retention pond to be put in Whitewater on a property on the northeast part of town bordering Prospect Drive were presented to the Community Development Authority (CDA) Dec. 7 at their annual meeting. Three different versions of the pond were presented to the CDA, although the council d...

Winter Market finds new location

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

December 13, 2017

The first Winter Market was held last year at the Cravath Lakefront Center in downtown Whitewater. However, the event’s organizers decided this year to change the location to the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library.   Whitewater City Market co-manager Kristine Zaballos explained why the market didn...

Holiday spending is younger and more online

Garret Kluever, Biz and tech Editor

November 29, 2017

The mega deals of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are winding down but a trend is growing among young consumers. While a majority of consumers, 54%, say they will spend more than they did last year, a survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics show t...

Holiday sales shift to newer demographics

Garret Kluever, Biz and tech editor

November 29, 2017

Whitewater shoppers gathered downtown to support local business by buying and visiting their favorite stores. Started by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday encourages consumers to shop at local businesses the Saturday after thanksgiving to counteract the corporate holiday shopping days l...

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