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Second Salem Spooks: student organization aims to experience and discover the truth behind the paranormal

March 4, 2015


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March 4, 2015 By Kimberly Wethal [dropcap]J[/dropcap]ust because they don’t wear tan “Ghostbusters” jumpsuits or carry proton packs doesn’t mean that the Second Salem Spooks don’t enjoy discovering the paranormal in the same way. Second Salem Spooks, a paranormal investigation student...

Final donations made to ‘Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams’

Final donations made to ‘Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams’

February 20, 2013


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  Six-year-old Treyton Kilar was killed by a drunk driver Sept. 2, 2010 at the intersection of Highway 20 and County N near East Troy. In remembrance of their son, who was a baseball fanatic, the Kilar family made plans for the construction of a baseball field titled “Treyton Kilar’s Field...

Volunteers bring animal joy

November 20, 2012


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  UW-Whitewater senior Samantha Robinson acts as a voice for animals who can’t speak on their own behalf. Robinson’s work at The Humane Society of Jefferson County has given abandoned animals much needed love and attention. “Even though some of these animals are hurting, they ...

Local artist creates book of paintings

October 31, 2012


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  Karolyn Alexander Tscharnack decided she would finally become an artist in April 2003. Today she is an accomplished local artist who published her first book. Tscharnack’s book, “Watercolor Cookbook – Recipes for Mixing Delicious Color,” features not only instructions on how to...

Student finishes 4K for Cancer bike trip

October 3, 2012


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  After countless months of preparing and fundraising, Dong Hoon Lee spent this past summer biking from Maryland to California to benefit cancer awareness. The cause is close to Lee because his mother was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2006 while he attended high school in Fort Atkins...

Group lends helping hand

October 3, 2012


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By: Katie Kane   Helping Hands, a volunteer organization with a focus on helping people and animals in and around the Whitewater community, conducted a trash pick-up from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 29 around campus. The group focused on parking lot clean-up. “[Helping Hands] has created long-lasting ...

Habitat for Humanity to build another house in Whitewater

April 10, 2012


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The UW-Whitewater chapter of Habitat for Humanity is working to raise money for a new home in Whitewater. The fundraiser is called “Construction Hero for a Day” and is being held April 9-20 in the University Center. Senior President of Whitewater Habitat for Humanity Dan Buehler said the chapter...

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