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City police chief submits letter of resignation

March 8, 2011

Whitewater Police Chief Jim Coan announced his plan to retire last Friday, effective March 19. In his letter of resignation to City Manager Kevin Brunner, Jim Coan said it was a “distinct honor and privilege” to serve as chief of police. “It has been with immense pride and professional satisfaction...

Parking violations painful for students

March 8, 2011

Recent statistics show that students, faculty and staff don’t always follow the rules when it comes to parking legally. After all, parking services issues about 16,000 parking tickets each year and about 100 per day during the fall and spring semesters, Parking Services Director Bob Breck...

New businesses experience ups and downs

March 1, 2011

As many local businesses expand in a time of economic recovery, three of the newest Whitewater businesses have had mixed results trying to establish their operations. Qdoba Mexican Grill, Maurices and Beijing Buffet, all located west of campus on West Main Street, said positive things about runnin...

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