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Milton resident supports Szerlong for assembly

Teresa L. Grover, Milton Resident

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Why not? Why not support someone who fights for Local job growth, more job opportunities, supports lower taxes, supports our local schools by advocating money towards the classrooms verses expensive big buildings. Then why not support Gabriel Szerlong? Gabe is an outstanding lifelong member and vol...

Szerlong ‘equipped’ to serve in Wisconsin Assembly

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

What qualities and experiences does Gabriel Szerlong possess that would make him worthy of your vote on November 6th? I met Gabriel Szerlong this past July. I have found him to be a man of depth and wisdom. He is quick to listen even if he disagrees with you. Though young in age, his life experiences ha...

Funding lost for public transit

September 16, 2015


Filed under News

By Vesna Brajkovic Managing Editor   Weekday public transportation will no longer service Whitewater – effective January 1, 2016 – after the loss of funding from a local sponsor. The Janesville Transit System’s (JTS) Janesville-Milton-Whitewater Innovation Express (JMW) route has b...

Outside the wire: Cavalry Scout on a mission to inspire others through wellness and fitness

Outside the wire: Cavalry Scout on a mission to inspire others through wellness and fitness

November 13, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

Nov. 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic At first glance, Thomas Slaten looks like a typical college student: casual and relaxed, sporting a hoodie and sweats. The only thing that could possibly give him away is his standard military cut. Enlisted at 17 and deployed to Iraq by 19, junior Thomas “Tom”...

Bump in the Road

December 4, 2013


Filed under News

Dec. 4, 2013 2014 bus system funding uncertain By Michael Riley The Innovation Express bus service, connecting Whitewater to Milton and Janesville, is facing a funding shortfall for 2014. City Manager Cameron Clapper has requested to discuss the possible bus routes with the current funding...

Semi crashes on Highway 59 outside Whitewater

April 5, 2012


Filed under Uncategorized

Commentary by Andrew Smith: Broken yoke. As I rounded one of the many curves on Highway 59 headed to school today, I was suprised to find a semi laying sideways in the ditch.  Help had already arrived as well as efforts to get the beast of a truck back onto its wheels.  I stayed only long enough to...

Tanker truck explodes at grain-handling facility

February 3, 2012


Filed under News

A tanker truck exploded at a grain-handling facility outside of Whitewater Friday afternoon just after 3 p.m. Several buildings started on fire due to the explosion at Landmark Services Cooperative, located at 12743 E. Highway 59. Whitewater Rescue Squad Cpt. Thomas Schopen said there were no fatalities...

A walk in non-traditional shoes

November 9, 2011


Filed under Lifestyle

I found it quite ironic that I received a small taste of what non-traditional life is really like just a few days before Non-traditional Student Recognition Week, which runs from Nov. 7 to Nov. 13. Let me tell you, it was much more difficult than I imagined. Last week, I was asked by my aunt and uncle to watc...

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