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Whitewater quarry installing fence around perimeter

September 26, 2012

  Whitewater Limestone Inc., co-owned by BR Amon & Sons, Inc., is constructing a fence around the property following the deaths of two UW-Whitewater students. The quarry, located on Highway 12 and North Franklin Street, is a privately owned, non-metallic mining business.  The state of...

Death of UW-Whitewater student ruled accidental

August 4, 2011

Investigators ruled the death of a 20-year-old UW-Whitewater student found at the bottom of a local limestone quarry accidental. The body of Mark Wegener was found on May 30 in the Whitewater Limestone Quarry, nearly a mile from his last known location. Investigators closed the case this week after...

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