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Co-owner and operations manager Curt Patrick stands outside Pumpers & Mitchell’s at 158 W. Whitewater St.

St. Patty’s Day party survival guide

Hunter Wade, Journalist March 7, 2021

 St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner and Whitewater pubs offer plenty of shenanigans this year to get your shamrocks off. Multiple bars will be offering drink specials, music and games. This...

Father Mark Niehaus of St. Patrick Catholic, Church located at 1225 W. Main St. in Whitewater.

The original Shamrock Shake

Father Mark Niehaus March 7, 2021

March arrives each year with smiling leprechauns and pots of gold. 2020 slowed the consumption of corn beef and cabbage, but the cheeriness of St. Patrick’s Day was not lost. Forgotten, however, is the...

UW-Whitewater police chief Matt Kiederlen, left, and Therese Kennedy of recreational sports and facilities, judge contestants plunging style.  Also judging was Athletic Director Todd Garzarelli. The Whitewater Polar Plunge fundraiser for the Special Olympics of Wisconsin was held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Cravath Lake Park in Whitewater. (UW-Whitewater photo/Photo/Craig Schreiner)

Warhawk wish

Chief Matt Kiederlen / UWWPD March 7, 2021

Oh St. Patty’s Day be just around da’ corner!  If you don’t know the history behind St. Patrick’s Day, Google it - actually kind of interesting. St. Patrick’s Day has predominantly become...

Taste the shamrock!

Taste the shamrock!

Leena Hallock, Assistant Lifestyle Editor March 7, 2021

Every year after Valentine’s Day and at the turning point from winter to spring, there is the long-awaited arrival of the celebratory Saint Patrick’s Day great green drink at McDonalds: the famous...

Not just clovers and green beer

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor March 18, 2019

Kiss me, I’m Irish. Three leafed clovers. Green beer. Red headed leprechauns. Often times, these are some of the first things that come to mind when we think about St. Patrick’s Day. For some people...

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