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Starin Park Water Tower proposed as a local landmark

November 4, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 4, 2015   A structure considered iconic for its folklore and legends may become just that – but for a different reason. Located in Starin Park, the water tower is commonly referred to as the Witches’ Tower due to the City of Whitewater’s haunted past, is bein...

Second Salem’s spookiest spots

October 29, 2015

It was a bit of a surprise to hear Whitewater is filled with spirits that refuse to move on. I suppose it shouldn’t be since nearly every place has its own ghost story an unseen, yet very present monster or some other sort of supernatural prankster. What makes Whitewater, specifi caly the UW-Whitewater...

Treyton’s Field of Dreams opens after four years of hard work

Treyton’s Field of Dreams opens after four years of hard work

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Emily Leclair   In 2010, Treyton Kilar was killed in a car accident when the vehicle he was in was hit by a drunken driver. After 4 years of community fundraising, love and dedication, the Grand Opening of Treyton’s Field of Dreams at Starin Park took place on Oct. 4 - ...

Witches of Whitewater: The truth behind the legend

October 29, 2013

  By Emma Cunningham   You’ve probably heard the horror stories or seen the eerie movie trailer about the infamous “Witches of Whitewater.” Although it is hard to say what is true about the local tales, during this time of year you can’t help but get a dark and creepy feeling. The...

Rezoning causes student housing changes

Rezoning causes student housing changes

October 1, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer   UW-Whitewater students will experience some changes involving where they can live off campus after the Whitewater Common Council completes zoning rewrites. The zoning rewrites have been in the works for the last two years. The Common Council hopes to finish them by the end of this year. Common Counci...

Events promote sexual assault awareness

Events promote sexual assault awareness

April 2, 2013

  If you wear skinny jeans, you cannot be raped. That is the message that was sent by Australian courts in 2010 and South Korean courts in 2008. In both countries, two men were not charged with rape, on the basis that the women involved were wearing skinny jeans that were impossible to remove...

Local artist creates book of paintings

October 31, 2012

  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...

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