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Members of the Whitewater community take part in the Run for Trey event.

Run for Trey fundraiser brings community together

Brenda Echeverria, Staff Reporter October 21, 2019

On Sunday, Oct. 13, students and community members joined together to celebrate the ninth annual Run for Trey event, a fundraising event held to remember Treyton Kilar, who was 6 years old when he was...

Organization encourages students to donate

March 11, 2015

  March 11, 2015 Kimberly Wethal   UW-Whitewater Student Safety Organization President Robert Krien has thought of a way to prove to the Whitewater community that the university isn’t...

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...

Zumba with Warhawks

Zumba: A new way to stay fit

October 16, 2013

    By Amanda Ong   Enter the Kachel Center studio on a Wednesday night and you will hear the rhythm of pulsing music and see a room full of dancers following the intricate steps...

Final donations made to 'Treyton Kilar's Field of Dreams'

Final donations made to ‘Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams’

February 20, 2013

  Six-year-old Treyton Kilar was killed by a drunk driver Sept. 2, 2010 at the intersection of Highway 20 and County N near East Troy. In remembrance of their son, who was a baseball fanatic, the...

Kilars approaching final goal of $450,000 for ‘Trey’s Field’

February 8, 2012

Over a year after losing a son and brother in Treyton to an alcohol-related car accident, the Kilar family is getting closer to seeing the “Treyton Kilar Field of Dreams” become a reality. The family...

Kilar family represents community well

October 12, 2011

In early September 2010, a story came across several media sources about a 6-year-old Whitewater boy who was killed by a drunk driver. Many people, including myself, didn’t think much of it at the...

Mike Kilar throws out first pitch (photo gallery)

October 12, 2011

Mike Kilar, Treyton's father, was given the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at the Milwaukee Brewers second game of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. The...

A mother’s instinct: The Mary Kilar story

September 14, 2011

Determination is a word that can be thrown around and overused at times. It’s a word that may not mean much to most people. Don’t tell that to Mary Kilar though, as determination has much more...

20-year sentence issued for Treyton Kilar accident

May 11, 2011

The East Troy man who was found guilty in the alcohol-related car accident that killed 6-year-old Treyton Kilar will spend the next 20 years behind bars. Scott Dragotta, 44, crashed into the car of...

Kilar family hoping for sizeable turnout

April 27, 2011

Seven months. This is how long it has been since the Kilar family lost their son Treyton to a drunk driver. Yet donations, efforts and support continue to bless the Kilars not only from friends and...

Zumba for Trey

April 20, 2011

Fundraisers for “Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams” have been plentiful lately, with the “Zumba for Trey” event held last Saturday at Whitewater High School. “Zumba for Trey” raised...

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