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Competition promises free tuition

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

March 4, 2019

High schoolers from all across Wisconsin had a chance to win one year of free tuition at UW-W. High school seniors, juniors and sophomores from Wisconsin came to Whitewater on Wednesday to compete and show off their small business ideas thanks to the company BizTank. “BizTank is a business that deci...

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

This graphic shows how some local businesses were impacted by several events over this past weekend, including Spring Splash, State Solo & Ensemble and several sporting events.

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

May 3, 2017

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple, it was reported that last year’s Spring Splash event cultivated an increase in sales for many lo...

Alum to establish new restaurant

Alum to establish new restaurant

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Rumasa Noor The passion for food and love for entrepreneurship led Tyler Sailsbery to open The Black Sheep in 2012. After successfully running it for three years, the entrepreneur has decided to open another Whitewater restaurant, Fin & Hooves.“It’s fun to share the special mom...

A bountiful harvest

Farm workers at Turtle Creek Gardens transplanting crops. Photo: http://turtlecreekgardenscsa.com/ photo

January 28, 2015

Community Supported Agriculture: local, seasonal produce Jan. 28, 2015 By Amber Levenhagen Turtle Creek Gardens, located north of Delavan, Wisconsin, is a Community Supported Agriculture or CSA. This farm is supported by the community and provides fresh, organic, locally-produced food to ...

UW-W graduate opens restaurant in downtown Whitewater

March 14, 2012

Chef and entrepreneur Tyler Sailsbery officially opened the doors of his restaurant The Black Sheep last Thursday. With the overwhelming response to the opening, the new restaurant, located at 210 W. Whitewater St. downtown Whitewater, was only able to seat guests with reservations for its first two...

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