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Competition promises free tuition

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under News

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

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

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...

Hallowed Hagglers

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

Many business owners in Whitewater agree that Halloween is a great time of year for their businesses. Some even say that it is their favorite time of the entire year. Whether you’re going out to get bottle-blasted with friends and following up with breakfast the morning after to sober up, or going...

Hunt for grocer continues

Hunt for grocer continues

April 5, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

April 5, 2016 By Brad Allen The hunt for a grocer to bring into Whitewater is four months underway, and many community members, local business owners and government representatives are working together to bring a grocer into the community. “It holds a lot of merit, and it’s generated a lot...

Alum to establish new restaurant

Alum to establish new restaurant

February 18, 2015


Filed under Biz & Tech

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

A bountiful harvest

January 28, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

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


Filed under Uncategorized

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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