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Suspicious packages lead to evacuation

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

February 28, 2017

The City of Whitewater Police found two suspicious packages outside of Whitewater High School Monday morning, Feb. 27, causing the school to go into lockdown. Students were moved to UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium. According to an updated news release from Whitewater Unified School District and Wh...

Beekeeping sets community abuzz

February 16, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski Feb. 17, 2016 Walworth County Beekeepers Club President Doug Grall advocated for urban beekeeping with a  personal story. His 11-year-old son continuously asks him why bees aren’t allowed at their house. “It’s been a great experience for my son and his friends to be able to partic...

Jack Hanna brings zoo to Whitewater community

Jack Hanna brings zoo to Whitewater community

April 8, 2014

April 9, 2014   By Michael Riley   176 million Americans visited a zoo, making it the most popular recreational activity in 2013. Animal expert and world-renowned zookeeper Jack Hanna brought the zoo to UW-Whitewater on April 7. Hanna said UW-W was a fortunate location because...

Healthy activities offered to community

Healthy activities offered to community

March 6, 2013

  Working for Whitewater’s Wellness, or W3, is hosting its second annual Wellfest from 12 to 3 p.m. on March 10 at Whitewater High School. The free event is open to all students, staff and members of the Whitewater community. Marci Pasquesi, who works for AmeriCorp Vista and W3, organized...

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 Kilar family made plans for the construction of a baseball field titled “Treyton Kilar’s Field...

Students gain experience, service hours at local schools

Students gain experience, service hours at local schools

February 6, 2013

  America Reads provides students with an “eye opening experience,” according to junior Katelyn Wurtz, former student coordinator of American Reads. UW-Whitewater offers students the chance to earn valuable experience and gain community service hours through the national volunteer program,...

Lee Munger gives back to the Whitewater community through fitness class

September 21, 2011

When UW-Whitewater Associate Director of Recreation Sports Therese Kennedy heard about the Munger Training Systems fitness boot camp, she was a bit hesitant to jump back into fitness after three years of inactivity. Yet months of classes and 40 lost pounds later, Kennedy said she thinks she made the...

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