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Class group project idea transformed into reality

Graphic by Carlie Herrick

Hailee Jensen, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

Whitewater Police will be shown appreciation at a luncheon on Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Innovation Center, thanks to the students Brenna Larson, Lauren King, Cynthia Gempeler, Tanner Larson, Derek Demott and Austin Kadulski. Professor Bill Lowell’s Communication and Team Building class ...

K-9 Officer Boomer of the Whitewater Police Department receives ballistic vest through grant

K-9 Officer Boomer wearing the ballistic vest granted to the Whitewater PD.

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Amber Levenhagen With the help of a Groupon campaign that raised over $335,000, Whitewater Police’s Boomer received a ballistic vest to aid in his K-9 officer duties in January. The Groupon Grassroots campaign worked with Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a non-profit organization...

City collects medicine, narcotics

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik By Ryan Marshick   A drug drop box was placed outside of the Whitewater Municipal building two years ago. After two years of collecting unwanted pharmaceuticals and narcotics, the program is still successful, said Captain of the Whitewater Police...

Stay chill, beat the heat

May 8, 2014

  May 7, 2014 Commentary by Samantha Phillips, Staff Writer   Whitewater is a busy town while school is in session. There are plenty of events put on by UW-Whitewater along with the Whitewater community throughout the semester and the events don’t stop even once summer hits. Students...

Final funds raised for Whitewater K-9 unit

Final funds raised for Whitewater K-9 unit

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Emma Cunninghham   After more than a year’s worth of fundraising, the Whitewater Police Department finally reached its financial goal of $45,000 and will soon bring on its newest member, a Labrador retriever. The first ever K-9 unit will be used throughout the Whitewater...

UW-Whitewater students involved in drug bust

December 13, 2012

  UPDATE: Names have been released. Wesley A. Vance, 20. Arrested at Cambridge Apartments, 375 Harmony Drive, for possession of THC with intent to deliver, possession of schedule II non-narcotic drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Criminal Charge. The following were all arrested/cited...

UW-Whitewater student found dead in Whitewater Limestone Quarry

July 29, 2012

UW-Whitewater student Benjamin Fuder was found dead today in Walworth County at the bottom of Whitewater Limestone Quarry after being reported missing yesterday to the Whitewater Police Department. Fuder was last seen Saturday morning in the downtown Whitewater area around 12:30 a.m. The Walworth...

No new leads in last week’s sexual assault investigation

April 25, 2012

There are no new leads concerning the sexual assault that took place at approximately midnight on April 19, according to Lt. Timothy Gray of the Whitewater Police Department. An email sent to UW-Whitewater students, faculty and staff, said a women was attacked at the 1300 block of Main St. The...

Police upgrade speeding enforcement

March 30, 2011

The sickening feeling some get from red and blue flashing lights in their rearview mirror is spreading to many people in Whitewater, and doesn’t look like it will disappear anytime soon. The Whitewater Police Department has increased enforcement on Walworth and Tratt Streets due to the large amount...

City police chief retires after 18 years of service

March 16, 2011

Genetics play a large role in how someone turns out as they grow older. Certain things from athletic ability to looks can pass on to offspring through genes. For Police Chief Jim Coan of the Whitewater Police Department, wanting to be part of a law enforcement agency has always run in the family. Coan...

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