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City chief of police replies to questions about department

City chief of police replies to questions about department
October 4, 2020

Thank you for reaching out to me and the City of Whitewater Police Department.  I am always looking for and open to opportunities to reach out to our Whitewater community.  Complete transparency is of...

Discover Whitewater Series runs despite pandemic

Runners warm up at the starting line of the Discover Whitewater series.
September 20, 2020

For seven years now, the Greater Whitewater Committee (GWC) has organized the Discover Whitewater Series, which took place Sunday, Sept. 20. The GWC is a group made up of businesses that strive to make...

Mammoth Hike challenge to honor legacy

The mascot of the Mammoth Hike Challenge, Monty
September 6, 2020

One of Wisconsin’s greatest treasures, the Ice Age Trail is a thousand-mile footpath highlighting the landscape features left by an immense flow of glacial ice about 12,000 years ago. 40 years ago, this...

Warhawk Welcome

Purple Pit Crew member Katherine Reddeman takes a group photo of Peer Mentor Katie Sorensen and new students who are part of the Live and Learn, learning community, during Warhawk Welcome.
September 6, 2020

UW - Whitewater welcomed first-year students to campus with an array of online orientation events Aug. 31 - Sept. 1. Freshmen and transfers had the opportunity to meet one another, tune into informational...

City outdoor eating park gets makeover

Volunteers paint picnic tables for a new outdoor eating area in downtown Whitewater open through Oct. 31.
August 31, 2020

The recently-opened outdoor eating park in downtown Whitewater received a makeover by community members and organizations who came together to paint picnic tables in the area Friday, Aug. 21. Participants...

Football schedule could mean more success

RP sports editor predicts lots of wins for 2019 Warhawk football team
April 29, 2019

The Warhawk football team released its schedule for the 2019 season April 22, and a lot of it involves much familiarity from last year. UW-W starts off the year against the University of Dubuque [Iowa]...

City Market vendors wrap up indoor season

April 29, 2019

The Whitewater City Market features local producers throughout the year, and the indoor winter season is coming to an end. The indoor season ran from November through April every Saturday. Throughout...

150 years worth of celebrating

April 22, 2019

Founder’s Week is a week long celebration of UW-Whitewater’s past and present students, faculty and staff members. Throughout this week, a series of events will take place honoring these groups as...

Storage solution coming to Whitewater

Storage solution coming to Whitewater
April 15, 2019

Many students have trouble figuring out where they will store their belongings over the summer. Some have too many belongings to fit in their residence. But a new company in Whitewater has a solution.  Doorage...

Bethel House, UW-W help combat homelessness

April 8, 2019

Becoming homeless or facing homelessness is a scary reality for some people. It can feel like the world is against you and there is no other place to go.  Bethel House in Whitewater is a transitional...

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