Founded 1901

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Founded 1901

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Founded 1901

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The roof of a police patrol car at night, with the blue and red lights flashing.

Two gun related incidents at gas stations

Lucas Riley, Community Journalist March 3, 2024

Gas stations on Main Street in Whitewater encountered some unfortunate situations that allegedly involved firearms. Thankfully no one was harmed, but the seriousness of the incidents is cause for concern....

Dale’s Bootery displays a wide variety of boots, including hiking and working boots from a number of brands.

Right shoes, right feel

Parker Olsen, Managing Editor February 4, 2024

Snow, rain, sleet, you name it. During these winter months the weather can vary from freezing cold to just plain old gross. When tasked with shoveling, or even just making the walk to the car or mailbox,...

School board discusses activities, success and budgets

School board discusses activities, success and budgets

Sarah Sullivan, Community Journalist November 6, 2023

The Student Report, presented by Isabel Serna, highlighted the recent updates, events, and initiatives that have been taking place in the Whitewater middle schools and high school. Serna gave a brief overview...

The women’s cross country team traveled to compete in the WIAC championships. They ended up taking third place, with 115 points overall.

Women’s Cross Country finishes third in WIAC

Gabe Sadoski, Women’s Sports Journalist October 29, 2023

UW-Whitewater’s women’s cross country finished third in the 2023 WIAC Women’s Cross Country Championship in Prescott, Wisconsin, on Saturday, Oct. 28 with a total time of 1:56:08.70 and 115 points...

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Corey A. King reacts as he listens to a question from incoming student Peyton Walz, on the phone at this side, who will be a freshman in the fall. Kings first day in office was Wednesday, March 1, 2023. (UW-Whitewater Photos/Craig Schreiner)

Two branches of campus for Universities of Wisconsin close

Corey A. King, Chancellor October 22, 2023

UW-Whitewater community, Universities of Wisconsin President Jay Rothman announced that two branch campuses — UW-Milwaukee at Washington County and UW Oshkosh, Fond du Lac campus— will end in-person...

The hype for Homecoming begins

The hype for Homecoming begins

Grace Newcomb, member of Homecoming Committee October 22, 2023

I am super excited to be the Homecoming chair this year! Working with the Homecoming Steering Committee has been so much fun and I cannot wait to see their hard work pay off next week. They are an incredible...

Yefferson Guzman Rodriguez is charged with Kidnapping (Wis. Stat. 940.31(1)(c)), False Imprisonment (Wis. Stat. 940.30), 1st Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety (Wis. Stat. 941.30(1)), Substantial Battery (Wis. Stat. 940.19(2)), Strangulation (Wis. Stat. 940.235), Disorderly Conduct (Wis. Stat. 947.01), and Resist/Obstruct Officer (Wis. Stat. 946.41(1)). Unless a judgment of conviction is entered, the defendant is presumed innocent of all charges.

Alleged kidnapper arrested

Dauntae Green, Editor October 16, 2023

Suspect held in Walworth County Jail Updated Monday, Oct. 16 at 1:03 p.m. The Whitewater Police Department arrested suspected criminal Yefferson Guzman Rodriguez near the Lincoln Elementary School...

  Domestic Violence Awareness Month brings support and safety 

  Domestic Violence Awareness Month brings support and safety 

Sarah Olson, Coalition Against Sexual and Interpersonal Violence President October 15, 2023

Domestic Violence awareness month is incredibly important for multiple different reasons. Domestic violence awareness month brings the issue forward because a lot of people do not feel safe to talk about...

‘I will listen to the members of the community’

‘I will listen to the members of the community’

Brian Schanen, Council District 4 Candidate October 15, 2023

My name is Brian Schanen, and I am announcing my intent to run for City of Whitewater Council District 4 in the Spring 2024 election.  The actions of certain members of the common council over the last...

‘My record demonstrates a committment’

‘My record demonstrates a committment’

Greg Majkrzak, Council-at-Large Candidate October 15, 2023

I, Greg Majkrzak, am excited to announce my intention to run for the Whitewater City Council at-large position in the upcoming April election. I care deeply about our community and want to contribute to...

Ultimate frisbee goes the distance

Zachary Prybylski, Videographer September 24, 2023

Common Council takes on fall 2023

Common Council takes on fall 2023

Mackenzie Juedes, Community News Journalist September 24, 2023

Mid-September came on quickly, as did the common council meeting, hosted on Tuesday Sept. 19, which was held at the Whitewater Municipal Building. This meeting was to discuss future plans for the city,...

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