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Thanks for the experience

Thanks for the experience

Ryan Piontek, Contributor May 2, 2021

With graduation arriving in May, it's overwhelming to think about all the hard work and effort that I've put in these past four years. My last semester here has definitely been the hardest with classes...

A vendor at the Whitewater City Market is all set to sell honey, asparagus, onions and more to the local community.

Markets make the season

Nichole Learman, Journalist May 2, 2021

In Whitewater we’re lucky to have a city market throughout the winter months and also a famers market over the summer. It’s a staple for many in the community whatever time of year. “I look forward...

Whitewater's very own ice rink

Whitewater’s very own ice rink

Jake Bessette, Journalist March 21, 2021

Nestled inside Big Brick Park sits Whitewater’s very own ice rink.  The rink, which was built a few years back, is accompanied by a basketball court, a playground, and a warming house for visitors to...

photo by Shannan Lojeski

City closes TIF districts

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor March 21, 2021

The Whitewater Common Council passed resolutions to close out the five Tax Incremental Districts. These are to make unexpected revenue for both the city and the school district, as well as other areas...

Anytime Fitness at 1139 Main St. in Whitewater offers lots of machines and weights for its friendly community of members.

Find friends at the gym

Michael Bose, Journalist February 28, 2021

Anytime Fitness on Main Street is keeping people active and healthy in Whitewater during the pandemic. These gym rats can't stay away from their fitness or their friends. The athletic club maintains a...

UW-W senior finance major Ben Nackel takes a walk down the streets of Whitewater on a sunny winter day.

What makes Whitewater so special?

Jacob Bessette, Journalist February 21, 2021

The students of UW-Whitewater enrolled during this spring 2021 semester are living here in a very unique time. The regular campus life and daily delights of the city are out of sorts due to what is going...

“I would say go to a Warhawks football game. It's such a fun college atmosphere with great generations of fans and students cheering on the team. There's just nothing like it.”
-Alex Reyes, Junior

Where in the Whitewater?

Whitewater students tell us their go to place in Whitewater
February 21, 2021

We asked students on campus if they could recommend any go-to place in Whitewater for those who have never been. 

Common Council talks taxes, budgets and assessments

Common Council talks taxes, budgets and assessments

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor February 7, 2021

Whitewater’s Common Council held a meeting Feb. 2 to discuss several different aspects in the city including fiscal topics and program reopenings for the New Year.  The council addressed a resolution...

Holiday lights wrapped around a tree shine brightly behind a street clock, along West Main Street
in downtown Whitewater.

Event Calendar Dec. 14 – Jan. 19

December 13, 2020

UW-W Final Exam Period Dec. 14 - 18 University Health and Counseling Services Virtual Counseling Group - Healing group from 2-2:50 p.m., It's Complicated group from 3- 3:50 p.m. Dec. 14 Career...

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...

Runners warm up at the starting line of the Discover Whitewater series.

Discover Whitewater Series runs despite pandemic

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor 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...

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