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Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

May 3, 2017

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple, it was reported that last year’s Spring Splash event cultivated an increase in sales for many lo...

Common Council prepares for Spring Splash

Kolton Hegstrom, Assistant News Editor

March 15, 2017

Spring Splash continued to command attention at the March 7 Common Council meeting. City Manager Cameron Clapper got Spring Splash discussions started by not mentioning the event. “There is not one specific event that we can mention by name,”  Clapper said. Wisconsin Red and Pumpers and Mitchel...

Upcoming event sees uncertainty

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

The end-of-semester celebration, Spring Splash, has lost its major sponsor for this year. Marketing company Wisconsin Red backed out after receiving criticism on last year’s event from city officials. In regards to last year’s party, Wisconsin Red stated in a news release published on Feb. 9 tha...

Council clashes over annual Spring Splash

Marisa LaBello, Senior Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

The City of Whitewater Common Council collectively agrees that the annual Spring Splash party is a growing concern for all residents, but disputes on handling the event became an issue for the Common Council. City Manager Cameron Clapper announced  at the Feb. 7 meeting that Wisconsin Red, a business that promotes ...

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