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A (Very) Brief History of Whitewater By Carol Cartwright, Whitewater Historical Society

A Guide to Touring Historical Whitewater (1836-2004)

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Local Media

UWW Royal Purple
Daily Jefferson County Union
My Walworth County Walworth County Today (Janesville Gazette)
Janesville Gazette
Wisconsin State Journal
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Wisconsin Newspapers

Whitewater Community TV - Channel 990 Schedule
Radio AM 940 WFAW - Fort Atkinson
Jefferson County Living/
Government - Education


Urban Forestry Committee

CITY - 2017 John's Garbage, Recycle and Bulk Collections

TOWNSHIP - 2017 John's Garbage, Recycle and Bulk Collections
School District
/High School
High School Facebook
/Middle School
Lincoln Facebook
District Adminstrator's Blog
District Adminstrator's Twitter
Irvin L. Young Memorial Library
Walworth County
Jefferson County

Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center
Chamber of Commerce

Community Development Authority

Dog Park
Downtown Whitewater Inc.
Whitewater Food Pantry P.O. Box 63 Whitewater, WI 53190
Located in the Armory at 146 W. North St., 2nd Floor
Open Wednesday & Thursday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon. ~ 262-458-2720

/Greater Whitewater Committee
Historical Society

Makerspace Whitewater - Calendar
Rainbow Hospice Care - Whitewater plus
Rock River Free Clinic - free health services low income and uninsured individuals. Check eligibility and for more information

UWW Young Auditorium
Movie Theater
Whitewater Police Department Face Book
Whitewater Country Club
Whitewater Police Department Newsletters
Whitewater Area League of Women Voters Newsletters
Whitewater Arts Alliance Newsletters
For Seniors in the Park Newsletters

Assembly of God
B'nai Abraham Congregation
For Area Jewish community - Beloit

Christus Ev. Lutheran Church
Community of Christ the Servant
St. Patrick Catholic Church
CrossPointe Community Church
/Congregational - United Church of Christ
Church of the First Born
First English Lutheran
First United Methodist
Kettle Moraine Baptist
LaGrange United Methodist Church
Living Word Fellowship
Millard Community Church
Richmond United Methodist Church
St. John Evangelical Lutheran (WELS)
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lakes - For area Unitarian members - Elkhorn
Banks and Credit Unions

Associated Bank
Commercial Bank
First Citizens Bank
Fort Community Credit Union
University of WI Credit Union

Any City Organization that would like a link in this column please use Email at the bottom of the page to request a posting, thanks!
Whitewater Arts Alliance
Bassett House
Bethel House - Ecumenical Program for Families in Need
Community Cat
Cub Scouts Pack #173
Friends of Noah - Animal Rescue
Greater Whitewater Committee
Fourth of July Committee
J-Hawks Swim
Kiwanis Breakfast Club - Facebook/
MatHawks Wrestling
Pig in the Park - Event
Rotary Club

Touched By A Paw -No kill cat shelter and rescue.
Studio 84

UWW Women's Ultimate Frisbee Club
W3 - Working for Whitewater's Wellness
VFW Post 5470 will be meeting at the American Legion/Veterans Building on Wisconsin Street the 3d Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.
Whitewater Fiber Guild
Whitewater Hang Gliding Club
League of Women Voters - Whitewater Area
Whitewater Lake Association
Whitewater Youth Basketball Club (WYBC)
Whitewater Youth Football League (WYFL)
Whitewater Youth Soccer Club

Wisconsin Makers
Search Engines

National Newspapers

Christian Science Monitor
Los Angeles Times
NY Times
Roll Call Capitol Hill
USA Today
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post
Washington Times


The Wheeler Report
Wisconsin Taxpayer Alliance

CBS Sports
CNN Sports
Fox Sports WI
NCAA Div 3
WHS Whippets Facebook


Brotoloc South Inc.

Fairhaven Senior Services/

Fort HealthCare Job and Provider Openings

Generac Power Systems Job Opportunities

HUSCO International, Inc. 1116 Universal Boulevard Whitewater, WI 53190. For listing of open positions in Whitewater and other locations

iPacesetters - data management, and CRM sectors

Nelson's Bus Service - Bus Driver Openings -

Lake Geneva - PALOMA COLLECTION - The Ridge Hotel - The Inns of Geneva National - The Cove of Lake Geneva - Geneva National Golf Club - Hunt Club Steakhouse and Crafted Americana.
Positions avaiable (over 80 types at 6 locations in Lake Geneva and including the following 10 Departments: Accounting, Building Maintenance; Food and Beverage; Front Desk; Golf Department; Grounds Maintenance; Group Sales & Weddings; Housekeeping; Receiving and Salon & Spa.)


Universal Electronics, Inc. (UEI) has been providing contract electronics manufacturing services to Medical, Industrial-Commercial, Communication, and Security OEMs. Located at 640 N. Prospect Drive, Whitewater.

UWW Job Opportunities

Whitewater Chamber of Commerce - Multiple Jobs listing from members.

Whitewater Unified School District Job Opportunities

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(Dec 17) The WHS National Honor Society and FFA delivered holiday gift bags filled with delicious fresh fruit to senior citizens in Whitewater who receive Meals on Wheels.

(Dec 17) WHS Girls' Basketball Team 58 Brodhead 47

Abby Grosinske

File picture courtesy of Bob Mischka - for extensive picture gallery

Coach Judy Harms: "Whitewater girls basketball came away with a nice road win against Brodhead 58-47 despite Erin Nyhus pouring in 28 points for the Cardinals. Kacie Carollo led the Whippets with 22, while Abby Grosinske chalked up 14. Grosinske also pulled down 11 boards and Carollo 10. Whippets will travel to Delavan Tuesday before hosting Big Foot on parents night Thursday."

Whitewater score by halves: 22-36=58
Brodhead by halves: 25-22=47

JV1 - WHS won

(Dec 17) WHS National Honor Society members had a wonderful time assembling Holiday Fruit Baskets with the Whitewater Rotary Club at Golden State Foods. Funds raised are donated to many worthwhile causes throughout the year.

(Dec 15) Winter Sing at Washington Elementry where K-1 and 2-3 students sang festive songs. There was a show for families in the afternoon.

Washington Staff singing in their fashion trend setting finest attire!
They are looking forward to their annual festive sweater/attire day next Friday Dec. 22nd.

(Dec 14) The WHS Music Masters Ensemble performed at the Whitewater Senior Center on December 13th. The students sang 12 songs to an enthusiastic crowd and were treated to a delicious lunch afterwards.

(Dec 14) Reese Brantmeier, WMS 8th grader, is competing in her first major international tennis competition in Miami, FL. The 56th Annual Junior Orange Bowl International Tennis Championship is one of the most important and prestigious junior tennis tournaments in the world! Wish her good luck as she goes up against an experienced girl from Croatia in her first match-up.

(Dec 14) One Hundred Cases of Canned Goods Donated to Local Food Pantries

Fully Loaded and ready to roll from Lakeside Foods - Dale Olson, Josh Terrian and Bob Herold

St Johns Masonic Lodge #57 Whitewater/Palmyra presented the Palmyra and Whitewater Food Pantries with a combined 100 cases of Lakeside Foods canned vegetables on December 5th. The Lodge, numerous individual lodge members and First Citizens State Bank provided the funding to purchase the over 1 ton of food.

Josh Therrian and Dale Olson rolling carts to Whitewater Food Pantry

(Dec 14) The Whitewater Area Regional Ministry performed the cantata "Little Lion, Little Lamb" for two full houses at the First United Methodist Church on Dec. 10th.

The audiences totaling around 600, showed great appreciation for the large choir and professional orchestra. It reached many throughout the region and shared the good news of the Christmas Season.

(Dec 14) The WHS Music Masters Ensemble presented the 22nd annual Madrigal Dinner on Saturday at the American Legion.

Before enjoying a delicious meal provided by Rocha's Waterfront, the audience was toasted with wassail and the Ensemble processed with the boar's head. After several small ensembles performed, dessert was served and the Music Masters Ensemble entertained the audience with music from composers Palestrina, Morley, and Tschesnokoff, just to name a few! Congratulations on a beautiful evening! The WHS Madrigal Dinner was graciously sponsored by The Coburn Company.

(Dec 14) Congratulations to Jaden Henneman, Alisha Parboteeah and Montserrat Cuevas for being selected by the Whitewater High School Faculty to attend Badger Girls State June 17-22, 2018 at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh!

Jaden Henneman, Alisha Parboteeah and Montserrat Cuevas

The girls were chosen for their outstanding leadership, scholastic rating, good moral character, cooperativeness, dependability and participation in extra-curricular activities.

For more on Badger Girls State

(Dec 14) UWW Women's Basketball Team - Brooke Trewyn (WHS Alumnus) Eclipses 1,000 Points as Warhawks Double Up MSOE on Tuesday Night.

Brooke Trewyn was recognized as the 16th player in UW-W Women's Basketball history to reach the 1,000 point milestone and was accompanied by her parents Scott and Shirley and also her sister, Courtney.

Picture courtesy of Bob Mischka - for extensive picture gallery

The No. 13 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women's basketball team remained undefeated for the 2017-18 season Tuesday night with a 64-32 triumph over Milwaukee School of Engineering in a non-conference affair at Kachel Gymnasium.

Senior guard Brooke Trewyn (Whitewater, WI) became the 16th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points after knocking down an 18-foot jumper from the left corner on the team's second possession of the game to hit the milestone. She finished the game with 11 points and eight rebounds and passed former teammate Abbie Reeves (2012-16) for 15th on the team's all time career scoring list.

UW-Whitewater hits the road next week for the two-day Cruzin' Classic in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The team begins play Monday, Dec. 18, against Eastern Connecticut State at 3 p.m. Central Time.

For the rest of the story by UWW

(Dec 12) The Whitewater Unified School District School Board on Monday unanimously appointed Tom Ganser to fill a board position that had become vacant in October. There were two applicants for the vacancy, Ganser and Jean Linos. The board called for applications after member Gretchen Torres resigned on Oct. 31.

For more on the story by Chris Welch for the dailyunion.com .

(Dec 6) Mark your calendar for WHS Booster Club Auction!

Whitewater, Wisconsin, weather forecast


(Dec 15) Patricia Ann Saunders age 78 passed away on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Janesville WI.
Patricia was born on October 7, 1939 in Elkhorn WI to Charles and Helen Jean (Thomson) Coe. She was a lifetime resident of Whitewater graduating from College High School.

She was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ, Whitewater Federation, Florence Bassett Club, and volunteered at the Whitewater Cultural Arts Center. She enjoyed playing bridge, quilting, reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Patricia is survived by her husband Russell of Whitewater; 3 children Bradley (Mary) Saunders of Oswego, IL, Scott (Shelly) Saunders of Suffolk, VA, and Cynthia (John) Beiler of Davidson, NC. She is further survived by 6 grandchildren; Jared, Arin, Emma, Evan, Lauren, and Dylan, and a brother Tom Coe of Whitewater, WI.

A Memorial Service will take place on Monday December 18, 2017 3PM in the Fairhaven Chapel, 435 W. Starin Road, Whitewater, WI with Luke Bocher Officiating. A time of fellowship will take place following the service.

In Lieu of flowers memorials to Fairhaven would be appreciated.

The family would like to thank the ICU Staff at Mercy Hospital in Janesville, WI for their incredible care of Pat and kindness to the family.

Nitardy Funeral Home is assisting the family,



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