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Harold Harley Adams, age 95, of Whitewater, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin

Harold was born on November 21, 1923 in LaGrange, Wisconsin the son of William and Catherine (Hotmar) Adams. He served his country in the U.S. Marines. On November 25, 1950, Harold married Georgene Mary Behselich at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Eagle, Wisconsin. Harold worked as a supervisor for Waukesha...

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Edward J. Craft passed away at the Sienna Crest assisted living in Fort Atkinson.

He was born in Walworth, WI and was the adopted son of Howard and Ruth Craft. They moved to Beloit where Ed started his education. When Ed was 16 he moved to Whitewater to attend College High and then go to Whitewater State Teachers College where he graduated in 1950....

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The Banner strives to be your source for Whitewater news.  In order to do this, we rely on community members to submit news, events, photos, and other items of interest to us to post on the Banner. 

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  • Names of participants, especially those in pictures
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About the Banner

The Whitewater Banner ("the Banner") is Whitewater's local community supported source for objective news, events, and photos. The Banner is staffed by volunteers and is updated as often as possible, often daily. With hundreds of visits a day, the Banner acknowledges and respects its responsibility to the community of Whitewater as a primary source of objective news.

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Dustin Reichwald
Editor-in-Chief since February 2018


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The Banner has been serving Whitewater, Wisconsin since August 1, 2006