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By JAMES KATES / The Capstone Jefferson County is poised for a major leap forward in making broadband Internet access available for all its population. The County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday authorized the forging of a public-private pact with … Continue reading
By JAMES KATES / The Capstone Whitewater Common Council member James Allen tried Tuesday to light a fire beneath his colleagues, urging them to act on several issues that he believes have been minimized or ignored in recent months. Allen, … Continue reading
By JAMES KATES / The Capstone A new crop of solar-energy panels may begin sprouting on farmland in the Town of Jefferson as soon as this summer after the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved development of a … Continue reading
By JAMES KATES / The Capstone No one argues that smoking and vaping are good for health, but the Whitewater Common Council proved unwilling again Tuesday to ban the nasty habits in city parks. After considerable discussion via a remote … Continue reading
By JAMES KATES / The Capstone Whitewater’s retired streets and parks superintendent was honored Tuesday for another role that added to the city’s attractiveness – that of urban forester. Chuck Nass, who held the forestry position along with his streets … Continue reading
By BRAD ALLEN / Webhawk News Before a collection of absentee ballots were accounted for and Democratic candidate Tony Evers rode a so-called “Blue Wave” to victory in the Wisconsin 2018 gubernatorial election, students at the University of Wisconsin – … Continue reading
By JAMES KATES / Webhawk News The Whitewater Common Council is poised to bring the hammer down on a variety of misbehavior in the city – or maybe not, and in any case not quite yet. The council on Tuesday, … Continue reading