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  • Man suffers serious injuries when utility vehicle collides with pickup truck

    Man suffers serious injuries when utility vehicle collides with pickup truck

    A 69-year-old Racine County man was injured Sunday when the utility vehicle he was operating drove into the path of a pickup truck and the vehicles collided. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of the crash at 4:29 p.m. Sunday on Beaumont Avenue (Highway S) south of Overson Road in […]

  • The heat is on

    The heat is on

    Competitors play a bag-toss tournament amid intense heat, including high humidity, and occasional rain showers during the annual Burlington Firefighter’s dance at Echo Park on July 4. Featured band Lunchmoney Bullies kept the crowd entertained. Other event highlights included a bag-toss tournament, raffles, beverages and food prepared and served by […]

  • Overturned semi spills fuel, closes Burlington bypass

    Overturned semi spills fuel, closes Burlington bypass

    An overturned semi-tractor and trailer leaking as much as 50 gallons of fuel caused a nearly four-hour closure of the Burlington bypass on Friday morning.  Authorities have cited the Illinois woman responsible for the crash. Investigators from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office said the 36-year-old Waukegan woman, who reportedly suffered […]

  • Color him patriotic

    Color him patriotic

    A patriotically dressed boy waves to the crowd as he rides upon a tractor in Waterford’s Independence Day parade on July 4. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

  • Strawberry farms aim to stay open into weekend

    Strawberry farms aim to stay open into weekend

    Cold spring delayed start of picking season By Jason Arndt Editor The strawberry picking season could come to a close as late as this weekend, according to area strawberry producers, who indicated a cold start led to delayed season. That season, which normally runs from mid-June through July 4, began […]

 

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DALE ERWIN JANTE

DALE ERWIN JANTE

      Dale Erwin Jante, 73, of Yorkville, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2019, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease for over 30 years. Dale was born on Sept. 19, 1945, to Donald and Marianne Jante in Burlington. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater […]

 
 

PETER JOSEF BETTS

PETER JOSEF BETTS

      Peter Josef Betts, 82, of Waterford, passed away peacefully June 28, at Ascension All Saints Hospital in Racine. Peter was born Oct. 10, 1936, to Don and Helen Betts in Sparta. He served in the US Navy for four years following high school and then received his Masters Degree […]

 
 

STEPHANIE JOY IGNASIAK

STEPHANIE JOY IGNASIAK

      Stephanie Joy Ignasiak, 30, passed away unexpectedly on July 7, 2019. Stephanie was born Feb. 11, 1989, to Steve and Joy Ignasiak. Stephanie cherished her time spent with her daughter. She also loved music, spending time with her family, bonfires, tubing on the lake, and just having fun. She […]

 
 

Man suffers serious injuries when utility vehicle collides with pickup truck

Man suffers serious injuries when utility vehicle collides with pickup truck

A 69-year-old Racine County man was injured Sunday when the utility vehicle he was operating drove into the path of a pickup truck and the vehicles collided. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of the crash at 4:29 p.m. Sunday on Beaumont Avenue (Highway S) south of Overson Road in […]

 
 

Sweating out the vetoes

Officials worry about impact on local roads, prosecutor’s office By Jason Arndt Editor While the new state budget bolstered road funding, some area lawmakers had concerns about how the new revenue will be allocated, after Gov. Tony Evers vetoed some provisions approved by the state legislature. Evers, who issued 78 […]

 
 

Village hikes water, sewer rates

Rising costs, maintenance is behind the increase, officials say By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Water and sewer utility rates within the Village of Waterford are set to increase. The Village Board on June 24 voted to increase water rates 34 percent and increase sewer rates 15 percent. The moves come after […]

 
 

The heat is on

The heat is on

Competitors play a bag-toss tournament amid intense heat, including high humidity, and occasional rain showers during the annual Burlington Firefighter’s dance at Echo Park on July 4. Featured band Lunchmoney Bullies kept the crowd entertained. Other event highlights included a bag-toss tournament, raffles, beverages and food prepared and served by […]

 
 

DORIS A. TILLMAN

DORIS A. TILLMAN

      Doris A. Tillman, 81, passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born on June 10, 1938, in Chippewa Falls, to the late Frank and Lou (Bertrand) Nowak. Doris was united in marriage to Raymond Tillman on June 25, 1960, in Milwaukee. Their marriage […]

 
 

Overturned semi spills fuel, closes Burlington bypass

Overturned semi spills fuel, closes Burlington bypass

An overturned semi-tractor and trailer leaking as much as 50 gallons of fuel caused a nearly four-hour closure of the Burlington bypass on Friday morning.  Authorities have cited the Illinois woman responsible for the crash. Investigators from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office said the 36-year-old Waukegan woman, who reportedly suffered […]

 
 

JOSEPH R. KOLLER

JOSEPH R. KOLLER

     Joseph “Junkyard” R. Koller, 72, of Burlington, passed away on his favorite holiday, July 4, 2019, in Hartford. Joe was born on May 12, 1947, in Milwaukee, to Raymond and Audrey (nee Cross) Koller. He was a very gifted artist who enjoyed traveling, fishing, cooking, gardening and fixing whatever […]

 
 
 
 

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