Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Living history

Living history

     Dressed in period costume Mary Ramstack (left) looks at Carol Knuth’s embroidery while Naomi Holthhaus watches her husband, Lyle Holthaus, playing his guitar. The group was part of the Half Point Historical Re-enactment at the Racine County Fairgrounds in Union Grove from October 13 to 15. (Photo by […]

 
 

Woman who ‘wanted Burger King’ after drunken driving arrest, apprehended again

A Waterford woman who was arrested for drunken driving at about 6:50 p.m. Oct. 4 was apprehended a second time the same day after she ventured out for some food at Burger King, saying she didn’t “feel drunk anymore.” The 47-year-old was apprehended after she and another woman were heard […]

 
 

A losing battle

A losing battle

Emerald ash borer changes city’s landscape By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Although the emerald ash borer weighs just a fraction of an ounce, the collective weight of its local infestation will put a considerable strain on municipal budgets and create a void on the landscape for years to come, […]

 
 

City votes to join county dispatch center

Move to consortium will eliminate jobs of five dispatchers By Jason Arndt Staff Writer       The City of Burlington Common Council voted Tuesday to join Racine County’s consolidated dispatching consortium – a move that could save nearly $3 million over the next 12 years by eliminating the jobs […]

 
 

Dam repair nearly complete

Dam repair nearly complete

Recent rain had Echo Lake on the rise By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington’s Echo Lake rose to near-normal levels early this week thanks to about three inches of rain that fell on the area this month. But the rise was short lived as city crews fully opened the […]

 
 

City Council set to vote on dispatching contract Tuesday

City Council set to vote on dispatching contract Tuesday

Move would result in the loss of 5.5 local dispatching jobs The City of Burlington Common Council on Tuesday evening will consider approving a contract to join the Racine County Communications Center for dispatching of local police, fire and rescue services. The matter is on the agendas of both the […]

 
 

Plans to survey district residents on referendum options is still in limbo

By Alex Johnson Correspondent Whether the Burlington Area School District will proceed with a survey of district residents regarding options for a planned spring referendum remains in flux. School Board President Jim Bousman on Monday said the School Board had a clear “agreement” on the message going into the discussion […]

 
 

Burlington schools offer free breakfast

Burlington schools offer free breakfast

Grab-and-go program is popular at BHS By Alex Johnson Correspondent This school year, the Burlington Area School District has begun serving free breakfast to all students in every grade level. Specifically, at Burlington High School, students have the option of receiving breakfast in the food line before school, or at […]

 
 

Village reviews plans for residential tract

Park Meadow would feature homes, two-family condos By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials are in the first stages of approving a residential development near the intersection of highways 83 and 20. The Village Board on Oct. 9 had a first reading of an ordinance that, as proposed, would […]

 
 

Dover supervisors censure chairman

Lena criticized for ‘unprofessional’ conduct in office By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Town of Dover’s two supervisors this week called out the leader of the community for perceived unprofessional and unethical actions while conducting municipal business relating to repair of a truck. At a Town Board meeting Oct 9, Supervisors […]

 
 
 
 
 

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