Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Fire strikes Franciscan Missions office

Fire strikes Franciscan Missions office

Six residents were safely evacuated Tuesday morning when a fire broke out at the Franciscan Missions office and residence at 940 Browns Lake Dr., (Highway W) in Rochester, according to a news release issued by the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. The county communications center received a call at 5:50 a.m. […]

 
 

Obregon trial to remain in Kenosha County

Andrew Obregon sits behind Kristyne Watson and Carl Johnson, both public defenders, in a motion hearing held in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday. (Photo by Jason Arndt)

Defense motions rejected in Circuit Court Friday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Contrary to defense arguments, Andrew Obregon did not endure improper interrogation techniques and was aware of his rights when questioned by authorities following his arrest Oct. 13 in Zion, Ill., according to a Kenosha County Circuit Court judge. […]

 
 

Praise in the park

Praise in the park

The Rev. James Volkert, pastor of the three-parish cluster that includes St. Charles, St. Joseph and St. Mary Catholic parishes, consecrates the Eucharist Sunday during an outdoor Mass celebrated at Echo Park in Burlington. The Mass was blessed with blue skies and comfortable temperatures. Parish officials estimated more than 500 […]

 
 

Blues to ring out at B-Town Sounds Thursday night

Blues to ring out at B-Town Sounds Thursday night

The Burlington outdoor music series B-Town Sounds presents the Milwaukee-based Altered Five Blues Band Thursday evening at Echo Lake Park. The performance, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., is the third in a series of seven presented at the park’s newly renovated gazebo/bandstand. The event will also feature the craft beers […]

 
 

Her career in chocolate is made of solid gold

Her career in chocolate is made of solid gold

Local woman marks 50 years at Nestlé plant By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Among other items, 78-year-old Marilyn Elverman collects Nestlé memorabilia. She has a ceramic Nestlé Morsel cookie jar, figurines, and Nestlé model NASCAR racecars. But special among her collection is a Little Jersey, believed to be from the 1950s, […]

 
 

Most highway projects to be put on hold for holiday travel

Most highway projects to be put on hold for holiday travel

      To accommodate heavy traffic expected during the three-day Fourth of July holiday weekend, construction on most major highway projects in Wisconsin will be suspended at noon on Friday, July 1 and will not resume until Tuesday, July 5. However, motorists may still encounter narrow lanes and lane shifts, which […]

 
 

Man in alleged bank fraud is back in custody

A Chicago man suspected of defrauding area banks out more than $75,000 last fall is back in custody to face charges after allegedly skipping out on his bond in two counties. Jarrien Christian Jones, 26, was charged in Racine County Circuit Court last October with two counts of fraud against […]

 
 

It floats their boats

It floats their boats

Village hosts ribbon cutting for new canoe/kayak launch June 16 marked the culmination of an effort and the beginning of a journey. The Village of Waterford hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Village Hall Park to mark the official opening of four canoe and kayak launches. The launches are designed to […]

 
 

Fire department honored for heart care

On June 7, the Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department was awarded the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Bronze Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. With more than 250,000 people experiencing what is called a STEMI – an elevation of the […]

 
 

Council OKs parkway signs for city rummage sale event

Council OKs parkway signs for city rummage sale event

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington’s Common Council will allow residents to place yard sale signs in city-owned parkways during the annual citywide rummage sale held July 29 and 30. In a report to the council during the July 21 meeting, Alderman Edward Johnson said he received correspondence from a […]

 
 
 
 
 

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