Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

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 […]

 
 

Bulk pick-up put on back burner

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Maybe at some point, but not now. The Waterford Village Board overwhelmingly delivered this response as a proposed annual bulk item pick-up day went under the microscope. With early backing by the village’s Finance Committee, plans had been in motion to revise an existing contract with […]

 
 

Ten Club Park plans advance

New gazebo, river outlook area are included By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A new gazebo, access to the Fox River and paying homage to the village’s history are among the features included in Ten Club Park’s concept plan, which has received backing from municipal officials. With expertise from such consultants as […]

 
 

DNR downplays cougar report

No evidence to back up Wheatland sighting, official says By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Despite a reported sighting of a cougar in the Town of Wheatland Tuesday, there was no evidence to support the claim, according to a Department of Natural Resource official. Wildlife Biologist Marty Johnson, who oversees both […]

 
 

New fire chief answers the call

New fire chief answers the call

Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty welcomes Fire Chief Alan Babe to the city after his hiring was officially approved at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting. Babe replaces Perry Howard, who resigned at the end of last year. (Photo by Jason Arndt)

 
 
 
 
 

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