Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Two bodies found in suitcases

A Walworth County Sheriff’s deputy blocks traffic to North Como Road at Highway H in the Town of Geneva early Thursday evening as investigators search for clues near the discovery of two bodies in suitcases. (Photo by Heather Ruenz)

Police chief says they were likely dumped in field Town of Geneva police are investigating the discovery of two bodies in separate suitcases along North Como Road Thursday afternoon. Police made the gruesome discovery about 3 p.m. after a citizen reported seeing the two suitcases alongside the road, according to […]


Raymond School new roof and other energy projects set to begin mid-June

By Adam Knoll Correspondent The Raymond School Board convened a public workshop with 45 residents in attendance May 15 to discuss potential upgrades being made to Raymond School. What has been approved so far is borrowed funding for a $1.9 million project (with no tax impact) to update and renovate […]


River Market grand opening is Saturday

        Absolutely Waterford celebrates its premier year of hosting the Waterford River Market with a grand opening on Saturday, June 7. Scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the grand opening will showcase local producers and their goods. The event includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony with local dignitaries, live music, […]


Dog dies in Rochester house fire

Firefighters pause after extinguishing the flames at a home in the 29000 block of Hickory Lane in the Village of Waterford Wednesday morning. No one was home when the fire broke out, but a family dog died in the blaze. (Photo by Terry Alby)

Blaze causes estimated $100,000 damage to home A family dog died Wednesday morning in a fire that caused about $100,000 damage to a home in the Village of Rochester. None of the residents of the house in the 29000 block of Hickory Lane were home when the fire broke out […]




      Barbara Kaye Mangold, 73, Burlington, died peacefully May 26, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family, after a 4-½ year courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born Sept. 6, 1940, in Eagle River to the late Wilbert and Barbara Alt. She was the youngest of seven children […]


DOT cuts project funding – because it can

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After an unsuccessful last-ditch effort, Village of Waterford officials are in the process of signing an agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation on the looming Highway 83-20 reconstruction project. In March, village staff were informed the DOT planned to cut its contribution toward aesthetic […]




     Gary L. Olson, 78, Burlington, died May 30, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 29, 1936, to the late Lloyd and Bernice (Frieberg) Olson in Rockford, Ill. He spent his early life in Rockford before moving to Burlington, where he graduated from Burlington High School. He […]


North Cape church hosts annual car show June 8

North Cape Lutheran Church, 2644 124th St., Franksville, invites collectors and enthusiasts to a car, tractor, motorcycle, and off-road vehicle show on Sunday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All types of show cars, tractors, motorcycles, and off-road vehicles are welcome. There will also be a spaghetti luncheon […]


Heroes at work: Car crashes, gas spews

  By Patricia Bogumil Editor A 21-year-old Elkhorn woman was found unconscious in the front seat of her car, with natural gas hissing and spewing into the air, after she drove through a fence around a WE Energies main line gas junction station in Waterford township. Her vehicle hit a […]


County-run public health no longer in the running for 2015 – West-end will likely switch to Central Racine Health Department

By Patricia Bogumil Editor Public health services for eight west-end communities now served by Western Racine County Health Department won’t be offered in 2015 through a newly created Racine County Health Commission ­– a proposal that drew mixed reviews when floated a month ago. Instead, Central Racine County Health Department, […]


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