Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Gas price continue to fall; but they’re still at record highs for Christmas season

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have fallen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.19 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.23, according to gasoline price website Including the change in […]


If you build it, they will come

City takes ‘Field of Dreams’ approach to attracting manufacturing By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Luring in new business or unwisely spending city dollars in a speculative venture? It all depends on how you look at the proposal last week to the City of Burlington Common Council to approve a city […]




The passing of the Wassail bowl and a “Waes-Hael” pledge of good health followed the procession of Lords and Ladies to the Great Halle at Waterford High School Dec. 10 to start the 27th annual Madrigal Dinner. Performers included Madrigal Singers (from left) Lauren Wolfson, Reid Jensen, Jenna Lindell. (Photo […]


Driven by youthful enthusiasm

Burlington High School students Jake Reetz (from left), Garrett Schilling, Jen Stevens and Hannah Peterson enjoy the time they spent last week helping the school’s Driven program assemble Christmas gift packages for needy families. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Teens help make a difference for Christmas giving program By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer It doesn’t take much to excite teenagers – really, it doesn’t. Especially if you are a member of the Burlington High School Driven program and are outside in chilly weather on a sunny Friday afternoon soliciting […]


Village seeks to partner with its neighbors for roadwork

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With an eye toward saving money, officials in the Village of Waterford have announced a plan to look into partnering with neighboring municipalities and bid jointly for roadwork. The initiative could begin as soon as 2012. Village Administrator Rebecca Ewald and Director of Public Works Jeff […]


Shoplifting suspect hit with drug charges

Shoplifting suspect hit with drug charges

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A shopping trip to Sentry Food in Mount Pleasant resulted in the arrest of a 23-year-old Union Grove woman for multiple charges. Michelle L. Blaser, 14808 Washington Avenue, Union Grove, is charged as a repeat offender with felony posession of cocaine, misdemeanor retail theft and […]


Bloody incident gives new meaning to ‘hazardous duty’

Bloody incident gives new meaning to ‘hazardous duty’

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A 30-year-old West Allis man faces multiple charges after reportedly slitting his wrist, running a bloody hand up and down a Norway township officer’s face; stating that he had AIDS, the infectious disease; and asking the officer if he would like that. According to the […]


Officials confirm case of whooping cough

Disease poses greatest threat to infants By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Public health officials in western Racine County said Tuesday that there have been one confirmed, one suspected and three probable cases of whooping cough locally in recent weeks. The bacterial infection that starts out with mild cold-like symptoms […]


Singing for their donations

Singing for their donations

Burlington High School students Alexa Aguirre (from left), Jordan Silverman and Adyson Dinatale perform a spirited version of “Jingle Bells” in front of Reineman’s Hardware while collecting money as part of the Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign to benefit Love Inc. last week. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)


LETTER: When it comes to BASD, taxpayers have to be in a giving mood

                  I believe the Burlington Area School District staff to be dedicated and hardworking people. Every job is important to our mutual goal of a 12th-grader ready and equipped for the world.                   All staff contribute – from a clean building to good meals; from extra tutoring to a cheerful […]


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