Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

’Toppers fall to St. Joseph for first time

By Bud Milroy Sports Correspondent It was a bad week for the Catholic Central High School football team to see a streak end. Kenosha St. Joseph earned its first victory over the Hilltoppers since joining the Midwest Classic Conference, beating CCHS 21-14 at Kenosha’s Ameche Field Friday. The loss drops […]

 
 

Wolverine runners are meeting goals

By David Paulsen Sports Correspondent Two weeks ago after the Southern Lakes Conference Relays, Waterford High School head cross country coach Nate Schreiber said he was setting a goal for his top five boys to run under 17 minutes 30 seconds. On Saturday, at the Muskego Cross Country Invite, Schreiber’s […]

 
 

Broncos finally get a football victory

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor It took until the sixth week of the season, but the Union Grove Union High School football team finally got a “W” on the board. Traveling to Elkhorn for the Elks’ Homecoming game, the Broncos held the Elks’ offense in check for most of the […]

 
 

Champions! Broncos bring home SLC tennis title

Members of the Southern Lakes Conference champion Union Grove girls tennis team are: (front from left) Cassie Maurer, Haley Waldron, Ashley Miller, Brittany Wentworth, Megan Lee; (back row) Megan Tornoe, Kayla Clement, Dana Bauer, Lauren Tuma, Jessica DeGroot and coach Mike Brannen.

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor The 2010 Southern Lakes Conference girls tennis tournament left a little bit of a sour taste in the mouths of members of the Union Grove Broncos. The Broncos came up less than two points shy of the SLC title, and UG coach Mike Brannen said […]

 
 

City eyes $7.6 million sewer plant upgrade

Equipment at end of its useful life, consultant says By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer Twenty years ago, the City of Burlington borrowed money and went forth with a new wastewater treatment facility. The new facility has paid off in terms of profits for the utility from processing waste from outside […]

 
 

Bomb squad gets a bang out of hand grenade

Adult son found it while cleaning father’s basement By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer The City of Burlington police got an unusual report Tuesday morning. The son of a Burlington resident, cleaning out his father’s home Tuesday, found a World War II-era hand grenade in his father’s basement. The city police […]

 
 

Man arrested after taking drugs from local store

A man looking for drugs has been arrested in a theft at Pharmacy Station in Burlington Friday morning.

Charges expected in theft from Pharmacy Station By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer City of Burlington police made a quick arrest Friday after Pharmacy Station on South Pine Street was robbed. The man, whose name is not being released pending formal filing of criminal charges, apparently walked into Pharmacy Station shortly […]

 
 

Village won’t restrict concealed weapons in public buildings

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer As far as Village of Waterford board member Roy Gawlitta is concerned, there is just one simple statement to make on the state’s new concealed carry law. “I am dead-set against any restrictions,” Gawlitta said. “I don’t see how in a couple of discussions and […]

 
 

Library announces upcoming happenings

Graham Public Library, 1215 Main St., Union Grove, will have a family book discussion Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. “Niagara Falls or Does it?” by Henry Winkler and Lon Oliver is perfect for children in grades 3-5 and can be placed on hold by calling 878-2910. • Wisconsin author […]

 
 

Property tax rates rose throughout west end

Property tax rates rose throughout west end

Declining property values remain a major culprit By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Property tax rates in Western Racine County increased 5.9 percent on average from 2009 to 2010, a trend that is likely to continue in 2011 due to a third straight year of declining property values. A new […]

 
 
 
 
 

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