Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Village Board debates sheriff’s contract

Some want more options for village police service By Rumasa Noor Staff Writer The Union Grove Village Board on Monday continued its discussion from the July 13 meeting about the sheriff’s contract for 2016. In the July 13 meeting, Trustee Chris Gallagher questioned why the village isn’t able to have […]

 
 

School won’t charge youth basketball program to use facility

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Citing its usefulness and popularity in the community, Washington-Caldwell officials are giving an outside winter sports organization use of the district’s sole building for free this upcoming school year. During a broader discussion on the district’s facility use policy for the upcoming year, the School Board […]

 
 

Policy change to allow use of EpiPens by school staff

Policy change to allow use of EpiPens by school staff

Proposed policy allows emergency injectors for allergic reactions By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Local public school staff will likely have another tool to use in the event of medical emergencies this coming school year. The Burlington Area School District’s Policy Committee on Monday recommended approval of revisions to district […]

 
 

School district moves closer to facilities study

Committee tabs architectural firm to lead process By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Burlington Area School District is poised to hire an architect with a long history of work in the district to develop a plan to update schools and facilities. The district’s Buildings, Grounds and Transportation Committee on […]

 
 

Music in the digital age

Graded school district wants fresh take on music classes By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In an attempt toward evolving Waterford Graded School District’s music curriculum and meeting the needs of all students, a series of tweaks are being implemented. The changes, discussed at a Policy Curriculum Committee meeting July 20 and […]

 
 

This One’s for Ewe: Your guide to the Racine County Fair

This One’s for Ewe: Your guide to the Racine County Fair

Lauran Winkler, a member of the Raymond 4-H Club, gets her Dutch-Holland Rabbit, Lopez, settled in his cage at the Racine County Fair on Tuesday, the day before the fair officially opened. The fair runs through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Union Grove. (Photo by Julie Rossman) The annual Racine […]

 
 

Sunset over Echo Lake

Sunset over Echo Lake

The sun fades into the treetops on a recent evening in this scene shot from Echo Lake Park in Burlington. (Photo by Jacqueline Nadolski)

 
 

A bond like no other

A bond like no other

Officer mourns death of canine partner By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Just how close were Sgt. John Fisher and his canine partner Natz? It took Fisher more than a week to respond to telephone queries from the press seeking comment on the death of his longtime partner. Fisher said […]

 
 

Bargains al fresco

Bargains al fresco

A shopper checks out items for sale at Gia Bella in downtown Burlington during the annual Maxwell Street Days sale last weekend. Burlington Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jan Ludtke said the event went well. “We had a lot of out of town visitors — a lot of new faces.” […]

 
 

Setting goals is mayor’s top priority

He says officials must determine city’s needs, then prioritize By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief When asked Tuesday what’s the greatest task facing the City of Burlington in the coming year, Mayor Bob Miller didn’t hesitate. “Prioritize,” he said. In the past year and a half the city’s ability to […]

 
 
 
 
 

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