Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Most local candidates are unopposed

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Candidate filings for 2012 local elections feature plenty of races with little or no challenge to the status quo. The election is scheduled for Tuesday, April 3. A listing of local seats up for election follows.   • VILLAGE OF UNION GROVE trustee (three seats) […]

 
 

‘Parents Speak Up’ meetings set this month

Western Racine County Health Department is offering a free program for parents to gain information on how to discuss healthy relationships with their teens. Parents will receive tips on how to start conversations about abstinence, safe sex, and good decision-making. All participants will receive a guide titled, “Parents Speak Up.” […]

 
 

Candidates step up in city races; town incumbents unchallenged

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer While most election filings for both the City and Town of Burlington were routine this week, two seats on the City of Burlington Common Council will be contested. Aldermen Jim Prailes and Jeff Fischer announced last week that they would not seek re-election, and there […]

 
 

Waterford’s year in review

Community reached soaring heights and devastating lows in 2011 By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The state of Wisconsin made national news on more than one occasion in 2011 – the good, the bad and the ugly. The home to reigning Super Bowl champs the Green Bay Packers was thrust into […]

 
 

Extent of tax hike surprises officials

Unanticipated value correction creates higher than expected city taxes By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief As City of Burlington officials wrapped up their budget process in late 2011, they were confident the average property owner would pay no more than an additional $10 for the city portion of their 2012 […]

 
 

Union Grove’s year in review

A state softball title highlighted banner 2011 By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The state of Wisconsin made national news on more than one occasion in 2011 – the good, the bad and the ugly. The home to reigning Super Bowl champs the Green Bay Packers was thrust into the national […]

 
 

Bon fire party leads to charge of sexual assault of a child

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Chance Stelmack, 17, of North Sixth Street, Waterford, is charged with felony second-degree sexual assault of a child under age 16 for alleged sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old Burlington girl. According to the criminal complaint filed Jan. 4 in Racine County Circuit Court: City of […]

 
 

A real snow job

Winning lie spurred by  visions of 2011 blizzard By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After a snowstorm of epic proportions left people stranded on Feb. 2, 2011, it seems only fitting that the winning lie of the 2011 Burlington Liars Club contest turned out to be as epic – at least […]

 
 

He flew through life

Dick and Bobbie Wagner in a recent family photo. Dick Wagner died Sunday at his home in Lyons fol-lowing a heart attack.

Wagner leaves long legacy in aviation, philanthropy By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief If there was one thing Dick Wagner didn’t want, it was for people to make a fuss over him. To orphans in the Philippines, lepers in Bolivia and prisoners in Belize he was an angel and a […]

 
 

Crushing those catchy tunes

Crushing those catchy tunes

Ben Lois (from left), Becca Robinson and Elijah Erdmann perform at a recent Burlington High School basketball game. The three are part of the student pep band, Orange Crush. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 
 
 
 

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