Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Area trick or treat times listed

Here is a list of trick or treat times for communities in Western Racine County and the surrounding area. • October 29: Town of Lyons, 3-5 p.m. A bonfire is at 6:30 p.m. in Riverview Park on Mill Street, sponsored by the Town Fire Dept. A Halloween party is at […]


Firefighters corral barn blaze

Firefighters corral barn blaze

Firefighters from Rochester and Waterford survey the remains of an old barn destroyed Monday afternoon in a fire at 736 N. Browns Lake Drive, Rochester. Rochester Fire Chief Jack Biermann said the blaze started after sparks from a pile of debris burning about 20 to 25 feet away were carried […]


Two area teachers killed in motorcycle crash

Two area teachers killed in motorcycle crash

By Annette Newcomb Staff writer Two area high schools are reeling from the tragic deaths of teachers David and Kristin Novaez, who were killed Sunday afternoon when their motorcycle struck a sport utility vehicle that reportedly pulled out in front of them. David Novaez, 48, had been the German teacher […]


As temperature drops, local need rises

Love Inc.’s Dena Corey looks through the meager supply of children’s coats available through the organization’s “Winter Wraps” program so far. The agency anticipates distributing more than 600 coats this fall. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Love Inc. again anticipates growing demand for assistance By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Upon learning a reporter was in the building Tuesday, a volunteer for Love Inc., a local independent social service agency, had a message she wanted to pass on: “Tell them we need coats!” she said. The volunteer […]


Visionaries needed to strategize the future

A group of 40-plus volunteer community activists has come together to chart a course for an even better Waterford, as the community moves forward into its next hundred years. Called “Absolutely Waterford,” the group hopes to attract an even greater number of interested residents and volunteers as Waterford moves forward […]


Grassroots gathering

Local conservatives hope lobby night gives them a voice in Madison By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After standing up for conservative politics during the recent Burlington Area School District budget approval process, a local group will hold its first lobbying event Saturday at the Burlington High School auditorium. The group […]


City mulls impact of concealed carry law

Banning guns in public buildings among options By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Wisconsin Act 35 – which regulates, or rather, allows the carrying of concealed weapons – is set to take effect Nov. 1. The City of Burlington Common Council on Tuesday discussed the implications of the act and what […]


Five inductees added to Bronco Hall of Fame

Five inductees added to Bronco Hall of Fame

On Oct. 7, five graduates of Union Grove High School were inducted into the Bronco Hall of Fame. These individuals are: Thomas Smart, Class of 1953; James Vyvyan, Class of 1964; William Kingore, Class of 1977; James Thomas, Class of 1978; and Diane (Knight) Billmyer, Class of 1986. The induction […]


Antique Tractorcade and tractor display included in Fall Fest fun

On Sunday, Oct. 9, the Lions Club of Waterford will host their fourth annual Tractorcade and antique tractor display in conjunction with the Lions Chicken BBQ and the Chamber of Commerce Fall Fest. Anyone with an antique tractor is invited to participate. Led by Jerry Weinkauf, the Tractorcade will depart […]


Theater to host benefit show for local reporter

Mark Dudzik with his children Austin and Kaela. (Submitted photo)

The Plaza Theater of Burlington will host a special showing of the popular family movie “Dolphin Tale” with proceeds going to a fund set up to benefit the family of a local newspaper reporter critically injured in a bicycling accident. All tickets for the 7 p.m. show on Thursday, Oct. […]


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