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Wilmot teen wins Diva Quest

Wilmot teen wins Diva Quest

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The look on Marissa Lake’s face said it all Saturday night. As Waterford Union High School senior Ashlin Meyer was named the second-place finisher at Riverport Chorus’s 10th annual “Diva Quest,” Lake broke down into tears, unable to comprehend going from an also-ran last year to […]

 
 

Cars fall through ice on Geneva Lake

Cars fall through ice on Geneva Lake
 
 

Footbridges open at White River County Park

Footbridges open at White River County Park

Local foundations fund project that gives hikers access to both sides of river By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer The recent completion of two new bridges at Walworth County’s White River County Park has opened up a whole new section of the park to visitors. The park, found just outside of […]

 
 

Village’s new development district looks to generate interest

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After passing smoothly through a number of channels last year, the Village of Union Grove officially has a fifth tax-incremental financing district, or TID, on its books. Now comes a game of wait-and-see. “Everything (for TID No. 5) was approved late last year,” Village Clerk-Treasurer Jill […]

 
 

Town changing up pier construction costs

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After several months of review and scrutiny, Town of Waterford officials have set in motion a plan to revise an ordinance pertaining to pier construction. After a thorough vetting from members of the Plan Commission, the Town Board on Jan. 11 minted the ordinance, which calls […]

 
 

City will sell downtown development site

Retail parcel has been vacant for years   By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The City of Burlington Community Development Authority on Tuesday tentatively agreed to draft a proposal to sell property for an as-yet-undetermined downtown retail development to the Burlington Core Upgrades II, LLC. While an option will remain open for […]

 
 

City gets behind study, School Board questions its role in shared facility

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The City of Burlington Common Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to move forward with a study for a shared government services building. While not everyone is fully on board with being a part of the project – at least one council member said putting everything in […]

 
 

Man accused of third assault of same victim

A Burlington man out on bail after an argument turned physical in December is back in Racine County Jail – after allegedly assaulting the same person a second time in the city. Colten Ketchum, 23, remained in Racine County Jail Tuesday evening on a $5,000 bond. He is charged with […]

 
 

Zelich pleads guilty in ‘suitcase’ murder

By Jason Arndt STAFF WRITER When a Kenosha County judge granted a motion made by prosecutors last month, it prompted Steven Zelich’s defense to accept a plea in Kenosha County Circuit Court Monday. Zelich, a former West Allis police officer, faced two charges of homicide – including one in Minnesota, […]

 
 

City, county, BASD will consider study of shared facility

City, county, BASD will consider study of shared facility

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Recognizing a rare opportunity for collaboration that could lead to cost savings, officials from the City of Burlington, Burlington Area School District and Racine County on Monday agreed in principal to pursue a study of a shared government services building to be built in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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