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State compiles case for disaster

Damage assessments are key to federal declaration By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Officials with Wisconsin Emergency Management are in the process of compiling totals from the damage assessments they in early August in conjunction with officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The joint assessment information will be used […]

 
 

Three dead in shooting at drag strip

Three dead in shooting at drag strip

Authorities still searching for suspect in what may have been a gang-related shooting By Jason Arndt Staff Writer What started as an evening of fun at the Great Lakes Dragaway took a tragic turn Sunday when a gunman shot and killed three people at point-blank range, Kenosha County Sheriff David […]

 
 

Village Board OK’s pumper tanker purchase

Chief says it comes at a good time for fire department By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials recently signed off on a hefty expenditure that will bring the local fire and rescue department’s vehicle fleet back up to full force. The Village Board on July 24 gave the […]

 
 

Board hears more school options from architect

BASD could decide on referendum question this month By Alex Johnson Correspondent Nicholas Kent of Plunkett-Raysich Architects presented more possible options for changes to Karcher Middle School and various elementary schools to the Burlington Area School District School Board of Education on Aug. 8. Offering a more in-depth look at […]

 
 

Stuffing the bus for local students

Stuffing the bus for local students

Bernard Peterson, a member of the Burlington Kiwanis Club, and his son, Finn, 4, collect donations of the school supplies for the clubs annual back-to-school drive at the Burlington Pick ‘n Save store Saturday. The supplies are distributed through Love Inc. to needy children throughout the area. (Photo by Ed […]

 
 

Wet weather delays roundabout completion

Wet weather delays roundabout completion

BASD doesn’t anticipate problems when classes begin By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief With construction slowed by the heavy rains of mid July the completion of the Highway 142-McCanna Parkway roundabout intersection will be several weeks later than anticipated. Officials with the state Department of Transportation had hoped to compete […]

 
 

Village contemplates sale of public land

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A proposal to sell publicly owned land in Union Grove is on the table, though no formal action has taken place. The village Plan Commission on Aug. 7 met behind closed session for an agenda item pertaining to the sale of property at York Street and […]

 
 

Planning progresses on possible Fox River Middle School overhaul

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While there are more questions than answers at this point, changes could be afoot at Fox River Middle School. And the changes could result in a range of improvements that could cost anywhere from $19.95 million to $41.3 million. Regardless of the option, a referendum would […]

 
 

Dispatch decision is not on council agenda

The City of Burlington Common Council is not scheduled to discuss or decide the future of its emergency dispatching center at Tuesday evening’s meeting, according to City Administrator Carina Walters. However, she said, residents who wish to address the council concerning the issue may do so under “non-agenda items” at […]

 
 

Tale Tales: A celebration of music and community

Tale Tales: A celebration of music and community

Annual festival features rich variety of music, activities, workshops This weekend’s Tall Tales Music Festival features a mix of exciting newcomers and returning fan favorites, according to festival organizer Patrick Sullivan. The fifth annual music festival will be held Friday and Saturday on the 200 block of E. Chestnut Street […]

 
 
 
 
 

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