Family deals with tragic loss of son

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Robert Gueldenzopf is dealing with the death of his stepson, Aaron Davis, as best as can be expected under such trying circumstances. Davis was killed in an alleged drunken driven incident April 11 in St. Petersburg, Fla., while walking to a parking garage after finishing work […]


Kansasville School registration now in progress

Kansasville School District is now holding 4- and 5-year-old kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year. There will be an all school registration in August before school starts in which fees and additional information will be requested. A child who is being registered for 4-year-old kindergarten, must be four 4 […]


Citizens ask for stronger stand against drainage district proposals

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials continue to hear an earful from some residents living along the Fox River who are concerned about issues with the Norway-Dover Drainage District, including an upcoming dredging project and temporary drawdown of the Rochester dam to accommodate it. The Village Board on […]


Pienkos stays as superintendent

Plans for Washington- Caldwell School District superintendent Mark Pienkos to retire next year have been temporarily retired. At Monday night’s school board meeting, Jill Saltzmann, whom the board selected to replace Pienkos as superintendent next year, asked that she be allowed to work full-time next year as full-time principal, while […]


Facing 25 percent hike, BASD seeks health insurance options

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Officials with the Burlington Area School District wanted to stay with the Wisconsin Group Health Trust for the district’s health insurance. But a 25 percent hike in premiums doesn’t make that feasible. On Monday, the School Board heard two different proposals outlined by Jeff Ireland, the […]


July 4 parade sponsorships available

The 2015 Independence Day Parade in Union Grove will be held Saturday, July 4, starting at 9:15 am. The theme for this year’s parade is “This Land is Your Land.” Parade entries can be registered either online or by mail. Forms are available at Registration is due by June 1. […]


Appraisal Fair preview May 2

Absolutely Waterford will make its TV debut Saturday, April 25, at 6:30 a.m. on CBS’s Real Racine with Jessica Tighe, who invited AW volunteers on her show to talk about the Saturday, May 2, Absolutely Waterford Appraisal Fair fundraiser at Waterford High School. Lead appraiser Barbara Eash will give an […]


Town officer off work after shooting pond

By Patricia Bogumil Editor A part-time Town of Waterford police officer is in trouble with the law after allegedly getting drunk, arguing with her husband and then firing a gun into a pond outside her Town of LaGrange home March 15 ­– hours after attending a Friends of the NRA […]


Clean Sweep event is Saturday

Clean Sweep event is Saturday

A crew from Veolia Environmental services removes paint, motor oil and other hazardous waste from a vehicle during the April 2014 Clean Sweep event. Veolia recycles or disposes of the hazardous wastes in safe manner. The City of Burlington Combined Public Works facility will host the annual Western Racine County […]


Shepherds plant sale set

Shepherds College greenhouse plant sale will be held during the month of May. On Fridays, the hours are noon to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Memorial Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make your selections from a variety of annuals, herbs and vegetables. Bring your own […]


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