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Changes to rummage sale ordinance take hold this spring

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent It is a time-honored tradition. Spring and garage sales have gone hand-in-hand for generations, and Union Grove officials discussed the age-old standby in the immediate aftermath of an extensive comb-through of the village code. The village last year engaged in an extensive zoning rewrite project […]

 
 

Marine store plan moves ahead

City, owner must resolve utility connection cost By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Contingent on a sewer connection agreement and some financial conditions, the City of Burlington Plan Commission approved conditional use permit and site plan application for a new marine store. The conditional use and site plan requests were withdrawn […]

 
 

Kayaker drowns on Geneva Lake

Kayaker drowns on Geneva Lake

A 22-year man drown and his companion was rescued Thursday evening when their kayaks overturned on Geneva Lake, according to the Lake Geneva Fire Department. The department was dispatched to the lake in an area just off shore of Covenant Harbor Bible Camp, 1724 W. Main St., at 6:27 p.m. […]

 
 

Singing about the Music Man

Singing about the Music Man

Jackie Giess (left), playing the role of Mrs. Paroo, and Max Carpenter, playing the role of Winthrop Paroo, perform in Yorkville School’s production of “The Music Man Jr.” The play was presented May 5 and 6 at Union Grove High School. See this week’s Westine Report for more photos from […]

 
 

River East work begins; it’s expected to wrap up in October

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Work on the Village of Waterford’s River East shoreline project along the Fox River has begun, and municipal officials say they have taken a series of steps to ensure residents, business owners and visitors are kept abreast of progress. Work on the extensive project began […]

 
 

Wheatland continues sex offender fight

Wheatland continues sex offender fight

Same residence involved in most recent proposal By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Unlike the first time, Kenosha County officials are ready to fight a proposed placement of two sexually violent offenders into a Town of Wheatland residence, where the Department of Health Services attempted to move two other offenders in […]

 
 

Breaking news: Roundabout work will begin Monday

Breaking news: Roundabout work will begin Monday

Highway 142 overpass at McCanna Parkway will be removed By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Work on the Highway 142 roundabout intersection with McCanna Parkway near Burlington High School will begin Monday, May 15, according to the state Department of Transportation. Drivers who use that stretch of highway can anticipate […]

 
 

Big R to put its brand on B-town

Big R to put its brand on B-town

Retailer will open in vacant Kmart building By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Big R Stores will make a debut in Wisconsin this year by filling Burlington’s most prominent retail vacancy – the former Kmart store in the Fox River Plaza Shopping Center. The family owned retailer, similar to Blain’s Farm […]

 
 

School fees to remain the same

Committee recommends stats quo for next year By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Student fees for the 2017-18 school year will remain essentially the same under a recommendation made by the Burlington Area School District’s Finance Committee Monday. General fees – from books and materials to school lunches, activities, athletic […]

 
 

Union Grove looking to expand its information superhighway

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Improved internet service could soon come to Union Grove as officials look at ways of marketing the community to would-be developers and new businesses. The Plan Commission on Monday met with representatives of Glendale-based Midwest Fiber Networks on a possible project that could build on […]

 
 
 
 
 

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