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Election review: Two upsets and a draw

Lena unseats Lembcke in Town of Dover By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With spring election season now in the rear-view mirror, results across Western Racine County have revealed several upsets and an unusual occurrence. Two veteran municipal leaders are leaving their posts this month as the results shake out and another […]

 
 

Little bite for this bark

Rochester resident gets kennel license, despite noise concerns By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Village of Rochester resident has been awarded a new kennel license, though nearby residents’ noise concerns have prompted additional overtures aimed at containing and shielding the chorus of barking and yipping. Deedria Schaal, who owns a home […]

 
 

Roundabout project to begin this month

Roundabout project to begin this month

Overpass will be removed to create second access to educational campus By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Department of Transportation plans to begin later this month the removal of the Highway 142 overpass at McCanna Parkway and installation of a roundabout intersection at the site. Officials are expected to meet […]

 
 

Beyond a shadow of a doubt

Beyond a shadow of a doubt

With pigtails blowing in the breeze, Madelyn Korman casts an Easter Bunny-like shadow Saturday at Waterford Town Park as she participates in the Tichigan Lake Lions Club annual Easter Egg Hunt. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Expressing optimism in the face of defeat

Burlington school officials will seek a consensus for future of facilities By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington Area School District officials will likely have a year to consider future referendum options in the wake of the decisive defeat of three facility-related questions placed before voters last week. There is no […]

 
 

Union Grove manufacturer to expand facility

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove-based Coleman Tool and Manufacturing Corp. is poised to expand its existing facility by 40,000 square feet, based on plans approved by a village panel last week. Company representatives came before the Plan Commission on April 3 and unveiled a series of details for the […]

 
 

Kenosha County man dies in motorcycle crash

Kenosha County man dies in motorcycle crash

A 41-year-old Kenosha County man died Sunday as the result of a motorcycle crash in the 11700 block of Highway P in the Town of Randall near Twin Lakes. According to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office, the driver was headed north on Highway P when he apparently lost control of […]

 
 

Local blood drive set for Vets Terrace

Local blood drive set for Vets Terrace

The Burlington community blood drive is Tuesday, April 18, from 2-7 p.m., at Veterans Terrace at Echo Park, 589 Milwaukee Ave. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Bring a photo ID. To donate blood a person must be in good health, at least 17 years old (16 with parental […]

 
 

Indoor sports facility proposed in Waterford

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent On the heels of Waterford Union High School’s second defeated referendum, an interested developer is looking to create an indoor sports plex within the village’s limits. Bill Unke recently delivered a brief pitch to the Waterford Village Board on March 27 for what he envisions […]

 
 

Turke, Hahn, Kessler earn School Board seats

Turke, Hahn, Kessler earn School Board seats

Bauman, Kott win City Council seats By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With four people vying for three available seats, someone was going to be the odd person out in the Burlington Area School District School Board race. That turned out to be Taylor Wishau, who appeared to concede the close race […]

 
 
 
 
 

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