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Woman arrested after stabbing in Waterford

Woman arrested after stabbing in Waterford

      A Lake Mills woman was arrested after an early-morning incident in the Village of Waterford Tuesday. The Waterford police arrested Rhiannon L. Schmitz, 36, and she was taken to Racine County jail. Police recommended to the Racine County District Attorney’s office that she be charged with substantial battery and […]

 
 

Obregon gets life sentence

Obregon gets life sentence

Crime spree in fall of 2015 had area on edge for weeks By Jason Arndt Staff writer The last page in the Andrew Obregon saga finally turned inside the Kenosha County Courthouse Tuesday morning. Obregon, 34, of Bristol received a life sentence without an opportunity to return to the streets, including […]

 
 

BASD goes back to the drawing board following defeat of referendums

BASD goes back to the drawing board following defeat of referendums

Middle School remains top priority as district examines options By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Residents of the Burlington Area School District made it clear Tuesday night that they wanted a different plan to be offered by the district for its aging facilities. All three referendum questions – one for a $68.3 […]

 
 

Election results – Burlington school referendum falls flat

Election results – Burlington school referendum falls flat

With results still pending from the Town of Dover, all three questions on the Burlington Area School District Referendum appeared to have failed by a large margin as of 9:20 p.m. The first question, regarding building a new $68.3 million middle school and addressing maintenance needs throughout the district, got […]

 
 

Roanhouse faces challenger for Village president

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Village of Waterford residents vote next week, two familiar names will be on the ballot for Village President. Tom Roanhouse, the incumbent, will be challenged by current Trustee Jim Schneider. If Schneider loses, he would still hold his position on the Village Board. Roanhouse is […]

 
 

Lena challenging Lembcke for Dover chair

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor While the Town of Dover supervisor races are uncontested, Mario Lena is challenging Tom Lembcke for the town chairman position. Running unopposed for their supervisor positions are Mike Shenkenberg and Sam Stratton.   Tom Lembcke (I) Age: 74 Resident of town: 39 years Occupation: Farmer Education: […]

 
 

Two vie for City Council spot

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor There is one contested race among the City and Town of Burlington this spring. Incumbent Todd Bauman is being challenged for the District 4 Alderman position on the City of Burlington Common Council by newcomer Art Gardner. Running unopposed for council are Bob Grandi (District 2) […]

 
 

Three vie for two town supervisor seats

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Three candidates — two incumbents and a challenger — are vying for two supervisor positions up for grabs this spring on the Waterford Town Board. Incumbents Nick Draskovich and Dale Gauerke are each seeking re-election to their posts, which carry a two-year term. Candidate Bill Unke […]

 
 

Original pep band comes to end of its days

Original pep band comes to end of its days

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Orange Crush first stepped out at a basketball game seven years ago, the Burlington High School take on a “pep band” was, in the words of co-director Ron Pedersen, “pretty dorky.” Seven years later, after numerous gigs within the school and outside of it – […]

 
 

Final thoughts: Voters go to polls to decide fate of referendum

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor As the election ticks closer, final thoughts regarding the Burlington Area School District referendum questions are being voiced. The school district is presenting three questions to district residents. These question, as they appear on the ballot, are: Question No. 1: Shall the Burlington Area School District, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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