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BHS wins McCreery concert

BHS wins McCreery concert

American Idol winner Scotty McCreery will perform a concert at Burlington High School on Monday, Nov. 14, to reward students there for collecting the most toys in a concert sponsored by Milwaukee radio station FM 106. On Tuesday, school officials were still working to iron out the details of the […]

 
 

High school play opens Thursday

UGHS to present ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ UGHS’s theatre department is currently working on its newest production, ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ written by John Patrick and produced with permission by Dramatists Theatre Inc. The play follows the famous Hollywood actress, Myra Marlowe, who heads out into the country […]

 
 

This running event isn’t for turkeys

Thanksgiving Day trot will benefit Love Inc. By Ed Nadolski Editor in chief For many, the only exercise we get on Thanksgiving is moving from the couch to the dinner table and then back again. Chris Ponteri would like to see people establish a much healthier tradition that is in […]

 
 

A passion for history

Graham Public Library volunteer Betty Backus pages through the history files at the library – a volunteer project she has been working on for about 15 years. Backus recently received the Wisconsin Library Association’s 2011 Citation of Merit Award for her volunteer work.  (Photo by Julie Rossman)

Betty Backus recognized for library volunteer work By Julie Rossman Correspondent Betty Backus has been connected to Union Grove’s Graham Public Library for a long time. First, as a part-time employee for more than 20 years, then as a volunteer for the past 19 years. After receiving a large stack […]

 
 

Honor Our Veterans ceremony is Wednesday

The first celebration to Honor our Veterans is Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 9 to 11 a.m., (doors open at 8:30 a.m.) at The Cotton Exchange, lower banquet room 345 Hickory Hollow Drive, Waterford. Archie Monuments in Waterford is sponsoring this event to Honor Our Veterans, the goal is to honor […]

 
 

Look out leaves, the city’s new vacuum is here

Burlington Street Department employee Tom Koch watches the city’s new leaf vacuum in action recently. The system, which can be operated by a single driver, is expected to cut the labor costs required for the city’s annual leaf collection. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Officials hope to save time, money with new vacuum system By Ed Nadolski Editor in chief The City of Burlington has a new weapon in its annual battle with falling leaves – a retrofitted vacuum collection system that utilizes an existing truck and just might reduce the labor needed to […]

 
 

County budget sails toward approval

Proposal includes slight decrease in tax levy By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Racine County Board is expected to act next week on a 2012 budget that includes a modest decrease in the property tax levy. County Executive James Ladwig unveiled his proposed $142.5 million budget three weeks ago. It includes […]

 
 

Two hunters rescued from drainage canal

Racine County authorities rescued two hunters from the Wind Lake drainage canal near Waterford Friday morning after their boat started to take on water and one of them became stuck in the mud. Here is the text of a press release issued by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department regarding the […]

 
 

Two high school students arrested for making bomb threat

By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer Two 16-year-old students at Union Grove High School were arrested last week after writing bomb threats on the boys’ and girls’ bathroom walls in the school. According to UGHS Superintendent Alan Mollerskov, the threats, found Wednesday, Oct. 26, by other students said the school would […]

 
 

Village Board looks at charging Chamber rent

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Faced with ongoing budget constraints, Union Grove officials are contemplating a proposal to charge the local Chamber of Commerce organization a rental fee to use village facilities. The Village Board’s Administration/Finance Committee discussed the issue Tuesday, but took no action. The Greater Union Grove Area Chamber […]

 
 
 
 
 

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