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William Heinz remembered and missed at annual event

William Heinz remembered and missed at annual event

By Julie Rossman Correspondent It was a picture perfect day for the 32nd annual Union Grove Lion’s Club Chicken BBQ and classic car show on Sunday. The weather was amazing, Lions Club volunteers worked to cook and sell nearly 2,100 chicken halves and huge crowds showed up to enjoy the […]

 
 

Putting the university on the (Google) map

Putting the university on the (Google) map

Local geography student helps UW-W excel in contest   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Virtual visitors of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus will have more robust visuals to enjoy, thanks to the efforts of a recent group of college graduates, including a Burlington woman. The student participants enhanced the university’s presence […]

 
 

Man found dead in pond

A Town of Dover man was found dead in a pond on his property late Sunday, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff’s officials received a call regarding a missing person near the 300 block of Beaumont Avenue about 10:23 p.m. Sunday. Authorities learned the man had last been […]

 
 

Could gas prices be hitting bottom?

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have fallen in the past week, averaging $3.62 per gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen in the last week to $3.56, according to gasoline price website WisconsinGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas prices in Wisconsin during the past week, […]

 
 

Right on cue, these ladies win despite all odds

Right on cue, these ladies win despite all odds

Even with one injured teammate outfitted with a neck brace, an all-female Sturtevant team beat out 12 other teams to win a local pool team championship played May 18 thru May 20. With that win, the Against All Odds pool players have now gained entry into the largest team pool tournament […]

 
 

WSD budget offers a sweet deal in retirement benefits

But the costs can be almost sickening By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Town of Waterford Sanitary District (WSD) commissioner Donna Block has called for a special meeting to discuss the types and amounts of benefits now paid to full-time WSD employees. Block emailed her request to WSD office administrator Debbie […]

 
 

Concert series opens this week

  The B-Town Sounds summer concert series launches its inaugural season Thursday, June 14, with a show featuring Janet Planet and the Herd of Cats. The free concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Echo Park. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, beverages and food, although food and drink […]

 
 

Getting the weeds out and keeping the weeds out on Tichigan Lake

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor There are limits to what steps can be taken to correct weed problems on Tichigan Lake, its bays and the Fox River. A report about the weed treatments used this spring was made May 24 by Mike Waghorn, a member of the Aquatic Plant Management […]

 
 

Emission tests will be more convenient come July

Accelerated Auto Service, 667 W. State St., Burlington, is one of seven Western Racine County auto repair facilities that will provide state vehicle emission testing services beginning in July. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

New program will use local repair shops instead of current facilities   By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief State-required vehicle emission tests for Western Racine County residents – and their neighbors throughout this area of the state – will become considerably more convenient as of July 2. The state Department […]

 
 

Heroin leads to multiple charges

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor A 24-year-old man faces charges in both Milwaukee and Racine circuit courts after allegedly pawning stolen jewelry to support his heroin habit. According to the criminal complaint filed in Racine County Circuit Court: Alan R. Eder, with court addresses listed in both Waterford township and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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