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Bomb squad gets a bang out of hand grenade

Adult son found it while cleaning father’s basement By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer The City of Burlington police got an unusual report Tuesday morning. The son of a Burlington resident, cleaning out his father’s home Tuesday, found a World War II-era hand grenade in his father’s basement. The city police […]

 
 

Man arrested after taking drugs from local store

A man looking for drugs has been arrested in a theft at Pharmacy Station in Burlington Friday morning.

Charges expected in theft from Pharmacy Station By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer City of Burlington police made a quick arrest Friday after Pharmacy Station on South Pine Street was robbed. The man, whose name is not being released pending formal filing of criminal charges, apparently walked into Pharmacy Station shortly […]

 
 

Village won’t restrict concealed weapons in public buildings

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer As far as Village of Waterford board member Roy Gawlitta is concerned, there is just one simple statement to make on the state’s new concealed carry law. “I am dead-set against any restrictions,” Gawlitta said. “I don’t see how in a couple of discussions and […]

 
 

Library announces upcoming happenings

Graham Public Library, 1215 Main St., Union Grove, will have a family book discussion Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. “Niagara Falls or Does it?” by Henry Winkler and Lon Oliver is perfect for children in grades 3-5 and can be placed on hold by calling 878-2910. • Wisconsin author […]

 
 

Property tax rates rose throughout west end

Property tax rates rose throughout west end

Declining property values remain a major culprit By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Property tax rates in Western Racine County increased 5.9 percent on average from 2009 to 2010, a trend that is likely to continue in 2011 due to a third straight year of declining property values. A new […]

 
 

You want time with those fries?

You want time with those fries?

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor A 22-year old Wind Lake woman who allegedly used a relative’s credit card without permission to buy fast food and other items has been charged with nine felony counts of personal ID theft with financial gain. If convicted of all charges, she faces a maximum […]

 
 

Historical re-enactment set for Oct. 8-9

Re-enactors will gather for a timeline event at the Racine County Fairgrounds the weekend of Oct. 8-9. Visitors to the Half Point Historical Re-enactment will see many eras portrayed in period costume. Visit with a ‘courier du Bois’ from 1750. Homemaking skills from the 18th and 19th centuries will feature […]

 
 

Heartfelt help

Heartfelt help

Young boy volunteers time to help veterans By Julie Rossman Correspondent Keith Biermann is a young man with a big heart, who at just 9 years old, knows he’s got a future in the military. The boy attended Rochester’s Day in the Country festival on Saturday and bought an old […]

 
 

Village set to cut costs across the board

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The Village of Waterford board is expecting, in large part, to be making cuts across the board in the 2012 budget. Lori Peternell, the village treasurer, outlined a plan at a special meeting of the Committee of the Whole and the Finance Committee Monday at […]

 
 

A life poured out in service

A life poured out in service

Grossman was devoted to his family, profession and community   By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Tom Grossman got a lot out of his community, but certainly not as much as he put into it. However, you wouldn’t have known that by talking to him, according to the family members […]

 
 
 
 
 

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