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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 […]

 
 

City retains Lahner

City retains Lahner

But some criticize hefty raise administrator got to keep him from leaving   By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The City of Burlington almost lost its grip on its City Administrator last week. After letting the city know he would be interviewing for the position of city administrator in Elk River, […]

 
 

Raymond School rededicated

Institution marks 50th anniversary today By Julie Rossman Correspondent Raymond Elementary School has reached the 50-year mark and will celebrate today, September 16, with a special re-dedication ceremony to begin at 5:00 p.m. at the school. In 1961, the three Town of Raymond Schools consolidated and the current school was […]

 
 

Reaping the harvest

Reaping the harvest

First-ever farmers market deemed a success   By Julie Rossman Correspondent A slight drop in temperature on Tuesday brought a hint of autumn to the air, resulting in perfect weather for the first farmers market at Village Square Park in Union Grove. The event was organized by the Village of […]

 
 

Proposed gun ban debated

Waterford looks to keep weapons out of municipal buildings   By Mark Dudzik Waterford Post Editor Discussion on a proposal to ban firearms in municipal buildings within the Village of Waterford came to a halt Monday as officials lack a consensus on the merits of such a policy. As have […]

 
 
 
 
 

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