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Victim in fatal crash identified

Victim in fatal crash identified

The Racine County Sheriff’s Department has identified the woman who died Tuesday in a crash with a semi truck on Highway 20 in the Town of Dover as Allison Olesinski, 23, of North Prairie. According to her obituary, Olesinski was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was studying […]

 
 

Work on new all-abilities playground begins

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent For the past several years, Waterford Union High School students have been vigorously fundraising for a new playground designed to serve children of all abilities and skill levels. This week, the heavy lifting on the $100,000 project began taking shape at Whitford Park, 625 N. River […]

 
 

County executive to host listening session Wednesday

Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave will host his monthly listening session on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Village of Waterford. The session is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Waterford Village Hall, 123 N. River St. Area residents are invited to speak with Delagrave on any county-related topic. […]

 
 

Waterford art studio specializes in rustic signs

Waterford art studio specializes in rustic signs

Sign-making parties prove popular at new business By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer What started as a hobby when an area woman was on maternity leave has grown into a new business. Gina Greil opened the Simply Rustic Design Studio on Main Street in downtown Waterford in May after seeing her […]

 
 

Wolverines are set to celebrate homecoming

Wolverines are set to celebrate homecoming

Waterford Union High School will celebrate homecoming Sept. 29 through Oct. 6 with a long list of activities to generate school spirit. The theme for this year’s celebration is School of Rock, according to school officials. Among the activities planned for the week are window decorating, powder puff football games, […]

 
 

Youth football teams to face off for charity

Youth football teams to face off for charity

By Chris Bennett Correspondent There’s going to be a war in Waterford on Saturday, and Lorma Wendt will emerge victorious. Waterford Youth Football will have its annual Dave Hanson Memorial Civil War charity game at 7 p.m. Saturday at Waterford Union High School. Gates open at 6 p.m. Hanson, the […]

 
 

Norway Lutheran Church celebrates 175 years

Norway Lutheran Church celebrates 175 years

Special services are set for this weekend By Bridget Bartal Staff Writer On Saturday and Sunday, Norway Evangelical Lutheran Church will celebrate 175 years as a parish. Started in 1843, it was the first congregation of the Norwegian Lutheran Church organized in the United States. The church is at 6321 […]

 
 

Local woman raises funds for women’s crisis center in Africa

Local woman raises funds for women’s crisis center in Africa

Organization seeks to support young mothers, end roadside abandonment of infants Kathy Kohl, owner of KK Photography on Main Street in Waterford, has a Kenya store inside her studio that carries products handmade in Africa to raise money for Infinitely More Life, a charity that is saving lives of pregnant […]

 
 

John’s Disposal vows to rebuild

John’s Disposal vows to rebuild

Millions in damages estimated at Norway recycling facility By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A month after a stubborn blaze destroyed its sorting facility in the Town of Norway in Racine County, officials with John’s Disposal have plans to rebuild, but are still awaiting final damage estimates. According to John’s Disposal […]

 
 

District moves toward referendum

WGSD officials continue review of possible ballot questions By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In the lead-up to a possible vote in the near future, Waterford Graded district officials continue to discuss the possibility of holding a facilities-related referendum on an upcoming ballot. District Administrator Ed Brzinski this week continued discussing with […]

 
 
 
 
 

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