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Francois at home in Waterford

Francois at home in Waterford

New high school administrator aims for high standards By Chris Bennett Correspondent It is said by some that one cannot go home again. Luke Francois will likely prove those doubters wrong. Francois is the new District Administrator at Waterford Union High School, and is returning to the area after a […]

 
 

Suspected drunken driver Tased after chase

Suspected drunken driver Tased after chase

      A Waterford police officer Tased and arrested a man suspected of drunken driving following a chase late Saturday. Robert W. Martinsen, 41, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with attempting to flee or elude an officer, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated – third offense, and obstructing […]

 
 

Two girls killed, three people injured in crash with semi truck

Two girls killed, three people injured in crash with semi truck

Two girls, 7 and 14, were killed and three members of their families were injured Thursday evening when the SUV they were riding in collided with a semitrailer truck on Highway 12 in Whitewater. According to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, the deceased are Kaylinn Wilken, 14, of Waterford, and […]

 
 

Sections of new road torn out

Sections of new road torn out

New paving contractor brought in for Highway 83/20 project By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Newly poured sections of the Highway 83/20 reconstruction project in the Village of Waterford have been torn up and replaced recently in what appears to be repair of substandard work by a contractor on the […]

 
 

Sun, song and suds

Sun, song and suds

      Don Wiggins and Anthony Hill keep the crowd entertained with music and some comic relief during the Music on Main event July 21 in Waterford. A variety of craft beers provided by Racine Brewery were poured for attendees. The event – held the third Sunday of each month In […]

 
 

Village will challenge incorporation

Board hires attorney amid talk of town’s possible incorporation effort By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials this week went on record against their neighboring township’s incorporation effort – and the end result is legal representation expected to cost at least $40,000 in the second half of this year. […]

 
 

Driver in fatal crash charged with two felonies

Driver in fatal crash charged with two felonies

Local man has long record of driving while suspended The driver of a car involved in a crash that killed his passenger in Waterford on June 27 has been charged with two felonies for driving with a suspended license. Cory S. Price, 26, was charged July 9 in Racine County […]

 
 

Village hikes water, sewer rates

Rising costs, maintenance is behind the increase, officials say By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Water and sewer utility rates within the Village of Waterford are set to increase. The Village Board on June 24 voted to increase water rates 34 percent and increase sewer rates 15 percent. The moves come after […]

 
 

Color him patriotic

Color him patriotic

A patriotically dressed boy waves to the crowd as he rides upon a tractor in Waterford’s Independence Day parade on July 4. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Waterford’s Ranke rises above to help others

Waterford’s Ranke rises above to help others

Outstanding Senior looks to teach English By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Kirsten Ranke’s commitment to helping others, even as she overcame challenges herself, started as a youngster working on her family farm. “It really turned into a passion for animals and for kids,” said Ranke, a 2019 Waterford Union High […]

 
 
 
 
 

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