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Man charged with stealing racing bike

Man charged with stealing racing bike

A  Rochester man charged with stealing a $30,000 motorcycle in Waterford was bound over for trial following a preliminary hearing on Oct. 17. Patrick James Bennett, 33, was charged Oct. 5 in Racine County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling and two counts of receiving stolen property, […]

 
 

Tractorcade

Tractorcade

Tractors make their way along a 28-mile route around Waterford on Oct. 14 during the Lions Club of Waterford’s annual Tractorcade. (Photo by Tyler Myrick)

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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