Two charged with beating man at Waterford bar

Two people from Waterford are charged with felonies for allegedly beating a man until he was left motionless on the floor at a Waterford bar last month. Michael Lee Heinowski, 44, was charged May 29 in Racine County Circuit Court with substantial battery and disorderly conduct, both as a repeater. […]


Technology, school safety top WUHS goals

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Laptops, employee health insurance and school safety are among some of the disparate items high on Waterford Union High School leaders’ minds for the next school year. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter presented the WUHS School Board with an eight-point list of goals he and other administrators will […]


Waterford woman dies in crash with dump truck

Waterford woman dies in crash with dump truck

It was the second local truck-involved fatality in a week A 28-year-old woman from the Waterford area died Wednesday afternoon when her car crashed into a dump truck in an intersection on Highway 11 in the Town of Burlington. The crash was reported at 1:40 p.m. and occurred at the […]


WUHS budget could include layoffs

District enrollment is trending downward By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The current school year might be winding to a close, but Waterford Union High School officials are close to assembling a draft financial operating plan for the next school year – and the plan could include laying off three teachers. District […]


Road construction project moves forward

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Mother Nature might have thrown a wrench with unseasonably cold winter conditions this past month, but work on the Village of Waterford’s reconstruction project on Main and First streets is moving full steam ahead. Municipal officials discussed several facets related to the first month of the […]


Shock value

Shock value

Well-preserved hearse earns local man a spot on Discovery TV show By Dan Truttschel Correspondent What grew from a simple interest has turned into somewhat of an obsession for Waterford’s Rocky Fluegge. And he admits it’s a bit on the odd side. Maybe even morbid. Fluegge is a full-time car […]


Washington-Caldwell staying with iPads for 1:1 program

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent School officials in the Washington-Caldwell district plan to maintain a status-quo approach for the one-to-one laptop program when it enters its seventh year this fall. Since its introduction at the beginning of the 2012-13 school year, Washington-Caldwell has been using iPads as the de facto device […]


Police Tase man who ran from OWI stop

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 18 for a Cudahy man charged with a seventh drunken-driving offense in the Town of Norway. Andrew E. Clemence, 40, was charged April 9 in Racine County Circuit Court with operating while intoxicated, seventh offense; obstructing an officer; possession of drug paraphernalia; and […]


WUHS to make changes to co-curricular code of conduct

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Waterford Union High School officials are in the midst of reviewing a code of conduct document for students in all co-curricular activities. The changes are expected to go into effect this fall. Jill Stobber, athletic and activities director, discussed the proposed changes with the WUHS School […]


High school students to get laptops

High school students to get laptops

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Waterford Union High School will be joining many of its peers throughout the region by rolling out a one- to-one laptop program for students this fall. After weighing the merits of such a program in late February, the School Board at its most recent meeting March […]


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