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Francois tabbed as next Waterford superintendent

Francois tabbed as next Waterford superintendent

Former WUHS teacher served as superintendent in Mineral Point Former Waterford High School math teacher and coach Luke Francois has been named the next superintendent of the Waterford Union High School Distirct. Francois, who spent seven years as superintendent and business manager in the Mineral Point School District and this […]

 
 

Out of the swamp and onto the stage

Out of the swamp and onto the stage

Waterford’s ‘Shrek’ has message of empowerment for misfits Waterford Union High School students in music and dance will bring to life the familiar tale of a curmudgeonly ogre and his quest for a little peace and quiet that instead leads to the discovery of his true self. The school’s production […]

 
 

She went from victim to advocate

She went from victim to advocate

Jendusa-Nicolai leads push for Marsy’s Law By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent It was Jan. 31, 2004, and Town of Waterford resident Teri Jendusa-Nicolai was by estimates about an hour away from death. When she came to pick up her girls, ages 4 and 6, from her ex-husband, David Larsen, she was […]

 
 

A man of few equals

A man of few equals

Azarian remembered as gifted wrestler and leader By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief       Waterford Union High School graduate and state runner-up wrestler Anthony D. Azarian died Monday in Milwaukee when the forklift he was operating plunged more that 80 feet down a freight elevator shaft.       Azarian, 32, of […]

 
 

Waterford captures ninth straight academic title

Waterford captures ninth straight academic title

Team continues domination of SLC competition A cheer rang out as the Waterford Union High School Academic Team prepared to step off the bus before this year’s Southern Lakes Conference Academic Bowl on Feb. 11: “Two, four, six, eight: we are here to dominate.” And dominate they did, an expression […]

 
 

Village plans to go big

Billboards, websites eyed to advertise Waterford By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The virtues of making the Village of Waterford a place to live, work and play could be featured on high-profile billboards on interstates 43 and 94 as part of an effort moving forward. Village Administrator Zeke Jackson and the Village […]

 
 

Former gymnastics coach sentenced to 17 years

Kivisto, 50, took plea deal last December James Kivisto, a former gymnastics coach, will spend more than 17 years behind bars after being convicted of video recording children using the restroom at his Win Lake facility and possession of child pornography. Kivisto, 50, who pleaded guilty to some of the […]

 
 

Woman charged with defrauding travel agency

Woman charged with defrauding travel agency

A Rochester woman is charged with theft and unauthorized use of an entity’s identifying information for allegedly using the credentials of a Waterford travel agency for her personal gain. According to the criminal complaint filed in Racine County Court Jan. 31, Melanie L. Langley, 60, is accused of using the […]

 
 

Rochester revisits house number signs

Trustee raises concern over lack of visibility for emergency responders By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Recent concerns from the Rochester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company have prompted village officials to dust off an issue last explored three years ago about uniform house number signs. Trustee Russ Kumbier asked that he and […]

 
 

Reading to Casey

Reading to Casey

Carter Ehnert reads a story to Casey, a therapy dog brought in to interact with children and encourage reading, at the Waterford Public Library on Jan. 24. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 
 
 
 

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