Woman who ‘wanted Burger King’ after drunken driving arrest, apprehended again

A Waterford woman who was arrested for drunken driving at about 6:50 p.m. Oct. 4 was apprehended a second time the same day after she ventured out for some food at Burger King, saying she didn’t “feel drunk anymore.” The 47-year-old was apprehended after she and another woman were heard […]


Village reviews plans for residential tract

Park Meadow would feature homes, two-family condos By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials are in the first stages of approving a residential development near the intersection of highways 83 and 20. The Village Board on Oct. 9 had a first reading of an ordinance that, as proposed, would […]


Wolverine royalty

Wolverine royalty

The 2017 Waterford High School homecoming court is composed of (front, from left) queen Haleigh Reindl and king Patrick Goldammer; (middle row) Maddy Anderson and Richie LePine; and (back row) Miranda Meyers, Chris Estrada, Ethan Walkowski, Lexi Stock, Katy Gill, Dan Pankowski, Ashley Hancock and Vadim Muenter. The annual dance […]


Hearing set for former teacher in sex assault case

Hearing set for former teacher in sex assault case

Richmond, 41, is accused of having sex with students By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With trials pending in both Racine and Kenosha county circuit courts, a former Kenosha teacher and Waterford pastor accused of having sexual contact with students had one court proceeding adjourned this week, and is awaiting the […]


Village backs plan to keep geese off parkland

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials are hoping a natural repellent will mitigate ongoing concerns of geese disrupting vegetation on village-owned parkland. The Village Board on Sept. 25 voted to use Flight Control Plus, a solution touted as environmentally friendly, yet effective, in managing geese and other feathered […]


Rolling thunder

Rolling thunder

Tractors make their way down Dover Line Road in Waterford on Sunday during the 22-mile Tractorcade. The event, organized by the Waterford Lion’s Club, culminated with a chicken barbecue at Whitford Park. (Photo by Toni Schneider)


High school’s SPARK program ignites in second year

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As its acronym implies, the second year of a schoolwide kick-off effort has ignited enthusiasm across all grade levels within Waterford Union High School, officials said this week. Principal Dan Foster and other WUHS officials discussed the strong response associated with SPARK at a School Board […]


Washington-Caldwell could tweak grading structure in years ahead

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A grading system touted in some education circles as increasing achievement and helping students hone in more closely on learning could soon make its way to the Washington-Caldwell School District. Superintendent Jill Saltzmann discussed a proposal to incorporate a standards-based grading system into the K-8 feeder […]


Village, two townships won’t receive state funds for July flooding

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Village of Waterford will not receive outside financial assistance for clean-up efforts linked to the flooding that ravaged portions of Western Racine County in mid-July. Village Administrator Rebecca Ewald provided an update on the municipality’s effort to seek financial assistance at a Village Board meeting […]


9-year-old kept in dog kennel in Town of Norway

9-year-old kept in dog kennel in Town of Norway

A Wind Lake couple was arrested Sept. 6 after police learned they kept a 9-year-old girl in a dog kennel at their Town of Norway home. Gale D. Lalonde, 46, and Dale A. Deavers, 48, face charges of causing mental harm to a child, false imprisonment and other felony charges. […]


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