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 […]


Village considering bridge design elements in preparation for 83-20 work

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Behind-the-scenes planning on next year’s long-discussed reconstruction of highways 83 and 20 in the Village of Waterford is near the end of the road. Village officials continue to work with the state Department of Transportation on several granular details, including the appearance of the bridge going […]


Bark for Life set for April 22

Bark for Life set for April 22

Dogs, owners to walk for cancer survivors The American Cancer Society’s fourth annual Bark for Life fund-raising event will take place from noon to 2:30 p.m. April 22 at Waterford union High School. The event aims to honor the contributions of pets and the comfort and companionship they give cancer […]


Waterford woman wins Mrs. Wisconsin title

Waterford woman wins Mrs. Wisconsin title

Wife, mother to compete in national pageant in Florida By Vicky Wedig Editor A wife and mother of three girls from Waterford won this year’s Mrs. Wisconsin title. Michelle Weisheim, who competed in the state pageant for the fourth year, was awarded the crown and banner and will compete in […]


Rochester panel gives final OK to Casey’s plans on Highway 36

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A gas station and convenience store proposed on a high-profile parcel in Rochester has been given the green light to proceed. The decision comes after a months-long review process. Late last fall, village officials began reviewing the future of a 2.3-acre parcel near highways 36 and […]


WUHS officials consider creating one-to-one laptop program

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Waterford Union High School could soon join its fellow K-8 feeder schools – and scores of other statewide districts – and begin offering issued laptops to each of its students through a gradual rollout process. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter and Principal Dan Foster discussed with WUHS’ School […]


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