Trash talking on Facebook leads to WHS cafeteria fight

Trash talking on Facebook leads to WHS cafeteria fight

Citations, suspensions issued By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor A hair-pulling food fight broke out in the cafeteria of Waterford High School Oct. 27, resulting in about a dozen student suspensions. Municipal citations for disorderly conduct are being issued to eight girls – all believed to be freshmen – who were […]


Water levels will again drop during drawdown

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources recently approved a temporary permit request from the Racine County Board of Drainage Commissioners for a drawdown on local waterways expected to begin Friday, Oct. 21. “We will be lowering the water level again this year to inspect for […]


Muskego woman accused of child sexual assault, exploitation

By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer A 37-year-old Muskego woman is accused of sexual assault and exploitation of a child after allegedly sending explicit pictures and video of her sexually assaulting a 4-year-old child to an individual via email. Annmarie C. Schulte is charged in Waukesha County Court with two counts […]


When it comes to art, Fluegge has seen the light

When it comes to art, Fluegge has seen the light

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Like many people, Dale Fluegge may not formally know a whole lot about art. But he knows what he likes and he knows good art when he sees it. Now Fluegge’s personal vision of what makes for interesting and unusual local art is on display […]


Bieber fever!

Bieber fever!

Chloe Applegate, 9, Waterford, joins other preteen girls as they all do their nails in shades of purple and silver using authentic Justin Bieber nail polish during the Waterford Library’s Bieber Extravaganza recently.  The kids also enjoyed snacks, music, a trivia game and Bieber’s “Never Say Never” movie. “I learned […]


Laptop computer program boots up at Fox River

Seventh-grade textbooks are history at Waterford Middle School By Julie Rossman Correspondent In what is likely a sign of things to come in education, Fox River Middle School has taken a step toward becoming more “green” while it also prepares students to compete in a global, digital society. Each seventh-grader […]


‘SOS’ grant secured to boost high school security

‘SOS’ grant secured to boost high school security

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Staff at Waterford Union High School will start keeping a sharper eye on campus safety thanks to a $41,185 grant to help fund more than $82,000 worth of surveillance cameras, two-way radios, portable breathalyzers and metal detectors. The grant award was announced by Racine County […]


Four dogs can stay, three dogs must go

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Two Rochester residents who have harbored as many as seven dogs on their property have until the end of October to pare down that number to four. Janet and Tony Helland, 1521 Heritage Road, were denied a kennel license last month after complaints were raised […]


Visionaries needed to strategize the future

A group of 40-plus volunteer community activists has come together to chart a course for an even better Waterford, as the community moves forward into its next hundred years. Called “Absolutely Waterford,” the group hopes to attract an even greater number of interested residents and volunteers as Waterford moves forward […]


Antique Tractorcade and tractor display included in Fall Fest fun

On Sunday, Oct. 9, the Lions Club of Waterford will host their fourth annual Tractorcade and antique tractor display in conjunction with the Lions Chicken BBQ and the Chamber of Commerce Fall Fest. Anyone with an antique tractor is invited to participate. Led by Jerry Weinkauf, the Tractorcade will depart […]


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