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Raymond staff given more authority to enforce dress code

With a new school year underway, administrators and staff at Raymond School will be working under a revised set of dress code guidelines. The School Board of the Town of Raymond-based, K-8 district on Aug. 18 voted to amend an existing dress code. New language has been added to give […]


Kansasville School faces budget deficit

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In a scenario reminiscent of a year ago, leaders within the Kansasville Grade School district are facing a budgetary shortfall as the 2014-15 school year gets underway. At a School Board meeting Aug. 18, District Administrator Matt Stratton revealed Kansasville’s budget is between $25,000 and $40,000 […]


Too cool for school in Union Grove

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent They’re at it again – and this time, they’re kicking it old school. Jordan Hein and Mitchell Brachmann, physical education and science teachers, respectively, at Union Grove High School, unveiled their third annual back-to-school video last week, just before the bells once again started sounding. As […]


Summer round of Raymond School repairs nearing end

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A lengthy list of interior and exterior improvement projects are nearing completion at Raymond School. But an upcoming referendum could pave the way for even more improvements in the years ahead. Joe Dawidziak, superintendent of the Raymond School District, reported Aug. 18 on the progress of […]


Burlington native Gilmer takes over in San Diego

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor From a young age, Burlington native Martha Gilmer loved music. “I lived in Burlington all of my young life,” said Gilmer, whose maiden name is Schmaling. “I was very active in what was the music scene. Musicals, music groups, youth groups, high school band and playing […]


Deputies rescue another overdose victim using Narcan

Deputies rescue another overdose victim using Narcan

For the second time in a period of just nine days, Racine County sheriff’s deputies rescued a suspected drug overdose victim using Narcan. Early Thursday deputies responded to a call of a possible overdose at a home in the 16000 block of Plank Road in the Town of Yorkville. The […]


Kansasville Graded School considers move to Players Park – Initial talks begin on pros/cons of relocating

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Right now more questions than answers exist, but a proposal is on the table to relocate Kansasville Grade School to a foreclosed piece of property located less than half a mile away along Highway 11. At a special School Board meeting held Aug. 18 for […]


Dover-Kansasville Hometown Picnic this Saturday

      The 9th annual Dover-Kansasville Hometown Picnic is Saturday, Aug. 23, noon to 9 p.m., at Eagle Lake Park, Church Road. Enjoy Dukes of Dover 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., dog demos 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., two-person team water fights 3:30 p.m., Venetian parade 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., […]


Special Kansasville Grade School district meeting Aug. 18

    Kansasville School Dover District No. 1 will hold a special public meeting re possible land acquisition on Monday, Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m., in the school library, to be held immediately before the school’s regularly scheduled meeting. The school is located at 4101 S. Beaumont Ave.; phone, (262) 878-3773. […]


Roundabout work at highways 20/75 now through late fall

  The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has begun a reconstruction project at the intersection of highways 20 and 75 in the Town of Dover, Racine County. The project began Thursday, Aug. 7, and will last until late fall. The intersection is now closed to thru traffic since the project […]


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