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Bill would allow longer hours for alcohol sales

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A proposed law to increase the window of opportunity for store alcohol sales has moved through the state senate and is now awaiting Gov. Scott Walker’s signature. Lawmakers gave mixed votes to the proposal, which passed with 23 ayes and eight nays. Among those voting in […]

 
 

BONITA A. LEITERITZ

Bonita ‘Bo’ A. Leiteritz, 63, Traverse City, Mich., formerly Wisconsin, died Dec. 2, 2011, at University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. She was born on June 12, 1948, to the late George and Beatrice (Logan) Betrus in Detroit. She was raised and attended school in Southfield, Mich., before entering college […]

 
 

NANCY J. NICHOLS

Nancy J. Nichols, 59, Burlington, died Nov. 13, 2011, at her residence. She was born Dec. 3, 1951, to the late Robert and Helen (Nesemeier) Miller, in Freeport, Ill., where she spent her early life. She married Steven Nichols Aug. 17, 1974. Following marriage she volunteered with the Peace Corps. […]

 
 

City tax bills nearly ready for residents

City tax bills nearly ready for residents

Common Council set to approve budget Tuesday By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer According to City Treasurer Steve DeQuaker, property tax bills are expected to be mailed out sometime in the middle of December. DeQuaker said Tuesday that he is still waiting on one of the county numbers before the amounts […]

 
 

More charges in boat launch drug busts

More charges in boat launch drug busts

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor A 24-year old woman has now been charged in an Oct. 5 drug raid at the Wind Lake home she shares with her brother, who was charged previously. According to the criminal complaint filed in Racine County Circuit Court: • Nedra L. Brown, was present […]

 
 

Mayor plans to seek re-election

Candidates may now file for local seats Burlington Mayor Bob Miller will seek a third two-year term this spring when seats on both the City Council and Town Board are up for election. Today is the first day for potential candidates for local office to circulate nomination papers. Miller confirmed […]

 
 

Enjoy Dover tree lighting with music and cookies

All Dover residents are invited to the third annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony being held on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Town Hall. The event runs 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Honor students and choir members from Kansasville Grade School will help light the tree and lead Christmas carols. Inside […]

 
 

Drug charges filed following raid at Kansasville home

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A 38-year-old Kansasville man faces multiple drug charges stemming from a raid conducted last year at his home by Racine County Sheriff’s Department Metro Drug Unit agents. Joseph V. Lena was arraigned Nov. 23 in Racine County Circuit Court, at which time a plea of […]

 
 

Robust turnout lifts holiday run

The leaders in the two-mile race run through the ChocolateFest grounds during the Talmer Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Nearly 500 participants help fill food pantry By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer When Chris Ponteri first visualized the idea of starting Burlington’s own “Turkey Trot” last fall, he hoped for a few hundred participants and a chance to give people something unusual to do on Thanksgiving morning. The event grew […]

 
 

Highway 20/83 project ideas expand and move along

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor The need to fix problems with state Highway 20/83 as it travels through the village is something that Waterford Village Board members, plan commissioners and state engineers all agree on. “We know we need to move forward with something because the road is in such […]

 
 
 
 

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