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Heroin overdose averted, friend gets drug charges

Heroin overdose averted, friend gets drug charges

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A Waterford youth who reportedly tried to counteract a friend’s heroin overdose by injecting the friend with a drug used for that purpose faces charges in Racine County Circuit Court. According to the criminal complaint: Racine County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a rescue call […]

 
 

Friday night roundup – last second shot downs Broncos

Lake Geneva Badger’s Elizabeth Quinn hit just one shot all evening against Union Grove. It just happened to be the game-winner in overtime, as the Badgers dropped the Union Grove girls’ basketball team to 0-2 overall with a 48-47 win over the Broncos in Union Grove Friday night. Quinn finished […]

 
 

Thursday roundup: BHS boys down Waterford

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   The Burlington High School boys’ basketball team used a 20-5 second quarter to pick up a win over Waterford on the road Thursday night, 56-48. Burlington finished with three players in double figures, led by Eric Gerber’s 16 points. Greg Steffens led Waterford with […]

 
 

Bronco girls going for three-peat

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT For some teams, losing six seniors and four starters, off a conference championship team would mean a rebuilding year. Not so for the Union Grove High School girls’ basketball team. “I believe we are still the team to beat in our conference,” noted head coach […]

 
 

Bronco boys start season with three straight wins

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The Union Grove High School boys’ basketball team proved Tuesday night that even if their top scorer – Brett Van Vreede – is shut down they can still find a way to win. With Van Vreede held to just nine points, the Broncos got a […]

 
 

Waterford roundup: Wolverine wrestlers start season 5-2

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Five consecutive match wins from 126 to 152 pounds propelled the Waterford High School wrestling squad to a 43-33 win over Westosha Central Tuesday at Waterford. The win evened the Wolverines Southern Lakes Conference dual record at 1-1, and improved their overall dual mark to […]

 
 

Gymnastics team young and inexperienced

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With six of the 11 girls out for the squad underclassmen, the Waterford High School gymnastics squad will be lacking competitive experience in the early part of the season. With one of those underclassmen, though, being Grace Kubiak, the team hopes to improve enough throughout […]

 
 

The trouble with crosswalks

West State Street problems launch another spirited discussion as solutions are sought By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer It’s back to the drawing board for the City of Burlington Common Council as it tries to deal with a potentially dangerous situation involving crosswalks on West State Street. This time, after about […]

 
 

Village taxes up even though operating cost are down

Street projects, DPW building factor into village’s increase By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although the Village of Union Grove operating budget will decrease in 2012, the property tax levy will rise as ongoing efforts to fund past work in the community continues. The Village Board last week approved a budget that […]

 
 

Time is ticking for school districts to comply with state teacher layoff rules

But lawmakers have not yet figured out what the rules are By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Waterford Graded School District officials find themselves in a bit of a pickle, and they’re not alone. Like WGSD, about half the school districts in Wisconsin have teachers whose collective bargaining agreement expired last […]

 
 
 
 

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