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Songs for peace

Songs for peace

St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Waterford, was the setting for “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” by Karl Jenkins, performed this week by the Waterford High School choirs, conducted by music director Derek Machan. Selections included works sung in French, Arabic, Latin and English. Above, soloists Mitchell Nelson (from left), […]

 
 

Moving day

Moving day

Employees and patrons of Bob’s Pedal Pusher bicycle store use old fashioned pedal power to move its inventory of bikes to the store’s new location about a mile up the road at 817 North Pine Street Sunday. Both Bob’s and Stan’s Glass are moving because their current building on South […]

 
 

Hallmark store closes abruptly

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Employees at Barbara’s Hallmark in Burlington got a Happy New Year’s greeting Jan. 2 that was anything but happy. The owner of the store, Barbara Kaster, announced to her employees that the store was closed, effectively immediately. One of those employees, who declined to be […]

 
 

BARBARA A. KRIZAN

Barbara A. (Piotrowski) Krizan, 71, died Jan. 5, 2012. She was the loving wife of the late Rudy Krizan; dear mother of Nancy (Dewayne) Edwards, Dale, and Roy (Anne) Krizan; dearest grandma of David and Danny Edwards; sister of Evelyn Piotrowski. She was further survived by many loving cousins and […]

 
 

MERLE E. SHEPPARD

Merle Edward Sheppard, 55, passed into eternal rest Jan. 4, 2012, in his home in Burlington. He was born Jan. 5, 1956, in Pueblo, Colo., to Donald Edward and Mary Louise Sheppard. He was a wise, kind-hearted and generous family man. Part philosopher, teacher, and comic, he had a flair […]

 
 

Full moon rising

Full moon rising

The January full moon rises over the Village at Monica condominiums in Burlington Monday. Temperatures hovered in the 40-degree range as the moon climbed in the sky, making it anything but an ordinary January. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

JACK BEARDSLEY

Jack Beardsley, 91, a lifelong resident of Waterford, died Jan. 8, 2012. He was born on July 6, 1920, to the late Elam and Nettie (Plucker) Beardsley on a farm five miles south of Mukwonago, where he still lived. On April 25, 1942, he married Mary A. Lewis. She preceded […]

 
 

JACK BEARDSLEY

Jack Beardsley, 91, a lifelong resident of Waterford, died Jan. 8, 2012. He was born on July 6, 1920, to the late Elam and Nettie (Plucker) Beardsley on a farm five miles south of Mukwonago, where he still lived. On April 25, 1942, he married Mary A. Lewis. She preceded […]

 
 

Alleged heroin deals draw felony charges

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer A 26-year-old Waterford man is charged with selling heroin out of his home and at a Yorkville fast food restaurant. According to the criminal complaint filed Dec. 29 in Racine County Circuit Court: On three occasions, Andrew Hauck, 5406 Clearview Lane, Waterford, delivered a quantity […]

 
 

Primary needed to thin School Board candidates

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Candidate filings for 2012 local elections feature one school board primary contest and plenty of other races with little or no challenge to the status quo. A primary will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21, to determine which four of the five candidates seeking election to […]

 
 
 
 

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