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Most local candidates are unopposed

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Candidate filings for 2012 local elections feature plenty of races with little or no challenge to the status quo. The election is scheduled for Tuesday, April 3. A listing of local seats up for election follows.   • VILLAGE OF UNION GROVE trustee (three seats) […]

 
 

‘Parents Speak Up’ meetings set this month

Western Racine County Health Department is offering a free program for parents to gain information on how to discuss healthy relationships with their teens. Parents will receive tips on how to start conversations about abstinence, safe sex, and good decision-making. All participants will receive a guide titled, “Parents Speak Up.” […]

 
 

Candidates step up in city races; town incumbents unchallenged

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer While most election filings for both the City and Town of Burlington were routine this week, two seats on the City of Burlington Common Council will be contested. Aldermen Jim Prailes and Jeff Fischer announced last week that they would not seek re-election, and there […]

 
 

Waterford’s year in review

Community reached soaring heights and devastating lows in 2011 By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The state of Wisconsin made national news on more than one occasion in 2011 – the good, the bad and the ugly. The home to reigning Super Bowl champs the Green Bay Packers was thrust into […]

 
 

Extent of tax hike surprises officials

Unanticipated value correction creates higher than expected city taxes By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief As City of Burlington officials wrapped up their budget process in late 2011, they were confident the average property owner would pay no more than an additional $10 for the city portion of their 2012 […]

 
 

Union Grove’s year in review

A state softball title highlighted banner 2011 By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The state of Wisconsin made national news on more than one occasion in 2011 – the good, the bad and the ugly. The home to reigning Super Bowl champs the Green Bay Packers was thrust into the national […]

 
 

Bon fire party leads to charge of sexual assault of a child

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Chance Stelmack, 17, of North Sixth Street, Waterford, is charged with felony second-degree sexual assault of a child under age 16 for alleged sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old Burlington girl. According to the criminal complaint filed Jan. 4 in Racine County Circuit Court: City of […]

 
 

Friday Night Sports, Jan. 6, 2012

With the Waterford defense holding Badger standout Lana Wieseman to eight points less than her season average, the Wolverines’ girls’ basketball team handed Lake Geneva Badger its first Southern Lakes Conference loss of the season Friday night, 49-39. Wieseman scored just 12 points – and none in the fourth quarter. […]

 
 

A real snow job

Winning lie spurred by  visions of 2011 blizzard By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After a snowstorm of epic proportions left people stranded on Feb. 2, 2011, it seems only fitting that the winning lie of the 2011 Burlington Liars Club contest turned out to be as epic – at least […]

 
 

Lady ’Toppers drop pair at Badger

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent The Catholic Central High School girls’ basketball team may have been happy to close the door on 2011 after a pair of losses at the Badger Holiday Classic last week. In the semifinals of the four-team tournament, CCHS lost to host Badger 61-48 Dec. 29. […]

 
 
 
 

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