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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 […]

 
 

Love Inc. to expand as adjacent stores move

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Independent social service agency Love Inc. is planning to expand its facility on South Pine Street as two existing businesses move out of an adjacent building. Bob’s Pedal Pusher and Stan’s Glass will vacate the building soon. Love Inc. Executive Director Bill Schoessling said the […]

 
 

JAMES F. ROTHERING

James F. Rothering, 87, Burlington, died Jan. 4, 2012, at his residence at Pine Brook Pointe. He was born April 20, 1924, to the late Francis and Effie (Wagner) Rothering in Burlington. He was a lifetime resident of Burlington graduating from St. Mary’s High School. He was employed  by the […]

 
 

JOEL A. OAKWOOD

Joel Alan Oakwood, 44, Burlington, died Jan. 6, 2012, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. He was born Aug. 10, 1967, to Donald and Gloria (Trick) Oakwood in Burlington. He was a lifetime resident of Burlington graduating from Burlington High School and Gateway Technical School. He loved sports and was […]

 
 

KENNETH P. MILLER

Kenneth P. Miller, 80, Waterford, died Jan. 3, 2012, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born in Milwaukee, May 23, 1931, to the late Peter and Caroline (Mickelson) Miller. He was a graduate of Marquette High School and went on to study at Marquette University, also attending MSOE during his […]

 
 

JOANN COLLINS

JoAnn Collins, 76, Tomahawk, died January 3, 2012 at Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk. She was born April 4, 1935, in Monico, to the late Christian and Iva (Singer) Carlson. She married George Collins on Sept. 11, 1963 in Illinois. He died Jan. 2, 1996. She was a Certified […]

 
 

Gasoline prices continue to climb in state

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have risen 10.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.37 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 7.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.34, according to gasoline price website WisconsinGasPrices.com. Including the change in […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 

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