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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

Kansasville Grade School students of the month for March include Kylee Skalecki (from left), Mackenzie Wienke, Ried Merrill, Ella Obieglo, Hannah Simonson and Anna Kaminski.


Thinking critically while working with sweeping technology

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With sweeping technological changes in recent years, it’s no secret that today’s students are some of the savviest when it comes to using all the new gizmos and gadgets that have been introduced. School officials representing schools from around the area gathered recently to discuss the […]


Transferring police services to county help town stay under budget

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer If the Town of Burlington annual meeting is supposed to be an exercise in old-fashioned, hands-on democracy, then the two people who showed up for Tuesday’s annual meeting had a leg up on everyone else. That said, not much has changed from 2010 to 2011 […]



  Carol A. (Biskowski), Ulaszek, 65, and Joseph F. Ulaszek, 80, of South Milwaukee, passed away within a week of one another in late January 2012. She died Jan. 29, 2012 and he died Jan. 22, 2012. They had resided in Union Grove for over 30 years. They were beloved […]


Chicago attorney leaves behind legacy on Geneva Lake

Black Point Estate, overlooking Geneva Lake’s south shore is said to be a landmark from the time of the lake’s establishment as a getaway destination, for Chicago industrialist, professionals and business leaders. (Maureen Vander Sanden photo)

William O. Petersen spent years fighting to preserve family’s Black Point Estate   By Maureen Vander Sanden Staff Writer Since it opened to the public in 2007, more than 29,000 passed through the doors of the Black Point Estate, one of the Midwest’s most well-preserved, Queen Anne-style homes dating back […]


Waterford FFA alumni affiliate wins website award

Representing the Waterford FFA Alumni at the recent state convention are Sally Hagemann (front, from left), Katie Hagemann, Karyn Hall, Kathy Skorstad, Julie Minikowski; Wayne Erwin (back), Bob Hagemann, Don Strueder and John Skorstad.

The Waterford FFA alumni affiliate has been selected as a state winner, placing gold in the Wisconsin FFA alumni website award contest. The award was recently presented at the 32nd state convention in Janesville. The contest is designed to evaluate the local affiliate’s communication ability through the Internet. Scoring is […]


New open-air pavilion to serve schools and the hot air crowd

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent School officials in the Waterford Graded School District are proposing a small accessory building for the Fox River Middle School property. It would be used to enhance classroom activities and offerings through the local recreation department and also be available for this summer’s Hot Air Balloon […]



Frances Senak, a long time Waterford resident, died April 6, 2012, after an untimely illness. She was born on April 28, 1930, in Krakow, Wis., and moved to Waterford in 1972 where she lived for 20 years before moving to Texas to be nearer to her children and grandchildren. Survivors […]



Elaine A. Kemp (nee Marquardt), 81, Wind Lake, died April 5, 2012, at Linden Grove Nursing Home. She was born in Marengo, Wis., to the late Benjamin and Agnes Marquardt (Hall), one of six children. She spent her early life living on a farm and attending a one-room school in […]


Grinder pump fees turned off as WSD reverses direction

Now everybody pays the same but higher charge   By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor New controversial charges for grinder pump users were canceled March 28 at a special meeting of the Town of Waterford Sanitary District (WSD). As a result, the rates for all WSD users are rising higher than […]


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