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From Out In Right Field: In the aftermath, how do you regard Paterno?

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   On Sunday morning, one of the greatest football coaches ever to grace the college stage left this Earth.       Joe Paterno, the longtime head of the Penn State University football program, died of lung cancer at the age of 85. The man lovingly known […]


Standouts for the week of Jan. 27, 2012

Standouts for the week of Jan. 27, 2012

Male Athlete of the Week Carson Biedrzycki, Burlington High School boys basketball: Playing perhaps his best game of the year – amid the Demons playing one of their best games of the year – Biedrzycki was a big part of BHS’s 75-55 win over Kenosha Bradford last week. Biedrzycki was […]


‘Instant tax refund’ loans can come with high price

If a W-2 is waiting in your mailbox, you probably want to get your hands on your tax refund as quickly as possible. If you are thinking about taking advantage of an advertised service that offers “instant tax refunds” or “quick money,” you may want to reconsider. “A quick tax […]



Dale Spiegelhoff, 78, Green Bay, died Jan. 25, 2012. He was born June 18, 1933, in Burlington, to the late Clement and Florence (Herda) Spiegelhoff. He served in the U.S. Army. He married Nancy Mares on Dec. 27, 1958. He was a Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus. On […]


Funeral services Saturday for Waterford grad killed in crash

Leah Jaskie, 19, died in crash early Sunday morning By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer Funeral services for Leah Jaskie, 19, of Genoa City, formerly of Waterford, will be held Saturday at Mealy Funeral Home in Waterford. Jaskie, a 2011 Waterford Union High School graduate, was killed Jan. 22 car crash […]


Early retirement requests debated at School Board meeting

In the aftermath of Gov. Scott Walker’s Act 10 legislation, school districts – including Waterford Graded – wrangle with post-employment benefits. Locally, elected officials continued their discussion of the issue at a recent School Board Personnel and Finance Committee meeting and could have acted a retirement request at a regular […]


Manger mystery

St. John’s Lutheran Church pastor, the Rev. Kirk Lahmann, poses Tuesday with some of the figures from the church’s Nativity scene. The manger is empty because the Baby Jesus figure was stolen earlier this month. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Theft of Baby Jesus figure has touch of irony for local church By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief During his Christmas Day service at St. John’s Lutheran Church last month, the Rev. Kirk Lahmann spoke of another church that had the Baby Jesus stolen from its Nativity scene. He preached […]


Residents on County Road L receive notification they are using the wrong address

By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer Town of Waterford residents living on County Road L received letters in the mail today from the United States Postal Service saying they have been using the wrong address and will have to change to addresses that use “Janesville Drive” as their street. Waterford Town […]


When Mother Nature falls for Jack Frost

When Mother Nature falls for Jack Frost

Although she played hard-to-get for more than a month, Mother Nature finally succumbed to charms of Jack Frost in the past two weeks. A fresh fall of snow and a bright winter sun created this picturesque scene at Browns Lake Golf Course Saturday. (Photo by Jacqueline Nadolski)


Residents escape apartment building fire

Residents of a 12-unit apartment building were safely evacuated early Wednesday when a fire broke out on a deck of one of the apartments. The Racine County Communications Center received a 911 cell phone call reporting the fire at 2:29 a.m. from a resident of 520 Mill Avenue in the […]


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