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Gas prices inch upward

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have risen 0.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.24/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.28/g, according to gasoline price website WisconsinGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas prices […]

 
 

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Hailey Laroy, 5, Union Grove, visits with Santa Claus during the Dec. 3 Holiday Gift and Craft Fair and in Union Grove. (Photo by Julie Rossman)

 
 

Pump problem delays use of radium filters

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The city’s use of its new radium removal equipment will be delayed until after the start of the new year. According to Department of Public Works Director Connie Wilson, a pump failed at City Well No. 10, and repairs need to be completed before the […]

 
 

City budget sails to approval

Officials predict little or no tax increase By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer With very little discussion, albeit one no vote, the City of Burlington Common Council approved its 2012 budget Tuesday night. The vote passed 6-1, with Alderman Katie Simenson casting the lone no vote. The tax levy mill rate […]

 
 

’Tis the time of year to fill ’er up for the Food Bank

’Tis the time of year to fill ’er up for the Food Bank

By Julie Rossman Correspondent This is again the time of year to fill up a Ram “pick-up” for the Union Grove Area Food Bank. Martin’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-GEM automobile dealership in Union Grove is continuing its yearly tradition of collecting food that donors place in the back of a pick up truck, […]

 
 

Heroin overdose averted, friend gets drug charges

Heroin overdose averted, friend gets drug charges

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A Waterford youth who reportedly tried to counteract a friend’s heroin overdose by injecting the friend with a drug used for that purpose faces charges in Racine County Circuit Court. According to the criminal complaint: Racine County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a rescue call […]

 
 

Friday night roundup – last second shot downs Broncos

Lake Geneva Badger’s Elizabeth Quinn hit just one shot all evening against Union Grove. It just happened to be the game-winner in overtime, as the Badgers dropped the Union Grove girls’ basketball team to 0-2 overall with a 48-47 win over the Broncos in Union Grove Friday night. Quinn finished […]

 
 

Thursday roundup: BHS boys down Waterford

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   The Burlington High School boys’ basketball team used a 20-5 second quarter to pick up a win over Waterford on the road Thursday night, 56-48. Burlington finished with three players in double figures, led by Eric Gerber’s 16 points. Greg Steffens led Waterford with […]

 
 

Bronco girls going for three-peat

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT For some teams, losing six seniors and four starters, off a conference championship team would mean a rebuilding year. Not so for the Union Grove High School girls’ basketball team. “I believe we are still the team to beat in our conference,” noted head coach […]

 
 

Bronco boys start season with three straight wins

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The Union Grove High School boys’ basketball team proved Tuesday night that even if their top scorer – Brett Van Vreede – is shut down they can still find a way to win. With Van Vreede held to just nine points, the Broncos got a […]

 
 
 
 

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