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Village to break ground on three developments

Village to break ground on three developments

Dairy Queen, condos, business park included in event The Village of Waterford will host groundbreaking ceremonies for a trio of new developments – including a Dairy Queen restaurant – on Wednesday, Jan. 22. A new business park and condominium complex round out the new developments. The projects will add an […]

 
 

Complaint: Jealous rage at the heart of Wind Lake murder

Complaint: Jealous rage at the heart of Wind Lake murder

Racine County prosecutors allege Chad Bickler, 42, was shot to death Thursday in Wind Lake when his accused murderer Troy Hoffman exploded in a violent, pistol-shooting rage sparked by jealousy over a woman. Hoffman, 40, of New Berlin, was formally charged with first-degree intentional homicide with use of a dangerous […]

 
 

Update: Wind Lake murder suspect reportedly arrested

Update: Wind Lake murder suspect reportedly arrested

A man suspected of fatally shooting another man during a  home invasion in the Town of Norway Thursday evening reportedly turned himself into police in Hustisford Friday. Troy Hoffman, 40, was taken into custody on Friday afternoon, according to an updated Racine County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post. A short time […]

 
 

Manhunt continues for Wind Lake murder suspect

Manhunt continues for Wind Lake murder suspect

A manhunt continued Friday morning for a 40-year-old man suspected in the fatal shooting of another man during a home invasion in the Town of Norway Thursday evening. Authorities are looking for Troy J. Hoffman, who is considered armed and dangerous, according to Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling. Hoffman is […]

 
 

Rochester backs fire company

Village Board defends local service against outside criticism By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While structural changes might be necessary in the road ahead, Rochester officials recently doubled down on their assertion the local fire company is adequately serving the community’s needs. Rochester Fire Company Chief Jack Biermann, Village Administrator-Treasurer Betty Novy […]

 
 

The ultimate play date

The ultimate play date

Children, parents and grandparents get creative with Play-Doh recently during Waterford Public Library’s Ultimate Play Date, a workshop that offered youngsters a sample of some of the season’s hottest toys. (Photo by Maureen Vander Sanden)

 
 

Christmas comes in with a bang

Christmas comes in with a bang

Fireworks explode over downtown Waterford Dec. 7 at the conclusion of Absolutely Waterford’s Winter Wonderland Christmas Parade. The parade was followed by a community Christmas tree lighting at the Waterford Public Library and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Village will pay to put police in high school

Village will pay to put police in high school

Recent school shooting spurs quick action by Waterford board By Dave Fidlin Correspondent It might have happened in an adjacent county, and in a larger community, but it still hit far too close to home. That was the sentiment of the Waterford Village Board this week, whose members on Dec. […]

 
 

Limbering up at the library

Limbering up at the library

     Mom Kristy Kreger, of Franksville, assists one-year-old Kinsley with tree pose during a recent session of Storytime Yoga at the Waterford Public Library. (Photo by Maureen Vander Sanden)

 
 

It’s a grind in the rumor mill

It’s a grind in the rumor mill

Award-winning play deals with the challenges of teen life By Jennifer Eisenbart Correspondent A year after undertaking a play about a school shooting, the Waterford Union High School one-act competition tackled something a little closer to home – gossip, the damage rumors can cause and how teenagers see both in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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