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Sheriff investigating Rochester burglaries

Sheriff investigating Rochester burglaries

Deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office responded to “numerous” reports of burglaries early Tuesday morning in the Village of Rochester. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the burglars entered unlocked vehicles and then used wireless garage door openers inside the vehicles to gain access to the homes. Two of the […]

 
 

Restored to glory

Restored to glory

Students take ’46 Farmall from beleaguered to brilliant By Maureen Vander Sanden correspondent Students in the Waterford FFA are cultivating skills beyond the classroom and cornfields, with the local organization’s most recent tractor restoration project. FFA Chapter President Kevin Ehrhart has led his peers though six months of tinkering and […]

 
 

Town scraps meeting with village

But village officials show up hoping to open dialog By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A joint meeting between the village and town of Waterford that had been in the works for two weeks was scrapped by town officials several days before it was set to occur. But village officials still stopped […]

 
 

Teeing off for Ty

Teeing off for Ty

Children of families who have benefitted from the Tee It Up Fore Ty charity in previous years tee off to open the golfing portion of the 12th annual Tee It Up Fore Ty fundraiser Saturday at Rivermoor Golf Club in Waterford. The event also featured a 19th hole celebration at […]

 
 

Rochester and Waterford discuss possible land swap

Agreement could open the door to municipal water service extension By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While a number of moving parts still need to come into play, a proposal to swap more than 115 acres of land between the villages of Rochester and Waterford is currently on the table. The land […]

 
 

Francois at home in Waterford

Francois at home in Waterford

New high school administrator aims for high standards By Chris Bennett Correspondent It is said by some that one cannot go home again. Luke Francois will likely prove those doubters wrong. Francois is the new District Administrator at Waterford Union High School, and is returning to the area after a […]

 
 

Suspected drunken driver Tased after chase

Suspected drunken driver Tased after chase

      A Waterford police officer Tased and arrested a man suspected of drunken driving following a chase late Saturday. Robert W. Martinsen, 41, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with attempting to flee or elude an officer, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated – third offense, and obstructing […]

 
 

Two girls killed, three people injured in crash with semi truck

Two girls killed, three people injured in crash with semi truck

Two girls, 7 and 14, were killed and three members of their families were injured Thursday evening when the SUV they were riding in collided with a semitrailer truck on Highway 12 in Whitewater. According to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, the deceased are Kaylinn Wilken, 14, of Waterford, and […]

 
 

Sections of new road torn out

Sections of new road torn out

New paving contractor brought in for Highway 83/20 project By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Newly poured sections of the Highway 83/20 reconstruction project in the Village of Waterford have been torn up and replaced recently in what appears to be repair of substandard work by a contractor on the […]

 
 

Sun, song and suds

Sun, song and suds

      Don Wiggins and Anthony Hill keep the crowd entertained with music and some comic relief during the Music on Main event July 21 in Waterford. A variety of craft beers provided by Racine Brewery were poured for attendees. The event – held the third Sunday of each month In […]

 
 
 
 
 

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