Archive for: September, 2013

WWMD annual meeting dredges up a costly issue

By Patricia Bogumil   Editor         The state Department of Natural Resources has no money to help pay for a dredging project on the Waterford waterways, voters learned at the Sept. 21 annual meeting of the Waterford Waterway Management District (WWMD).         Craig Helker, a DNR water resource […]




Anna Marie Catherine Baumeister, 85, Waterford, died Sept. 27, 2013, at Waterford Senior Living Memory Care Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Waterford on Aug. 30, 1928, to the late John and Frances DeGrave. A lifelong resident of Waterford, she married the love of her life, […]


Deputies arrest man who fired shot at Kansasville home

A 34-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly firing at least one shot at a home in Kansasville. Racine County sheriff’s deputies responded to the residence at 2:56 a.m., according to a department press release, after dispatchers received a 911 call during which they could hear a woman […]


Raymond School residents invited to offer facility study feedback Oct. 1

At its Sept. 16 school board meeting, the Raymond School District School Board received findings from a comprehensive facility assessment recently completed by Eppstein Uhen Architects (EUA).       The assessment highlighted findings detailed in the complete Facility Assessment report and confirmed needs related to plumbing and sewage management, deteriorating roof […]


Tinder scores hole-in-one at Chamber event

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Rick Tinder has been golfing since about the age of 10. Now in his 50s, Tinder couldn’t claim one of the all-time greatest feats of a golfer until last week – a hole-in-one. And Tinder did on a big stage, too, with more than a little […]


Pizza Hut settles in at new location

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor In what used to be classic greasy spoon territory Tuesday, a national pizza chain found a new home. The Burlington Pizza Hut officially moved into new digs Tuesday at 1080 Milwaukee Avenue, the site of the former George Webb and then Stormin’ Norman restaurant in Fox […]


News briefs from the school board

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Waterford Graded officials review policy       Administrators and School Board members in the Waterford Graded district are reviewing a policy that outlines the district’s overall belief and mission statement.       The document, known as Policy 112, touches on a number of issues, including how the district […]


High school hosts field dedication and open house Sunday

        The public is invited to attend the field dedication for the newly named “Bronco Field” and athletic facilities at Union Grove Union High School on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 29.         A ribbon-cutting ceremony and field dedication is at 1 p.m.         Immediately afterward, an open house […]


City hoping for ruling to end horns sooner

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Apparently, there is nothing stronger than bureaucracy and red tape. While a ruling from the Federal Railroad Administration came down Sept. 14 that the city’s variance and application for a quiet zone from the Canadian National train horns had been excepted, the train horns are still […]


Enjoy the Sunday best

FALL FEST SUNDAY: The annual Waterford Fall Festival is Sunday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with activities held in Whitford and Ten Club parks.       The day’s events include an arts and crafts fair, lots of kids’ activities (wristbands are $10 each; $5 for ages 2 and […]


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