Investigators continue to seek out and interview potential victims of a former teacher’s aide at Dyer Elementary School.

Daniel Powers, 57, has been charged with sexual assault of a child for inappropriately touching a student at the school. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said he believes Powers has assaulted other students in his 15 years as an aide with the district.

The continuing saga, which includes the suspension of Dyer’s principal, is the top story in this week’s edition of the Burlington Standard Press.

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Here’s a look at some of the other stories in this week’s edition:

 

PROMOTED FROM WITHIN: Lt. Brian Zmudzinski will become the City of Burlington’s next police chief after an internal selection process by the Police and Fire Commission. Zmudzinski, who has been with the department for 17 years, will begin his tenure on May 21 and replaces a retiring Mark Anderson.

 

METH RING BUSTED: Eleven people were charged with trafficking and delivering more than 500 grams of methamphetamine throughout Walworth County.

 

THE HIT PLOT: Two prosecutors accused a man of plotting to murder one of them. Years later, a different story emerged. Read the third installment of the series Open and Shut.

 

TLC ON THE MOVE: Burlington-based Transitional Living Center, which provides services for homeless women and children in Western Racine County, is moving its operations to a former school building in the Town of Dover. The move will be complete by the end of June.

 

HIGH COST OF TRASH: The City of Burlington’s trash hauler, ASDA Enterprises, is asking officials to consider adding a fuel surcharge to is contract in the face of rapidly rising diesel fuel prices.

 

ON A ROLL: The Burlington High School girls soccer team caught fire last week reeling off five straight victories.

 

RULERS OF THE COURT: Southern Lakes Newspapers honors the top girls basketball players with its annual all-area team.