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Waterford teacher earns Kohl Award

  Ingish initiated sports officiating course Each year, the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation selects 100 teachers from the state of Wisconsin for its prestigious Teacher Fellowship awards. This year, one of those honorees is Ashley Ingish from Waterford Union High School. She will receive a $6,000 grant for educational programs […]

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Fire station expansion nearly complete

Village of Waterford will consolidate fire services at site By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The expansion of Waterford Fire Department’s solo station is nearly complete, according to a brief update on the extensive project. At a Village Board meeting April 11, WFD Fire Chief Rick Mueller gave a report on the […]

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Back to the drawing board

Voters reject high school district’s borrowing plan Officials in the Waterford Union High School District went back to the drawing board Wednesday after the district’s voters on Tuesday rejected their request to borrow $19.75 million for facility repairs and improvements. Voters rejected the proposal by a 2,308-2,097 margin, according to […]

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Rochester OKs 38-lot subdivision

Development encompasses 112 acres along Highway J By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A planned 38-lot subdivision on more than 100 acres of land along Highway J in Rochester continues to progress as village officials activate the green light on various steps. The Village Board on March 7 approved a preliminary plat […]

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Planning for the unknowns

WUHS officials begin assembling budget with inflation looming By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While the second year of a state biennial budget does provide a degree of certainty, officials in the Waterford Union High School district say a number of macro issues could make planning for next year’s spending plan a […]

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WUHS opens fitness center to the public

Waterford Union High School will open the doors of its fitness center to the public beginning March 1. The fitness center will be open to Waterford Union High School district residents who are at least 18 years old, according to district officials. The facility will be open Monday through Thursday […]

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Balloonfest returning to Waterford

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After a three-year absence, Balloonfest is slated to return to Waterford this year in an abbreviated format. Luke Francois, superintendent of the Waterford Union High School district, said the midsummer gala is set to occur for one day — Saturday, July 16 — instead of the […]

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Village ready to move ahead on brewpub

Waterford eyes sale of former fire station to Mobcraft By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The planned transformation of Waterford’s original fire station into a brewpub is back on village officials’ radar, though firm details are still waiting in the wings. The Village Board held a special meeting Jan. 25 to discuss […]

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Vote set on Waterford school plans

WUHS places $19.75 million referendum on April ballot By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After months of discussion, Waterford Union High School officials have set in motion a plan to ask voters in a referendum question for the authority to pursue $19.75 million worth of improvements to the existing facility. Superintendent Luke […]