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Norco Manufacturing Pays $1.7 Million For Land

Making it the first in Caledonia’s newest business park, Norco Manufacturing Corp. completed its land purchase for a new building they plan to have constructed next year. WisPark LLC, the development arm of Milwaukee-based We Energies, sold 15.3 acres on 4 Mile Road to DNKC Holdings Inc. for $1.7 million. Raymond-based DNKC Holdings Inc. owns DNKC Property Management LLC and Norco Manufacturing […]

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Caledonia Business Association Looking For More Business Participation

The Caledonia Douglas Avenue Business Association has chosen a mission statement and is now starting to work on several projects to help promote area businesses.C Under the umbrella of the Caledonia Development Authority, the Caledonia Douglas Avenue Area Business Association started in February. The group chose the mission statement from a list of five. The new mission statement reads: […]

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Caledonia Votes On Gypsum Pellet Plant Monday

WisPark LLC, the real estate arm of We Energies, wants to lease part of its building at 2825 4 Mile Rd. to Beneficial Reuse Management, which makes gypsum pellets used as a fertilizer in the agricultural industry. Jerry Frank, president of WisPark, will ask the Caledonia Village Board to approve a conditional use permit to allow the company […]

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Winklers Masonry Buys Land For Building

Winklers Masonry, which plans to build a 7,300 square-foot office building, finalized purchasing a two-acre parcel in the Caledonia Business Park in Frankville for $74,900, according to property transfer records. The company bought the land, located east of Nicholson Road and north of Dunkelow Road, from Mount Pleasant-based Majestic North Development Corp. Caledonia trustees approved a developer’s […]

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Caledonia Roundabout, Industrial Park For Vote Monday

The Caledonia Village Board will have a full agenda Monday as they will consider putting in a roundabout at Highway 38 and 5 Mile Road, enter into a developer’s agreement with the owners of a 178-acre industrial park, and a host of other development projects. The Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Click […]

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Caledonia: Trentadue Keeps Seat

Caledonia village board member Kathy Trentadue retained her seat on the board in the spring election on Tuesday against political newcomer Eric Butcher. Trentadue, who had opposed funding a study that would look at forming an independent school district, faced Eric Butcher, who supported the issue. We’ll have more information on this race on Wednesday. […]

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Meet The Candidates: Caledonia Trustee No. 2

Caledonia is poised for growth and is trying to bring jobs into the community, which is predicated on having a strong educational system. This is the heart of what Caledonia village trustee candidates Eric Butcher and incumbent Kathleen Trentadue have focused their campaigns on for the trustee No. 2 spot. The election will be held […]

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Caledonia Moves To Merit Pay System For Non-union Employees

The Caledonia Village Board voted unanimously at its meeting Monday night to start paying non-union represented employees salaries based on their performance and not an across the board flat percentage increase. The system establishes a minimum, mid-point and maximum pay level for staff not represented by the village, but also establishes a pay increase based on the employee’s performance. The […]

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Caledonia 1st To Approve RAMAC’s Master Education Plan Concept

The Caledonia Village Board voted 4 to 0 in favor of supporting the Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce’s intent to form a governing body to help create a master plan of education for Racine County. With an emphasis on the Racine Unified School District, the master plan would be patterned after the Nashville Academies Pathways […]

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Caledonia Chooses Not To Appoint Challenger Against Willing for Trustee

UPDATE: The Caledonia Village Board opted not to appoint Mike Pirk as a candidate to run against Caledonia village trustee Ed Willing after a motion to dismiss the action was made at the meeting Monday night. ORIGINAL STORY: Following the death of April Weatherston, the Caledonia Village Board plans to talk at its meeting Monday […]

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April Weatherston Continues Cancer Fight, Run For Election

Despite being hospitalized and in the intensive care unit at Froedtert Hospital, April Weatherston has no intention of dropping out of the race for the Caledonia Village Board, according to a story by the Journal Times. She announced in December that she was running against Caledonia Village Trustee Ed Willing for the spring election on […]

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Chickens A No Go In Residential Caledonia

Despite efforts to have the ordinance changed by presenting the Village Board with a petition, a Caledonia woman will not be able to have 11 chickens on her half-acre residential lot. Cindy Pradarelli, 1543 Johnson Ave., had 11 chickens on her property, which is zoned residential and less than five acres. Pradarelli has since moved […]

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