Posted inBreaking, Elections, Government

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 […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Schools

Village Board To Consider Feasibility Study For Caledonia Schools

UPDATE July 5: The Caledonia Village Board will consider a resolution to study creating a separate school district and request that the state change the law to allow Caledonia to separate from the Racine Unified School district. The two separate resolutions are slated for discussion at the Caledonia Village board meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Letter to the Editor

Opinion: Racine Unified School Board Reconfiguration A Good Idea

Editor’s Note: This letter to the editor was submitted by Eddie Willing. On Tuesday night, May 19, the State Budget Committee in Madison approved an amendment to their current education package that will change the makeup of the Racine Unified School District Board of Education. Currently, all nine seats are at-large. The proposed changes, passed […]

Posted inElections, Government, Schools

Caledonia Approves Independent School District Advisory Referendum

Caledonia voted 2,481 to 2,372 to approve an advisory referendum to start pursuing an independent school district. The approval will also now allow the Caledonia village board the opportunity to move forward with paying for a feasibility study. But by no means is a potential divorce from Racine Unified a done deal. As it stands now, Racine Unified would need […]