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Pergande resigns from Butler Police Department

Village of Butler — Days before a scheduling hearing in front of a retired Waukesha County judge was set, a Butler police officer with sweeping allegations against him has resigned from his position.

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Judge rejects Pergande plea deal

Waukesha — A proposed plea agreement between former Butler Police Lt. Brian Pergande and Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel has been rejected by Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge Donald J. Hassin Jr.

Pergande will not drop federal lawsuit

Village of Butler — Former Village Police Lt. Brian Pergande says he will not drop a federal lawsuit that he and fellow officer Chad Rahn have filed against the village and Waukesha County as part of a plea bargaining deal he has struck with Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel.

Winners awarded at Sussex Lions Daze parade

Village of Sussex — The Sussex Lions Daze parade had almost 70 units and lasted a little more than an hour on Sunday, July 13. Parade attendees started setting out chairs as early as Monday, July 7, hoping to get an advantageous spot to view the festivities.

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Pergande may enter plea agreement with DA's office

Village of Butler — Former Butler Police Lt. Brian Pergande is expected to enter into a plea agreement with the Waukesha County District Attorney's office later this week which appears likely to bring an end to the village's "Porn in the Morn" police scandal that began more than 18 months ago.

Sussex man accused of strangling his girlfriend during an argument

A 33-year-old Sussex man stands accused of choking his live-in girlfriend nearly to unconsciousness during a verbal argument allegedly sparked by jealousy.

Bug Line surface work will continue this year

Village of Sussex — Contractors for Waukesha County Parks and Land Use are working on the second phase of a $2.8 million project to widen and resurface the Bug Line Recreational Trail, which will eventually extend 14 miles from near North Lake east to Menomonee Falls.

Butler accepted into state training program

Village of Butler — The village of Butler has been invited to participate in a statewide community economic development training program as the result of the efforts of a village trustee who lost her bid for re-election in April 1 municipal elections.

Trafton succeeds in business world

Keith Trafton, a Hamilton alum, is CFO of Bartolotta Restaurant Group and has had a successful career in business.

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North Lisbon School (1845-1975), part 2

The North Lisbon School, which ran from 1845 to 1975, recently held an all-school reunion at Lisbon Town Hall and Park on Woodside Road, spearheaded by brothers Lee and Thomas Rolfs. Lee Rolfs, who attended the second and third school buildings from 1958 to 1963, lives in retirement in Sussex.

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