• Tony Romo’s return to Burlington comes at a unique time
  • Making the most of her last time through
  • Checking out all the equipment
  • Burlington baseball state title no surprise to Southern Lakes Conference foes
  • The bigger the stage, the better they play
  • Tony Romo’s return to Burlington comes at a unique time

    Tony Romo’s return to Burlington comes at a unique time

    Former Demon star leads 13th Romo Camp, addresses Brett Favre Hall of Fame induction   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Tony Romo’s hometown return to Burlington for his football camp might be an annual ritual for the Dallas Cowboys quarterback, but on June 22, it brought additional […]

  • Making the most of her last time through

    Making the most of her last time through

    By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With Kids from Wisconsin now touring the state, giving anywhere from five to six performances a week, the polished stage presence seems to be a given. But what isn’t seen is the work behind the scenes. For three weeks in June, working in the bunny building […]

  • Checking out all the equipment

    Checking out all the equipment

    Sawyer Thelen checks out the inside of a piece of farm equipment at last Saturday’s Racine County Dairy Breakfast on the farm of the Schaal family. About 3,000 people showed up to tour the farm and enjoy breakfast. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

  • Burlington baseball state title no surprise to Southern Lakes Conference foes

    Burlington baseball state title no surprise to Southern Lakes Conference foes

    Opposing coaches noticed virtually no weakness, team peaking at right time   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent As miraculous as Burlington’s comeback victory WIAA Division 1 Championship game against Arrow-head was, it hardly surprised many Southern Lakes Conference coaches. After all, Lakes teams were unwilling witnesses to a Demons team […]

  • The bigger the stage, the better they play

    The bigger the stage, the better they play

    Little League success prepared Demons for high-profile competition   By Chris Bennett sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Bryan Sturdevant almost made the final out of a title game on television – twice. On the brink of being the goat a second time his teammates saved him, and rallied to win the WIAA Division 1 […]

 

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FLORENCE L. ERICKSON

FLORENCE L. ERICKSON

      Florence L. Erickson, 93, Burlington, died peacefully on June 24, 2016, at her son’s home in Burlington. She was born in Wausau on May 9, 1923, to the late Julius and Bertha (Seidler) Kramer. She spent her early life in Wausau where she graduated from Wausau High School. On […]

 
 

Tony Romo’s return to Burlington comes at a unique time

Tony Romo’s return to Burlington comes at a unique time

Former Demon star leads 13th Romo Camp, addresses Brett Favre Hall of Fame induction   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Tony Romo’s hometown return to Burlington for his football camp might be an annual ritual for the Dallas Cowboys quarterback, but on June 22, it brought additional […]

 
 

Making the most of her last time through

Making the most of her last time through

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With Kids from Wisconsin now touring the state, giving anywhere from five to six performances a week, the polished stage presence seems to be a given. But what isn’t seen is the work behind the scenes. For three weeks in June, working in the bunny building […]

 
 

Checking out all the equipment

Checking out all the equipment

Sawyer Thelen checks out the inside of a piece of farm equipment at last Saturday’s Racine County Dairy Breakfast on the farm of the Schaal family. About 3,000 people showed up to tour the farm and enjoy breakfast. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

 
 

Outside of school, PAC House teaches needed skills

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor For years, Burlington Area School District administrators wondered just how to best provide special education services to students ages 14 to 21 – and keep variety in the lesson plan. The end result, which has been in place now for 11 years, is the Project Active […]

 
 

Burlington baseball state title no surprise to Southern Lakes Conference foes

Burlington baseball state title no surprise to Southern Lakes Conference foes

Opposing coaches noticed virtually no weakness, team peaking at right time   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent As miraculous as Burlington’s comeback victory WIAA Division 1 Championship game against Arrow-head was, it hardly surprised many Southern Lakes Conference coaches. After all, Lakes teams were unwilling witnesses to a Demons team […]

 
 

The bigger the stage, the better they play

The bigger the stage, the better they play

Little League success prepared Demons for high-profile competition   By Chris Bennett sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Bryan Sturdevant almost made the final out of a title game on television – twice. On the brink of being the goat a second time his teammates saved him, and rallied to win the WIAA Division 1 […]

 
 

Her career in chocolate is made of solid gold

Her career in chocolate is made of solid gold

Local woman marks 50 years at Nestlé plant By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Among other items, 78-year-old Marilyn Elverman collects Nestlé memorabilia. She has a ceramic Nestlé Morsel cookie jar, figurines, and Nestlé model NASCAR racecars. But special among her collection is a Little Jersey, believed to be from the 1950s, […]

 
 

JOSEPH A. POPP

JOSEPH A. POPP

      Joseph Anthony Popp, 86, Burlington, died June 26, 2016, at his residence. He was born April 18, 1930, in Waterford, to the late Julian and Mary (Kosarog) Popp. He graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School, Burlington. While in high school, he enjoyed boxing, and he also helped out […]

 
 

KATHLEEN E. SCHMIDT

KATHLEEN E. SCHMIDT

      Kathleen Elizabeth Schmidt, 63, died May 14, 2016, at Veterans Hospital, Madison, after a long battle with cancer. She was born June 6, 1953, in Burlington, to Elmer and Viladene Schmidt. She grew up in Waterford and worked numerous jobs in Burlington before joining the U.S. Army and was […]

 
 
 
 

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