• Burlington hospital a cooling spot
  • Pool plans take another step
  • Andrew Obregon sits behind Kristyne Watson and Carl Johnson, both public defenders, in a motion hearing held in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday. (Photo by Jason Arndt)
  • Barons victorious in front of Hall of Fame crowd
  • Greek Orthodox retreat center welcoming to all
  • Burlington hospital a cooling spot

    Burlington hospital a cooling spot

    Due to the heat advisory issued for the area, a number of different area hospitals have been designated emergency cooling areas – among them Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. The hospital will be open 24 hours, according to the press release from Aurora issued Thursday. The heat advisory is in […]

  • Pool plans take another step

    Pool plans take another step

    By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The City of Burlington Common Council is moving forward with phases 3 and 4 of planning for the community pool, but officials acknowledged Tuesday night that the timeline might be too tight for a November referendum. After an open discussion with members of the Pool Board, […]

  • Andrew Obregon sits behind Kristyne Watson and Carl Johnson, both public defenders, in a motion hearing held in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday. (Photo by Jason Arndt)

    Obregon trial to remain in Kenosha County

    Defense motions rejected in Circuit Court Friday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Contrary to defense arguments, Andrew Obregon did not endure improper interrogation techniques and was aware of his rights when questioned by authorities following his arrest Oct. 13 in Zion, Ill., according to a Kenosha County Circuit Court judge. […]

  • Barons victorious in front of Hall of Fame crowd

    Barons victorious in front of Hall of Fame crowd

    By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony featured sunny skies, old friends and good baseball Sunday at Ginger Beaumont Field in Burlington. After the induction ceremony of Stan Heiligenthal and William Kruckman, who were both represented by family members, the Burlington Rotary Barons kept the […]

  • Greek Orthodox retreat center welcoming to all

    Greek Orthodox retreat center welcoming to all

    By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor In the Greek Orthodox – or really, the Orthodox – religion, the importance of “retreating” is an important part of life. “Retreating is a big part of our faith,” explained Chrysanthy Tiggas, the director of the St. Iakovos Retreat Center. “There’s this image of going away […]

 

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Book sale kicks off two weekends of city activities

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Two weeks of City of Burlington events started this week with the annual Burlington Public Library book sale, which lasts until noon on Saturday. Normally the book sale runs the same week as the City of Burlington’s sidewalk sales, but the Friends of the Library moved […]

 
 

W-C to look at options for funding free, reduced lunches

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT A discussion about hot lunch prices within the Washington-Caldwell School District for the upcoming year sparked a big-picture discussion about funding free and reduced lunches in the years ahead. Mirroring policy decisions made in a number of other Waterford-area school districts, Washington-Caldwell officials decided a few […]

 
 

Burlington hospital a cooling spot

Burlington hospital a cooling spot

Due to the heat advisory issued for the area, a number of different area hospitals have been designated emergency cooling areas – among them Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. The hospital will be open 24 hours, according to the press release from Aurora issued Thursday. The heat advisory is in […]

 
 

Pool plans take another step

Pool plans take another step

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The City of Burlington Common Council is moving forward with phases 3 and 4 of planning for the community pool, but officials acknowledged Tuesday night that the timeline might be too tight for a November referendum. After an open discussion with members of the Pool Board, […]

 
 

Burlington youth baseball program Junior Demons holding tryouts

Sign up for Junior Demons baseball   What: Tryouts for the 2017 Jr. Demon Baseball Teams. Players that are going into 7th and 8th grade are welcome to tryout. The hope is to have at least one 7th grade and one 8th grade team. Players will try out in front […]

 
 

MARCIA B. SOSSAMAN

MARCIA B. SOSSAMAN

      Marcia B. Sossaman, 86, Muskego, died July 18, 2016, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born in Colby on Sept. 10, 1929, to the late Edward and Arma (Russ) Schultz. She was a graduate of Colby High School. In Colby, on Dec. 13, 1947, she married Floyd C. Sossaman, […]

 
 

Lt. COL. RICHARD W. NEWBURY

Lt. COL. RICHARD W. NEWBURY

Lt. Col. Richard Wallace ‘Dick’ Newbury, USAF (Ret.) 84, left our world and joined his beloved wife on July 14, 2016. He was born June 14, 1932, in Burlington, to the late Ralph Lewis and Rhoda Agner Newbury. He was a brave and courageous man, who was a pilot in […]

 
 

ARTHUR P. MAYER

ARTHUR P. MAYER

      Arthur P. ‘Art’ Mayer, 69, Burlington, died July 14, 2016, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. He was born Sept. 17, 1946, in Chicago, to the late George J. and Edith C. Mayer. He grew up in Wilmette, graduating from New Trier High School in 1964. He was a […]

 
 

DARLENE J. HILL

DARLENE J. HILL

Darlene Jean Hill, 79, died July 15, 2016, at her home in Marshfield, Mo. She was born Oct. 11, 1936, in Richland Center, to the late E. Ray Nevel and Gladys (Hunter) Nevel, She was a homemaker and a member of the Marshfield United Methodist Church. Survivors include her sons, […]

 
 

Appeals court issues stay in placement of sex offender

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Wisconsin appellate court granted a stay in placement, pending appeal, of a violent sex offender into a Town of Wheatland residence, according to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s news release. The proposed Department of Health Services placement involves Michael McGee, convicted in 1987 of second-degree […]

 
 
 
 

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