• Board set to finalize referendum wording Monday evening
  • Former Waterford star D’Alie leads Italy to basketball World Cup championship
  • John’s Disposal vows to rebuild
  • SLN ALL AREA BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Former bat boy takes turn as Burlington superstar
  • ‘I just jumped in’
  • Board set to finalize referendum wording Monday evening

    Board set to finalize referendum wording Monday evening

    New middle school would cost about half of amount that was included on 2017 ballot By Alex Johnson Correspondent After a failed referendum in 2017, the Burlington Area School District is gearing up for another attempt this November, asking district residents to vote on a $43.6 million package pending the […]

  • Former Waterford star D’Alie leads Italy to basketball World Cup championship

    Former Waterford star D’Alie leads Italy to basketball World Cup championship

      At 5-foot-4, D’Alie still dominates the game   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent If this summer is any indication, there appears to be no slowing down former Waterford High School star Rae Lin D’Alie on the basketball court. Entering her eighth season playing professionally in Italy, the 5-foot-4 ball-handling […]

  • John’s Disposal vows to rebuild

    John’s Disposal vows to rebuild

    Millions in damages estimated at Norway recycling facility By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A month after a stubborn blaze destroyed its sorting facility in the Town of Norway in Racine County, officials with John’s Disposal have plans to rebuild, but are still awaiting final damage estimates. According to John’s Disposal […]

  • SLN ALL AREA BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Former bat boy takes turn as Burlington superstar

    SLN ALL AREA BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Former bat boy takes turn as Burlington superstar

    Star Demon pitcher just getting started   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Looking back, the 2010 Burlington baseball team had even more success than originally thought. The Demons, led by seniors Cody Peterson, Mike Porcaro, Tell Taylor and Dylan Friend, captured the Southern Lakes Conference championship and finished with a […]

  • ‘I just jumped in’

    ‘I just jumped in’

    Woman recounts rescue of girl floundering in river By Chad Hensiak Correspondent When Bohners Lake resident Tracy Carpenter heard screaming on Aug. 2 about a girl who had fallen into the Fox River, she flew into action. At approximately 4:30 p.m. that day, Carpenter was at the Burlington Dog Park […]

 

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GLENN “CHIEF” JANTE

GLENN “CHIEF” JANTE

      Glenn “Chief” Jante, 87, of Burlington passed away on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at his home. Glenn was born to Erwin E. and Nellie K. Jante in Milwaukee. He was married to Elsie C. Laursen on August 9, 1952. Glenn was a resident of Burlington for 82 years and […]

 
 

ROBERT K. (MICKEY) CLEMENTS

ROBERT K. (MICKEY) CLEMENTS

      Robert K. “Mickey” Clements, 87, died comfortably and peacefully on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in Union Grove. Mickey spent most of his life in Waterford, growing up in a one-room shack on Loland Drive just off Hwy 83, with his parents Robert K. and […]

 
 

WERNER “HANS” VON GUNTEN

WERNER “HANS” VON GUNTEN

      Werner “Hans” Von Gunten went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 11, 2018. He was born in Switzerland and always dreamed of coming to America. He came to America when he was 23 years old. He lived on a farm for a few years, and later became […]

 
 

City to limit food trucks

Vendors will be allowed at events, in industrial areas By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Mobile food vendors will be allowed to operate in the City of Burlington under specific conditions approved by the Common Council at Tuesday’s meeting. Those conditions include paying an annual permit fee of $250 and restrictions […]

 
 

Demons gear up for opener

Demons gear up for opener

Members of the Burlington High School football team run wind sprints during a recent practice as they prepare for their season opener Friday at South Milwaukee. The game begins at 7 p.m. The Demons begin the season with hopes of capturing the Southern Lakes Conference championship and earning a berth […]

 
 

Board set to finalize referendum wording Monday evening

Board set to finalize referendum wording Monday evening

New middle school would cost about half of amount that was included on 2017 ballot By Alex Johnson Correspondent After a failed referendum in 2017, the Burlington Area School District is gearing up for another attempt this November, asking district residents to vote on a $43.6 million package pending the […]

 
 

Former Waterford star D’Alie leads Italy to basketball World Cup championship

Former Waterford star D’Alie leads Italy to basketball World Cup championship

  At 5-foot-4, D’Alie still dominates the game   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent If this summer is any indication, there appears to be no slowing down former Waterford High School star Rae Lin D’Alie on the basketball court. Entering her eighth season playing professionally in Italy, the 5-foot-4 ball-handling […]

 
 

Police sergeant under investigation for misconduct

Police sergeant under investigation for misconduct

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A City of Burlington police sergeant who resides in Kenosha County is under investigation for misconduct, according to Police Chief Mark Anderson, who said the officer has been on paid administrative leave since Aug. 1. Matthew Baumhardt, of Salem Lakes, faces allegations of sexual harassment, […]

 
 

Festival comes of age

Festival comes of age

Expanded Tall Tales Music Festival returns Saturday and Sunday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tall Tales Music Festival organizers have seen a growing interest in the downtown Burlington event and this year’s sixth annual festival will be the biggest ever with more walking space and new family-friendly features. Since its […]

 
 

John’s Disposal vows to rebuild

John’s Disposal vows to rebuild

Millions in damages estimated at Norway recycling facility By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A month after a stubborn blaze destroyed its sorting facility in the Town of Norway in Racine County, officials with John’s Disposal have plans to rebuild, but are still awaiting final damage estimates. According to John’s Disposal […]

 
 
 
 

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