• BURLINGTON FLOOD: From tragedy comes perspective
  • Recent training prepared officials for the worst
  • Food for the soul: Local church steps up for flood victims
  • Duckpin bowling proposal tabled
  • Homeless and hurting: Single father fighting through MS, loss of home
  • BURLINGTON FLOOD: From tragedy comes perspective

    BURLINGTON FLOOD: From tragedy comes perspective

      You really don’t know what you got ‘til it’s gone. Joni Mitchell hit the nail on the head, and those words rang truer than ever last week in my beloved hometown of Burlington. One minute, you’re scrambling throughout town, trying to get the best photos of the flooding, taking […]

  • Recent training prepared officials for the worst

    Recent training prepared officials for the worst

      Response to flooding was aided by sessions in emergency management By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief In May several Burlington city leaders joined their counterparts from throughout Racine County at a disaster-training course in Maryland. Little did they know that two months later they’d put that training to the […]

  • Food for the soul: Local church steps up for flood victims

    Food for the soul: Local church steps up for flood victims

      By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com If you say “Olive Garden,” they will come. What started as a charitable idea from a town official in Waterford turned into a four-day dinner event at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 449 Conkey St. Town of Waterford Supervisor Teri Jendusa-Niccolai called St. Charles Principal Mary […]

  • Duckpin bowling proposal tabled

    Duckpin bowling proposal tabled

    Officials want to review finances before considering liquor license By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Members of the Burlington Common Council decided to table a decision related to issuing a full liquor license to a Waterford couple who have plans to create the city’s first duckpin bowling center. Common Council members […]

  • Homeless and hurting: Single father fighting through MS, loss of home

    Homeless and hurting: Single father fighting through MS, loss of home

    “I don’t know what to do right now. Some day, I want to walk my girl down the aisle. That’s what keeps me fighting.” – Jeff Austwick       By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com “It’s my day today, it’s so hard for me not to have her.” Burlington resident Jeff […]

 

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BURLINGTON FLOOD: From tragedy comes perspective

BURLINGTON FLOOD: From tragedy comes perspective

  You really don’t know what you got ‘til it’s gone. Joni Mitchell hit the nail on the head, and those words rang truer than ever last week in my beloved hometown of Burlington. One minute, you’re scrambling throughout town, trying to get the best photos of the flooding, taking […]

 
 

BLANCHE KLAEHN

BLANCHE KLAEHN

      Blanche Klaehn, 93, of Burlington, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Pine Brook Pointe. Born in Elkhorn on Sept. 8, 1923, she was the daughter of Walter and Bernice (nee Travis) Lasch. She spent her early life in Elkhorn where she graduated from Elkhorn High School. On […]

 
 

RAYMOND J. TENHAGEN

RAYMOND J. TENHAGEN

     Raymond J. Tenhagen, 84, of Burlington, passed away peacefully at his home, on Sunday, July 23, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Ray was born in Burlington, on Sept. 19, 1932, to John and Clara (Richter) Tenhagen. He lived in the Burlington area his entire life and attended St. […]

 
 

JOHN LEO MOLUMBY

JOHN LEO MOLUMBY

      John Leo Molumby, 87, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Aurora Memorial Hospital. John was born Nov, 7, 1929, to Raymond and Consuello (nee Felker) Molumby in Madison, S.D. His early life was spent in South Dakota; he graduated from high school in Seattle, Wash. He […]

 
 

ETHEL MARY MATEZEVICH

ETHEL MARY MATEZEVICH

      Ethel Mary Matezevich, 87, Waterford, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2017, at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn with her loving family by her side. Ethel was born to Bernard and Catherine (nee. Schmedecker) Stark on Sept. 24, 1929, in Milwaukee. Ethel was a lifelong resident of Waterford […]

 
 

Recent training prepared officials for the worst

Recent training prepared officials for the worst

  Response to flooding was aided by sessions in emergency management By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief In May several Burlington city leaders joined their counterparts from throughout Racine County at a disaster-training course in Maryland. Little did they know that two months later they’d put that training to the […]

 
 

Food for the soul: Local church steps up for flood victims

Food for the soul: Local church steps up for flood victims

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com If you say “Olive Garden,” they will come. What started as a charitable idea from a town official in Waterford turned into a four-day dinner event at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 449 Conkey St. Town of Waterford Supervisor Teri Jendusa-Niccolai called St. Charles Principal Mary […]

 
 

Duckpin bowling proposal tabled

Duckpin bowling proposal tabled

Officials want to review finances before considering liquor license By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Members of the Burlington Common Council decided to table a decision related to issuing a full liquor license to a Waterford couple who have plans to create the city’s first duckpin bowling center. Common Council members […]

 
 

Homeless and hurting: Single father fighting through MS, loss of home

Homeless and hurting: Single father fighting through MS, loss of home

“I don’t know what to do right now. Some day, I want to walk my girl down the aisle. That’s what keeps me fighting.” – Jeff Austwick       By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com “It’s my day today, it’s so hard for me not to have her.” Burlington resident Jeff […]

 
 

Woman flees from police after taking scrap metal

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 20 for a Kenosha woman charged with stealing scrap metal then fleeing from police in the Town of Yorkville. Jennifer L. Bixby, 41, was charged July 10 in Racine County Circuit Court with second-degree recklessly endangering safety and misdemeanor theft as a party […]

 
 
 
 

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