• Burlington, wrestling community mourns loss of Josh Bird
  • Section of Burlington Bypass to close Tuesday
  • Spirit Week – virtually
  • Union Grove prepares for reopening
  • WUHS plans in-person graduation ceremony
  • Burlington, wrestling community mourns loss of Josh Bird

    Burlington, wrestling community mourns loss of Josh Bird

    The Burlington community as well as the state wrestling industry lost a friend, family member, competitor and two-time WIAA Division 1 state champion Friday in a Town of Mukwonago crash. Josh Bird, a 2016 BHS graduate, was best described as a loving and thoughtful person on the school program’s Twitter […]

  • Section of Burlington Bypass to close Tuesday

    Section of Burlington Bypass to close Tuesday

    Repaving project will last until mid-August Work to replace pavement on the Highway 11 Burlington Bypass is slated to begin Tuesday, May 26. The project area will extend from the Highway 36 interchange on Burlington’s southwest side to the Highway 83 interchange on the city’s east side, according to the […]

  • Spirit Week – virtually

    Spirit Week – virtually

    Oliver Keen relaxes in a sea of stuffed animals when Union Grove Elementary School celebrated an online Spirit Week earlier this month. The event was meant to recognize the efforts of teachers and staff members as well as students and parents during this period of virtual learning due to coronavirus. […]

  • Union Grove prepares for reopening

    Union Grove prepares for reopening

    Officials outline COVID-19 protocol at municipal center By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials have begun outlining efforts to slowly emerge from coronavirus restrictions with in-person government meetings and a reopening of the municipal building. To strike a balance of maintaining social distancing and conducting municipal-related business in person, the […]

  • WUHS plans in-person graduation ceremony

    WUHS plans in-person graduation ceremony

    By Dave Fidlin Correspondent There will be calls for social distancing, good hygiene and all of the other precautions that have become commonplace in the era of COVID-19. But plans are in motion for Waterford Union High School to hold an in-person Class of 2020 graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. […]

 

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ROBYN SEYMOUR

ROBYN SEYMOUR

     Robyn Seymour, 58, of McFarland, passed away after a battle with cancer. Robyn was born in Mountain Home, Idaho, to Richard and Carmen (Williams) McKinney. She graduated from Burlington High School in 1979 and attended UW Madison where she earned a BS degree in Geology and Geophysics. She also […]

 
 

COLONEL JEFFERY N. PAULUS

COLONEL JEFFERY N. PAULUS

      Colonel Jeffery N. Paulus (USAFR-Ret.), 61, of Burlington, passed away suddenly Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Jeff was born Nov. 23, 1958 to Norman and Margaret Anita (nee Sheahan) Paulus. He spent his childhood in Manitowoc, developing a lifelong love of aviation. After graduating from Roncalli High School in 1977, […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Otto Traxinger

Senior Snapshot: Otto Traxinger

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Otto Traxinger said nothing will compare to the Burlington baseball program. Traxinger, who pitched and played first base, said the coaches and teammates were the primary components of Demon baseball. “I’m going to miss everything about this program, there’s nothing like it. From all the […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Tyler Duesing

Senior Snapshot: Tyler Duesing

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tyler Duesing, a second baseman, has played organized baseball for 12 years. Duesing, like others, hoped to have a senior season, but will carry three years of positive memories. “Even though I really wish our senior season turned out differently and we were able to […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Luke Walesa

Senior Snapshot: Luke Walesa

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Luke Walesa enjoyed his team’s fun and competitive atmosphere. “I loved how much we had during the baseball season and how competitive everyone was,” he said. “My biggest team highlight was making it to the state semifinal game.” Walesa, a corner infielder, said he will […]

 
 

Burlington, wrestling community mourns loss of Josh Bird

Burlington, wrestling community mourns loss of Josh Bird

The Burlington community as well as the state wrestling industry lost a friend, family member, competitor and two-time WIAA Division 1 state champion Friday in a Town of Mukwonago crash. Josh Bird, a 2016 BHS graduate, was best described as a loving and thoughtful person on the school program’s Twitter […]

 
 

Section of Burlington Bypass to close Tuesday

Section of Burlington Bypass to close Tuesday

Repaving project will last until mid-August Work to replace pavement on the Highway 11 Burlington Bypass is slated to begin Tuesday, May 26. The project area will extend from the Highway 36 interchange on Burlington’s southwest side to the Highway 83 interchange on the city’s east side, according to the […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Christian Brenner

Senior Snapshot: Christian Brenner

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Starting catcher Christian Brenner began playing baseball 13 years ago with some of his teammates. Brenner, who has played four years for the Demons, said the long-time bonds have built strong chemistry. “As seniors, we have been playing together since little league,” he said. “We […]

 
 

Spirit Week – virtually

Spirit Week – virtually

Oliver Keen relaxes in a sea of stuffed animals when Union Grove Elementary School celebrated an online Spirit Week earlier this month. The event was meant to recognize the efforts of teachers and staff members as well as students and parents during this period of virtual learning due to coronavirus. […]

 
 

Helping to solve the local restaurant crisis

Helping to solve the local restaurant crisis

City poised to close street to accommodate outdoor dining By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Richard Lynch, of Burlington, calls the COVID-19 pandemic a catastrophic event for the restaurant and tavern industry. Lynch said the pandemic is unlike anything he has seen in his decades of experience as an industry executive. […]

 
 
 
 

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