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  • Burlington softball wins regional championship
  • Union Grove brothers bound for sectional
  • All gave some…some gave all

    All gave some…some gave all

    Members of the local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars march in Monday’s Memorial Day parade in Burlington. A ceremony honoring those veterans who have passed followed in Echo Park. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

  • ChocolateFest shuts down due to storm

    ChocolateFest shuts down due to storm

    The ChocolateFest grounds were officially closed following a line of storms moving through the area shortly after 8 p.m. Heavy rain and pea- to dime-size hail pelted the area for more than a half hour. Shortly before the storm began, festival officials called for an evacuation. The night’s main-stage band, […]

  • Past, present … and future?

    Past, present … and future?

    Haylee Bande (right) was crowned Miss Burlington Area ChocolateFest Saturday at the annual festival by the outgoing titleholder, Haley Lynam (center). At the right is 2017 Future BAC, Kennedy Stevens, who won the Burlington Rotary raffle prize last summer for the right to spend Friday and Saturday with the pageant […]

  • Burlington softball wins regional championship

    Burlington softball wins regional championship

      By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – For the first time in school history, the Burlington varsity softball team has 21 wins. But it was a different number shouted when the Lady Demons gathered for a final team huddle after winning Friday night’s WIAA Division 1 Regional Final against visiting […]

  • Union Grove brothers bound for sectional

    Union Grove brothers bound for sectional

      By Tim Wester sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Playoff golf just seems to suit Union Grove golfer senior Sam Maier. After becoming the first boys golfer in school history to qualify for the WIAA State Tournament last season, Maier took the first step to making a return trip to state. Maier shot a […]

 

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Delagrave highlights ‘great strides’ for county

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Taking center stage in front of the Racine County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave said the county “made great strides” in 2015. A year ago, Delagrave stood before the board and outlined three major points of emphasis: creating a workforce-ready Racine […]

 
 

Summer class aims to help incoming freshmen

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor In an effort to help students who struggle as freshmen in high school, a new summer school class was approved Monday night. A course called “High School Readiness” was unanimously approved by the Burlington Area School District Curriculum Committee, and will be sent to the full […]

 
 

All gave some…some gave all

All gave some…some gave all

Members of the local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars march in Monday’s Memorial Day parade in Burlington. A ceremony honoring those veterans who have passed followed in Echo Park. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

ChocolateFest shuts down due to storm

ChocolateFest shuts down due to storm

The ChocolateFest grounds were officially closed following a line of storms moving through the area shortly after 8 p.m. Heavy rain and pea- to dime-size hail pelted the area for more than a half hour. Shortly before the storm began, festival officials called for an evacuation. The night’s main-stage band, […]

 
 

Past, present … and future?

Past, present … and future?

Haylee Bande (right) was crowned Miss Burlington Area ChocolateFest Saturday at the annual festival by the outgoing titleholder, Haley Lynam (center). At the right is 2017 Future BAC, Kennedy Stevens, who won the Burlington Rotary raffle prize last summer for the right to spend Friday and Saturday with the pageant […]

 
 

Burlington softball wins regional championship

Burlington softball wins regional championship

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – For the first time in school history, the Burlington varsity softball team has 21 wins. But it was a different number shouted when the Lady Demons gathered for a final team huddle after winning Friday night’s WIAA Division 1 Regional Final against visiting […]

 
 

Union Grove brothers bound for sectional

Union Grove brothers bound for sectional

  By Tim Wester sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Playoff golf just seems to suit Union Grove golfer senior Sam Maier. After becoming the first boys golfer in school history to qualify for the WIAA State Tournament last season, Maier took the first step to making a return trip to state. Maier shot a […]

 
 

Rochester Burger King catches fire

Rochester Burger King catches fire

  The Burger King restaurant, at 2723 Beck Drive, Rochester, is closed following a grease fire Friday afternoon. According to a news release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Department, the Racine County Communications Center received a phone call at about 1:05 p.m. today, reporting the fire and saying employees were […]

 
 

SHIRLEY M. MERSHON

SHIRLEY M. MERSHON

      Shirley M. Mershon, 77, Burlington, formerly Lake Geneva, died May 7, 2016, at her home. The former Shirley Mary Baumeister was born Sept. 9, 1938, in Lyons Township, to the late LaVerne and Loretta (Raduenz) Baumeister. She graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School, Burlington, in 1956. In 1985 […]

 
 

Burlington’s Wallace, Ehlen, Joslyn advance to state track

Burlington’s Wallace, Ehlen, Joslyn advance to state track

  By Daniel Schoettler sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Burlington’s Megan Wallace followed up her 2015 season with yet another trip to state after advancing at Thursday’s Whitnall Sectional. The junior set a personal record in the long jump with a finish of 17-4, missing the school record by three inches. “I’m very proud […]

 
 
 
 

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