Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Cardinal rule

Cardinal rule

There is no written rule that unseasonably warm temperatures in February will lead to a punitive dumping of snow in March, but it’s difficult to argue against that axiom in 2017. The snow on top of this bird feeder in the backyard of Scottie Peterson’s Burlington home attests to the […]

 
 

Call it an extravaganza

Home and garden show is Saturday at Burlington High School   By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Burlington Home and Garden Show and the Chocolate Extravaganza is Saturday at Burlington High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $2, but free admission coupons are available through the city, including […]

 
 

Making ‘Mary’ magic

Making ‘Mary’ magic

Flying machine helps BHS musical soar   By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Burlington High School drama directors Troy Everson and Beth Reetz got the rights to “Mary Poppins” last spring, they didn’t think they would be able to make the title character fly. Not until they made a trip to […]

 
 

High winds cause power outages

High winds cause power outages

Residents, business and institutions throughout the Burlington area have experienced power outages Wednesday, likely the result of high winds. At about 1:30 Wednesday, the Burlington Area School District sent an automated message to parents saying that Karcher Middle School and Waller Elementary School had been affected by intermittent outages. However, […]

 
 

Debating how to get the word out

School district discuss pitfalls, benefits of referendum education By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Judging by the reactions at the Feb. 6 School Board meeting, the Burlington Area School District could be treading a thin line when it comes to efforts to educate the public on its upcoming April referendum questions. For an […]

 
 

VIDEO: Merry Christmas from the BHS A Cappella Choir

VIDEO: Merry Christmas from the BHS A Cappella Choir

Watch below as the Burlington High School A Cappella Choir, under the direction of teacher Penny Yanke, celebrates the Christmas season with its rendition of “Mary, Did You Know?” This raw video was captured following the annual Holiday Concert presented by the school’s vocal music department Monday evening in the […]

 
 

Woman dies after being hit by vehicle

Woman dies after being hit by vehicle

A 53-year-old Town of Yorkville woman died Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle near hear home on Highway 20, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. The county’s emergency communications center received multiple 911 calls shortly before 6 p.m. regarding a pedestrian hit by a vehicle on Highway […]

 
 

Threat in BHS bathroom deemed ‘not credible’

Threat in BHS bathroom deemed ‘not credible’

Students and staff at Burlington High School were placed in a “lock and hold” situation Wednesday afternoon while administrators investigated a threat discovered in a boys’ bathroom, according to an email sent to parents and students of the school. Administrators determined the threat was not credible and the “lock and […]

 
 

DOT: Winter storm will make travel treacherous

DOT: Winter storm will make travel treacherous

Weather Service predicts 5 to 9 inches of blowing snow The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is warning motorists to be cautious if traveling in what could be hazardous conditions this weekend and early next week. High winds and drifting snow are expected to make driving difficult. The National Weather Service […]

 
 

Weekend events welcome Christmas season to Burlington

Weekend events welcome Christmas season to Burlington

Parade, tree lighting among the events that celebrate the season By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Santa Claus is coming to town – or in this case, the City of Burlington. The holiday season kicks off Friday with the city’s annual Christmas parade, which runs through downtown Burlington – through The Loop […]

 
 
 
 
 

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