Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Man shot at Elkhorn residence

Man shot at Elkhorn residence

Shooter in police custody, victim transported to hospital By Kellen Olshefski Editor Police confirmed Thursday afternoon a man was shot at a residence behind Elkhorn’s Dollar Tree store on West Hidden Trail. Capt. Jon Anzalone of the City of Elkhorn Police Department said it was reported to police sometime between […]

 
 

Rain, rain, go away

Rain, rain, go away

Roxanne Maas wades across a flooded Dodge Street on her way to work Monday morning in downtown Burlington. A brief deluge left standing water on many streets in the area. City of Burlington Street Department crews responded a short time later to clear debris from a storm sewer drain. (Photo […]

 
 

Local man is dead following abduction, police pursuit

Local man is dead following abduction, police pursuit

He told victim she had broken his heart A “heartbroken” 24-year-old Burlington man killed himself while fleeing from police Monday after allegedly abducting a woman from a Walmart in Mukwonago, according to authorities in Eau Claire. The suspect, Mitchell F. Owens, 24, was found dead Tuesday in a wooded area […]

 
 

Man dies in Waterford house fire

Man dies in Waterford house fire

An 88-year-old man died Thursday morning in a fire at his home in the Village of Waterford. Other occupants of the home were able to escape the blaze. Two of them were taken by rescue personnel to St. Luke’s Hospital, Milwaukee, for treatment of unspecified injuries, according to the Racine […]

 
 

Your complete guide to ChocolateFest 2015

A young ChocolateFest visitor digs for treasures buried in chunks of chocolate at the 2014 festival in Burlington. The 2015 event begins Friday and runs through the Memorial Day weekend. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

The 2015 ChocolateFest begins Friday and runs through the Memorial Day weekend at the festival grounds in downtown Burlington. In additional to live entertainment, chef demonstrations, fireworks and carnival rides, the festival showcases the creamy confection that made the city famous in the Chocolate Experience Tent, which features a variety […]

 
 

Man shoots himself in foot while hunting

A 69-year-old Town of Dover man sought medical treatment Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself in the foot while hunting in the area, according to a press release issued by the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were notified of the incident about 3:42 p.m. Wednesday after the man showed up at […]

 
 

Easter egg hunt is Saturday at BHS

Easter egg hunt is Saturday at BHS

The eighth Annual DRIVEN Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 28, at the at the Burlington High School athletic fields beginning at 10 a.m. Four different hunts by age category (ages 0-2, 3-5, 6-8. 9-11) will be offered. Several other activities, including face painting, coloring stations, and a […]

 
 

Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Members of the Burlington High School B*JAZZled Show Choir finish with a flourish at the conclusion of their African-inspired routine presented during the districtwide Sing-a-bration on March 17 in the BHS gymnasium. See the video posted below for a performance of fire-themed songs by the school’s A Capella Choir. (Photo […]

 
 

Early spring snow triggers crashes

Emergency crews were busy Monday morning as an early spring snow touched off a rash of vehicular incidents. According to local police and sheriff’s department radio transmissions, emergency responders were busiest in the period between 6 and 8 a.m. Among the radio dispatches during that period were: – Highway 20 […]

 
 

Spring Prairie man dies in early morning crash

Spring Prairie man dies in early morning crash

A 25-year-old Spring Prairie man died this morning when the truck he was driving crashed into a tree on South Road in the Town of Lyons. Earl J. Finke, the sole occupant of the 2005 Ford F250, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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