Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

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 […]

 
 

Scenes for the season

Scenes for the season

      Catholic Central High School student Cora Hulsey puts the finishing touches on a snowman in the window of the downtown Burlington businesses Monday. The window decorations were put in place in anticipation of Friday’s Christmas parade. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

City plans to replace Jefferson Street Bridge

City plans to replace Jefferson Street Bridge

Project is currently slated for 2018 By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With safety a growing concern on the aging East Jefferson Street bridge, the City of Burlington is making preparations to replace the bridge, likely in 2018. Director of Public Works Jim Bergles said Tuesday that while the city is contracting […]

 
 

Grade school teacher resigns to take full-time post

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although the 2016-17 school year is well underway, the Waterford Graded School Board has approved a teacher’s request to resign immediately and assume a new position in another district. Bryan Thul, a physical education teacher at Woodfield Elementary School, closed out his career with WGSD on […]

 
 

Ecumenical Thanksgiving service planned

People of all faiths are invited to a service of praise and thanksgiving at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Yorkville United Methodist Church at 17645 Old Yorkville Rd., Union Grove. Participating pastors and their congregations are Rev. Manda Stack (Raymond Community Church and Union Grove Congregational UCC), Rev. […]

 
 

BASD MAP testing goals coming to fruition

BASD MAP testing goals coming to fruition

Latest results show students moving toward goals By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After starting Measures of Academic Progress – or MAP – testing in 2011, Burlington Area School District officials wanted to get a handle on what to improve and how to improve it. Judging by the latest round of MAP […]

 
 

WGSD board digging into district policies

Revisions expected to bring district up to date By Dave Fidlin Correspondent From teaching to technology, officials within the Waterford Graded School District are in the midst of a wholesale overhaul of the School Board’s policies, which touch on a range of issues impacting students, staffers and the entire community. […]

 
 

Zelich appears in Minnesota court

Zelich appears in Minnesota court

Ex-cop still has body dumping charges in Walworth County By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Although a former West Allis police officer still has charges pending in Walworth County Circuit Court, the 55-year-old man appeared in Olmsted, Minn., County Circuit Court, where he stands accused of killing 37-year-old Laura Simonson, according […]

 
 

A real civics lesson

A real civics lesson

BHS students volunteer as election inspectors By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor For those casting their votes at the polls in the city and town of Burlington Tuesday, youthful faces were highly visible. Students from Burlington High School – most from teacher Josh Dow’s AP American Government and Politics class and others […]

 
 

Songs for a New World

Songs for a New World

      The cast of the the Haylofters current musical, “Songs for a New World,” (front, from left) Patrick Schneider, Jordan Debbink, Abby Galstad, Lydia Eiche; and (back row) Sheri Warren and Joe Nolan rehearse recently at the Malt House Theater in Burlington. According to Director Joyce Lee, the contemporary song […]

 
 
 
 
 

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