Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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