Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Resident challenges schedule switch at BHS

He contends district would need more teachers rather than less By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer A proposed schedule change at Burlington High School is drawing opposition. While Burlington Area School District officials have recommended moving away from an eight-period “block” schedule to a more traditional seven-period day, a local man […]


Grove students, staff mourn death of beloved teacher

Grove students, staff mourn death of beloved teacher

By Annette Newcomb Staff writer Two area high schools were joined in common grief Monday morning as staff and students learned that each had lost a beloved teacher as the result of a tragic motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon. For Westosha Central High School, it was the death of German teacher […]


Living history

Living history

      A re-enactment of a Confederate Soldier Civil War Camp springs to life during the Half Point Living History Encampment held Saturday at the Racine County Fairgrounds in Union Grove.  The free annual event is sponsored by the Union Grove Lions and Kiwanis clubs. Photo by Julie Rossman


Just like the big-city clinics

Dr. Stephen Welka (left) and nurse Lori Weber discuss the clinical research trials offered at their clinic. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Local cardiology practice among regional leaders in clinic trial participation By Ed Nadolski Editor in chief                   Ask people to name the top Midwestern health centers for participation in clinical research trials and you’ll likely get answers ranging from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago to the Mayo Clinic in […]


Sheriff sees smooth transition

Deputies patrol township as local officers learn the ropes By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer A new era of policing for the Town of Burlington officially began Oct. 3. Seven members of the former Town of Burlington police department – Steve Miller, Jon Bechman, Kelly Goetzke, Randy Nelson, Mike Peterson, Steve […]


‘SOS’ grant secured to boost high school security

‘SOS’ grant secured to boost high school security

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Staff at Waterford Union High School will start keeping a sharper eye on campus safety thanks to a $41,185 grant to help fund more than $82,000 worth of surveillance cameras, two-way radios, portable breathalyzers and metal detectors. The grant award was announced by Racine County […]


Annual Great Pumpkin Fest set

Children and adults are invited to come in costume to The Great Pumpkin Fest on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 1-4 p.m., in the Union Grove Union High School gym. Entertainment inside the gym will be provided by Mama Baer, the Storyteller in a performance at 2 p.m., sponsored by the […]


Schwartz only Bronco medalist at Wolverine invite

By David Paulsen Correspondent Led by Madelyn Schwartz’s seventh-place finish, the Union Grove High School girls’ cross country squad finished sixth out of seven teams at the Waterford Wolverine Invitational Oct. 6. The Bronco boys’ finished eighth out of nine teams. The girls’ squad tallied 150 points to finish far […]


Broncos grid team can’t hold off Badger

Broncos grid team can’t hold off Badger

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor For about a quarter Oct. 7, the Union Grove Union High School football team was not only hanging with heavily-favored Lake Geneva Badger, but beating the Southern Lakes Conference leaders. Then the Badgers asserted control in the second quarter, and cruised home to a 59-20 […]


Winless season ends for soccer

By David Paulsen Correspondent When the season began, Union Grove High School head boys’ soccer coach Gregg Anderle knew he had a very young team, but was hopeful that as the season progressed they would develop into a solid team. After finishing the season without a single win, Anderle now […]


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