Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

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. […]

 
 

Couple have plans for indoor racetrack at hobby store

Couple have plans for indoor racetrack at hobby store

City planners OK permit for remote-control racers By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A local couple’s attempt to make their hobby store a destination spot for remote-control car racers got a shot of nitro March 10 when the city’s Plan Commission approved a special permit that allows them to build […]

 
 

Website hampered by hosting problems

Website hampered by hosting problems

This website and several others operated by Southern Lakes Newspapers have been inaccessible from time to time over the past three days due to technical problems experienced by the company’s third-party hosting provider. We apologize for the site delays and have been assured by our hosting provider that the problem […]

 
 

With a unified goal on their minds

With a unified goal on their minds

After a difficult year, Rescue Squad and mayor put focus on future By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief After a tumultuous year that saw strained relations and drawn-out contract negotiations between the City of Burlington and the all-volunteer Burlington Rescue Squad, both sides are expressing optimism the situation is on […]

 
 

‘Annie’ gets her remake

‘Annie’ gets her remake

BHS puts fresh take on musical from the 1940s By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor As far as the drama department at Burlington High School goes, the 2014-15 school year is one of change. “This is kind of the first of a new era of musicals at BHS,” said Troy Everson, who […]

 
 
 
 
 

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