Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Tall Tales festival boasts best lineup yet

Tall Tales festival boasts best lineup yet

Music festival features hot performers, workshops, local food and a bike ride The fourth Tall Tales music festival, set for East Chestnut Street in downtown Burlington this weekend, is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet, according to organizer Patrick Sullivan. “We have some really special things in […]

 
 

Village sex offender ordinance advances

Waterford among few in area without restrictions By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Village of Waterford is one step closer to joining many of its neighboring municipalities in having a sex offender ordinance on its books, following a decision this week. The Village Board on Aug. 8 passed the first reading […]

 
 

Aging Karcher drives school facilities discussion

Aging Karcher drives school facilities discussion

Some portions of middle school date to 1924 By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor In terms of all of the facilities within the Burlington Area School District, Karcher Middle School isn’t technically the oldest. That title falls to the district administration building, also known as the former Lincoln School, built in 1857. […]

 
 

Wichgers prevails in Assembly primary

Wichgers prevails in Assembly primary

He enters November election unopposed Muskego salesman Chuck Wichgers prevailed in Tuesday’s four-way Republican primary election for the 83rd Assembly District seat, which includes much of the Waterford area. The winner likely replaces David Craig, who is seeking a state Senate seat, in the heavily Republican district following the November […]

 
 

Person of interest in baby’s death may be in area, authorities say

Person of interest in baby’s death may be in area, authorities say

Officials exhume grave of newborn, found dead in 1989 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Authorities believe a person who may be connected to the 1989 death of a newborn boy in the Town of Paris could still be in the area, watching the story unfold, according to the Kenosha County […]

 
 

Eskimo Brothers to play B-Town Sounds tonight

Eskimo Brothers to play B-Town Sounds tonight

The Eskimo Brothers a self-described high-energy honky-tonk music trio based out of Nashville will play the B-Town Sounds concert series from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Echo Park in Burlington.  According to the band’s biography: “This reckless and manic show has been battle-tested and polished from over 3,000 gig […]

 
 

Fire strikes Franciscan Missions office

Fire strikes Franciscan Missions office

Six residents were safely evacuated Tuesday morning when a fire broke out at the Franciscan Missions office and residence at 940 Browns Lake Dr., (Highway W) in Rochester, according to a news release issued by the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. The county communications center received a call at 5:50 a.m. […]

 
 

Obregon trial to remain in Kenosha County

Andrew Obregon sits behind Kristyne Watson and Carl Johnson, both public defenders, in a motion hearing held in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday. (Photo by Jason Arndt)

Defense motions rejected in Circuit Court Friday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Contrary to defense arguments, Andrew Obregon did not endure improper interrogation techniques and was aware of his rights when questioned by authorities following his arrest Oct. 13 in Zion, Ill., according to a Kenosha County Circuit Court judge. […]

 
 

Praise in the park

Praise in the park

The Rev. James Volkert, pastor of the three-parish cluster that includes St. Charles, St. Joseph and St. Mary Catholic parishes, consecrates the Eucharist Sunday during an outdoor Mass celebrated at Echo Park in Burlington. The Mass was blessed with blue skies and comfortable temperatures. Parish officials estimated more than 500 […]

 
 

Blues to ring out at B-Town Sounds Thursday night

Blues to ring out at B-Town Sounds Thursday night

The Burlington outdoor music series B-Town Sounds presents the Milwaukee-based Altered Five Blues Band Thursday evening at Echo Lake Park. The performance, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., is the third in a series of seven presented at the park’s newly renovated gazebo/bandstand. The event will also feature the craft beers […]

 
 
 
 
 

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