Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

First information session for city pool proposal is tonight

First information session for city pool proposal is tonight

Officials to present costs, concepts prior to Nov. 8 referendum The City of Burlington and the Burlington Community Pool Board will host a public information session Wednesday, Oct. 5, regarding the new pool proposal that is subject of a Nov. 8 advisory referendum. The session will run from 6 to […]

 
 

Picture perfect

Picture perfect

Carlin Russell, of the Spring Prairie 4-H Club, poses for a photo with her trophies for best in breed polish rabbit and Champion Senior Pet without costume at the Walworth County Fair in Elkhorn last week. The annual fair ran through the Labor Day weekend. (Photo by Tim Gumz)

 
 

Smet flips for pool party

Smet flips for pool party

Going… Burlington Area School District Superintendent Peter Smet launches into a well-executed back flip Saturday night at the Party at the Pool hosted by the Burlington Community Pool Board. Smet agreed to get wet as part of a fundraising challenge. This year’s amount exceed by a few dollars the $600 […]

 
 

Recent Wheatland School grad dies in motocross crash

Recent Wheatland School grad dies in motocross crash

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Nicole Lootans would be starting her freshman year at Westosha Central High School Thursday. But, a tragic motocross accident Sunday in Rockford took the opportunity away from her, according to the Rockford Register-Star. The Register-Star reports the 14-year-old was unresponsive when family members found her […]

 
 

CCHS football preview: New-look Toppers begin new era

Team must replace majority of offensive production with low numbers By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The odds are stacked against the 2016 Catholic Central varsity football team. Numbers are around 28 or 29 athletes, as opposed to totals in the mid-30s last year and 40s a few years ago. Gone […]

 
 

BHS football preview: Strong in the trenches

BHS football preview: Strong in the trenches

Third-year coach Tenhagen predicts Demons to win SLC By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Former Burlington High School standout wide receiver Steve Tenhagen returned to his alma mater as head coach in 2014 and has posted back-to-back winning seasons. While both regular seasons ended with a 5-4 record, it meant a […]

 
 

Aquaducks finish third in state competition

Aquaducks finish third in state competition

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor It was a satisfying finish for the 40th incarnation of the Browns Lakes Aquaducks. Taking to the water in Wisconsin Rapids less than 48 hours after a severe storm ripped up the area, the Aquaducks finished its competitive season by taking third in the state in […]

 
 

Teachers’ union, district exchange pay proposals

Negotiations begin on contract for 2016-17 By Christopher Bennett Correspondent The Burlington Area School District and Burlington Education Association met Monday evening and started the process to agree on a new contract for bargained district personnel. The BEA is the union that represents those who opt to be members. Union […]

 
 

Village OKs rooming house rules

Ordinance regulates rental of private properties to guests By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove property owners considering renting out their homes will have to obtain a permit from the village, following a decision this week. After months of review and scrutiny, the Village Board on Aug. 8 officially minted the […]

 
 

Echo Park gazebo gets a makeover

Echo Park gazebo gets a makeover

Burlington Community Fund revitalizes popular performance venue By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After renovating the gazebo at Echo Park this spring, the Burlington Community Fund ­– which paid for the improvements – has gotten some strong reviews. “Very well received,” said Joel Weis, president of the Burlington Community Fund. Weis said […]

 
 
 
 
 

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