Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

St. John’s Lutheran School honor roll

St. John’s Lutheran School 198 Westridge Avenue, Burlington, WI, 53105 2011/2012 School Year 1st Quarter Honor Roll & Honorable Mention THIRD GRADE Honorable Mention Andrew Bergman Lorreli Fischer Anna Jossart Dylan Morby Wyatt Uttech Amber Wenman Marissa Wiegel SIXTH GRADE Honorable Mention Sawyer Hankwitz Anastasiya Kelnhofer Nick Slechta Honor Roll […]



Carol V. Modrak, 74, Burlington, formerly Tichigan Lake area, died Nov. 26, 2011, with family by her side at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 27, 1936, in Chicago, to the late Henry and Irene (Keller) Garber. She spent her early life in Chicago, moving to Burlington at 13. […]



Marty C. Christopherson, 72, Lyons. died at his home Nov. 24, 2011.  He was born June 13, 1939, to the late Martin and Violet (Wick) Christopherson in Superior, where he spent his early life, graduating from Superior Central High School. On Sept. 29, 1957, he joined the U.S. Navy serving […]


Man dies in Monday morning crash

A 35-year-old Kenosha man died and traffic was impacted for several hours Monday following a crash involving a car and a semitrailer truck on Highway 20 at Highway C in the Town of Yorkville, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. Neil H. Volling was pronounced dead at the scene, according […]


Gas prices continue to fall in state

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have fallen 4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.25 yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.32, according to gasoline price website Including the change in gas prices […]


Teens step up for TLC

Alyssa Rossmiller (left) and Emily Silbilski work on their cardboard box shelters for their night of “homelessness” Nov. 5 in the St. Charles Church parking lot.

Lesson in homelessness generates needed funding for agency By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief While homelessness is still largely viewed here as a problem exclusive to urban areas, there is a group of local teens who’ve gone out of their way to not only understand the problem that exists in […]


Waterford/Norway utility idea seems dead in the water

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor An idea to create a new storm water drainage district was proposed by the Village of Waterford in 2009. The new utility would basically service the same areas as in Waterford Farm Drainage District 1, which covers parts of the Village and Town of Waterford […]


Rochester OKs new storm water utility and assessments

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor When about 50 people show up for a midweek municipal meeting, that’s considered a crowd even by big city standards. On Nov. 16, about 50 Rochester residents turned out for a special Village Board meeting at which the Board approved a new ordinance to create […]


Open House to honor long-time children’s librarian

Pat Freitag will retire at the end of the year from Graham Public Library, where she has been Children’s Librarian for the last 19 years.  The library will host an open house in her honor on Friday, December 2, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Photo by Julie Rossman)

By Julie Rossman Correspondent Pat Freitag has been a familiar face at Union Grove’s Graham Public library for the last 19 years, however, she has decided to retire at the end of the year. An open house will be held in her honor on Friday, Dec. 2, from 3 p.m. […]


City seeks ways to stimulate economy

Development has slowed here, drawing concern from mayor By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer While the City of Burlington has been blessed with a number of successful new developments in the last two years – the new downtown hotel and the Veterans Terrace just to name two – Mayor Bob Miller […]


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