Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

New owners look to revive B.J. Wentkers

New owners look to revive B.J. Wentkers

  By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR A local dining fixture is getting a renewed lease on life. Three local couples have combined resources to purchase B.J. Wentkers in the historic triangle tavern building at 230 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington. The new owners will host a grand re-opening Saturday from 5-10 p.m. The […]

 
 

Fall colors

Fall colors

While summer has fled and fall has more or less arrived, summer flowers still offer color at the Burlington Farmers Market. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Body of missing fisherman recovered

Body of missing fisherman recovered

Illinois man had been missing since Tuesday on Silver Lake The body of a fisherman who had been missing since Tuesday was recovered by search crews just before 8:30 a.m. Friday, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The body of John Spoor, 66, of McHenry, Ill., was found floating […]

 
 

Board balks on policies

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR Exactly what the Burlington Area School District Policy Committee expected back from the ad hoc committee on naming, sponsorship and advertising rights was unclear Monday night. What the committee got, however, was a trio of detailed policies that outlined everything from the kinds of signs that […]

 
 

Football Predictions: Upset Friday heightens parity in deep Southern Lakes

Football Predictions: Upset Friday heightens parity in deep Southern Lakes

  Talk about unexpected. Last week, every single one of my Southern Lakes Conference football predictions was wrong. And while I had a brief moment of inner sobbing, and maybe outer, it was a good thing and actually made me happy. With victories from Lake Geneva Badger, Westosha Central, Elkhorn […]

 
 

Stemper, Catholic Central defense stymies Martin Luther

Stemper, Catholic Central defense stymies Martin Luther

  By Mike Moore Sports Correspondent As opposing ball carriers overcame the slippery conditions, Catholic Central linebacker Jeff Stemper made sure they didn’t stay upright for long. The senior co-captain spearheaded a strong defensive effort as the Hilltoppers cruised past Martin Luther 26-14 on Friday, Sept. 12, in Greendale. Stemper […]

 
 

Local schools meet or exceed expectations

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor There were few surprises in the area when the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released its third annual school report cards Tuesday. As expected, Waterford – both its elementary schools and the high school – was at the top, with every school exceeding expectations and Waterford […]

 
 

Raymond staff given more authority to enforce dress code

With a new school year underway, administrators and staff at Raymond School will be working under a revised set of dress code guidelines. The School Board of the Town of Raymond-based, K-8 district on Aug. 18 voted to amend an existing dress code. New language has been added to give […]

 
 

Is Burlington-Waterford rivalry just another game?

Is Burlington-Waterford rivalry just another game?

Both teams alive and well in SLC title hunt   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Like most other varsity football coaches, Steve Tenhagen doesn’t buy into the hype of rivalry games. He leaves that up to the media. “All of that stuff doesn’t matter come Friday night,” Tenhagen said Monday […]

 
 

Eyes on the prize

Eyes on the prize

  Michael Deutsch lines up his shot in the bowling game during Saturday’s Community Block Party in Burlington. The third annual event drew a crowd in spite of cool temperatures. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 
 
 
 

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