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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 […]

 
 

With kindest egrets

With kindest egrets

A large group of great egrets recently took up residence at Burlington’s Echo Lake Park dam. The egrets are not known to normally be in the area, but seemed perfectly at home at the dam Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Lights, camera, action: Waterford football turns up for TV

Lights, camera, action: Waterford football turns up for TV

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent A TV broadcast and members of Waterford’s youth football program led to a big crowd that helped drive Waterford to a 17-7 victory Sept. 5 at home in a Southern Lakes Conference game against Lake Geneva. My24 Milwaukee broadcast the game as a special […]

 
 

MARSHALL SMITH

MARSHALL SMITH

      Marshall Smith, 85, Weyerhaeuser, died Sept. 7, 2014, after a short illness. He was a longtime former resident of Burlington who served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Alaska. After discharge he worked at American Motors and Foster Forbes Glass Co. He was an avid hunter and […]

 
 

Hey, Ma, I’m three!

Hey, Ma, I’m three!

Burlington Area School District children went back to school last week, but that didn’t include 3-year-old Elliana Gaal, who proudly proclaimed her age from her mom’s arms while waiting for an older sister to arrive at Cooper School. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

PREDICTIONS: Conference season kicks off with SLC blockbusters

PREDICTIONS: Conference season kicks off with SLC blockbusters

  Two weeks are down, and the fun, let’s-see-what-we-have games are behind us. Play time’s over. Conference seasons are starting across the state, and that means high school football is starting to get interesting. Winning four of seven conference games guarantees a playoff spot, so the ramifications are colossal beginning […]

 
 

How to survive the first day of school

How to survive the first day of school

Airiana Chapin is armed with a poster wishing her well Tuesday as she arrives at Cooper Elementary for the first day of the school year. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Charges expected after smokeshop search

City of Burlington Police Chief Peter Nimmer confirmed Thursday that charges are expected after a search warrant was executed at Up in Smoke in Burlington Wednesday. Nimmer expected multiple charges, and said that two people were in Racine County Jail following the search. The State of Wisconsin, Department of Revenue, […]

 
 

Ride for ALS (and ice cream)

Ride for ALS (and ice cream)

The fourth annual Ice Cream Ride 4 ALS took place Sunday, with riders from all over the area driving to four various stops along the countryside. Deb Heinzelmann – the ride’s organizer – rides with head ride captain Bill Foster. (Photo by Kristine DeCillis)

 
 

Burlington coaching icon proud to make a difference

Don Dalton poses with wife Barb after his halftime speech. (Mike Ramczyk/Standard Press)

Around 100 former players return for Burlington icon   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Don Dalton hadn’t seen his six kids and 10 grandchildren all in the same place at the same time in some 20 years. Dalton resides in Wautoma, far from his roots in Burlington, and his children […]

 
 
 
 
 

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