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Hudson Hornet’s in town

Hudson Hornet’s in town

A Mercury Coupe – which may be better known to “Cars” fans as the Hudson Hornet – was on display Aug. 21 at the Bumper to Bumper car show in Burlington. (Photo by Dale Aspinall)

 
 

Drumming up tall tales

Drumming up tall tales

Tom Gill leads a drumming class for the young – and young at heart – at last weekend’s Tall Tales Music Festival in Burlington. Numerous musical acts took to the stage over Friday and Saturday, and attendees could also sign up for many different free music workshops. (Photo by Jennifer […]

 
 

A beautiful day in the neighborhood

A beautiful day in the neighborhood

After enduring Thursday’s thunderstorms, the Racine County Fair got three great days of weather over the weekend, with fairgoers finding temperatures in the low 70s Saturday and enjoying the rides. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

SLN ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: Southern Lakes reigns supreme on inaugural squad

SLN ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: Southern Lakes reigns supreme on inaugural squad

Union Grove, Westosha Central dominate first team   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com I made my bed, and now I must lie in it. Yes, the very first Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area teams, boys and girls basketball last winter, opened an entire new can of worms for our sports department. Instead […]

 
 

Burlington hospital a cooling spot

  Due to the heat advisory issued for the area, a number of different area hospitals have been designated emergency cooling areas – among them Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. The hospital will be open 24 hours, according to the press release from Aurora issued Thursday. The heat advisory is […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Blunt, but funny ‘Avenue Q’ comes to the Malt House

Blunt, but funny ‘Avenue Q’ comes to the Malt House

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Warning: This show is for mature audiences only. That warning has been broadcast loud and clear this summer by the Haylofters, as the non-profit community theater has taken a chance to do a show that’s a bit … risqué. In what cast member Micah Gebel called […]

 
 

Those darned kids!

Those darned kids!

Madison Gruman (second from left) and Kids from Wisconsin lit up the Burlington High School auditorium Friday night in a Kids’ “hometown” performance. Gruman is in her final year with the summer touring musical troupe. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Honoring America

Honoring America

Members of the VFW Post 2823 Honor Guard present the American flag during the annual flag-raising ceremony at the Town of Burlington Town Hall honoring the Fourth of July. The ceremony included patriotic music, an invocation and a gun salute by the honor guard. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Taking the cow for a ride

Taking the cow for a ride

One of the entrants in the annual Venetian Night parade – with the theme of a favorite musical – was the familiar “Fiddler On the Roof” while the family’s cow came along for the ride Saturday night. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 
 
 
 

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