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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)

 
 

Running with the flame

Running with the flame

Members of the City of Burlington Police Department and the Racine County Sheriff’s Department – along with family members and friends – took part in the annual Special Olympics Torch Run June 8. (Photo by John Fisher) Editor’s note: the wrong photo credit for the photos ran in Southern Lakes […]

 
 

Late comeback not enough as Delavan-Darien softball falls in state championship

Late comeback not enough as Delavan-Darien softball falls in state championship

WIAA DIVISION 2 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP New Berlin West 2, Delavan-Darien 1 Historic run ends for Speth, Comets   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com MADISON – Hundreds of people from the communities of Delavan and Darien showed up to see the main attraction Saturday at the WIAA state softball tournament – Delavan-Darien […]

 
 

Union Grove softball team stunned at state, historic season ends

Union Grove softball team stunned at state, historic season ends

WIAA D1 SECTIONAL SEMIFINAL: Watertown 5, Union Grove 3 (8 innings) Late miscues allow four unanswered runs   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Visibly distraught, Union Grove softball head coach Ryan Boylen didn’t say much after Saturday morning’s WIAA Division 1 state semifinal game. One thing he repeated is that the […]

 
 

Happy grads

Happy grads

Andrew Ohm (left) and Jennifer Panackal look over their diplomas at the Burlington High School graduation Friday night. In spite of stifling temperatures because of the hot day, graduates celebrated the completion of 13 years of school. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 
 
 
 

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