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Racine County crews remove dead trees

By Rumasa Noor Staff writer Racine County Park and highway crews removed dead trees from the Old Settlers Park in the Union Grove in late June. “This area has been devastated by the Emerald Ash Borer and the trees need to be removed as soon as possible,” according to the […]

 
 

Playing in the garden

Playing in the garden
 
 

VIDEO: Cowboys star Tony Romo details bond with father, why he finally joined Twitter

VIDEO: Cowboys star Tony Romo details bond with father, why he finally joined Twitter

On Wednesday, 1998 Burlington High School graduate and current NFL quarterback Tony Romo returned to his hometown of Burlington, Wis., for his 10th annual Tony Romo Football Camp. The camp, which features football instructional for third-graders through high school seniors, began at 9 a.m., but Romo took about 20 minutes […]

 
 

Splashing in the sun

Splashing in the sun

A string of warm days finally emerged over the last week, and the Burlington Community Pool saw some business Tuesday, as Lincoln Willich played catch. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Freshmen winners

Freshmen winners

Hannah Lois (left) and Shauna Drew steer the winning canoe over the finish line recently in the Fox River Splash – formerly the Millard Fillmore Canoe Race. The two freshmen beat the entire field, including numerous boats of seniors. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Catholic Central’s Stemper stands out in final act

Catholic Central’s Stemper stands out in final act

Catholic Central senior flirts with leaderboard at state meet   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent After two near picture-perfect days at Madison’s University Ridge, Catholic Central’s Jeff Stemper finished his time as a Hilltopper as one of the best high school boys golfers in the state. Stemper finished with a […]

 
 

Rain, rain, go away

Rain, rain, go away

Roxanne Maas wades across a flooded Dodge Street on her way to work Monday morning in downtown Burlington. A brief deluge left standing water on many streets in the area. City of Burlington Street Department crews responded a short time later to clear debris from a storm sewer drain. (Photo […]

 
 

Waterford soccer edges Milton, advances to first sectional final

Waterford soccer edges Milton, advances to first sectional final

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor WATERFORD — The rain came down in sheets at times, literally punishing the players and soaking their uniforms. But it was going to take a tsunami to stop Waterford’s Lauren Torhorst, who continues to prove her status as the school’s all-time leading goal scorer […]

 
 

Flying in the sky

Flying in the sky

Union Grove held its annual Relay for Life event at the Racine County Fairgrounds May 29. Shown here: cancer survivors release Relay for Life balloons into the sunshine-dappled sky. (Photo by Eloissa Heigl)

 
 

Controversial calls aside, Burlington softball bats disappear

Controversial calls aside, Burlington softball bats disappear

Burlington improves record fourth year in a row   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor You would think that on the highest level of the WIAA season, the playoffs, each game would be blessed with top-notch umpires. But at the end of the day, umps are humans, and humans make mistakes, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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