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Gift opens eyes to color spectrum

Gift opens eyes to color spectrum

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Growing up, Tristian Castleman didn’t know what he wasn’t seeing. It took until the Virginia native got to Shepherds College in Union Grove to begin dealing with the fact he was color blind. A first-year student at the post-secondary school for people with intellectual disabilities, Castleman […]

 
 

2016 SLN ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Starting 5 features three players of year

2016 SLN ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Starting 5 features three players of year

2016 Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Boys Basketball   Athletes from 12 area schools honored by inaugural squad   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor It’s a great time for basketball. March Madness culminated last week with one of the most thrilling finishes in college basketball history as Villanova won its first […]

 
 

Introducing the Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area basketball teams

Introducing the Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area basketball teams

Pettit, Burling, Bull lead Racine County players   We watch a ton of games, and I mean a ton. Every Friday night from late November through late March, some Saturdays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and even Mondays, the sports staff of Southern Lakes Newspapers is on the sidelines, combing the action with […]

 
 

Election 2016: Keeping you informed as the results come in

Election 2016: Keeping you informed as the results come in

We will update this as soon as election results roll in. Please check back for updates, which will be listed by time. 10:00 p.m. – New City of Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty said she would reach out to the younger generation, hoping to attract them to Burlington … and keep […]

 
 

Egg hunts with toddlers, Easter parties and cholesterol levels

Egg hunts with toddlers, Easter parties and cholesterol levels

  If nothing else, my life never fails to entertain. Last weekend, a time that was one of the holiest growing up, took on a new meaning, a much more eventful one. Gone are the days of stuffy ties, dress pants and church sermons at St. Charles Church in Burlington. […]

 
 

A different kind of hunt

A different kind of hunt

Wendy Usher holds Philomena Folbrecht while Anastasia Folbrecht picks up an egg at Richard Bong State Recreation Area Saturday. Instead of candy, youngsters found eggs with small pictures in them, getting to learn about wildlife that lay eggs and building nests to take home. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Easter came early

Easter came early

Children and their parents wait for the DRIVEN Easter egg hunt to start March 19. The hunt featured more than 14,000 eggs for youngsters to pick up, filled with candy, treats and prize tickets. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

STATE BASKETBALL: McDonell Central size overwhelms Catholic Central, historic season ends

STATE BASKETBALL: McDonell Central size overwhelms Catholic Central, historic season ends

WIAA DIVISION 5 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP McDonell Central 63, Catholic Central 41   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com and Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   Burlington Catholic Central just couldn’t topple the larger Macks in the WIAA Division 5 state boys basketball championship Saturday at the Kohl Center. The Hilltoppers, who won 37-35 in […]

 
 

Breaking news: head on crash sends one by Flight for Life

Breaking news: head on crash sends one by Flight for Life

Highway 36 south of the Burlington bypass was closed Saturday afternoon after a head-on collision. According to residents nearby, one vehicle hit a U-Haul truck after drifting into the opposing lane of traffic. One person was transported by Flight for Life. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: Can Catholic Central’s skill counter McDonell’s size

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: Can Catholic Central’s skill counter McDonell’s size

  Old MacDonald had a farm….you know the rest. I’m sorry, it’s the first thing I think of when I see the name of Burlington Catholic Central’s opponent in today’s WIAA Division 5 state championship game. OK, I have a daughter that will be 2 in May, Coraline Rose, and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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