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Woman dies in Mukwonago apartment blaze

  Neighbors’ frantic rescue attempts turned back by smoke By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer The Waukesha County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the woman who died in last week’s early morning fire above the Fork in the Road restaurant in Mukwonago. Julie McKenzie, 39, was killed in the blaze that […]

 
 

Queen and lady in waiting

Queen and lady in waiting

  Miss Burlington Area ChocolateFest 2015 Alexandria Knight stops to talk to Eve Dahl after Knight finished chocolate judging duties Saturday at the Burlington Home Expo at Burlington High School. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Search for armed fugitive ends in his capture, death

Search for armed fugitive ends in his capture, death

The Racine County Sheriff’s Department reported shortly after 2:30 p.m. Monday that the search for Stantavious Armond Sillas, 20, ended in his apprehension. According to a release from the Sheriff’s Office, county investigators working with Racine Police K-9 units and Mount Pleasant police officers tracked  Sillas to where he was […]

 
 

Frozen in time

Frozen in time

  While the rest of the snow seemed to melt away and winter’s hold on the area disappeared last week, a Burlington institution got its season started. Long-time Adrian’s employee Betty Hopkins creates a banana split at Adrian’s Frozen Custard Friday as the shop opened for business. (Photo by Jennifer […]

 
 

ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Wolverines named area’s queens

ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Wolverines named area’s queens

Blair’s versatility, leadership lands her top spot   With the girls basketball season ending last weekend in Green Bay, it’s time to reflect on a winter to remember. First off, I have to say congratulations to one of our Southern Lakes Newspapers teams, the Whitewater Whippets, on their first state […]

 
 

Sun Prairie sinks Burlington in regional semifinal

Sun Prairie sinks Burlington in regional semifinal

Demons enjoy lead for three quarters, but Cardinals fly in 4th   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor For three quarters last Friday night in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal, the Burlington boys basketball team proved it can play with a much larger, Division 1 powerhouse. Unfortunately for the Demons, […]

 
 

Model behavior

Model behavior

2014 Catholic Central High School graduates Maddie Joski (from left), Aryn Langley and Hailey Robran have some fun while participating in the school’s spring fashion show Feb. 28. The event raised $6,000 for the school. (Submitted photo by KK Photography)

 
 

Sing Me a Dream

Sing Me a Dream

  From left: Andrew Kawalec, Hunter Morby, Sam Jorudd and Matt Koenen perform in a barbershop quartet before practice of Burlington High School’s musical “Annie Get Your Gun” Tuesday. Boys and girls groups will sing before the show, which opens next week. For a full show preview, please see next […]

 
 

BOLD PREDICTIONS: Burlington must play mistake-free, Union Grove poised for upset

BOLD PREDICTIONS: Burlington must play mistake-free, Union Grove poised for upset

Boys hoops teams getting mad for March     It’s the mooost wonderful tiiiime of the year. No, I’m not talking about Christmas or college football bowl week. Of course I’m referring to the pure insanity, excitement and Oscar-caliber drama that is March Madness. Whether it’s high school or college […]

 
 

BREAKING: Furious comeback lifts Waterford to sectional final

BREAKING: Furious comeback lifts Waterford to sectional final

WIAA D2 SECTIONAL SEMIFINAL: Waterford 53, Monona Grove 51   Seniors spark second straight double-digit comeback     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor   JANESVILLE – No lead is safe against the comeback kids, who were at it again Thursday night. Waterford senior Shauna Malchine capped a 27-14 rally with […]

 
 
 
 
 

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