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Burlington bests Waterford for 5th conference championship in school history

Burlington bests Waterford for 5th conference championship in school history

By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Scott Staude beamed with pride like a father who just saw his son take his first steps. It was that kind of emotion that seeped from the veteran coach’s mannerisms moments after his Burlington varsity baseball team beat visiting Waterford, 5-2, Thursday night in […]

 
 

It’s a long way from Baltimore

It’s a long way from Baltimore

A Baltimore oriole feeds on an orange slice in the backyard of a Burlington home May 17. The species, which spends its winters in Mexico and the tropics, has returned to the northern states and Canada to raise a new generation of orioles. While the males are known for their […]

 
 

Union Grove follows 1st Racine County crown with Ryder Cup title

Union Grove follows 1st Racine County crown with Ryder Cup title

      By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BROWN’S LAKE – The Union Grove boys varsity golf team may not win the Southern Lakes Conference championship this season, but the past week proved the Broncos are peaking at the right time. The tandem of Eric Chambers and Sam Maier shot a […]

 
 

Stumping for a candidate

Stumping for a candidate

Senator Ron Johnson (right) made a campaign stop in Burlington Thursday afternoon, with Congressman Paul Ryan and State Assembly Leader Robin Vos both speaking for him at Veterans Terrace. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Take your bike to school day

Take your bike to school day
 
 

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. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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