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Focused on savings

Focused on savings

From left: Honeywell Building Solution’s Josh Hounsell, City of Burlington Mayor Bob Miller and Focus on Energy’s Sarah Platt and Chris Seitz hand over a check for $26,486.36. The incentive check was for the digital HVAC controls and new well pump the city recently installed. Focus on Energy estimates that […]

 
 

Going, going … gone

Going, going … gone

A red sky at night is a sailor’s delight, as the old saying goes and it was accurate the morning after this spectacular sunset on Lake Beulah, near East Troy, last weekend. With autumn just around the corner, many area residents are trying to get the most out of the […]

 
 

Pedal power

Pedal power

Justin Kirchner, 6, of Brighton, bears down as he strives to go the longest distance during the pedal-power tractor pull at last week’s Kenosha County Fair. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)

 
 

A new city fountain

A new city fountain

Heavy rains Monday popped a manhole cover on Robert Street out of place, creating an impromptu fountain in front of Karcher Middle School. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Fields of gold

Fields of gold

A farmer harvests straw last week from a field along Highway 11 in the Town of Spring Prairie just west of Burlington. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

Sunset over Echo Lake

Sunset over Echo Lake

The sun fades into the treetops on a recent evening in this scene shot from Echo Lake Park in Burlington. (Photo by Jacqueline Nadolski)

 
 

Bargains al fresco

Bargains al fresco

A shopper checks out items for sale at Gia Bella in downtown Burlington during the annual Maxwell Street Days sale last weekend. Burlington Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jan Ludtke said the event went well. “We had a lot of out of town visitors — a lot of new faces.” […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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