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Crushing those catchy tunes

Crushing those catchy tunes

Ben Lois (from left), Becca Robinson and Elijah Erdmann perform at a recent Burlington High School basketball game. The three are part of the student pep band, Orange Crush. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Unto them, a child was born

Unto them, a child was born

Members of the Plymouth Congregational Church live nativity scene on Christmas Eve are (from left) shepherds Andrew Picazo, Tristan Post, Chad VanSwol, Joseph – portrayed by Aidan King –wisewoman Jaeda Mendez, wiseman Jack Dukes and Mary, portrayed by Sawyer Wightman. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Spreading Christmas cheer

Spreading Christmas cheer

Burlington Lions Club member Rich Richveis is joined his daughters Alyssa (left) and Renee (right) as they spread holiday cheer to residents of Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation (formerly Mount Carmel) in Burlington. The service organization visited all the residents to deliver gifts. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Singing for their donations

Singing for their donations

Burlington High School students Alexa Aguirre (from left), Jordan Silverman and Adyson Dinatale perform a spirited version of “Jingle Bells” in front of Reineman’s Hardware while collecting money as part of the Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign to benefit Love Inc. last week. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Season of song

Season of song

            Karcher Middle School seventh-grade chorus members (from left) Dagne Olson, Neeka Hoffmann, Sharon Shumpert, Katie Daujotas, Caley Vogt and Shannon Murphy sing “Snow” as part of the school’s winter concert Dec. 6. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

LYNN L. KOKLAS

Lynn L. Koklas, 46, Burlington, died Dec. 11, 2011. She was born April 1, 1965, to Richard and Nancy (Englehardt) Turenne. She had been a resident of Burlington since 1995 and enjoyed fishing, crafting, cooking, rockhounding, animals and gardening. Survivors include her father, Richard Turenne; long time boyfriend, Dennis  Jacobson; […]

 
 

Friday night roundup – last second shot downs Broncos

Lake Geneva Badger’s Elizabeth Quinn hit just one shot all evening against Union Grove. It just happened to be the game-winner in overtime, as the Badgers dropped the Union Grove girls’ basketball team to 0-2 overall with a 48-47 win over the Broncos in Union Grove Friday night. Quinn finished […]

 
 

Food for troops collected by cute kids

Food for troops collected by cute kids

Beth Snyder’s kindergarten class at Kansasville Elementary School really enjoyed taking top honors by collecting the most food for our troops stationed here and overseas. Pictured are Kylee Skalecki, Aubrey Mueller, Roy Ishihara, Chloe Longo, Rylee Preston, Caitlyn Carleton, Logan Powers, and Maria Obieglo.

 
 

Making Christmas bright

Making Christmas bright

  St. Mary’s Grade School students Abby Haggard (left) and Amelia Anderson are in the spirit of the season as they ride on their school’s float in the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Friday. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

So easy, he can do it with his eyes closed

So easy, he can do it with his eyes closed

Derek Morrow, a seventh-grade student at Karcher Middle School in Burlington, performs during a school concert Tuesday with a blindfold. Band members were encouraged by director Ron Pedersen to cover their eyes or turn their music stands around to demonstrate their mastery of the music. Tuesday’s concert featured performances by […]

 
 
 
 
 

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