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Extra effort pays off

Extra effort pays off

Waterford Union High School wrestler Francisco Mata wrestles in the semifinals of the recent Southern Lakes Conference championships. Mata won his weight class at last week’s regional to advance to the sectional meet. (Phot0 by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Cultivating special interests

Cultivating special interests

St. Charles School student Abigail Weiler balances a cookie on her forehead as she competes in the “Minute to Win It” game during the school’s Special Interest Day recently. The object of the game is to move the cookie from the forehead to the mouth without using your hands. Community […]

 
 

Oh deer!

Oh deer!

City of Burlington police stand by after a deer ran into the side of a vehicle Tuesday morning on West State Street near the city’s western limit. The deer broke two windows on the vehicle, spraying glass on a toddler who was seated inside. The Burlington Rescue Squad responded to […]

 
 

Spectacular morning view

Spectacular morning view

Conditions were perfect on a Saturday morning in January for an informal gathering of hot air balloonists at East Troy Airport. With 10 balloons participating, the early morning liftoff also made for a nice surprise for local residents. Several balloonists landed in a subdivision near Mukwonago, bringing many curious children […]

 
 

One singular sensation

One singular sensation

Members of the Sauk Prairie Executive Session show choir perform a number in the school’s “A Chorus Line” show Jan. 21 during the Chocolate City Showcase show choir competition at Burlington High School. Sauk Prairie finishedsecond overall behind Mayville in the five-choir field. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

When Mother Nature falls for Jack Frost

When Mother Nature falls for Jack Frost

Although she played hard-to-get for more than a month, Mother Nature finally succumbed to charms of Jack Frost in the past two weeks. A fresh fall of snow and a bright winter sun created this picturesque scene at Browns Lake Golf Course Saturday. (Photo by Jacqueline Nadolski)

 
 

Round two

Round two

After going all of December without measurable snow, the western Racine County got its second dose of the white stuff in five days Tuesday morning, touching off traffic accidents and clean up crews – like this one in Burlington – throughout the area. The snow was expected to usher in […]

 
 

Moving day

Moving day

Employees and patrons of Bob’s Pedal Pusher bicycle store use old fashioned pedal power to move its inventory of bikes to the store’s new location about a mile up the road at 817 North Pine Street Sunday. Both Bob’s and Stan’s Glass are moving because their current building on South […]

 
 

Full moon rising

Full moon rising

The January full moon rises over the Village at Monica condominiums in Burlington Monday. Temperatures hovered in the 40-degree range as the moon climbed in the sky, making it anything but an ordinary January. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

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)

 
 
 
 
 

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