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A Touch of Class

A Touch of Class

      Burlington High School students celebrated their annual junior prom Apirl 22 under the theme, A Touch of Class. The members of the court are (front row, from left) Mariana Beltran-Hernandez, Jack Brunner, King Andrew Zeman, Queen Leah Zinnen, Grant Tully and Hannah Ketterhagen; (second row) Derek Koenen, Jaina Westphal, […]

 
 

Union Grove adopts ‘dark stores’ ordinance, seeks state reform

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove is joining a chorus of communities, asking state lawmakers to stiffen regulations that enable big box and other chain retailers to seek lower assessments for their business buildings. A number of municipalities across the region have been adopted so-called dark stores ordinances, referring […]

 
 

BHS team earns state’s top forensics honor

  By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Burlington High School forensics team earned the coveted Excellence in Speech award at the Wisconsin High School Forensics Association State Speech Festival at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Friday. The award goes to the top 5 percent of schools – based on total […]

 
 

Waterford turning to social media to promote village

  Officials want to promote tourism, make area a destination spot By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In an effort to promote tourism and engage with residents, Village of Waterford officials are moving forward on a plan to launch a social media platform in the months ahead. Trustee Andrew Ewert suggested the […]

 
 

Clean Sweep event is Saturday

Clean Sweep event is Saturday

Residents throughout area may dispose of hazardous household items Seven area communities are again teaming up to provide residents an opportunity to dispose of hazardous waste, electronics, appliances and medication. The annual Clean Sweep is set for Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the City of Burlington Public Works […]

 
 

BASD accepts 12 percent health insurance increase

District’s cost had declined in each of six previous years By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief One year after asking employees to accept a significant hike in out-of-pocket medical insurance costs, the Burlington Area School District Board of Education on Monday decided it is the taxpayers’ turn to share in […]

 
 

Reckless driver allegedly under influence of heroin

At about 3:30 p.m. April 7, the Racine County Communications Center took several 911 calls of a reckless driver on Interstate 94 going south from Highway G. The callers stated the reckless driver was in a silver car and that the driver appeared to be falling asleep while driving, according […]

 
 

Woof walk

Woof walk

Bark for Life event is set for Sunday at WUHS The American Cancer Society will have its Bark for Life fundraiser from noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Waterford Union High School. The event will honor the lifelong contributions of pets and the comfort and companionship they give cancer survivors. The event […]

 
 

The Danish invasion

The Danish invasion

BHS students reflect on exchange trip to Europe By Karley Nadolski Contributor Earlier this month, 28 high school students, with two chaperones in tow, boarded a school bus that brought them to O’Hare International Airport. With their passports and their carefully weighed luggage, these students were on the first part […]

 
 

Grocery business continues to innovate

Grocery business continues to innovate

Gooseberries Fresh Market owners (from left) Mike Spiegelhoff and his parents Kathy and Dave Spiegelhoff plan $1.9 million in upgrades to the Burlington store to increase the focus on organic foods, fresh meat and seafood, and add beer and wine service for shoppers. Pick up a copy of the Southern […]

 
 
 
 
 

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