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No muss, no fuss: Rochester sticks with the sheriff

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While its northerly neighbor is gearing up for a shake-up, officials in the Village of Rochester are planning a status-quo approach to public safety services in 2016. With little discussion leading up to the motion, the Rochester Village Board on June 8 voted unanimously in favor […]

 
 

Young musicians get second go-round with touring group

Young musicians get second go-round with touring group

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor For three area teenagers, this summer is a great chance to be a kid from Wisconsin. Pun intended. Burlington’s Madison Gruman and Brandon Lindemann, along with Muskego’s Kyle Johnson-Evers, are touring with the performing group “Kids from Wisconsin” for the second consecutive year. In addition, Peggy […]

 
 

Take a walk on the garden side

Take a walk on the garden side

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Every other year, local garden enthusiasts get the chance to see just what other gardeners are up to. Through the work of the Burlington Garden Club, the biennial Garden Walk will take place Sunday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Advance tickets are $8, […]

 
 

Honor flight brings Brintnall full circle

Honor flight brings Brintnall full circle

  By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Jackie Brintnall knew her husband, Charlie – a Korean War veteran – was emotional following his participation in the Honor Flight May 16. But it wasn’t until days after the event that Charlie explained why. “Every memorial is there because it’s spilled American blood,” Charlie […]

 
 

Fire knocks family out of home

Fire knocks family out of home

  By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A single-family dwelling on the 200 block of Madison Street in Burlington suffered severe damage due to a fire Tuesday evening. All residents got out of the home – which is a rental – without injury. City of Burlington Fire Chief Perry Howard said Tuesday […]

 
 

District to hire consultant to study facility needs

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Burlington Area School District Board of Education battled with one of life’s existential questions Monday night – albeit it in updated form. Which comes first – the chicken (district facilities) or the egg (figuring out the best use for those facilities)? After discussing matter for […]

 
 

Bret Wolter runs away with UGHS Outstanding Senior award

By Patricia Bogumil Editor Emeritus The nominees for this year’s Outstanding Senior award at Union Grove High School are Miranda Dam, Olivia Wilde, McKenna Wisch and Bret Wolter. All four candidates were nominated by high school staff for consideration for the award. Staff at the Westine Report then reviewed each […]

 
 

Beets soars to BHS outstanding senior honor

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Burlington High School senior Eric Beets was a young child, he often found himself looking to the sky. “I told my parents, ‘I want to fly one of those planes up there,” Beets said. And as Beets grew, that dream – which he figures his […]

 
 

Blair scores the 2015 WHS Outstanding Senior award

By Patricia Bogumil Editor emeritus The nominees for this year’s Outstanding Senior award at Waterford High School are Madison Blair, Madison Lindeman, Kelly Martinson and Rebecca Weber. All four candidates were nominated by high school staff for consideration for the award. Staff at the Waterford Post then reviewed each student’s […]

 
 

Keeping busy pushed Joski to the head of the class

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor There was never much free time for Sam Joski in his four years at Catholic Central High School. “I was kinda busy,” the recent graduate conceded. “I kind of felt it was the thing to do. Everyone’s pretty involved at Catholic Central, and I figured I […]

 
 
 
 
 

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