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Dunham’s opens on Friday

Work crews install the lettering Tuesday on the main sign outside the new Dunham's store in Burlington's Fox River Plaza. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Store is tailored to local market, CEO says By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The parent company of Dunham’s sporting goods has confirmed that it’s new store in Burlington’s Fox River Plaza Shopping Center will open Dec. 16. The announcement was made Monday, Dec. 12, by Jeff Lynn, chairman and CEO […]

 
 

A firefighter to the core

Town of Burlington Fire Chief Craig Ebert is retiring at the end of the year after close to 50 years serving his community. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Ebert to retire, but his legacy at TOBFD will endure By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Somewhere around Fire Station No. 3 of the Town of Burlington Fire Department, there is an official printed definition of a firefighter. Town of Burlington Fire Chief Craig Ebert has his own definition, though. “It’s […]

 
 

Two School Board seats on spring ballot

Budget controversy may spur interest in race Voters and potential candidates are now able to see whether controversy this fall generated by the Burlington Area School District’s budget process will result in contested elections this spring. Two seats on the School Board, those currently held by John Anderson and Susan […]

 
 

Bill would allow longer hours for alcohol sales

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A proposed law to increase the window of opportunity for store alcohol sales has moved through the state senate and is now awaiting Gov. Scott Walker’s signature. Lawmakers gave mixed votes to the proposal, which passed with 23 ayes and eight nays. Among those voting in […]

 
 

City tax bills nearly ready for residents

City tax bills nearly ready for residents

Common Council set to approve budget Tuesday By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer According to City Treasurer Steve DeQuaker, property tax bills are expected to be mailed out sometime in the middle of December. DeQuaker said Tuesday that he is still waiting on one of the county numbers before the amounts […]

 
 

More charges in boat launch drug busts

More charges in boat launch drug busts

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor A 24-year old woman has now been charged in an Oct. 5 drug raid at the Wind Lake home she shares with her brother, who was charged previously. According to the criminal complaint filed in Racine County Circuit Court: • Nedra L. Brown, was present […]

 
 

Mayor plans to seek re-election

Candidates may now file for local seats Burlington Mayor Bob Miller will seek a third two-year term this spring when seats on both the City Council and Town Board are up for election. Today is the first day for potential candidates for local office to circulate nomination papers. Miller confirmed […]

 
 

Enjoy Dover tree lighting with music and cookies

All Dover residents are invited to the third annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony being held on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Town Hall. The event runs 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Honor students and choir members from Kansasville Grade School will help light the tree and lead Christmas carols. Inside […]

 
 

Drug charges filed following raid at Kansasville home

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A 38-year-old Kansasville man faces multiple drug charges stemming from a raid conducted last year at his home by Racine County Sheriff’s Department Metro Drug Unit agents. Joseph V. Lena was arraigned Nov. 23 in Racine County Circuit Court, at which time a plea of […]

 
 

Robust turnout lifts holiday run

The leaders in the two-mile race run through the ChocolateFest grounds during the Talmer Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Nearly 500 participants help fill food pantry By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer When Chris Ponteri first visualized the idea of starting Burlington’s own “Turkey Trot” last fall, he hoped for a few hundred participants and a chance to give people something unusual to do on Thanksgiving morning. The event grew […]

 
 
 
 
 

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