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Even with new structure, city parking issues linger

Complaints lodged over long-term lot use of downtown lot By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Think Burlington’s downtown parking issues were solved with the opening of a parking structure earlier this year? Think again. The City of Burlington Common Council found itself looking at another set of parking problems Tuesday night, […]

 
 

Muskego woman accused of child sexual assault, exploitation

By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer A 37-year-old Muskego woman is accused of sexual assault and exploitation of a child after allegedly sending explicit pictures and video of her sexually assaulting a 4-year-old child to an individual via email. Annmarie C. Schulte is charged in Waukesha County Court with two counts […]

 
 

Man charged after drunken girl, 13, is left at roadside

A 19-year-old Burlington man is facing reckless endangerment charges for allegedly leaving a drunken and unconscious 13-year-old girl by the side of the road after apparently attempting to take the girl and her friend from a drinking party to their homes. Brandon J. Collins was charged Monday in Racine County […]

 
 

Sale of DPW site ends bitter saga

Deal reached to sell site for use as new auto parts store By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The City of Burlington Common Council put a triumphant twist on the winding saga of its former Department of Public Works facility Tuesday by agreeing to sell the building and a one-acre parcel […]

 
 

Annual ’Topper dinner set for Nov. 5

Catholic Central High School’s biggest annual fundraising event, the ’Topper Dinner and Auction, will be held at Veterans Terrace in Burlington on Nov. 5. The evening begins with hors d’oeuvres and two silent auctions at 5:30 p.m., and continues with a gourmet dinner at 7 p.m., an oral auction, a […]

 
 

Library renovations aim for better comfort and efficiencies

Library renovations aim for better comfort and efficiencies

By Julie Rossman Correspondent Graham Public Library patrons, and even plenty of passers-by, have noticed the renovation work that’s been in progress for several weeks now. The most noticeable project involves new windows, while other improvements include a new furnace, new lighting and roof insulation. No new tax dollars are […]

 
 

When it comes to art, Fluegge has seen the light

When it comes to art, Fluegge has seen the light

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Like many people, Dale Fluegge may not formally know a whole lot about art. But he knows what he likes and he knows good art when he sees it. Now Fluegge’s personal vision of what makes for interesting and unusual local art is on display […]

 
 

Bieber fever!

Bieber fever!

Chloe Applegate, 9, Waterford, joins other preteen girls as they all do their nails in shades of purple and silver using authentic Justin Bieber nail polish during the Waterford Library’s Bieber Extravaganza recently.  The kids also enjoyed snacks, music, a trivia game and Bieber’s “Never Say Never” movie. “I learned […]

 
 

Teachers are paying more for insurance, School Board member says

Higher deductibles, copays amount to 15 percent contribution By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After hearing criticism that teachers were not paying a percentage of their premiums as part of the 2011-2012 Burlington Area School District budget, School Board Member Larry Anderson made a point that many district residents may not […]

 
 

The Great Guinea Caper brings local youth a ‘Pullet Surprise’ win

The Great Guinea Caper brings local youth a ‘Pullet Surprise’ win

By Patricia Bogumil Staff writer Ben Hildebrant, 15, was fine just limiting his personal acquaintance with backyard fowl to chickens. But Ben’s appreciation for guinea fowl quickly took flight when a pair of characters named Dot and Dip snuck into his family’s life. Ben’s humorous account of Dot and Dip’s […]

 
 
 
 
 

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