Burlington

Voters will not have to show ID at spring election

While Republicans were celebrating a victory with the state’s voter ID law earlier this week, the state Attorney General announced that it will not be in effect in two weeks. The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for enforcement of the state’s 2011 law – which has been embattled since […]

 
 

Former alderman steps up in bid for vacant seat

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After months of uncertainty regarding the open First District alderman position, a candidate has stepped forward. Former Alderman John Ekes – who was succeeded by Bob Prailes six years ago – will now step into the seat vacated by Prailes. Prailes announced in December that he […]

 
 

Local woman killed in attack at hospital

Local woman killed in attack at hospital

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A 42-year-old Burlington woman is dead following what authorities believe was domestic violence attack in an Elk Grove Village, Ill., hospital Sunday. According to an press conference done with Assistant States Attorney Maria McCarthy – as posted on the Daily Herald website at www.dailyherald.com, a suburban […]

 
 

City launches sidewalk repair program for 2015

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The old joke of Wisconsin’s two seasons – winter and construction – came into play Tuesday night at the City of Burlington Common Council meeting. The first notice to area residents for the reconstruction of city sidewalks has been sent out to homeowners. Special assessments are […]

 
 

Easter egg hunt is Saturday at BHS

Easter egg hunt is Saturday at BHS

The eighth Annual DRIVEN Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 28, at the at the Burlington High School athletic fields beginning at 10 a.m. Four different hunts by age category (ages 0-2, 3-5, 6-8. 9-11) will be offered. Several other activities, including face painting, coloring stations, and a […]

 
 

Aldermen question truck purchases

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Just how many trucks does the City of Burlington Department of Public Works need? The proposed purchase of four new trucks that will be voted on in April raised that question Tuesday night at the Committee of the Whole meeting for the Common Council, as well […]

 
 

Community baby shower to assist new mothers

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor For many people, the arrival of a child is a joyous time. But often for the young women at Life Choices in Burlington, there’s a fair amount of stress coming from an unexpected pregnancy and being a single parent to boot. Scott Herrmann and Thrivent Financial […]

 
 

It’s a ‘Dog’s Life’ this spring at the Malt House

It’s a ‘Dog’s Life’ this spring at the Malt House

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Just how stressful a life is it for a dog at the pound? The musical opening this week at the Malt House Theater in Burlington is trying to answer that exact question. The Haylofters present “A Dog’s Life” this week for three shows only. Friday and […]

 
 

New city administrator ready to get down to business

New city administrator ready to get down to business

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor As new City of Burlington Administrator Carina Walters signed on the dotted line Tuesday night, there was plenty of laughter and fun from the gallery. But as Alderman Tom Vos joked, “Signing’s the easy part,” Walters replied simply, “Now the hard work begins.” Walters officially became […]

 
 

Spring Prairie man dies in early morning crash

Spring Prairie man dies in early morning crash

A 25-year-old Spring Prairie man died this morning when the truck he was driving crashed into a tree on South Road in the Town of Lyons. Earl J. Finke, the sole occupant of the 2005 Ford F250, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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