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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, […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

A fresh twist on an old fairy tale

A fresh twist on an old fairy tale

CCHS presents ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Catholic Central High School’s drama department is set to turn the traditional fairy tale of the “Princess and the Pea” on it’s particularly sensitive backside when it opens it’s six-show run of the royally rollicking musical “Once Upon […]

 
 

New law consoles local family

New law consoles local family

CBD oil law fix caps local family’s long, emotional odyssey By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The mix of emotions that churned in the heads and hearts of Tom and Sally Schaeffer Monday had to be disorienting. There was triumph in knowing a bill they championed had become law. But there […]

 
 

Oak Park Place opens assisted living facility

Oak Park Place opens assisted living facility

  Facility offers options for supportive services up to memory care By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Within the first week of opening its doors, Oak Park Place of Burlington has already welcomed five new residents into the memory care and assisted living facility, officials report. Oak Park Place, which broke […]

 
 

A ‘career’ for the kids

A ‘career’ for the kids

Campbell logged 31 years on the School Board   By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief As Bill Campbell closed the screen on his school district-issued laptop computer for the last time Monday night, he couldn’t help but marvel at how education has advanced in his lifetime. At the age of […]

 
 

Roundabout project to begin this month

Roundabout project to begin this month

Overpass will be removed to create second access to educational campus By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Department of Transportation plans to begin later this month the removal of the Highway 142 overpass at McCanna Parkway and installation of a roundabout intersection at the site. Officials are expected to meet […]

 
 
 
 
 

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