Burlington

Ketterhagen returned to School Board

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With the final absentee ballots counted and the margin between himself and Phil Ketterhagen at 17 votes, Burlington Area School District School Board candidate Barry Schmaling announced Tuesday evening he would not seek a recount. “I have great faith in our excellent poll workers, and the […]

 
 

Doctor must wait 90 days to practice

Doctor must wait 90 days to practice

By Vicky Wedig Staff writer An Aurora doctor who practiced at the Burlington facility for 18 years confirmed Tuesday she was asked to leave her practice abruptly March 6. “I had to just leave during my office hours,” said Katarzyna Zaremba, who practiced internal medicine at the Aurora Burlington Clinic. […]

 
 

Alleged drunken driver takes life of BHS grad

Alleged drunken driver takes life of BHS grad

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor As the reports of his death at the hands of a drunken driver began to circulate over the weekend on Facebook, Aaron Davis, 31 and a 2001 Burlington High School graduate, drew praise from many. “Great young man,” wrote Tim Gesteland, a BHS science teacher. “This […]

 
 

Longtime Love Inc. volunteer Naber dies

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor For some people, simply waking up and facing the day every day is enough. David Naber, a long-time volunteer for Love Inc. in Burlington, was that kind of person. “I think our friend Big Dave was pretty important,” said Dena Corey, the director of services at […]

 
 

Grandi unseats Hintz on City Council

In last week’s only contested City of Burlington race, newcomer Bob Grandi edged out incumbent Peter Hintz, 245 votes to 186. In District 1, where John Ekes ran as a registered write-in to fill the spot left vacant by Bob Prailes, 44 write-in votes were cast. If, as presumed, the […]

 
 

Nimmer poised to leave Burlington

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The next Village of Shorewood police chief could be Burlington’s own. Outgoing Shorewood Police Chief David Banaszynski confirmed Tuesday morning that a conditional offer had been extended to City of Burlington Police Chief Peter Nimmer. “Once all medical tests and a contract are worked out, Chief […]

 
 

City poised to award contract for Aurora work

City poised to award contract for Aurora work

  By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The next step in preparation for construction of a new Aurora Health Care facility in Burlington was scheduled to be discussed Wednesday night at the City of Burlington Common Council Committee of the Whole meeting. The meeting was postponed a day due to Tuesday’s election. […]

 
 

Local pastor turns new passion into sweet project for entire school

Local pastor turns new passion into sweet project for entire school

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Rev. Kirk Lahmann has done maple syrup before. At his home – about a block away from his church, St. John’s Lutheran, Burlington – he tapped his three maple trees at home for sap, which he turned into syrup. “Last year, I had five taps […]

 
 

Bird elected to School Board, second spot still iffy

Bird elected to School Board, second spot still iffy

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With all results still unofficial Tuesday night, the Burlington Area School District School Board race had incumbent Phil Ketterhagen narrowly earning re-election. Newcomer Kevin Bird tallied the most votes with 1,942, while Ketterhagen (1,851) appeared to have edged out Barry Schmaling (1,836). Jim Berndt rounded out […]

 
 

Badger teacher charged with assaulting student

A Badger High School art teacher charged with sexually assaulting a student is scheduled to appear in court April 28. Donald R. Hammon, 50, was charged March 25 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two counts of sexual assault of a student by school staff. According to the criminal complaint, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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