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Cause of furniture store fire expected soon

Cause of furniture store fire expected soon

Workers finish bringing out destroyed furniture from Schuette-Daniels Furniture Store last week. Inventory has been cleared from two of the three floors following a five-alarm fire. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart) By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor City...

 

Priest shortage brings change to local churches

Priest shortage brings change to local churches

Fr. James Volkert, currently pastor at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Parish in Burlington, will become pastor in June of a local three-parish cluster that includes St. Mary, St. Charles of Burlington and St. Joseph’s of Lyons. (Photo by Ed...

 

CBD oil bill signed into law

CBD oil bill signed into law

Members of the Schaeffer family of Burlington join Gov. Scott Walker (seated) and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (center, right) at the signing of a bill that legalizes the limited use of marijuana-derived CDB oil for the treatment of seizures....

 

City still looking at downtown retail options

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor     It’s been several years since Burlington began its downtown redevelopment.     First came the new parking garage, and with it, the Hampton Inn.     What was supposed to follow was a retail development...

 

City culling trees to curb spread of EAB

City culling trees to curb spread of EAB

Burlington DPW employee Mike Vant trims branches off an ash tree recently as city crews culled trees on Jefferson Street to stem the spread of the emerald ash borer. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart) By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor     People living...

 

Missing girls found after two-hour search

Pair were reported missing in Cedar Park neighborhood Residents of Burlington’s Cedar Park neighborhood were on edge for two hours Thursday night as family members, firefighters and law enforcement officials searched for two girls who had...

 

Talmer agrees to sell local branch offices

Talmer agrees to sell local branch offices

Talmer Bank, which has 11 offices in Wisconsin — including this office in Burlington — has agreed to sell its state operations to Hartland-based Town Bank. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart) Hartland-based Town Bank will take over Wisconsin...

 

Easter egg hunt is Saturday at BHS

Easter egg hunt is Saturday at BHS

Nicole Nielsen, (from left) Eric Beets, Natalie Dukes, Claire Halverson, Allie Daniels, and Halle Laverdure pack eggs for the Burlington High School DRIVEN program Easter Egg Hunt, scheduled for Saturday. High school leadership club will again...

 

TLC, community step up for displaced residents

Fire impacted apartments above adjacent buildings By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With as many people as there were worried about the effect on businesses following Saturday night’s five-alarm fire at the Schuette Daniels Furniture store, it...

 

Illinois man, 36, charged in 1997 murder of Amber Creek

Illinois man, 36, charged in 1997 murder of Amber Creek

Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling (center) briefs the media Monday along with others who have been involved in the 17-year-old murder case of Amber Gail Creek. Schmaling announced Tuesday that an arrest has been made, and that James...

 
 
 
 

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