Area women compete at Miss Wisconsin

Area women compete at Miss Wisconsin

Two area women competed at the Miss Wisconsin pageant June 18-20 in Oshkosh. While Miss Milwaukee Haylee Bande (from Waterford) and Miss Burlington Area ChocolateFest Alexandria Knight (from Burlington) didn’t make the cut to the top 11, both walked home with awards. Bande earned the non-finalist talent award for her […]


Kids from Wisconsin coming to Burlington

The annual Kids From Wisconsin show will hit Burlington for a hometown performance Friday, July 10, at 7 p.m. at Burlington High School. Like last year, two Burlington High School products are part of the show – Madison Gruman and Brandon Lindemann. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for […]


Author holding event Sunday

Local author Arthur Cola will be holding a gathering at Napoli’s Sunday starting at 3 p.m. for the release of his newest novel. Cola’s new book, “Pure and Tarnished Hearts” continues the story he started with the book “Journey of Three Pure Hearts.” Cola said in a press release that […]


Ginger Beaumont: The baseball legend you’ve never heard of will be honored with monument

Ginger Beaumont: The baseball legend you’ve never heard of will be honored with monument

      “He was a great man who wanted to help people … I am so proud, you have no idea.”            – Jean Cognato, 81-year-old granddaughter of the late Ginger Beaumont   Granddaughter, great-granddaughter flying to town for baseball icon’s ceremony July 19   […]


City takes its time on police chief contract

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Discussions on the contract for the City of Burlington’s next police chief continued Tuesday night in a closed session meeting. City Administrator Carina Walters said Tuesday that while current city police Lt. Mark Anderson was the undisputed choice for the position, the Common Council is still […]


Winkler parents not satisfied with class size solution

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The looks on the faces of the members of the Burlington Area School District School Board were grim. Parents of children from the district’s highest-rated elementary school were visibly – and vocally – upset. And by the end of the night, the solution that the School […]


Burlington grad, Cowboys star Tony Romo returns today for annual football camp

Burlington grad, Cowboys star Tony Romo returns today for annual football camp

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The pride of Burlington is coming back to where it all started. Fresh off a 12-4 season, near-MVP individual performance, and memorable playoff game at Lambeau Field against the Packers, 1998 Burlington High School graduate Tony Romo brings his annual football to BHS today, […]


New ski club wants exception to wake rules

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A new waterskiing club, unrelated to the Aquaducks, wants approval for a special practice time on Browns Lake. Unfortunately – at least from the viewpoint of the Burlington Town Board – it’s not within their purview to grant it. Exactly what could be granted within the […]


Pair charged with battery at bar

Two Burlington men are facing felony charges stemming from a November incident at the Hitch-N-Post bar. Adam Lois, 24, and Eli Lois, 20, are both facing felony battery charges as well as misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges for an alleged attack. According to the criminal complaint from Racine County Circuit Court, […]


City may face storm water improvement costs

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Could a new utility be part of the City of Burlington’s future? Stay tuned. The City of Burlington Common Council discussed approving local funds to match a Department of Natural Resources grant for a storm water management plan Tuesday night, a needed study because of the […]


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