Standing up for kids

Standing up for kids

Heiligenthal honored aiding youth sports By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer For long-time Burlington resident Stan Heiligenthal, being involved in youth baseball and helping out youngsters around the community was never a matter of duty. It was just what he did. Heiligenthal’s commitment to youth sports – including his longtime involvement […]


Girolamo bows out of election

Citing health concerns, City of Burlington Aldermanic candidate Peter Girolamo dropped out the race for the 2nd District seat in the April 3 election last week. Girolamo said Friday he’s throwing his support behind Ruth Dawidziak, whom he would have faced in the spring election for the seat currently held […]


Snow total is down, but street spending is about average

Freezing rain has kept salters busy By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer While the City of Burlington – and to a larger extent, Wisconsin as a whole – has yet to be slammed by a major snowfall this year, that doesn’t mean that city street department employees have had nothing to […]


From BBC to BBQ

From BBC to BBQ

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer While liquor license troubles and failed business ventures make up the recent history at 217 North Pine Street, Twin Lakes resident Wayne Schultz is taking a different approach. It’s the same approach he’s taken as a successful boys volleyball coach – and one he hopes […]


Burlington loses a hometown hero

Burlington loses a hometown hero

Wanasek poured himself and his business into community service By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief                   As Burlington’s leading excavating contractor, Jim Wanasek dug a lot out of the community he called home his entire life. But, according to those who knew him best, he put much more back into […]


It’s our preview and you’re invited

Milwaukee television show host John McGivern clowns around with the cast of the Haylofters production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” last summer. The Malt House Theater is one of several local attractions McGivern visited for the taping of his show “Around the Corner.”

Burlington is focus of MPTV program; local showing is Sunday Local residents will have a chance to preview the Milwaukee Public Television show highlighting the Burlington area on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Veterans Terrace. The event is free and open to the public. Milwaukee actor John McGivern, the host […]


A house divided (in a good way)

A house divided (in a good way)

Fitzpatrick family leads the way as BHS seeks two state titles this weekend By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer For as long as anyone can remember in the Fitzpatrick household, the children have been involved in a myriad of activities. Jordan, the oldest and now a freshman at Belmont University, danced. […]


Moyer to leave

Burlington Area School District Superintendent David Moyer listen to speakers at a public meeting on the district budget last October. Moyer was hired Monday by the Moline-Coal Valley (Ill.) School District. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Superintendent accepts new job with pay raise in Illinois By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer For the last 18 months, Burlington Area School District Superintendent David Moyer has stressed his “Roadmap for Academic Excellence” as the way to improve Burlington schools. That roadmap may still be the future, but it won’t […]


Lyons seeks replacement for Talmer Bank

Talmer Bank and Trust plans to close its Lyons branch office in May. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Officials in the Town of Lyons are hoping to convince Talmer Bank and Trust to reconsider its decision to close the branch office at 1479 Creekside Drive, in the heart of Lyons. And if that doesn’t work, town officials are inviting other banks to […]


Attacker gets 7-year term

Man was convicted of jumping BHS student who was jogging The man convicted of attacking a Burlington High School student while she was jogging off campus nearly a year ago, was sentenced to seven years in prison last week in Racine County Circuit Court. Judge Allan Torhorst sentenced Bradley J. […]


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