Burlington

BASD attempts to determine scope of next referendum

School Board may decide to focus efforts on replacement of Karcher School By Alex Johnson Correspondent Deciding whether to hold a lone referendum to address renovation or replacement of Karcher Middle School is the challenge now facing members of the Burlington Area School District Board of Education. Board members on […]

 
 

Flood grant application event is Saturday

  Burlington area residents who suffered damage to their homes or lost personal property in the July flood are invited to apply for grants from the Burlington Community Fund of up to $10,000 per household. The community fund will host a grant-processing event at Veterans Terrace, 589 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington, […]

 
 

Victory parade set for state Little League champs

Victory parade set for state Little League champs

Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty has announced a victory parade through the city Friday evening to honor the Burlington Little League 9-10 All Stars, who won the state Little League title Thursday in Madison. The parade will begin at Fox River Plaza on Milwaukee Avenue on the city’s north side and […]

 
 

A trail of tears

A trail of tears

FEMA, state teams in area to assess damage from floods By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief City of Burlington Fire Chief Alan Babe called it a tear jerker. “I get emotional every time we do this,” he said Tuesday morning as he escorted a team of officials from the Federal […]

 
 

Van ignites at Veterans Terrace

A van owned by a contractor working at Veterans Terrace in Burlington Monday evening caught fire and triggered the building’s sprinkler system in the carport area. No injuries were reported, however, witnesses said two dogs that were in the van were rescued. The fire broke out shortly before 7 p.m. […]

 
 

Community Fund offers grants to flood victims

Community Fund offers grants to flood victims

Area residents may apply for up to $10,000; application event is Saturday The Burlington Community Fund will step up for flood victims in a big way by issuing grants of up to $10,000 each for Burlington area residents whose homes and personal property were damaged in this month’s flood. “That’s […]

 
 

State likely to qualify for federal disaster aid

Burlington area appears to be among the hardest hit By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Damage assessment teams from the Federal Emergency Management Association are expected in the area this week, giving the strongest indication yet that Wisconsin may be in line to receive federal disaster aid in the wake […]

 
 

Still limping along

Still limping along

City Hall, police station remain limited by effects of flood By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief While many homes and business have dried out in the wake of this month’s flood, the City of Burlington is still struggling with infrastructure problems related to the deluge and flood that began July […]

 
 

Shop ’til you drop…on the sidewalk

Maxwell Street Days feature communitywide rummage sales, special vendors Shoppers get ready because the Burlington Chamber of Commerce is again hosting its annual Maxwell Street Days featuring sidewalk sales, special vendors and communitywide rummage and yard sales. The event begins at 9 a.m. both Friday and Saturday. In addition to […]

 
 

LifeBridge Church, individuals step up to help flood victims

LifeBridge Church, individuals step up to help flood victims

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Every little bit helps in desperate times, and area churches stepped up to help the community last week. Wendy Bell, a member of LifeBridge Church, said Tuesday she and a group of six other women rallied to help flood victims near the Fox River by […]

 
 
 
 
 

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