Burlington

School Board set to approve budget Monday

By Alex Johnson Correspondent The Burlington Area School District Board of Education will consider approval of a budget for the 2017-18 school year at Monday night’s meeting. The meeting is slated to begin at 7 p.m. at Lincoln School, 100 N. Kane St. Last week the board’s Finance Committee recommended […]

 
 

City police officer dies

City police officer dies

Kitelinger, 27, was department’s new canine handler City of Burlington Police Officer Tanner Kitelinger, 27, died at his home Friday, likely as the result of medical issues stemming from diabetes, according to Police Chief Mark Anderson. Anderson said Kitelinger, who had been with the department since March 2015, had successfully […]

 
 

Proposal for at-large City Council seats fails

  By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After two failed votes, the structure of Burlington Common Council will stay the stay the same, at least in foreseeable future. The Charter Ordinance proposal, which needs six votes to pass, called for a mixed council of one representative for each aldermanic district and […]

 
 

No bones about it

No bones about it

Street project delay will benefit pool project By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief What could have been a costly delay in the reconstruction of Kendall Street will likely end up saving Burlington taxpayers money on the construction of a new aquatic center, a city official said Tuesday. The $1.1 million street […]

 
 

Fire displaces two families; no injuries reported

Fire displaces two families; no injuries reported

Second-floor of home devastated by afternoon blaze By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Fire crews and equipment from 22 agencies descended upon Burlington Tuesday afternoon as a three-alarm fire displaced two families and all but destroyed a residential duplex at 773-775 N. Pine St. No injuries were reported, according to City […]

 
 

Concert series begins Thursday

Concert series begins Thursday

Milwaukee blues band to kickoff B-Town Sounds’ 2017 slate The popular B-Town Sounds outdoor concert series will open its 2017 season Thursday with an encore performance by Milwaukee blues band Altered Five Blues Band. The concert series is held twice a month on Thursdays in the bandstand at Echo Park in […]

 
 

ChocolateFest shines after slow start

ChocolateFest shines after slow start

Attendance, sales finish ahead of 2016 numbers By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Although rain clouds hung over ChocolateFest’s opening night, the annual festival rebounded the rest of Memorial Day weekend to finish in the black and put a chocolate-smeared smile on the face of the volunteer organizers, according to Operations Committee […]

 
 

Burlington mourns

Burlington mourns

Support extended as community deals with deaths of three students in crash By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief For more than 20 years Troy Everson has seen countless roadside tragedies and the effect they have on families and their communities as a Gold Badge member of the Burlington Rescue Squad. But nothing, […]

 
 

Veterans memorial fund drive gets a boost

Veterans memorial fund drive gets a boost

Burlington Community Fund offers fundraising challenge to residents By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief As Burlington and the nation look back on Monday’s ceremonies honoring military sacrifice, a local organization has stepped up to help build a lasting memorial to all who’ve served. Officials with the Burlington Community Fund announced […]

 
 

Nude photo shuts down BHS student email

Police are investigating the matter for possible crimes By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The student email system at Burlington High School remained shut down early this week after a nude photo of a student was circulated to all students at the school using the system, according to multiple sources. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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