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Burlington man accused of attacking his wife

Burlington man accused of attacking his wife

A 45-year-old Burlington man was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with allegedly poisoning his wife and then attempting to strangle her. Darin Tiedt was charged with strangulation and suffocation, misdemeanor battery, disorderly conduct and placing foreign objects in edibles. The first and last charges are both felonies. According […]

 
 

BASD – and others – to hold referendum meetings

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Burlington Area School District is planning on holding two informational meetings for the public regarding the upcoming referendums – as is a key opponent. The two district meetings are tonight and March 22 at 7 p.m. at the Karcher Middle School library. BASD Superintendent Peter […]

 
 

City council notes from March 7

Other topics of discussion at the March 7 City of Burlington Common Council meeting: In the Committee of the Whole meeting, the council discussed deleting an ordinance covering public dances and dance halls. The ordinances, which was written in the 1940s, was last used to issue a permit in 1996 […]

 
 

Mayor spearheads drive to assist tornado victims

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor City of Burlington Alderman Ruth Dawidziak admittedly couldn’t figure out why Mayor Jeannie Hefty called her out at last week’s Common Council meeting. Until, of course, Hefty explained that she had been working with officials in Ottawa, Ill., to help victims of a tornado that went […]

 
 

Call it an extravaganza

Home and garden show is Saturday at Burlington High School   By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Burlington Home and Garden Show and the Chocolate Extravaganza is Saturday at Burlington High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $2, but free admission coupons are available through the city, including […]

 
 

Making ‘Mary’ magic

Making ‘Mary’ magic

Flying machine helps BHS musical soar   By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Burlington High School drama directors Troy Everson and Beth Reetz got the rights to “Mary Poppins” last spring, they didn’t think they would be able to make the title character fly. Not until they made a trip to […]

 
 

Davies takes over as Burlington library director

Davies takes over as Burlington library director

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Joe Davies has had just a little bit more than a week to settle into his new job. “I’m pretty brand-new,” said Davies, who started as the Burlington Public Library’s new director last week, replacing long-time director Gayle Falk, who retired last fall. Davies is a […]

 
 

Referendum series: Wrestling with space needs

Referendum series: Wrestling with space needs

Space need is real, but is it enough to convince voters? By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Just to practice, the members of the Burlington High School wrestling team have to worry about more than space. Each day during the five-month wrestling season, the BHS wrestlers set up and tear down their […]

 
 

High winds cause power outages

High winds cause power outages

Residents, business and institutions throughout the Burlington area have experienced power outages Wednesday, likely the result of high winds. At about 1:30 Wednesday, the Burlington Area School District sent an automated message to parents saying that Karcher Middle School and Waller Elementary School had been affected by intermittent outages. However, […]

 
 

Mayor spearheads drive to assist tornado victims

Mayor spearheads drive to assist tornado victims

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor City of Burlington Alderman Ruth Dawidziak admittedly couldn’t figure out why Mayor Jeannie Hefty called her out at Tuesday night’s Common Council meeting. Until, of course, Hefty explained that she had been working with officials in Ottawa, Ill., to help victims of a tornado that went […]

 
 
 
 
 

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