Learn to ski with the Aquaducks

The Browns Lake Aquaducks water ski show team will host a Learn to Ski Clinic on Monday, Aug. 21, for kids age 10 to 17. The clinic will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fischer Park on Browns Lake. No equipment or experience is needed. There is no entry […]


State compiles case for disaster

Damage assessments are key to federal declaration By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Officials with Wisconsin Emergency Management are in the process of compiling totals from the damage assessments they in early August in conjunction with officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The joint assessment information will be used […]


Village Board OK’s pumper tanker purchase

Chief says it comes at a good time for fire department By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials recently signed off on a hefty expenditure that will bring the local fire and rescue department’s vehicle fleet back up to full force. The Village Board on July 24 gave the […]


Board hears more school options from architect

BASD could decide on referendum question this month By Alex Johnson Correspondent Nicholas Kent of Plunkett-Raysich Architects presented more possible options for changes to Karcher Middle School and various elementary schools to the Burlington Area School District School Board of Education on Aug. 8. Offering a more in-depth look at […]


Wet weather delays roundabout completion

Wet weather delays roundabout completion

BASD doesn’t anticipate problems when classes begin By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief With construction slowed by the heavy rains of mid July the completion of the Highway 142-McCanna Parkway roundabout intersection will be several weeks later than anticipated. Officials with the state Department of Transportation had hoped to compete […]


Dispatch decision is not on council agenda

The City of Burlington Common Council is not scheduled to discuss or decide the future of its emergency dispatching center at Tuesday evening’s meeting, according to City Administrator Carina Walters. However, she said, residents who wish to address the council concerning the issue may do so under “non-agenda items” at […]


Tale Tales: A celebration of music and community

Tale Tales: A celebration of music and community

Annual festival features rich variety of music, activities, workshops This weekend’s Tall Tales Music Festival features a mix of exciting newcomers and returning fan favorites, according to festival organizer Patrick Sullivan. The fifth annual music festival will be held Friday and Saturday on the 200 block of E. Chestnut Street […]


Fate of city dispatching service rests with council

Aldermen will decide whether to restore current service or join county system By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Burlington Common Council faces what Mayor Jeannie Hefty calls an uncomfortable decision regarding the fate of the city’s police and emergency dispatch center. The council must decide whether to purchase the […]


Soaring to new heights

Soaring to new heights

Local partnership keeps medical plane flying in Belize   By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Burlington area has stamped a new humanitarian entry into a flight log that spans more than 25 years and connects local residents to their counterparts in a small Central American country. On Friday pilots […]


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 […]


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