• Off to see the Wizard
  • At a crossroads
  • Burlington softball rallies to capture regional championship
  • Union Grove soccer edges defending champ Burlington for 1st conference title in school history
  • It’s all about the chocolate
  • Off to see the Wizard

    Off to see the Wizard

    Mayor Munchkin (foreground, left) played by Matthew Milonas performs a number along with Dorothy, played by Haiden Kraus, and Dorothy’s dog, Toto, played by Mikayla Higgins (foreground, right). Students in the sixth- through eighth-grade choir at Yorkville School put on the musical “The Wizard of Oz” on May 11 and […]

  • At a crossroads

    At a crossroads

    Organizers fall just short of having new memorial finished for Monday’s ceremony By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Work began Wednesday morning on etching the names of deceased local service men and women into the four granite blocks of Burlington’s new veterans memorial in Echo Lake Park. However, the goal […]

  • Burlington softball rallies to capture regional championship

    Burlington softball rallies to capture regional championship

    Burlington hosts Elkhorn Tuesday in sectional semifinal   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Coaches constantly preach the value of experience. Senior leadership. It’s something that can separate the good teams from the great teams, and usually the most high-pressure situations reveal a team’s level of experience. Enter Thursday’s WIAA […]

  • Union Grove soccer edges defending champ Burlington for 1st conference title in school history

    Union Grove soccer edges defending champ Burlington for 1st conference title in school history

    Panyk’s goal proves to be the difference in close battle     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – The midfield team hug simply wasn’t going to be enough after a win this big. So Daphne Sieg and the rest of her Union Grove girls soccer teammates, moments after a […]

  • It’s all about the chocolate

    It’s all about the chocolate

    Burlington’s ChocolateFest invites you to ‘Unwrap Your Chocolate Power’ Burlington’s celebration of all things chocolate returns to the ChocolateFest grounds Memorial Day weekend. The annual festival, themed “Unwrap Your Chocolate Power” for 2018, is in its 32nd year. According to the website, the event began in 1985 when Bill Branen, […]

 

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Off to see the Wizard

Off to see the Wizard

Mayor Munchkin (foreground, left) played by Matthew Milonas performs a number along with Dorothy, played by Haiden Kraus, and Dorothy’s dog, Toto, played by Mikayla Higgins (foreground, right). Students in the sixth- through eighth-grade choir at Yorkville School put on the musical “The Wizard of Oz” on May 11 and […]

 
 

At a crossroads

At a crossroads

Organizers fall just short of having new memorial finished for Monday’s ceremony By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Work began Wednesday morning on etching the names of deceased local service men and women into the four granite blocks of Burlington’s new veterans memorial in Echo Lake Park. However, the goal […]

 
 

Burlington softball rallies to capture regional championship

Burlington softball rallies to capture regional championship

Burlington hosts Elkhorn Tuesday in sectional semifinal   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Coaches constantly preach the value of experience. Senior leadership. It’s something that can separate the good teams from the great teams, and usually the most high-pressure situations reveal a team’s level of experience. Enter Thursday’s WIAA […]

 
 

Woman charged with escaping from Ellsworth

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for May 23 for an inmate charged with escaping from Ellsworth Correctional Facility in Union Grove Christine L. Abel, 36, now an inmate at the Brown County Jail in Green Bay, was charged May 1 in Racine County Circuit Court with escape and burglary of […]

 
 

WUHS budget could include layoffs

District enrollment is trending downward By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The current school year might be winding to a close, but Waterford Union High School officials are close to assembling a draft financial operating plan for the next school year – and the plan could include laying off three teachers. District […]

 
 

Union Grove soccer edges defending champ Burlington for 1st conference title in school history

Union Grove soccer edges defending champ Burlington for 1st conference title in school history

Panyk’s goal proves to be the difference in close battle     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – The midfield team hug simply wasn’t going to be enough after a win this big. So Daphne Sieg and the rest of her Union Grove girls soccer teammates, moments after a […]

 
 

Proposed pipeline would cut through area

Proposed pipeline would cut through area

It’s planned to meet growing demand for natural gas By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief We Energies has filed an application with the state Public Service Commission for permission to construct a 49-mile natural gas pipeline spanning Walworth and Western Racine Counties. The application, filed May 18, seeks permission to […]

 
 

It’s all about the chocolate

It’s all about the chocolate

Burlington’s ChocolateFest invites you to ‘Unwrap Your Chocolate Power’ Burlington’s celebration of all things chocolate returns to the ChocolateFest grounds Memorial Day weekend. The annual festival, themed “Unwrap Your Chocolate Power” for 2018, is in its 32nd year. According to the website, the event began in 1985 when Bill Branen, […]

 
 

Friend: ‘Leave the girlfriends at home’

Friend: ‘Leave the girlfriends at home’

Toppers falter in last week of conference schedule, rebound on senior night   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Catholic Central baseball head coach Jim Friend was livid after last Thursday’s game at Simmons Field in Kenosha, the home of the Kenosha Kingfish. He just witnessed his team fall to Kenosha St. […]

 
 

Burlington baseball clinches 3rd consecutive conference championship

Burlington baseball clinches 3rd consecutive conference championship

Pitching, confidence, tradition fuel squad that lost big hitters   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com After a devastating home loss to Waterford two weeks ago, the Burlington baseball team’s chances of a third straight Southern Lakes crown seemed doomed. The Demons still had to play in Waterford and had to finish […]

 
 
 
 

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