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Union Grove’s Shiffler reaches 1,000-point milestone

Union Grove’s Shiffler reaches 1,000-point milestone

Union Grove earns No. 1 seed in WIAA playoffs   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent If there ever was a week for the Union Grove girls basketball team to flex its muscle, it was last week. After winning a Southern Lakes Conference showdown with Wilmot, the Broncos extended their winning […]

 
 

Waterford wrestling advances to team state for first time since 1997

Waterford wrestling advances to team state for first time since 1997

Waterford 54, Wauwatosa 19   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Waterford won five of the first six matches by pin and routed Wauwatosa West/East 54-19 Tuesday at Mukwonago in a WIAA Division 1 Team Sectional dual meet. Waterford advances to the WIAA Division 1 State Team Tournament March 3 & […]

 
 

Four minute drill helps Westosha leapfrog Burlington into first place

Four minute drill helps Westosha leapfrog Burlington into first place

Westosha Central 59, Burlington 53   Falcons’ big second half bumps Burlington out of first place   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com Entering a boys basketball Southern Lakes Conference clash for first place, both Westosha Central High School and host Burlington boasted win streaks of at least four games, but one […]

 
 

CYNTHIA A. STORCK

CYNTHIA A. STORCK

      Cynthia A. (Nell) Storck, 67, Mercer, formerly Kansasville, died Feb. 10, 2017, at Seasons of Life Hospice House. She was born in Watertown, on Feb. 12, 1949, to the late Herbert and Shirley (Blaine) Nell. She married Donald Storck on Aug. 23, 1969, and they were married for 47 […]

 
 

Appointment fulfills student’s dream

Appointment fulfills student’s dream

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Mikayla Crone grew up knowing the United States armed forces. She spent most of her life in Illinois and California at various naval bases while her father, Darrell, served in the U.S. Navy, and came away following his retirement wanting to attend one of the country’s […]

 
 

WUHS hoping for change in start date law

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Waterford Union High School is joining the chorus of districts across the state urging lawmakers to reverse a decade-and-a-half-old law that restricts when the school year can begin. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter on Jan. 23 asked that the high school’s board go on record in support of […]

 
 

City agrees to get bumped on loan repayment contract

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor If something goes wrong with the second phase of Fox River Crossing apartments, the City of Burlington won’t be first in line to recover money loaned to the project. After approving a $25,000 incentive loan for Bear Developments last year to help the project secure Wisconsin […]

 
 

LEROY W. DEXTER

LEROY W. DEXTER

      LeRoy W. ‘Lee’ Dexter, 85, died peacefully Jan. 22, 2017, at home in Pearland, Texas, surrounded by his family. He was born at Burlington Hospital on Dec. 1, 1931, to the late William and Lena Dexter. He was raised on a farm in Brighton by his father and loving […]

 
 

Breaking news: Lamping makes Fan Hall of Fame

Breaking news: Lamping makes Fan Hall of Fame

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor “Go Frank Go!” paid off. After a huge effort to get out the vote by Union Grove residents and businesses, the village’s own Frank Lamping was elected to the Fan Hall of Fame ahead of nine other finalists Tuesday morning. Lamping will receive his name displayed […]

 
 

AILEEN ‘JOYCE’ BATEMAN

AILEEN ‘JOYCE’ BATEMAN

      Aileen ‘Joyce’ Bateman, 88, Burlington, died Feb. 13, 2017, at Pine Brook Pointe. She was born July 28, 1928, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to the late Harold E. and Evelyn D. (Wedgwood) Leatherman. She spent her early life in Grand Rapids where she graduated from high school before attending […]

 
 
 
 

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