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Rail siding would close crossing

Rail siding would close crossing

Railroad offers to connect Calumet Street to Bridge Street By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Looking to improve operations of its railway, Canadian National Railway Co. on Tuesday presented a proposal to expand an existing siding at the Burlington Committee of the Whole meeting. The proposal, however, will require the railway […]

 
 

SPECIAL REPORT: The volunteer challenge

SPECIAL REPORT: The volunteer challenge

Burlington Rescue Squad faces uncertain future By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief It’s a simple math problem that keeps Brian Zwiebel up at night. The chief of the Burlington Rescue Squad has seen the number of rescue calls increase without a proportional increase in the number of volunteers to answer […]

 
 

Burlington baseball clinches share of 3rd straight conference title

Burlington baseball clinches share of 3rd straight conference title

Five-game win streak includes key SLC victories   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – After a devastating home loss to Waterford last week, 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 the […]

 
 

Union Grove’s Fruth breaks school record with title

Union Grove’s Fruth breaks school record with title

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent After focusing on softball the past few years, Union Grove junior Katie Fruth came back to her roots this spring. Fruth, who excelled in the shot put in grade school, transitioned to softball her first two years in high school. Fruth elected to return […]

 
 

Waterford girls track wins conference title

Waterford girls track wins conference title

The Waterford girls track team won the Southern Lakes Conference championship Tuesday at Elkhorn. Haleigh Reindl (far left) won the 400 (57.76), 800 (2:25.43) and anchored the winning 1,600 relay team (Julia Schroeder, Jayda Obluck, Olivia Busch, 4:11.37). Emma Karpinski won the 200 dash, and the 3,200, 800 and 400 […]

 
 

Koszarek lands second at conference golf

Koszarek lands second at conference golf

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Josh Koszarek finished second by five strokes and led the Waterford Union High School boys golf team to a sixth-place finish Tuesday in the Southern Lakes Conference Varsity Tournament at Browns Lake Golf Course in Burlington. The Wolverines competed Wednesday in a two-man best […]

 
 

City Council reverses course on Senior Center lease

City Council reverses course on Senior Center lease

Aldermen will now allow rent-free operation for 2018 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A City of Burlington Common Council decision to reject a lease agreement with the Burlington Senior Center two weeks ago left some stunned and others disappointed, but during Tuesday’s closed session, the council changed its stance. At […]

 
 

Burlington baseball inches closer to first place

Burlington baseball inches closer to first place

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com One extra-inning thriller wasn’t enough. The Burlington baseball team wanted more Tuesday night at conference-leading Wilmot. Much like their victory last week at Waterford, the Demons squandered an early lead and went to extra innings, only to win it in the eighth, 3-2. For their […]

 
 

Burlington softball clinches first conference championship since 1989

Burlington softball clinches first conference championship since 1989

Lady Demons use long ball to beat mighty Wilmot   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Burlington head coach Gary Caliva couldn’t even recall the last time the softball team won a conference championship in the post-game interview Tuesday night in Wilmot. It’s been that long. You have to go all the […]

 
 

Event to focus on human trafficking

An event to raise awareness of human trafficking will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in the Burlington High School auditorium. The U.S. Victims of Trafficking and Violence Act of 2000 defines human trafficking as the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person for forced […]

 
 
 
 

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