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Local bottle maker celebrates contract with New Glarus

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A long-time Burlington business is getting a boost in its production. Ardagh Group – formerly Foster Forbes – announced officially Monday that it would be taking over production of all bottles for New Glarus Brewing Company, which is famous for its Spotted Cow ale and other […]

 
 

Working overtime: Late comeback catapults Burlington basketball into first place

Working overtime: Late comeback catapults Burlington basketball into first place

Klug, Geiger take over in fourth quarter, OT   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com They say great players make great plays in big games. Burlington’s Nick Klug and Luke Geiger took that theory personally Tuesday night in a battle for first place at Westosha Central High School. The Demons overcame an […]

 
 

From Out in Right Field: Saying goodbye by leaving a legacy

From Out in Right Field: Saying goodbye by leaving a legacy

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Even when you know the end is near, it is never easy to bid someone farewell. As human beings, we dig in our heels against death, fighting it with every last ounce of our strength, clawing for every last minute we have on this earth. That’s […]

 
 

Waterford’s Lemke helps Ice Force hockey freeze Milton

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Goaltender Jason Cooke finished with a shutout, Jack Semanski scored a hat trick and the Greendale Ice Force boys high school hockey team routed Milton 10-0 in a non-conference game Jan. 7 at Milwaukee’s Wilson Park. The Ice Force are a cooperative high school […]

 
 

BBW gymnastics lands season high

BBW gymnastics lands season high

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Against some of the best competition in the state, the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics squad stepped up with its best team score of the season Jan. 7 at the Pam Beck Emerald Invite in Waterford. Fueled by strong performances from Jessica Zeitler and Mia Trent, who placed […]

 
 

ALAN W. MURIN

ALAN W. MURIN

      Alan W. Murin, 47, Burlington, died unexpectedly on Jan. 12, 2017, at his home. He was born in Silver Spring, Md., on Feb. 28, 1969, to Bill and Jan (Rexhausen) Murin. He spent his early life in Racine where he graduated from St. Catherine’s High School. He further graduated […]

 
 

DARLENE M. BLAWAT-STORM

DARLENE M. BLAWAT-STORM

      Darlene M. Blawat-Storm, 82, Waterford, died Jan. 13, 2017, at Oak Ridge Care Center, Union Grove. She was born June 26, 1934, in Cudahy, to the late Herbert and Violet (Blanchette) Breiling. She lived her entire life in the Waterford area, graduating from Waterford High School. On Nov. 26, […]

 
 

School referendum questions will go to a vote today

Editor’s note: Monday’s meeting was postponed due to weather. The meeting is set for Tuesday night, and a web update will be available. By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The monthly coffee with Burlington Area School District Superintendent Peter Smet is usually a low-key affair with a few people trickling in to […]

 
 

Geiger, Klug combine for 53 to push Burlington past Wilmot

Geiger, Klug combine for 53 to push Burlington past Wilmot

Burlington’s Geiger knocks in game-high 29   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com While a trio of performers put on a shooting show, the Burlington High School boys basketball team warded off some pushes by host Wilmot Union High School Friday night, and the Demons came away with a 76-69 Southern Lakes […]

 
 

Getting ready to fly

Getting ready to fly

Members of the Colby Coalition show choir tell the story of Amelia Earhart during their performance Saturday at the Chocolate City Show Choir Showcase. Finals will begin at about 7 p.m. tonight. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 
 
 

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