Most Recent

PAUL O. PHETTEPLACE

PAUL O. PHETTEPLACE

      Paul O. Phetteplace, 83, died Feb. 11, 2017, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Feb. 22, 1933, to the late Paul Sr. and Katherine Phetteplace. He graduated from Racine County Agricultural School in 1951 and later that year married the love […]

 
 

Kansasville referendum set for Feb. 21 ballot

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A $4.2 million referendum to update and expand Kansasville School is on the ballot for the Feb. 21 primary election in Dover. The Dover Joint School District No. 1, also known as Kansasville School, began dealing with the possibility of a referendum when parents came forward […]

 
 

City to consider at-large aldermen

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Challenged by a lack of candidates in the last three elections, the City of Burlington is considering changing the makeup of the Common Council. After a lengthy discussion Tuesday night, the council agreed to and let city staff draft a charter ordinance that would change the […]

 
 

Packers Fan Hall of Fame winner to be announced Tuesday

Packers Fan Hall of Fame winner to be announced Tuesday

The Green Bay Packers will name the 19th member of the Packers Fan Hall of Fame Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the team’s media auditorium. Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy will be on hand to announce the winner, who will also speak to the media following the announcement. This year’s 10 […]

 
 

Taking it to the ice

Taking it to the ice

The opening night of Hot ChocolateFest in Burlington Friday helped fill the ice with pond hockey players, children playing broom ball and just skating for fun. (Submitted photo)

 
 

ARTHUR L. LAZARUS JR.

ARTHUR L. LAZARUS JR.

      Arthur Laing Lazarus Jr., 92, died peacefully in his sleep Feb. 12, 2017, surrounded by family. He was born Sept.13, 1924, in Brazil, Ind., to the late Margaret (Yard) and Arthur Laing Lazarus Sr. He was one of the Greatest Generation having enlisted in the Marine Corps shortly after […]

 
 

Huge second half lifts Catholic Central basketball

Huge second half lifts Catholic Central basketball

  By Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent For the girls Catholic Central basketball team this past week, the first and second halves of games were like night and day. In the first halves, the Lady Toppers put themselves at a great disadvantage. In the second halves, they came roaring back. But […]

 
 

High school sets open enrollment plan

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Although there are still a number of moving pieces at play, officials within the Waterford Union High School district have set the stage for open enrollment admission in the upcoming 2017-18 school year. Open enrollment gives students living outside a district’s boundaries the opportunity to attend […]

 
 

Debating how to get the word out

School district discuss pitfalls, benefits of referendum education By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Judging by the reactions at the Feb. 6 School Board meeting, the Burlington Area School District could be treading a thin line when it comes to efforts to educate the public on its upcoming April referendum questions. For an […]

 
 

Burlington girls romp Delavan-Darien for third straight win

Burlington girls romp Delavan-Darien for third straight win

Lady Demons prepare for postseason   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com DELAVAN – Ashlyn Barry’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the half put Burlington up 32-14 over the host Delavan-Darien Comets, and it was a sign of things to come. The long-range shot foreshadowed a big second half for the Lady Demons, who […]

 
 
 
 

Local news on Twitter


Local sports on Twitter