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Making ‘Mary’ magic

Making ‘Mary’ magic

Flying machine helps BHS musical soar   By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Burlington High School drama directors Troy Everson and Beth Reetz got the rights to “Mary Poppins” last spring, they didn’t think they would be able to make the title character fly. Not until they made a trip to […]

 
 

Chemistry, deep talent pool helping Westosha Central make area boys basketball history

Chemistry, deep talent pool helping Westosha Central make area boys basketball history

WIAA Division 2 Sectional Final: Westosha Central (20-5) vs. Waunakee (23-2), 1 p.m., Saturday, Middleton High School   BURLINGTON – It was one of the most electric atmospheres I have seen in my 10+ years covering high school basketball. At Burlington High School Thursday night, a massive parking lot that […]

 
 

Catholic Central hangs tough, but season ends in regional final

Catholic Central hangs tough, but season ends in regional final

WIAA Division 5 regional semifinal: (1) Hilbert 64, (8) Catholic Central 55     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com As an 8 seed facing No. 1 and state-ranked Hilbert on its home court for a WIAA Division 5 regional semifinal March 3, the Catholic Central boys basketball team faced an uphill […]

 
 

Davies takes over as Burlington library director

Davies takes over as Burlington library director

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Joe Davies has had just a little bit more than a week to settle into his new job. “I’m pretty brand-new,” said Davies, who started as the Burlington Public Library’s new director last week, replacing long-time director Gayle Falk, who retired last fall. Davies is a […]

 
 

LOIS M. BUCHOLTZ

LOIS M. BUCHOLTZ

      Lois Marie Bucholtz, 93, Waterford, died March 7, 2017, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born on the family farm in Waterford on Oct. 30, 1923, to the late Martin and Gertrude (Johnson) Bucholtz. She was a graduate of the Rochester Ag School and a lifelong member of Norway […]

 
 

SPORTS CHECK: March Madness brings out the best in all of us

SPORTS CHECK: March Madness brings out the best in all of us

  It’s the beginning of March, so the energy and atmosphere inside basketball gyms will be turned up to 1,000 in anticipation of some of the most exciting games of the year. At 23-8, the Wisconsin Badgers are a shoe-in, fresh off two Final Fours and a Sweet 16 appearance […]

 
 

Referendum series: Wrestling with space needs

Referendum series: Wrestling with space needs

Space need is real, but is it enough to convince voters? By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Just to practice, the members of the Burlington High School wrestling team have to worry about more than space. Each day during the five-month wrestling season, the BHS wrestlers set up and tear down their […]

 
 

High winds cause power outages

High winds cause power outages

Residents, business and institutions throughout the Burlington area have experienced power outages Wednesday, likely the result of high winds. At about 1:30 Wednesday, the Burlington Area School District sent an automated message to parents saying that Karcher Middle School and Waller Elementary School had been affected by intermittent outages. However, […]

 
 

Mayor spearheads drive to assist tornado victims

Mayor spearheads drive to assist tornado victims

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor City of Burlington Alderman Ruth Dawidziak admittedly couldn’t figure out why Mayor Jeannie Hefty called her out at Tuesday night’s Common Council meeting. Until, of course, Hefty explained that she had been working with officials in Ottawa, Ill., to help victims of a tornado that went […]

 
 

Future burns bright for Burlington wrestling

Future burns bright for Burlington wrestling

Five Demons finish season at state tournament   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Burlington wrestling coach Jade Gribble is already looking forward to next season. Who can blame him? The 2017-18 Demons will feature four returning state qualifiers and two additional sectional qualifiers who just missed moving on to Madison. […]

 
 
 
 

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