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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. […]

 
 

McFarland ends Waterford girls’ hoops season

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent McFarland scored six points on consecutive possessions late in regulation and beat Waterford 58-45 Feb. 24 in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal girls high school basketball game at McFarland. The loss brought the Wolverines’ season to a close. Waterford opened the playoffs with […]

 
 

MYRTLE B. SCANLON

MYRTLE B. SCANLON

      Myrtle B. Scanlon, 88, died peacefully March 6, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 19, 1928, to the late Henry and Margaret Schlung. She grew up in Iowa, but met the love of her life James Scanlon in Delavan. James and Myrtle got married and […]

 
 

Bittersweet season ends for Waterford gymnastics

Bittersweet season ends for Waterford gymnastics

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford Union High School gymnastics team’s trying and, sometimes, bittersweet season ended Feb. 23 at home with a WIAA Division 2 sectional meet. No one from the Wolverines advanced from the sectional to the WIAA Division 2 State Gymnastics Meet today and Saturday […]

 
 

RONALD H. WAMBACH

RONALD H. WAMBACH

      Ronald H. Wambach, 77, Waterford, died peacefully at Seasons Hospice, on March 3, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 7, 1939, in Milwaukee to the late Dorothy (Westphal) and Henry Wambach. He married Irene (Thoma) on May 13, 1961, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. […]

 
 

ROBERT P. THEILIG

ROBERT P. THEILIG

      Robert ‘Bob’ P. Theilig, 67, Union Grove, died March 5, 2017, at Post Acute Medical Hospital in Greenfield. He was born May 9, 1949, to the late Paul and Norma Theilig in Springfield, Mass. He moved to Union Grove at age 15 to become part of the Shepherd’s Ministries […]

 
 

GERALDINE ESTELITA

GERALDINE ESTELITA

Geraldine Estelita, 80, Burlington, died March 3, 2017, at Geneva Lake Manor, Lake Geneva. Geri was born on Aug. 5, 1936, in Waukegan, Ill., to the late Elmer and Elise Bittner. She was raised in North Chicago and moved to Burlington in 1996. She had three sons, William, Gerald and […]

 
 

It’s Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

It’s Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Lessons about life, love and learning come to the stage at Burlington High School … as gently as Mary Poppins alighting on the stage via her umbrella. The school will produce the show over the next two weekends – Thursday, March 9, to Sunday, March 12, […]

 
 

Late free throw lifts Wilmot past Burlington for regional championship

Late free throw lifts Wilmot past Burlington for regional championship

Panthers’ hot shooting too much to overcome   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Saturday night’s WIAA Division 2 boys basketball regional championship between 10th-seeded Wilmot and No. 3 Burlington featured everything people love about March Madness – a live band, raucous, unhinged student sections and a dramatic finish. And […]

 
 
 
 

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