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‘Soup’ brings the flavor: Burlington’s Campbell earns All-Area player of the year

‘Soup’ brings the flavor: Burlington’s Campbell earns All-Area player of the year

  SLN All-Area Baseball 2017   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com After a magical 2016 season that saw the Burlington Demons win their first state baseball championship, the pitching outlook was a huge question mark entering this season. Gone was 2016 All-Area Player of the Year Aaron Mutter and Wichita State […]

 
 

Flood grant application event is Saturday

  Burlington area residents who suffered damage to their homes or lost personal property in the July flood are invited to apply for grants from the Burlington Community Fund of up to $10,000 per household. The community fund will host a grant-processing event at Veterans Terrace, 589 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington, […]

 
 

County fair shines under fair skies

County fair shines under fair skies

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Ideal weather made the Racine County Fair the place to be last weekend as nearly 90,000 people crossed through the gates during the event’s five-day run at the fairgrounds in Union Grove. “We had a great fair,” said fair board President Scott Gunderson. “How […]

 
 

Victory parade set for state Little League champs

Victory parade set for state Little League champs

Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty has announced a victory parade through the city Friday evening to honor the Burlington Little League 9-10 All Stars, who won the state Little League title Thursday in Madison. The parade will begin at Fox River Plaza on Milwaukee Avenue on the city’s north side and […]

 
 

Recreation fund is back in the black

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After struggling for several years, a fund earmarked for recreation programs within the Waterford Graded School District’s operating budget is back in the black. WGSD’s School Board on July 31 approved the financial statement for Fund 80 – the section of the budget cordoned off for […]

 
 

JEANETTE WILSON

JEANETTE WILSON

Jeanette Wilson, 94, of Burlington, passed away July 2, 2017, at Pine Brook Pointe. A memorial service for Jeanette will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ. Visitation for family and friends will be at the church from 1 p.m. […]

 
 

ALL-AREA BASEBALL: State qualifier Burlington leads SLC-heavy first team

ALL-AREA BASEBALL: State qualifier Burlington leads SLC-heavy first team

2nd annual squad features players from 15 schools     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Last week’s All-Area Softball squad was dominated by western Kenosha County, with six selections representing Wilmot and Westosha Central high schools. For baseball, the 15-team Southern Lakes Newspapers coverage area saw Burlington return to its second […]

 
 

A trail of tears

A trail of tears

FEMA, state teams in area to assess damage from floods By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief City of Burlington Fire Chief Alan Babe called it a tear jerker. “I get emotional every time we do this,” he said Tuesday morning as he escorted a team of officials from the Federal […]

 
 

All the way from Albuquerque

All the way from Albuquerque

Civil Air Patrol pilots share their knowledge at Balloonfest By Alex Johnson Correspondent Lt. Col. William Fitzpatrick and his team from the Civil Air Patrol came all the way from Albuquerque to operate their hot air balloon at the seventh annual Waterford Balloonfest July 21 through 23. “Flying balloons is […]

 
 

Fair praise

Fair praise

Rachel Ipavec, 12, a Racine County 4-H Horse Project member, stops to praise a pony during an exercise session at the Racine County Fairgrounds on Sunday. The fair’s five-day run last week attracted nearly 90,000 people. See this week’s editions of the Burlington Standard Press, Waterford Post and Westine Report […]

 
 
 
 

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