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Still limping along

Still limping along

City Hall, police station remain limited by effects of flood By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief While many homes and business have dried out in the wake of this month’s flood, the City of Burlington is still struggling with infrastructure problems related to the deluge and flood that began July […]

 
 

Shop ’til you drop…on the sidewalk

Maxwell Street Days feature communitywide rummage sales, special vendors Shoppers get ready because the Burlington Chamber of Commerce is again hosting its annual Maxwell Street Days featuring sidewalk sales, special vendors and communitywide rummage and yard sales. The event begins at 9 a.m. both Friday and Saturday. In addition to […]

 
 

Raising the Hri-bar: Power surge lifts Union Grove slugger to area player of the year

Raising the Hri-bar: Power surge lifts Union Grove slugger to area player of the year

  SLN All-Area Player of the Year Hribar hit 17 homers from leadoff spot   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Talk about a transitional year. One season after advancing to the WIAA Division 1 state quarterfinals in Madison, the Union Grove softball squad began its state follow-up with an uphill climb. […]

 
 

ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: Wilmot, Westosha Central dominate Southern Lakes-heavy 1st team

ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: Wilmot, Westosha Central dominate Southern Lakes-heavy 1st team

  Second annual squad features players from Racine, Walworth, Kenosha, Waukesha counties   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For the second consecutive season, a Southern Lakes Conference player takes our top spot. Not enough can be said about Union Grove senior catcher Kallista Hribar, who hit a whopping .658 this season […]

 
 

LifeBridge Church, individuals step up to help flood victims

LifeBridge Church, individuals step up to help flood victims

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Every little bit helps in desperate times, and area churches stepped up to help the community last week. Wendy Bell, a member of LifeBridge Church, said Tuesday she and a group of six other women rallied to help flood victims near the Fox River by […]

 
 

Relief agencies still available in area for flood victims

Relief agencies still available in area for flood victims

Samaritan’s Purse, other groups provide supplies, comfort   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Deborah Cooper, a representative from Samaritan’s Purse, said cleanup crews worked July 19 with flood victims on Maryland and Fox streets in Burlington. And on Wednesday, two weeks after a record flood ravaged the area, crews were still […]

 
 

School district comes to aid of gym floor

School district comes to aid of gym floor

Just two years after it was refinished, the Burlington Area School District has been forced to approve an emergency appropriation of more than $47,000 to repair the gymnasium floor at Burlington High School. Sections of the finish coat are coming off the floor, presenting a hazard for students and others […]

 
 

JAMES R. PFEIFFER

JAMES R. PFEIFFER

      James R. Pfeiffer, 72, of Burlington, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 14, 2017, at his home. Born in Burlington on March 8, 1945, he was the son of Clarence and Alice (nee Ketterhagen) Pfeiffer. Jim has been a lifelong resident of Burlington where he attended St. Charles Grade […]

 
 

BURLINGTON FLOOD: From tragedy comes perspective

BURLINGTON FLOOD: From tragedy comes perspective

  You really don’t know what you got ‘til it’s gone. Joni Mitchell hit the nail on the head, and those words rang truer than ever last week in my beloved hometown of Burlington. One minute, you’re scrambling throughout town, trying to get the best photos of the flooding, taking […]

 
 

BLANCHE KLAEHN

BLANCHE KLAEHN

      Blanche Klaehn, 93, of Burlington, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Pine Brook Pointe. Born in Elkhorn on Sept. 8, 1923, she was the daughter of Walter and Bernice (nee Travis) Lasch. She spent her early life in Elkhorn where she graduated from Elkhorn High School. On […]

 
 
 
 

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