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Joan Ruth Comfort (Walle) Weiler, 84, Waterford, died at her home on May 3, 2012, surrounded by family. She was born in Winona, Minn., on Nov. 12, 1927, to the late Christian and Ruth Walle. She graduated from Winona High School in 1945. She met and married her first husband, […]


‘Larry Moss for Money’ celebrates life with spirit

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor During his 27 years, Larry Moss took good care to enjoy his life and everything that was part of it, recalled Jessie Bertrang, his sister. Born and raised in Burlington, Larry enjoyed riding his motorcycle all around the country, Bertrang said. “He also went skydiving […]


Brittle bones can’t break family bonds

Students, teachers, staff and guests of Karcher Middle School release yellow balloons last week to publicize the battle against OI – Osteogenesis Imperfecta – or brittle bone disease. The release was done in part to honor Eve Dahl, who is 4 years old and fighting the disorder. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Under intense scrutiny of baseless abuse probe, Dahl family comes through for ailing daughter By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer                   When 4-year-old Eve Dahl arrived at Karcher Middle School Friday morning, she was all decked out in pink – right down to the pink cast on her left foot.                   […]


School District heads talk to and learn from each other

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The five public school districts that serve students in elementary, middle and high school throughout the greater Waterford area have been in the midst of a busy, productive year, officials said recently. These school districts are Waterford Union High School; Washington-Caldwell; North Cape; Drought (Norway Joint […]


Internet sting nabs local man

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor A 34-year-old Rochester man has been charged with two felony counts of possession of child pornography. Ryan P. Josing, 300 E. Spring St., was arrested after Racine County investigators received a tip from a Walworth County Sheriff’s Department detective who was conducting an undercover operation […]


Homeowner charged with reverse drive-by shooting

Homeowner charged with reverse drive-by shooting

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Two teens who were test-driving a truck they recently repaired were allegedly shot at sometime after midnight April 29 by a Union Grove homeowner who apparently mistook them for criminals intent on mischief. Brian S. Allyn, 55, 1222 Sta te St., Union Grove, is charged […]


A rendezvous in Paris

Members of the committee that helped put the plans in place for Burlington High School’s Junior Prom include (front, from left) Rosie Uhen, Anna Vogt, Lauren Otter, Caitlin Yonash, Brittany Merten, Serena Wanasek, Riley Hornickle, (back row) Jaco Reetz, Ryan Kolczaski, Zach Gesteland, Adam Hoendervoogt and Amanda Nelson. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

BHS junior prom is Saturday Burlington High School students will step out in formal attire Saturday to the theme “Meet Me in Paris” during their annual junior prom. The event includes a grand march in the BHS gymnasium beginning at 4:50 p.m., followed by a dinner and dance at Veterans […]



Lorraine M. Daniels, 90, Burlington, died May 2, 2012, at Pine Brook Pointe. She was born May 11, 1921, in Burlington, to the late William and Anna (Meyer) Frey. She had been a lifetime resident of Burlington and a graduate of St. Mary’s High School. On Aug. 21, 1946 at […]


Final layoffs still pending

14 teachers have requested hearings on their status   By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer As the state-mandated date for final layoff notices for public school teachers approaches, the Burlington Area School District is in the final stages of determining which teachers will be laid off. Due to a new process, […]


Budding arborists

Budding arborists

Cooper Elementary School students (from left) Kale Dietz, Josh Stankus, Connor Demers and Derek Kretschmer and  City of Burlington Public Works employee Joe Phillips to plant a tree in Riverside Park on Friday in observance of  Arbor Day. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)


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