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Tennis team gets first win of season

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT It got a little tense at the end, but when all was said and done, the Burlington High School boys tennis team earned its first win of the season – 4-3 over Westosha Central Tuesday. “Great win tonight,” head coach Ken Savaglia said. “Came down […]


From Out in Right Field: London 2012 seems just around the corner

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor It’s hard to believe we’re three weeks into April already.       For whatever reason, the start of 2012 has flown by. Time has slipped past, and in two weeks, we’ll be closer to summer than away from it.       Every four years, the summer means […]


Standouts for the week of April 20, 2012

Male Athlete of the Week Rayce Wadsworth, Catholic Central High School baseball: Wadsworth had a stellar effort as the Hilltoppers picked up a pair of wins Saturday. Following a 4-3 win in eight innings over Milwaukee King in the first game, Wadsworth took to the mound in the second game. […]


Local communities aim to make a Clean Sweep

Six local communities will host a Clean Sweep household hazardous waste collection program Saturday, April 28, in Burlington.

It’s your chance to dispose of hazardous waste, help local charities   By Ed Nadolski Editor in chief After several years of planning, six area communities are joining forces to host a Clean Sweep event Saturday, April 28, to collect household hazardous waste. The program, slated for 8 a.m. to […]



Della D. Rowntree, 96, Dover Township, died April 17, 2012, at Linden Grove Nursing Home in Mukwonago. She was born in Caldwell on Oct. 25, 1915, to the late Samual and Alma (Jenerjohn) Hotz. She was a 1934 graduate of Waterford Union High School. In August of 1934 she married […]


Animal control switch coming to Union Grove

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Besides exploring public health care options for 2013, Union Grove officials are also considering how best to offer animal control services beyond this year. The question remains, but one fact is certain: The current provider is ending its contract at the end of 2012. Racine-based Countryside […]


Wild ride brings more felony charges

Wild ride brings more felony charges

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor A second Burlington man has been charged in a Jan. 11, 2012 incident in which a 16-year-old Waterford girl was injured during a reported drug deal gone bad. According to the criminal complaint filed April 10 in Racine County Circuit Court: Glenn E. Conroy, 219 […]


City sympathetic to clear-cut mandate

But officials say they’re powerless to help residents   By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Burlington residents Don Howell and Mike Caringello aren’t alone in their opinion that the American Transmission Company shouldn’t touch their trees. But the support from Mayor Bob Miller comes with an obvious caveat – there’s nothing […]


Shoving shouting match escalates into violence at Waterford park

Shoving shouting match escalates into violence at Waterford park

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A 19-year-old Waterford man faces charges for allegedly choking a 15-year-old boy into unconsciousness when a verbal dispute turned physical April 9 at a Town of Waterford subdivision park. According to the criminal complaint filed April 10 in Racine County Court, a Town of Waterford […]


Tornado drill set for Thursday afternoon

The statewide tornado drill scheduled for this afternoon is a go. The National Weather Service has determined that there is a minimal threat of actual severe weather this afternoon. At 1 p.m., the National Weather Service will issue a mock Tornado Watch and at 1:45 p.m. a statewide mock Tornado […]


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