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Losing streak reaches six for Demon girls

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT December has not been kind to the Burlington High School girls’ basketball team. After entering the month with a 2-1 record, the Demons have lost six in a row, including four in the past week. On Tuesday, the Demon girls were no match for the […]


’Toppers win pair of close games

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent The Catholic Central High School boys’ basketball team entered Christmas break by winning a pair of Midwest Classic Conference-South matchups, but head coach Eric Henderson wanted a little more. “It’s nice to pick up a couple of wins, but we need to get away from […]


Defense leads BHS boys past Elkhorn

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor For the better part of Friday’s contest between the Burlington and Elkhorn boys’ basketball teams, the Demons were in control. Things changed a little in the second half, but the Demons still comfortably defeated the Elks 47-35. BHS is now 4-2 overall and 4-0 in […]


Demon grapplers stay undefeated in SLC

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT A 48-34 win at Wilmot Thursday kept the Burlington High School wrestling squad undefeated in Southern Lakes Conference duals this season. The boys are now 3-0 in the SLC. Two days later, the Demons competed in the Marty Loy Classic at Fond du Lac where […]


Standouts for the Week of Dec. 23, 2011

Male Athlete of the Week Grayson Catania, Union Grove Union High School boys’ basketeball: With the Broncos hosting Southern Lakes Conference rival Waterford Friday night, there was no question the two 3-1 teams would battle. But Catania turned out to be a huge factor in the victory. With leading scorer […]


COLUMN: Christmas is best through the eyes of children

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer To truly experience the holidays, watch through the eyes of a child. As an adult, it can be far too easy to get caught up in the craziness that is the holiday season – whether it be Christmas or Hanukkah or Kwanza, you can get […]


Two incumbent aldermen won’t seek re-election

City seeks candidates for Common Council seats Incumbent City of Burlington Aldermen Jim Prailes and Jeff Fischer will not seek additional terms in the spring election, according to City Administrator Kevin Lahner. Prailes, who represents the 2nd District, and Fischer, 4th District, filed their required statements of non-candidacy recently. That […]


Council hopes flashing lights solve crosswalk woes

Officials move to eliminate hazard on West State Street By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After more than a month’s worth of discussion and at least three different plans, the City of Burlington Common Council Tuesday was almost silent in its approval of the latest option for a troublesome crosswalk on […]


Let it snow!

Let it snow!

Students in grades K-6 at Washington Caldwell School in the Town of Waterford sang, danced, read and played their way through a Dec. 13 winter concert performance of the children’s novel “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats.


Sweet treats for the food pantry

Sweet treats for the food pantry

Displaying plates of freshly baked peanut butter blossom cookies prepared for the local food pantry are Waterford High School Foods I classmates Brooke Lessard (left) and Brenna Roesler. Photo by Patricia Bogumil


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