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Brett Aaron Helgestad, 30, Waterford, died at his home on April 14, 2012. He was born Sept. 19, 1981, in Burlington, to Scott and Dorothy (Hoppman) Helgestad. He had been a lifelong resident of Burlington, a graduate of Burlington High School and attended MATC for massage therapy. He worked as […]



Richard W. Teschler, 64, Union Grove died April 13, 2012, at his residence. He was born Nov. 6, 1947, to the late Joseph and Catherine (Herron) Teschler in Ladysmith, where he spent his early life and graduated from Ladysmith High School. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed […]


Power company plans to clear cut trees, bushes to protect lines

Power company plans to clear cut trees, bushes to protect lines

Residents say it’s unnecessary and they’ll protect their property     It’s a change in policy that American Transmission Company readily admits to – and will not budge from. “We have updated our vegetation management in recent years,” said Ann Spalpholz, a media relations person from ATC regarding the company’s […]


NIMBY? – OK, says Stein

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Stein Gardens and Gifts has reacted with a swift “never mind” to a Not-In-My-Back-Yard (NIMBY) campaign to block its entry into the Waterford business community. As a result, Stein is taking its business five minutes up the road to Burlington, where officials have welcomed Stein’s proposal […]


Beaming! Waterford native Westrick headed to NCAA national meet

Beaming! Waterford native Westrick headed to NCAA national meet

    After sitting through four of Saturday’s six rotations at the NCAA Division 1 women’s gymnastics regional at the University of Illinois, it was time for Waterford’s Taylor Westrick to perform. It was Westrick’s only event of the day, as her team, Southeast Missouri State, had not qualified for […]


Hilltoppers hang on to down St. Joe’s

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent The Catholic Central High School baseball team picked up its first win of the season Tuesday, downing Kenosha St. Joseph 11-10 at Beaumont Field. The win moves the Hilltoppers to 1-2 overall and 1-1 in the Midwest Classic Conference-South Division. CCHS appeared to be en […]


Shebeneck, Shenkenberg lead track teams

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With a lot of the squad’s younger athletes participating due to spring break, head coach Dan Luneau was pleased with the ninth-place finish by his Burlington High School girls’ track and field team at the Franklin Saber Indoor Invitational held Saturday at UW-Parkside. The Demon […]


Tough start for Demon softballers

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT It was a disappointing way to begin the 2012 spring softball season for the Burlington High School girls’ team. The Demon girls traveled to Paddock Lake Thursday to take on Southern Lakes Conference foe Westosha Central and were handed an 18-0 drubbing at the hands […]


South defeats Demon girls 3-1

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The Burlington High School girls soccer team had its first lead of the season, but was unable to hold onto it in a 3-1 non-conference loss to Waukesha South Thursday at South. Tegan Rock, off an assist by Maddy Harry, put the Demon girls up […]


Mukwonago defeats Demon netters 5-2

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Wins at No. 4 singles and No. 1 doubles were not enough to get the Burlington High School boys’ tennis team its first dual win of the season as the Demon boys fell 5-2 to Mukwonago April 4 in non-conference action. “Just can’t put it […]


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