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Demons eke out 20-13 win over Horlick

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor As far as Burlington High School coach Hans Block’s opinion, Friday night’s season-opening 20-13 win offered a fair amount of highlights for his football team. “I was pleased with the victory,” said Block. “I think the team that we beat this year was a better […]

 
 

Hilltoppers come up just shy in season opener

By Bud Milroy Sports Correspondent While opening night issues were in full view Friday – gaps in execution, off target passes and missed blocks – the Catholic Central and Lake Country Lutheran High School football teams still played a thriller. In the end, the Hilltoppers came up just short, falling […]

 
 

Standouts for the week of Aug. 31, 2012

Male Athlete of the Week Chad Redmer, Burlington High School football: Redmer proved to be a huge part of the BHS running attack Friday night as the Demons opened their season against Racine Horlick. Redmer ran for 122 of BHS’s 160 yards rushing, including a touchdown, as the Demons went […]

 
 

LEROY H. NELSON

LeRoy “Curly” H. Nelson, 82, formerly Waterford, died peacefully on Aug. 27, 2012, at East Troy Manor, with many family members at his side. He was born July 24, 1930, to the late Norman and Helene (Kutz) Nelson in Burlington. He spent his early life in the Burlington and Waterford […]

 
 

Residents OK levy freeze

Residents OK levy freeze

Attempts to cut taxes further fail to gain traction By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer A year ago, a well-organized group of citizens came into the Burlington Area School District Annual Meeting, protested the proposed 3.63 percent tax levy increase – and managed to vote it down. In the two months […]

 
 

I’ll take it from here, mom

I’ll take it from here, mom

Hunter Taylor hugs his mom, Rebekah Young, in his kindergarten classroom at Waller Elementary during open house Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Cheeseheads in paradise

Cheeseheads in paradise

  Tropical rocker Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefers take the stage at Alpine Valley Music Theatre on Aug. 25. The performance at the venue near East Troy has become an annual event for Buffet’s area followers. (Photo by Lisa Smith).

 
 

Smell of smoke forces evacuation of City Hall

Smell of smoke forces evacuation of City Hall

City of Burlington firefighters respond to a report of the smell of smoke in and around the City Hall Friday afternoon. In spite of extensive searching – including the roof of the building – no source of the smell was located. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Just wingin’ it

Just wingin’ it

Local improv group gets ready to take show on the road By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer If you listen to the explanation of how the improv group “Funkin’ Wassels” got their name, you can definitely understand the group’s motto: “No Script? No Set? No Problem.” Playing one of numerous games […]

 
 

Piccadilly Circus coming to Racine County Fairgrounds

Experience the excitement of Piccadilly Circus when it brings its performers to the Racine County Fairgrounds Aug. 29 through Sept. 3. Check out the acts online by visiting www.thefuncircus.com.

The Piccadilly Circus brings Big Top fun to the Racine County Fairgrounds in Union Grove on Wednesday, Aug. 29 through Monday, Sept. 3. This edition of Piccadilly Circus is called Blast! for good reason. The producers, who also produce the world famous Ice Capades promise non-stop fun, comedy and nuclear […]

 
 
 
 

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