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Saturday wrestling – numerous wrestlers headed to state

Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to today’s updates from the area individual wrestling sectionals. We are updating from finals now, courtesy of Track Wrestling. Information from earlier in the day is below: 106 – Burlington’s Ben Hornickle fell 10-7 to Bill Prochniewski of Waukesha South. Prochniewski is 45-0 and ranked […]


Friday night sports: BBW sets new record, Waterford basketball wins

The Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team set a new standard in the Southern Lakes Conference Friday night – and in the state. For the second time this year, the squad beat the existing state team record. BBW scored a record-high 150.225 Friday night at the SLC meet, beating the closest team by […]


Drive-up drug collection box is for deposits only

Drive-up drug collection box is for deposits only

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer In a sure sign of the times, the Town of Waterford recently set up a drive-up drug collection box that is positioned outside the Town Police Department at 415 N. Milwaukee St. The box offers a safe and alternative way for people throughout western Racine […]


Armed and dangerous

Armed and dangerous

Catholic Central High School’s Sophie Foote stretches to the put the ball in the basket during a recent game for the Lady ’Toppers. (Photo by John Fisher)


CCHS poised to leap digital divide

Kourtney Mulhollon works on an Apple iPad tablet computer at Catholic Central High School in Burlington last school year. The school began providing the tablet computers to all students this year.

  Catholic Central will provide iPads for all students next year By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief While most schools are keeping their options open as they test the digital waters, Catholic Central High School in Burlington is prepared to take a quantum leap into the technology pool next school […]


You gotta believe! These dinners are good for body and soul

You gotta believe! These dinners are good for body and soul

Popular Head Chef Fr. Robert Kacalo, pastor, will be back in the kitchen again this Lenten season, preparing and dishing up hundreds of fish fry dinners. All proceeds raised benefit the St. Mary’s, Dover and St. Robert Bellarmine Legacy Funds Fish fries will be held on the Fridays during Lent […]


Be my sweet phone line Valentine

Members of the Yorkville Methodist Church choir got together on Monday to send singing valentines over the telephone.  This first-time venture raised $600 for the church’s new roof fund. (Photo by Julie Rossman)

Local church sends singing Valentines Day messages via cell phone   By Julie Rossman Correspondent The Yorkville United Methodist Church choir decided to do something fun and different for Valentines Day this year. They got word out several weeks ago that they would send singing Valentines to folk across town […]


Extra effort pays off

Extra effort pays off

Waterford Union High School wrestler Francisco Mata wrestles in the semifinals of the recent Southern Lakes Conference championships. Mata won his weight class at last week’s regional to advance to the sectional meet. (Phot0 by Jennifer Eisenbart)


Primary will whittle list of high school board candidates

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Electors living in the Waterford Union High School district go to the polls Tuesday to decide which four of five candidates seeking election to the WUHS Board of Education will advance to the Tuesday, April 3, spring election. The five candidates include incumbents Kevin Malchine […]



Hieron B. Bauman, 96, Burlington, died Feb. 16, 2012, at Pine Brook Pointe. He was born Oct. 20, 1915 in Burlington, to the late Bruno and Emma (Reesman) Bauman. He was a lifetime resident of Burlington and a graduate of Burlington High School. On Oct. 27, 1937, at St. Charles […]


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