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It’s an affair of the heart

Burlington native Andrew Wingreen speaks to fans at halftime of Burlington High School’s “Go Red” game to bring awareness to heart disease Feb. 3. Wingreen underwent open-heart surgery as a freshman in high school. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Local grad offers roadmap for beating cardiovascular disease By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer If Andrew Wingreen has a slightly different perspective on life, well, you’ll have to forgive the 23-year-old college graduate. Life has thrown him more than a few curve balls – or in the proper sports vernacular, bad […]



Nina Marie Matthias, 75, died peacefully Feb. 5, 2012, with her loved ones nearby. Nina, better known as “Ma,” was born in Chicago, on Sept. 24, 1936. She married Robert Edwards, having had three sons, Robert, Randy and Ronald, and a daughter, Renee. She later then married the love of […]


Gas prices still climbing

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week to $3.41 on Sunday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.47, according to gasoline price website Including the change in gas […]


Shop owner charged with growing more than his business

Shop owner charged with growing more than his business

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer A 50-year-old auto body shop owner faces more than 40 years in prison and up to $60,000 in fines for allegedly running a marijuana grow operation. John A. Olmstead, 2715 Robert St., Franksville, told police all the marijuana they found growing in his house, which […]


City plans to replace sections of sidewalks

Homeowners would have to pay half the cost of project By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Homeowners living along sections of eight City of Burlington streets will likely be asked to pay half the cost of replacing sidewalks running through their properties in 2012. The City Council, meeting as a […]


Here comes the sludge

City turns to private contractor for its dirtiest job By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The City of Burlington is getting out of that dirty business known as sludge spreading. But how much that change represents in money savings or staff efficiency remains to be seen. Turning over the handling […]


Some (but not all) questions about sanitary district answered

By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer At a special Town of Waterford Sanitary District meeting held Feb. 8, commissioners responded to most  – but not all – questions posed by the Waterford Post about WSD’s finances. In an email earlier sent to each Commissioner, the Post had specifically asked for input […]


Friday night sports update for Feb. 10, 2012

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington High School boys basketball team wasn’t looking for revenge at home against Lake Geneva Badger Friday night. Honest. The Demons got it anyhow, holding the Badgers to single-digit scoring in each of the four quarters in avenging a loss to Badger earlier this […]


Rank, team effort pace Wolverine girls

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor When Stephanie Rank looks back some day on the game she scored her 1,000th in, it’ll likely be with the attitude that she had to work for every point. Rank, facing a triple team from the Burlington High School girls basketball team and constant attention […]


Waterford boys pick up huge win over rival UG

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor In a night filled with emotions, the Waterford Union High School boys basketball team made sure it came ready to play. With archrival Union Grove in town for Tuesday night’s “Coaches vs. Cancer” game, the Wolverines took a six-point lead after the first quarter, an […]


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