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A roundabout question

DOT to hold informational meeting on possible roundabout at highways 20 and 75 By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region in Waukesha will hold a public information meeting to discuss reconstructing the intersection at highways 20 and 75 (County S) in Racine County. The meeting […]



James J. King, 55, Burlington, died Nov. 4, 2011, after an extended illness. He was a true outdoorsman and loved the simple things in life, working on the farm and helping others. He will be greatly missed by many. Survivors include, his sons, Chad (Kori) Gainey, Joshua and Jeremiah King; […]


Man now faces sex assault charges

He was arrested last month for abandoning girl on roadside A 19-year-old Burlington man already facing charges for allegedly leaving a drunk and unconscious 13-year-old girl by the roadside is now facing sexual assault charges in a separate matter. Brandon J. Collins, of Christine Court, was charged Nov. 7 in […]


McCreery is the idol of their school

McCreery is the idol of their school

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief American Idol winner Scotty McCreery left teen girls shrieking and the bleachers rocking at Burlington High School Monday as he played a set of three songs from his recently released album. McCreery was on hand to reward the local students for leading the way […]


Clean it up, or else

City threatens owner of car lot with permit revocation By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer In no uncertain terms Tuesday night, the City of Burlington plan commission made it clear that Jeff Way – and his business at 1157 Milwaukee Ave. – was down to its last chance. “My feeling is […]


Cops and Kids on a roll

Cops and Kids on a roll

Sgt. Matt Johnson of the Town of Waterford Police Department gives Leah Fletcher a few tips at a recent bowling event sponsored by the Cops and Kids Foundation at River City Lanes in Waterford. Thirty-three kids participated in the event.


Rochester re-zoning issue moves out of committee

Plan Commission sends recommendation to board By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The Village of Rochester Plan Commission voted unanimously Monday night to recommend the re-zoning needed to accommodate construction of a new Village Hall. The P-1 and P-2 zoning changes are necessary if the village wants to build the Village […]


Ton of dope can’t pay a $1 million bond

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Despite charges that he was running a multi-million dollar marijuana operation, a 44-year-old Raymond township man remained in custody Wednesday on a $1 million bond. John Gay is charged with multiple felonies after agents with the Metro Drug Unit, federal High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program […]


Thank you, veterans

Thank you, veterans

Local veterans hold a line of flags representing their various organizations Thursday at Dyer Intermediate School in Burlington while students and staff members listen to messages of thanks and appreciation for the service of veterans. Students also had a chance to introduce members of their families who have served in […]



Alois ‘Al’ J. Schmitt CPCU, 93, Burlington, died Nov. 9, 2011, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. He was born June 23, 1918, in Burlington, to the late Alois Carl and Theresa Catherine (Barbian) Schmitt. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School and has resided in Burlington since 1966. He […]


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