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Demon girls shelled by Franklin 78-34

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Shellshocked. That was the feeling of the Burlington High School girls’ basketball team after the first quarter of its non-conference matchup at Franklin Friday. After defeating Racine Horlick three days earlier by 33 points, the Demon girls were feeling pretty good about themselves. That was […]


BBW gymnastics team wins pair

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team opened its season with a 141.200-137.575 win over Mukwonago/Kettle Moraine Dec. 1 at Karcher Middle School. BBW had the highest team score on three of the four events, and won all of the individual events except bars – which was behind […]


’Topper boys pick up first victory

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent The Catholic Central High School boys’ basketball team returned home Tuesday night and picked up its first win of the season, beating Lake Country Lutheran 56-43. “We played our best ball of the season so far over the first three and a half quarters of […]


Waterford paced to finish by seniors – and captains

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor With a senior-laden team, many people wondered just how far the Waterford Union High School football team would go this season. As it turned out, pretty far. The Wolverines made it all the way to the WIAA Division 2 state championship game before bowing out […]


It’s on! Village tree all lit up for Christmas

It’s on! Village tree all lit up for Christmas

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor With a cold nip in the air but no snow to frost the tips of tiny noses, Waterford’s Winterland Parade stepped off smartly Dec. 2 with holiday-themed floats and marching bands. The parade’s grand finale was again held at Waterford Public Library, where families and […]


New districts to greet county voters

New districts to greet county voters

Reapportionment will be in play for spring County Board election By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Local voters will have a chance to elect a slimmed-down Racine County Board this spring, but before you’ll be able to do that you’ll have to figure out what district you now live in. […]


See Tiny Tim melt a Scrooge

Terry Lemmon rattles his chains as Scrooge’s dead partner Jacob Marley in rehearsal for the CATHE Center's production of "A Christmas Carol."

‘Christmas Carol’ comes to CATHE stage By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer “God bless us, everyone!” The famous words of Tiny Tim seem to bless at least one local theater stage every holiday season, and this year, the CATHE Youth Theater will produce Charles Dickens’ famous “A Christmas Carol,” starting Friday. […]


Food for troops collected by cute kids

Food for troops collected by cute kids

Beth Snyder’s kindergarten class at Kansasville Elementary School really enjoyed taking top honors by collecting the most food for our troops stationed here and overseas. Pictured are Kylee Skalecki, Aubrey Mueller, Roy Ishihara, Chloe Longo, Rylee Preston, Caitlyn Carleton, Logan Powers, and Maria Obieglo.


Dunham’s opens on Friday

Work crews install the lettering Tuesday on the main sign outside the new Dunham's store in Burlington's Fox River Plaza. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Store is tailored to local market, CEO says By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The parent company of Dunham’s sporting goods has confirmed that it’s new store in Burlington’s Fox River Plaza Shopping Center will open Dec. 16. The announcement was made Monday, Dec. 12, by Jeff Lynn, chairman and CEO […]


Making Christmas bright

Making Christmas bright

  St. Mary’s Grade School students Abby Haggard (left) and Amelia Anderson are in the spirit of the season as they ride on their school’s float in the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Friday. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)


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