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Richard M. Madison, 74, Rochester, died March 10, 2012, on his 56th wedding anniversary, at LifeCare Hospital in Pewaukee. He was born on March 13, 1937, in Franklin, to the late Myron and Phyllis (Weytens) Madison. He spent his early life in Big Bend, and attended the Ag School in […]


WHS Academic Bowl team captures first place

WHS Academic Bowl team captures first place

Waterford High School’s Academic Bowl Team took first-place honors for the second year in a row at the Southern Lakes Conference Academic Bowl held on March 5 at WHS. A team of 20 talented freshmen through seniors competed in two separate rounds. First, each student took a written test in […]



Ruth Angeline Stern, 84, Waterford, died March 8, 2012. She was born June 4, 1927, to the late Joseph and Dora (Esser) Schmidt in Menomonee Falls, where she spent her early life and attended St. Mary Grade School. On Sept. 21, 1946, she married the late Walter Stern, with whom […]



Marjorie C. May, 77, Burlington, died March 7, 2012, at the Aurora VNA Zilber Hospice Home in Wauwatosa. She was born Dec. 27, 1934, to the late Leo and Alice (Scoville) Isferding in Burlington. She was a lifetime resident of Burlington and graduated from St. Mary’s High School. On Nov. […]



Arthur G. “Art” Yanke, 77, Burlington, died March 10, 2012, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was born Jan. 28, 1935, in Genoa City, one of 18 children to the late Herbert and Mary (Gill) Yanke. He spent his early life in Genoa City and Pell Lake and […]



Ann Fogerty, 89, Burlington, died March 9, 2012, at Arbor View Communities. She was born April 3, 1922, to the late John and Mary (Calopka) Stadler in Emmet Township. She spent her early life in Watertown attending grade school in Fort Atkinson, high school in Lake Mills and graduated from […]


Gas prices continue steady climb

With analysts predicting that peak prices are still months away, average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have risen 7.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.82 per gallon on Sunday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to […]


City may put more pop in July 4 fireworks

Mayor asks council to improve or eliminate annual sky show By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The thought of a Fourth of July celebration without fireworks was too much for several aldermen who on Tuesday encouraged their counterparts to double the amount of money the city spends on its Independence […]


The school budget challenge

Massive cuts, higher taxes or a combination of both is in store for BASD By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief As he launched a month-long community budget information tour Monday, Burlington Area School District Superintendent David Moyer set out to correct what he considers misinformation regarding district operations, lay out […]


Hocking sets CCHS scoring record in victory

Hocking sets CCHS scoring record in victory

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent Friday was a special night at Catholic Central for a number of reasons. The Lady Topper seniors were honored before their last regular season game at home, Allie Hocking became the programs’ all-time leading scorer and they picked up a big win heading into post […]


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