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Fire station theft baffles officials

Rescue squad equipment stolen By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer A thief broke into the City of Burlington fire station last weekend and stole a defibrillator, among other things, leaving at least one rescue squad member baffled. Jeff Koenen, captain of the Burlington Area Rescue Squad, said the investigation is ongoing […]

 
 

DNR advises on steps to take while living among area’s urban coyotes

Because of a recent coyote attack on a small dog in Racine County, the Department of Natural Resources is advising Wisconsin residents to learn about strategies for living with urban coyotes. Coyotes are one of the most adaptable predators in Wisconsin. They are found throughout the state from the forests […]

 
 

Town incumbents still without declared opposition

Filing deadline is Jan. 3 By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer With the deadline approaching for filing papers to run for Burlington Town Board positions, it appeared as of Wednesday that only the incumbents – Joan Boehm and Jeff Lang – were going to run. Boehm was the only person to […]

 
 

City puts streets on low-sodium diet

City puts streets on low-sodium diet

DPW tests brine as alternative rock salt on roads By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer If you’ve been around the City of Burlington any time in the last month, you’ve probably been wondering why a tanker truck has been spraying what appears to be water on the streets when it’s likely […]

 
 

Car dealership thefts bring multiple charges

Car dealership thefts bring multiple charges

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer A Burlington man is charged with multiple felonies for allegedly stealing catalytic converters and accessory parts off vehicles in Union Grove and Burlington dealership lots, then selling the converters and parts for cash. According to the criminal complaint filed in Racine County Circuit Court: Burlington […]

 
 

New voter ID rules could bring hassles and delays at the polls

New voter ID rules could bring hassles and delays at the polls

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor In light of new state voter ID requirements, local clerks say it’s not too early to get familiar with the new rules to avoid surprises and delays at the polls this year. The statewide 2012 spring election is Tuesday, April 3. Any primaries needed will […]

 
 

Lee sets UG rebound record

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT When a team shoots just over 25 percent from the floor, it becomes tough to win basketball games. Such was the case for the Union Grove High School girls’ basketball team in a 71-65 loss to Racine Park Dec. 22. In the loss, the Bronco […]

 
 

Bronco boys nail down another SLC road win

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Playing four of their first five Southern Lakes Conference games on the road looked like a challenging task when the season began. The Union Grove High School boys’ basketball team has done quite well, though, emerging with a 4-1 SLC record after those five games. […]

 
 

Waterford girls make strides at Baraboo

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Waterford Union High School girls’ basketball coach Dena Brechtl hasn’t minced words while her team has struggled in the early going. And after an opening round loss in the Baraboo Holiday Tournament Tuesday, Brechtl was not happy. “We were nowhere to be found (Tuesday),” Brechtl […]

 
 

Grapplers get second SLC dual win

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The Waterford High School wrestling squad evened its Southern Lakes Conference dual record at 2-2 with a 44-30 win over Union Grove on Dec. 22. Overall, the Wolverines are 6-3 in dual meets. Francisco Mata got the team off to a great start by pinning […]

 
 
 
 

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