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District seeks input on athletic field improvements

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Exterior facilities have become a hot topic in the Union Grove Union High School District as officials once again grapple with the thought of going out to referendum and planning for the future. District Administrator Al Mollerskov and other school officials will be soliciting community feedback […]


One singular sensation

One singular sensation

Members of the Sauk Prairie Executive Session show choir perform a number in the school’s “A Chorus Line” show Jan. 21 during the Chocolate City Showcase show choir competition at Burlington High School. Sauk Prairie finishedsecond overall behind Mayville in the five-choir field. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)


Middle school teacher charged with sexual assault of former student

Middle school teacher charged with sexual assault of former student

By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer A 31-year-old Waterford man was charged with two counts of sexual intercourse with a child in Racine County Court Jan. 18. Craig S. Perino, a teacher at Hales Corners Lutheran School, stands accused of sexually assaulting a former student, now 16 years old, in his […]


Stuck in neutral

BASD waits for guidance from state on teacher evaluation process By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer With state law unclear and the Burlington Area School District still awaiting direction from the state on a teacher evaluation process, it could be a while before there is any clear indication on how Burlington […]


Demon grapplers bring home Highlander title

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With their fourth straight tournament win, the Burlington High School wrestling team continued its late-season roll Friday at the Highlander Invitational at Homestead High School in Mequon. The Demon boys, who are now ranked No. 7 in the state in Division 1, won the invitational […]


BBW gymnasts post season high in victory over Waukesha

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team hasn’t hit its peak yet – which might be scary for other teams in the state. In spite of counting a few mistakes Jan. 19 at home, BBW still posted a season high score in defeating Waukesha Combined. BBW won the […]


’Lady Toppers come up just short against Shoreland

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent One quarter proved to be the different Tuesday night the Catholic Central High School girls basketball team. The Lady ’Toppers nearly made it all the way back, but fell just short against Shoreland Lutheran in Burlington, 58-56. CCHS is now 2-3 in the Midwest Classic […]


St. Cat’s runs away with game in second half

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent A red hot Racine St. Catherine’s boys basketball team invaded Catholic Central last Saturday and bombed the Hilltoppers 76-37 in a Midwest Classic Conference meeting. “If they continue to shoot like they did tonight they are going to be awful hard to beat,” said Hilltopper […]


Demons hang on against Westosha

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor There wasn’t anything particularly special about Burlington High School’s boys basketball game at Westosha Central Tuesday night. Except, of course, a 17-8 third quarter and a 57-46 win over the Falcons. “It was an ugly win,” said BHS head coach Steve Berezowitz. “We did not […]


Poor first quarter dooms Demon girls

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT In trying to break their 10-game losing streak, the Burlington High School girls’ basketball team needed a strong first quarter in their non-conference game against Waukesha West Tuesday. They did not get it. Outscored 18-2 in the first period, the Demon girls dug themselves a […]


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