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BHS, CCHS headed to state volleyball

Both the Burlington High School and the Catholic Central High School volleyball teams are headed back to state. BHS survived a concerted four-game challenge from Kenosha Tremper Saturday night at BHS, winning 25-17, 25-21, 23-25, 25-21. It is the Demons’ third straight trip to the WIAA Division 1 state tournament. […]


Hilltoppers survive Black Hawk, 35-34

Trailing 34-28 entering the final two minutes of the game, the Catholic Central High School football team managed to score one final time – and then hit the extra point to secure a 35-34 win over Black Hawk in a Level Two WIAA Division 7 playoff game at home Saturday. […]


District cranks up PR machine

Officials attempt to put budget actions in perspective By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer If there is one thing that has frustrated Burlington Area School District Superintendent David Moyer throughout the last two months, it’s been what he feels is misinformation being circulated in the community. “I think that there’s been […]


Waterford routs Wilmot in Level Two

Heading into the second round of the WIAA playoffs, perhaps the most anticipated game was a Division 2 matchup between Wilmot and Waterford. But rather than create any drama, the Wolverines turned the game into a rout. Waterford led 14-0 early and cruised to a 52-0 win over the Panthers […]


Teen charged with burglary, theft, forgery

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor An 18-year-old Union Grove woman is charged with one count of felony burglary to a dwelling as a repeat offender; two felony counts of forgery as a repeat offender; and two misdemeanor theft charges of property valued under $2,500 as a repeat offender for allegedly breaking […]


WHS students earn AP Scholar Awards

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams. About 18 percent of the more than 1.8 million […]


Magic added to Spooky City lineup

Magic added to Spooky City lineup

A magic show has been added to the list of events included in this year’s 22nd annual Spooky City Saturday in downtown Burlington. Members of the Milwaukee Society of Magicians will provide close-up and stage magic shows at the Plaza Theater beginning at noon. Following the show, the Western Racine […]


Burlington, Catholic Central move into sectional finals

It was a successful night for two of the three area volleyball teams playing in WIAA sectional action Thursday night, as Burlington High School and Catholic Central High School advanced. Burlington defeated Milton 25-16, 25-11, 25-20, and Catholic Central beat Central Wisconsin Christian 25-9, 25-15, 25-10. BHS will host the […]


Local businesses prepare for new gun law

They’ll have to decide whether to prohibit weapons on premises By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Like it or hate it, life in the State of Wisconsin is set to change Nov. 1. The state’s new concealed carry law will go into effect next Tuesday, and while the City of Burlington […]


EDITORIAL: Monday’s meeting is about education in Burlington, not politics in Wisconsin

                  Stripped of all its attendant finger pointing, conspiracy theories and rhetoric, the Burlington Area School District’s levy debate boils down to one thing:                   The value school district residents place on education in light of current economic conditions.                   The challenge is to find the point at which the […]


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