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When it comes to art, Fluegge has seen the light

When it comes to art, Fluegge has seen the light

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Like many people, Dale Fluegge may not formally know a whole lot about art. But he knows what he likes and he knows good art when he sees it. Now Fluegge’s personal vision of what makes for interesting and unusual local art is on display […]


Bieber fever!

Bieber fever!

Chloe Applegate, 9, Waterford, joins other preteen girls as they all do their nails in shades of purple and silver using authentic Justin Bieber nail polish during the Waterford Library’s Bieber Extravaganza recently.  The kids also enjoyed snacks, music, a trivia game and Bieber’s “Never Say Never” movie. “I learned […]


Teachers are paying more for insurance, School Board member says

Higher deductibles, copays amount to 15 percent contribution By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After hearing criticism that teachers were not paying a percentage of their premiums as part of the 2011-2012 Burlington Area School District budget, School Board Member Larry Anderson made a point that many district residents may not […]


Bring out the brooms: Demons sweep opponents at SLC tourney

Bring out the brooms: Demons sweep opponents at SLC tourney

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor For the second year in a row, no one could get a set off the Burlington High School girls’ volleyball team at the Southern Lakes Conference tournament. The Demons swept Lake Geneva Badger, Waterford and finally Union Grove Saturday, winning its third consecutive SLC title. […]


Lady ’Toppers take second at MCC tourney

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor As far as facing the best goes, the Catholic Central High School certainly didn’t shy away from anyone last week. The Lady ‘Toppers lost in four set to defending WIAA Division 3 state champions Racine St. Catherine’s Oct. 11 at home, winning the first set […]


Volleyball team nabs second in SLC

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT At the Southern Lakes Conference volleyball tournament Saturday, the Union Grove High School girls’ volleyball team accomplished something it had not done in many years. “We beat Westosha Central in the semifinals, which we have not done in 20 years from what I’m told,” noted […]


Schwartz takes third at SLC meet

Sophomore earns All-Conference honors By David Paulsen Correspondent Union Grove High School sophomore Madelyn Schwartz made the Southern Lakes All-Conference first team by finishing third at the SLC Meet Saturday at UW-Parkside. “Madelyn had her best race of the season,” noted head coach Sara Shefchik. “The goal was to focus […]


Wolverine football team survives at Badger

Wolverine football team survives at Badger

    In a battle with everything on the line, it seemed only fitting that the game – and the Southern Lakes Conference football title – came down to a double overtime last Friday. Waterford, in spite of gaining just 130 yards on offense and six first downs to Badger’s […]


Wolverine cross country squads take second in SLC Meet

By David Paulsen Correspondent Nearly one month ago at the Muskego Cross Country Invite, the Waterford High School girls’ cross country squad finished 71 points behind Lake Geneva Badger. On Saturday, the Wolverine girls nearly overtook Badger in the Southern Lakes Conference Meet, finishing just two points behind. “We never […]


Demons ease past Broncos in season finale

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor For the Burlington High School football team, Friday was a chance to finish its season on a high note – the focus on football and the future. Union Grove, meanwhile, didn’t really seem to have its mind on football at all, and perhaps with good […]


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