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Turnovers cost CCHS in Level Four loss

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent For the first time in four years, Catholic Central will not be playing in the WIAA Division 7 title game in Madison come Thursday. The playoff road ended for the Hilltoppers Saturday in Middleton, as the Seneca Indians handed CCHS a 24-8 loss. “It’s the […]


Standouts for the week of Nov. 10, 2011

Male Athlete of the Week Rayce Wadsworth, Catholic Central High School football: In a game devoid of defense, Wadsworth made sure his offense was enough for CCHS to win its game against Lake Country Lutheran. Wadsworth rushed for 319 yards on 33 carries, and scored six touchdowns in the Hilltoppers’ […]


Changing of the guard

Changing of the guard

With Kmart closed, Dunham’s moves closer to opening By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer While the Burlington Kmart store closed for good Sunday, the next generation of anchor store for the Fox River Plaza in Burlington was making strides forward. Kmart was for the most part empty last week during the […]



Bertha M. Gill, 91, Burlington, died Nov. 13, 2011, at her residence. She was born June 27, 1920, in Salem, to the late Walter Rendell and Mary (Truan) Peterson. She spent her early life and received her education in Salem. She married Donald A. Gill Nov. 6, 1940, in Kenosha. […]



Dean R. Aspinall, 81, Burlington, died Nov. 12, 2011, at Aurora Burlington Hospital. He was born Feb. 3, 1930, in Burlington, to the late Allen and Mildred (Fraser) Aspinall. He spent his early life in Honey Creek and graduated from Rochester Ag School. He then attended UW-Madison Short Course. On […]



Blanche Magdalene (Ohmer) Valley, 91, Burlington, died Nov. 12, 2011. She was born in McGregor, Iowa, on July 1, 1920, to the late Frank and Teresa (Grunenfelder) Ohmer. She spent her early life in McGregor and was a 1938 graduate of McGregor High School. After graduation she worked for the […]


Back to the drawing board for district

Muskego-Norway voters reject another referendum By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer It’s back to the drawing board for the Muskego-Norway School District as voters in last week’s special referendum election voted no on the $29.9 million building/consolidation plan. With 29 percent of the registered voters showing up to decide the issue, […]


A roundabout question

DOT to hold informational meeting on possible roundabout at highways 20 and 75 By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region in Waukesha will hold a public information meeting to discuss reconstructing the intersection at highways 20 and 75 (County S) in Racine County. The meeting […]



James J. King, 55, Burlington, died Nov. 4, 2011, after an extended illness. He was a true outdoorsman and loved the simple things in life, working on the farm and helping others. He will be greatly missed by many. Survivors include, his sons, Chad (Kori) Gainey, Joshua and Jeremiah King; […]


Man now faces sex assault charges

He was arrested last month for abandoning girl on roadside A 19-year-old Burlington man already facing charges for allegedly leaving a drunk and unconscious 13-year-old girl by the roadside is now facing sexual assault charges in a separate matter. Brandon J. Collins, of Christine Court, was charged Nov. 7 in […]


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