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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 […]

 
 

Co-op swim wins Racine Invite

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington co-op swim team dominated its final regular-season invite of the season Saturday, winning the Racine Invite at Case High School. The squad scored 601 points, easily outdistancing the rest of the field in spite of diving being included at the meet. Kenosha Tremper […]

 
 

OPINION: District’s actions show disregard for taxpayers

By Roger Koldeway Contributor                   I encourage all taxpayers in the Burlington Area School District to attend the special meeting of the School Board at the Burlington High School Gym on Monday, Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m.                   A vote will take place to request that the school tax remain […]

 
 

Catholic Central squad makes trip to sectionals

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Just how good the Catholic Central volleyball team is – and whether it can translate into a trip to the WIAA Division 4 state tournament or more – remains to be seen. But the Lady ’Toppers left no doubt that they were the No. 1 […]

 
 

Hilltoppers make way into second round of playoffs

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent After a rough regular season, the Catholic Central football team was in an unfamiliar position last week when the WIAA Division 7 playoff bracket came out. The Hilltoppers – who have made the trip to the WIAA state finals the past three years, producing two […]

 
 
 
 

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