Author Archive: Tracy Ouellette

Couple to open distillery

Couple to open distillery

Their plan is to create a gathering space, not another bar By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff When Tammie and Brandon Begotka moved to Waterford 10 years ago, they quickly connected with the community. “In that time we have really been passionate about this community,” Brandon Begotka said. “We’ve created two […]

 
 

Life-changing transformation

Life-changing transformation

Sports journalist takes weight-loss journey that few seldom have traveled By Todd Mishler SLN Staff Dan Truttschel never imagined accomplishing such a feat. But to do it, he became half the man he used to be. Jan. 8 marked a milestone few attain in a lifetime, nonetheless in 12 months. […]

 
 

ROBERT H. WOLLMER

ROBERT H. WOLLMER

Robert H. Wollmer, 86, of Kansasville, passed away Dec. 6, 2019, at Elder Care Cottages, Waterford. He was born Sept. 9, 1933 to the late Harold and Adeline (nee Mueller) Wollmer in West Allis. His early life was spent in Lake Denoon, West Allis and Kneeland. He graduated from Rochester […]

 
 

BERNICE M. MITCHELL

  Heaven welcomed an angel when Bernice M. “Bee” Mitchell passed away Jan. 10, 2019, after 92 years on Earth. Bernice was born at home in Burlington to Frank and Anna (Spieker) May on Dec. 8, 1926.       She graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in 1944 and this […]

 
 

Learn to ski with the Aquaducks

The Browns Lake Aquaducks water ski show team will host a Learn to Ski Clinic on Monday, Aug. 21, for kids age 10 to 17. The clinic will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fischer Park on Browns Lake. No equipment or experience is needed. There is no entry […]

 
 

Benefit concert planned for flood victims

The Burlington Kiwanis Civic Band will have a Benefit for Burlington concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 28, at Community United Methodist Church, 455 S. Jefferson St., Waterford. The concert is free. Free-will donations of cash will be accepted for the BMO Harris fund to benefit the flood victims […]

 
 

BARBARA B. ARVAN

BARBARA B. ARVAN

      Barbara B. Arvan, 75, of Union Grove, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Oak Ridge Care Center. She was born Dec 12, 1941, to Henry and Helen (nee Kors) Budde in Rockford, Ill. Her early life was spent in Rockford where she graduated from West High School. Following […]

 
 

SHIRLEY KNUDSON BROAD

SHIRLEY KNUDSON BROAD

      Shirley Knudson Broad passed away on July 9, 2017. She was born on Sept. 25, 1926. Shirley was the youngest daughter of Antoinette and Mathias Knudson. She was married to Clarence Fred Broad in 1949 after working for three years as a licensed practical nurse in the family nursing […]

 
 

DON R. SPIEGELHOFF

DON R. SPIEGELHOFF

      Don R. Spiegelhoff MD, 83, of Burlington, passed away at his home on Sunday, July 9, 2017, surrounded by his family. Born in Burlington on May 9, 1934, he was the son of Ray and Henriette (nee Raettig) Spiegelhoff. Don was a graduate of Burlington High School. He served […]

 
 

Waterford food pantry open to flood victims

The food pantry at Community United Methodist Church, 455 S. Jefferson St. in Waterford, will be open from 4 to 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19. The food pantry does not require income verification and will have food to help the residents of Burlington and surrounding areas restock their pantries after […]

 
 
 
 
 

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