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Two Challengers lead BASD School Board primary

Two Challengers lead BASD School Board primary

Burlington Area School District School Board challengers Philip Ketterhagen and Roger Koldeway claimed the top two spots and incumbents Susan Kessler and John Anderson also advanced in Tuesday’s primary election. Falling out of contention were Scott Elbein and Megan Shuemate. With all precincts reported the unofficial standings are: Philip Ketterhagen […]

 
 

Where to vote in the BASD election

Here is a list of local polling places that will accommodate voters in their respective communities for the Feb. 21 Burlington Area School District School Board election: • City of Burlington residents living in Aldermanic Districts 1 and 2 cast ballots at Cross Lutheran Church, 126 Chapel Terrace, and those […]

 
 

City planners clear way for LDV expansion

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After a brief discussion regarding, of all things, lines on a map, the City of Burlington Plan Commission unanimously approved a site plan for LDV, Inc. to expand in the Burlington Industrial Park. The Plan Commission also approved a certified survey map that designated the […]

 
 

Battle lines are drawn

Battle lines are drawn

Incumbents, challengers take opposite sides in School Board race   By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Late last August, the Burlington Area School District became a battleground between the current School Board and a group citizens upset with the board’s tax levy hike. Now, with the primary election for two available […]

 
 

CCHS poised to leap digital divide

Kourtney Mulhollon works on an Apple iPad tablet computer at Catholic Central High School in Burlington last school year. The school began providing the tablet computers to all students this year.

  Catholic Central will provide iPads for all students next year By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief While most schools are keeping their options open as they test the digital waters, Catholic Central High School in Burlington is prepared to take a quantum leap into the technology pool next school […]

 
 

Flying high

Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnast Kerry Leonard performs a leap on the balance beam during a recent practice. Leonard is one of three seniors on the team, which is favored to win a WIAA state title in March. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

High school gymnastics team could be the best in state history   By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer                   It’s a well-known fact that perfection is unobtainable.                   Yet, for a small group of young women from three area high schools, hours upon hours are spent each week in search of […]

 
 

BASD School Board candidate profiles coming soon

Look for profiles of the six candidates competing to advance to the April 3 School Board election in the Burlington Area School District to be posted on this site early Sunday morning. The candidates – incumbents John Anderson and Susan Kessler, and challengers Scott Elbein, Philip Ketterhagen, Roger Koldeway and […]

 
 

The great insurance debate

BASD costs are the lowest in area, even without staff member contributions By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A comparison of nine area school districts shows taxpayers in the Burlington Area School District pay the least for health insurance for teachers and other staff, even though the district does not […]

 
 

Cat’s Pajamas to perform at BHS Friday

Cat’s Pajamas to perform at BHS Friday

The Cat’s Pajamas Vocal Band, a five-member a cappella group, will perform Friday at the Burlington High School Auditorium. The group launched a successful tour after appearing on the television show, “The Sing-Off.” The concert is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for children, students and seniors […]

 
 

BASD plans to refinance debt

Adviser touts historically low interest rates By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer With interest rates at an all-time low, Burlington Area School District officials listened to a pitch to refinance a portion of its debt Monday night – and made the decision to recommend that move to the full board. Lisa […]

 
 
 
 
 

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