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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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

McCreery is the idol of their school

McCreery is the idol of their school

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief American Idol winner Scotty McCreery left teen girls shrieking and the bleachers rocking at Burlington High School Monday as he played a set of three songs from his recently released album. McCreery was on hand to reward the local students for leading the way […]

 
 

Clean it up, or else

City threatens owner of car lot with permit revocation By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer In no uncertain terms Tuesday night, the City of Burlington plan commission made it clear that Jeff Way – and his business at 1157 Milwaukee Ave. – was down to its last chance. “My feeling is […]

 
 

Rochester re-zoning issue moves out of committee

Plan Commission sends recommendation to board By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The Village of Rochester Plan Commission voted unanimously Monday night to recommend the re-zoning needed to accommodate construction of a new Village Hall. The P-1 and P-2 zoning changes are necessary if the village wants to build the Village […]

 
 

Ton of dope can’t pay a $1 million bond

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Despite charges that he was running a multi-million dollar marijuana operation, a 44-year-old Raymond township man remained in custody Wednesday on a $1 million bond. John Gay is charged with multiple felonies after agents with the Metro Drug Unit, federal High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program […]

 
 

Toy drive nets a reigning ‘Idol’

Burlington High School sophomores Bianca Clayton (left) and Madison Epping gather with some of the 2,707 toys students, staff and community members donated to the Toys for Tots campaign. The school’s donation won a concert from American Idol winner Scotty McCreery. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

McCreery will perform at BHS Monday By Ed Nadolski Editor in chief Scotty McCreery, the deep-voiced teen sensation of American Idol fame, will be at Burlington High School Monday to perform, visit with students and thank them for their contributions to the Toys for Tots campaign. School officials learned late […]

 
 

CCHS to host Vets Day ceremony

Catholic Central High School will host a Veterans Day ceremony Friday morning featuring a keynote address from Randy Miller, a U.S. Marine with 22 years service. The ceremony begins at 9:50 a.m. in Topper Hall on the school’s State Street campus. Miller, who served in war zones in the Middle […]

 
 
 
 
 

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