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Village starts fresh on brewpub

Village starts fresh on brewpub

Officials again seek proposals, this time with option of selling fire station site By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After a lengthy discussion last week, Village of Waterford officials have set a 30-day window for the sale or lease of Fire Station No. 1 with the intent of transitioning the site to […]

 
 

Primary to narrow Yorkville School candidates

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Board is dealing with split between teachers, administration Five candidates are seeking two available seats on the Board of Education for the Yorkville Joint 2 School District, which has been rocked by controversy over leadership in recent months. District voters in Tuesday’s primary election will narrow the field to four […]

 
 

ROSE M. FETTES

ROSE M. FETTES

      Rose M. Fettes, 87, of Kansasville, passed away Sunday, Feb.16, 2020 at Oak Park Place in Burlington. Rose was born in Brighton on Feb. 19, 1932 to Roland and Clara (nee Siehoff) Katterhagen. Her early life was spent in Brighton and Union Grove, where she graduated from Union Grove […]

 
 

JOYCE L. TERPSTRA

JOYCE L. TERPSTRA

      Joyce L. Terpstra, 80, of Union Grove, passed away peacefully at her residence on Feb. 15, 2020. Joyce was born in Ottawa, Ill. on Jan. 31, 1940 to Wilbur and Virginia (nee Eichelberger) Jacobson. She attended Jefferson Grade School and Ottawa Township High School and graduated in 1958. Joyce […]

 
 

Wrestling: Bronco wrestlers take 3rd at SLC meet

Wrestling: Bronco wrestlers take 3rd at SLC meet

Cade Willis falls in finals to close friend, looking to postseason By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Cade Willis and Jake Stritesky go way back. Sparring partners for years, the two state-ranked wrestlers are best of buddies off the mat. On the mat, it’s a strong competition, and the two friendly rivals […]

 
 

City explores changes to its popular grant program

City explores changes to its popular grant program

Proposal would eliminate nonprofits from eligibility By Jason Arndt Editor Proposed changes to the City of Burlington’s Revolving Loan Fund could make non-profit organizations ineligible to receive assistance from the program adopted by the Common Council a year ago. The Racine County Economic Development Corporation, which administers and assists the […]

 
 

Burlington basketball: Boys take 6th straight

Burlington basketball: Boys take 6th straight

Girls fall to Delavan-Darien By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The Burlington Demons boys basketball team continued its torrid pace last week. Behind three players in double figures, the red-hot Demons won their sixth consecutive game, 67-46, Feb. 6 at Delavan-Darien. With only four games left in the regular season, the Demons […]

 
 

Planners eye sidewalk safety upgrades

Union Grove seeks improvements near elementary school By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A pair of technical documents linked to public improvement projects went under the microscope recently in Union Grove and have advanced. Members of the village Plan Commission on Feb. 3 gave favorable recommendations to the resolutions, which pertain to […]

 
 

Wrestling: Demons boast 7 conference champs

Wrestling: Demons boast 7 conference champs

Team dominates SLC tournament, wins 3rd straight conference title By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It was a Demon kind of day Saturday at the Southern Lakes Conference wrestling tournament. Burlington Demons, that is. The local grapplers continued to prove they’re the SLC’s best squad with a dominant performance, including seven individual […]

 
 

GORDON A. MODRAK

GORDON A. MODRAK

      Gordon A. “Gordie” Modrak, 84, of Kansasville, andformerly of Burlington and Tichigan Lake, passed away peacefully at St. Catherine’s Hospital in Kenosha with family at his side on Feb. 9, 2020. Gordie was born in Milwaukee on May 26, 1935 to Anton and Martha (nee Trepczyk) Modrak. He graduated […]

 
 
 
 

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