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They’re not in Kansas anymore

The Lion (Zach Mehring), the Scarecrow (Andrew Sember) and Dorothy (Elizabeth Zampino) try to avoid the clutches of the evil monkeys during a recent rehearsal for Catholic Central High School's production of "The Wizard of Oz." (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

CCHS thespians ready to take the yellow brick road to Oz By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Dorothy’s amazing journey “Over the Rainbow” and into the land of Oz will be told on the Catholic Central High School stage starting Friday with the CCHS Just Off Broadway production of “The Wizard […]


Oh deer!

Oh deer!

City of Burlington police stand by after a deer ran into the side of a vehicle Tuesday morning on West State Street near the city’s western limit. The deer broke two windows on the vehicle, spraying glass on a toddler who was seated inside. The Burlington Rescue Squad responded to […]


BASD to sue to get funds from WEA

District denied money when it opted out of WEA insurance By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The Burlington Area School District Committee of the Whole recommended Monday night joining a lawsuit to try and regain money from the Wisconsin Education Association Trust. BASD is one of about 40 districts that opted […]


Broncos’ defense clamps down

Broncos’ defense clamps down

Union Grove’s Sara Petrovic (left) and Megan Lee (right) try to tie up Wilmot’s Kari Clements during a recent game at Wilmot. (Photo by Earlene Frederick)


Hope Walk to take a whole new step in 2012

This year’s event will feature 5K run, flea market, turkey dinner By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer In meeting with various teams and volunteers and sponsors at the end of last year’s Hope Walk, board member Judy Bratz got the feeling change was needed. Now, as the Hope Walk enters its […]



Loretta Isabelle Demant (Dellis) 82, Yorkville, died Feb. 4, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Racine, with her loving husband and family surrounding her. She was born May 18, 1929, in Crivitz, to the late Joseph Gordon and Frances Agnes (Grabowksi) Dellis. On Dec. 26, 1950, she married Roy Demant. They […]



Mary E. “Betty” Stone, 86, of Columbus, Ohio, died Jan. 31, 2012, at Hospice of Dayton. She was born July 13, 1925, in Dayton, Ohio. She was a 1943 graduate of Columbus North High School and attended Ohio State University. Survivors include her sons, Tom (Mary), Waterford, Dave (Meg), Hinsdale, […]


Analyst warns drivers to beware of rising gas prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have risen 4.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.37 yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.43, according to gasoline price website Including the change in gas prices […]


Apartment manager accused of taking tenants’ money

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer A Franklin man is accused of taking money from renters at the Mount Pleasant apartment complex he managed, and using those funds for himself rather than turning them over to the property owner. Lonnie Williams, 48, is also charged with stealing from the office’s petty […]


Residents surprised with address change

County Road L is really Janesville Drive By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer Town of Waterford residents who think they’re living on County Road L must begin using the Janesville Drive addresses that are listed in letters received from the United States Postal Service (USPS) last week. The letters, dated Jan. […]


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