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Two hunters rescued from drainage canal

Racine County authorities rescued two hunters from the Wind Lake drainage canal near Waterford Friday morning after their boat started to take on water and one of them became stuck in the mud. Here is the text of a press release issued by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department regarding the […]


Demons boys volleyball team bows out

Burlington's Nick Bartlett blocks a spike attempt by a Westosha Central player during Thursday's sectional match at BHS. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Taken out of their offense by Westosha Central’s powerful jump-serving, the Burlington High School boys volleyball team fell one match short of qualifying for the state tournament Thursday evening. Central eliminated the Demons, 25-23, 15-25, 25-16, 25-19, in a WIAA sectional final game played at Burlington High School. Burlington coach […]


Two high school students arrested for making bomb threat

By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer Two 16-year-old students at Union Grove High School were arrested last week after writing bomb threats on the boys’ and girls’ bathroom walls in the school. According to UGHS Superintendent Alan Mollerskov, the threats, found Wednesday, Oct. 26, by other students said the school would […]


Day two from the Resch Center: Catholic Central routs Hillsboro

Day two from the Resch Center: Catholic Central routs Hillsboro

A state semifinal between the No. 1 and No. 3 ranked teams in the state should never be a rout. But that’s exactly what the Catholic Central girls’ volleyball team turned Friday morning into at the Resch Center, beating Hillsboro 25-10, 25-11, 25-11. Hillsboro never led in the match, as […]


Village Board looks at charging Chamber rent

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Faced with ongoing budget constraints, Union Grove officials are contemplating a proposal to charge the local Chamber of Commerce organization a rental fee to use village facilities. The Village Board’s Administration/Finance Committee discussed the issue Tuesday, but took no action. The Greater Union Grove Area Chamber […]


Rochester Board approves Village Hall plans

Zoning changes needed to build separate structure By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer The Rochester Village Board Oct. 27 approved plans to construct a new village hall near the Rochester Library. The plan, commissioned by Anderson-Ashton Inc., was one of six presented to the board for review and approval. All the […]


Board makes tax levy official

It includes a surplus to offset future aid decreases By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer It was all but a formality Tuesday evening – the real drama having occurred a night earlier in the Burlington High School gymnasium. The Burlington Area School District Board of Education for the second time approved […]


From the Resch Center, Day One: BHS girls win

From the Resch Center, Day One: BHS girls win

The Burlington High School girls volleyball team admittedly had some opening jitters Thursday night at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament. But the Demons worked through them, rallying after losing the first game to defeat Eau Claire North 21-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-14 at the Resch Center in Green Bay. BHS […]


Dogs take center stage

Dogs take center stage

Bogie, played by Tim Beringer, sings with Daisy, played by Amber Fox during a recent rehearsal for“Dog Park: The Musical,” a bonus production this fall by the Haylofters. The show runs Nov. 3-6 and Nov. 10-13. Thursday through Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees begin at 2 […]


Armed with grant, city police crack down on seatbelt violators

Local officers issue 58 tickets in 12-hour period By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer In the City of Burlington police log Tuesday, there seemed to be an abnormally large number of seatbelt violations being recorded – in fact, several whole pages were dedicated to them. The reason? Thanks to a grant […]


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