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Marjorie C. May, 77, Burlington, died March 7, 2012, at the Aurora VNA Zilber Hospice Home in Wauwatosa. She was born Dec. 27, 1934, to the late Leo and Alice (Scoville) Isferding in Burlington. She was a lifetime resident of Burlington and graduated from St. Mary’s High School. On Nov. […]



Arthur G. “Art” Yanke, 77, Burlington, died March 10, 2012, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was born Jan. 28, 1935, in Genoa City, one of 18 children to the late Herbert and Mary (Gill) Yanke. He spent his early life in Genoa City and Pell Lake and […]



Ann Fogerty, 89, Burlington, died March 9, 2012, at Arbor View Communities. She was born April 3, 1922, to the late John and Mary (Calopka) Stadler in Emmet Township. She spent her early life in Watertown attending grade school in Fort Atkinson, high school in Lake Mills and graduated from […]


Gas prices continue steady climb

With analysts predicting that peak prices are still months away, average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have risen 7.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.82 per gallon on Sunday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to […]


City may put more pop in July 4 fireworks

Mayor asks council to improve or eliminate annual sky show By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The thought of a Fourth of July celebration without fireworks was too much for several aldermen who on Tuesday encouraged their counterparts to double the amount of money the city spends on its Independence […]


The school budget challenge

Massive cuts, higher taxes or a combination of both is in store for BASD By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief As he launched a month-long community budget information tour Monday, Burlington Area School District Superintendent David Moyer set out to correct what he considers misinformation regarding district operations, lay out […]


Hocking sets CCHS scoring record in victory

Hocking sets CCHS scoring record in victory

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent Friday was a special night at Catholic Central for a number of reasons. The Lady Topper seniors were honored before their last regular season game at home, Allie Hocking became the programs’ all-time leading scorer and they picked up a big win heading into post […]


No conference crown for Wolverine girls

No conference crown for Wolverine girls

By David Paulsen Sports Correspondent A 73-62 loss to Elkhorn March 1 prevented the Waterford High School girls basketball team from gaining a share of the Southern Lakes Conference crown. Waterford went into the game, which was the final contest of the regular season, needing just a win to clinch […]


Slow start dooms Demons in sectional opener

A furious second-half rally wasn’t enough to lift the Burlington High School boys basketball team out of a huge rut Thursday against Mukwonago in the opening round of the WIAA Division 1 sectional play at Kenosha Tremper. The Demons found themselves trailing 40-14 early in the second half before mounting […]


Governor signs bill to benefit local vets home

Gov. Scott Walker signs new legislation at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in Union Grove to convert the now-vacant Gates Hall into a 38-bed skilled nursing facility. (Photo by Julie Rossman)

Union Grove facility will be upgraded By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer   Just a few days after proclaiming 2012 as the Year of the Veteran, Gov. Scott Walker visited the Wisconsin Veterans Home In Union Grove March 2, signing legislation to move forward a renovation that converts Gates Hall into a […]


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