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Mildred E. Schlei,  96, lifetime resident of Burlington, died Nov. 20, 2011, surrounded by her loving family at Arbor View Communities. She was born Nov. 27, 1914, in Burlington, to the late Joseph and Rose (Tabis) Kiekenbush. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School, class of 1933, which was the […]



  Elizabeth Mae (Betty), Erickson, 92. When one of a pair of lovebirds dies, what the one left most wants in all the world is to fly away to join her mate. On November 16th, after “only” fourteen months, Betty flew away to join the love of her life. Born […]



Bernard L. “Barney” Terry, 89, died Nov. 16, 2011, at Seasons Hospice, Waukesha. Survivors include his wife, Vi; children, Fred (Sharon) Terry, Carmen “Camie” (Jerry) Camp and Tim Terry; grandchildren, Nathan (Tiffany) Terry, Alexis Terry, Anthony (Jill) Camp, Kris Camp, January “Jet” (Dan) Multhrup and Andrew Terry; great-grandchildren, Bella Terry, […]


School Board debates reach of gun ban

District considers banning weapons on all district properties By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer It’s not the idea of guns in schools that the Burlington Area School District is wrestling with right now – federal law prohibits that. What BASD is trying to figure out now is whether it will increase […]


Taking stock, giving thanks

Taking stock, giving thanks

Just in time to help purchase much-needed supplies for the holidays, Arlene Odeja of the Union Grove Area Food Bank (left) is thankful to receive a $2,000 donation from Laurie Ehleiter, president of the Union Grove Kiwanis Club. The Kiwanis Club this year is also donating Christmas gifts for 25 […]


To repave or replace is the big question

Highways 20/83 design project getting ready to hit the road By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor State transportation officials are asking the Waterford Village Board for input to use as a road map in designing either a repaving or reconstruction of Highway 20/83 through the village. A Design Process […]


Village offers levy freeze, worker pay-ins, planning

By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor  Before any new numbers could be plugged in or moved around in the Village of Waterford 2012 budget process, one old number had to stay the same. “Our Village Board President, Tom Roanhouse, was very adamant that we would not raise our levy,” […]


Bottom line holds steady in city

Officials anticipate little change in city’s portion of property tax bills By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer As the City of Burlington nears the end of its budget process for 2012, it looks like city taxpayers will avoid a tax increase for next year. That isn’t exactly a surprise, given that […]


Wolverines fall in state title game

Waterford players gather around the state Division 2 runner up trophy after falling to two-time defending champion Waunakee, 45-0, in Madison Friday. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Unable to muster much offense against a swarming Waunakee defense, the Waterford Wolverines saw their season end on a 45-0 loss to the two-time defending state champions at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. The Wolverines’ rushing game, normally part of a two-pronged Waterford attack, had -15 yards for the contest. […]


Letter: Community steps up for reporter’s family

We would like to thank everyone from the community who showed up to support the Friends of Mark Dudzik benefit. A special thank you goes out to the staff at Southern Lakes Newspapers who spent countless hours organizing and then hosting this benefit event. Thank you to Veterans Terrace for […]


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