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Schwartz only Bronco medalist at Wolverine invite

By David Paulsen Correspondent Led by Madelyn Schwartz’s seventh-place finish, the Union Grove High School girls’ cross country squad finished sixth out of seven teams at the Waterford Wolverine Invitational Oct. 6. The Bronco boys’ finished eighth out of nine teams. The girls’ squad tallied 150 points to finish far […]


Broncos grid team can’t hold off Badger

Broncos grid team can’t hold off Badger

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor For about a quarter Oct. 7, the Union Grove Union High School football team was not only hanging with heavily-favored Lake Geneva Badger, but beating the Southern Lakes Conference leaders. Then the Badgers asserted control in the second quarter, and cruised home to a 59-20 […]


Winless season ends for soccer

By David Paulsen Correspondent When the season began, Union Grove High School head boys’ soccer coach Gregg Anderle knew he had a very young team, but was hopeful that as the season progressed they would develop into a solid team. After finishing the season without a single win, Anderle now […]


All things bright and beautiful

All things bright and beautiful

Racine County’s rural roads are ablaze with color, as maples, birches and oaks dazzle passersby with a display of foliage in bright golden, orange and red hues. Scientists say the brilliant colors occur when production of chlorophyll, the green pigment in plants crucial to photosynthesis, slows down as days get […]


Grove seniors dig homecoming

Grove seniors dig homecoming

Members of the senior class have a good time riding on their float during halftime Friday as Union Grove High School students celebrate homecoming. Unfortunately, the seniors’ prediction to “Bury the Badgers” wasn’t realized as Lake Geneva rolled to a lopsided victory over the Broncos. (Photo by Julie Rossman)


Kings of the Crop Walk

Kings of the Crop Walk

Eli (from left), Rob and Aidan King get ready to participate in the Crop Walk to end world hunger Sunday in Burlington. Participants registered at Cross Lutheran Church and then ventured out on a walking route in the city. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)


New school tax levy vote sought

Petitioners want school levy set at last year’s level By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Think that the issue of the Burlington Area School District tax levy was decided a month ago? Think again. At least a handful of the people who showed up to vote against the proposed levy increase […]



Lorayne M. Conrad, 81, Burlington, died Oct. 7, 2011, at her residence in Arbor View Communities. She was born Dec. 28, 1929, to the late Lloyd and Helen (Schneider) Wilfert in Burlington, where she spent her early life. On Jan. 31, 1948, she married the late Lyndell ‘Lindy’ Conrad at […]



Lorraine C. Daniels, 90, Brighton, died Oct. 6, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Jan 30, 1921, to the late Theodore and Rose (Richter) in Burlington, where she spent her early life. On June 12, 1943, she married Robert Daniels at St. Mary’s Catholic […]



Andrew F. “Andy” Eisenbart, 91, Burlington, died Oct. 5, 2011, at his home. He was born Feb. 13, 1920, in Burlington, to the late Andrew P. and Adelaide (Middleton) Eisenbart. He lived all but a few years of  his life on Emerson Street in Burlington. On Sept. 9, 1944, at […]


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