Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

BASD incumbents retain their seats; Waterford referendum defeated

BASD incumbents retain their seats; Waterford referendum defeated

  Here are the unofficial results from Tuesday’s election as reported by the area’s county clerks. Burlington Area School District Incumbents Kevin Bird and Barry Schmaling retained their seats on the School Board in the face of a challenge from Ryan Mueller and Aaron Melby. The unofficial vote totals are: […]

 
 

Polls are open throughout the area

Polls are open throughout the area

  Polling places throughout the area are open and will remain so until 8 p.m. for voters to decide races for local municipal and school boards. Topping the ballot in Burlington is the Board of Education race in the Burlington Area School District where incumbents Kevin Bird and Barry Schmaling […]

 
 

Voters will have their say on Tuesday

Voters will have their say on Tuesday

  The Spring Election is Tuesday, April 5, and voters will be faced with choices for local school and municipal boards. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Readers should check with the clerk’s office in their municipality for additional information. For in-depth coverage of the […]

 
 

BASD opens its doors to public Saturday

BASD opens its doors to public Saturday

Multi-venue event showcases recent facility upgrades The Burlington Area School District will host “Open Doors, Burlington Schools” to welcome the community to visit 10 district buildings on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The district, which has seen multiple facility upgrades as well as the new Karcher Middle School […]

 
 

City looks to regulate e-cigarettes

City looks to regulate e-cigarettes

Proposal bans indoor public use, sales to minors By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For more than a decade, Wisconsinites have been banned from smoking inside public establishments, such as restaurants and taverns. But the smoking ban only extends to tobacco products – like cigarettes and cigars – and does not […]

 
 

The best of the best

The best of the best

Area competitors named best in their sports in SLC Led by players of the year Sophia Rampulla and Cooper Willis of Union Grove, and Wylde Chupich of the Badger/Burlington gymnastics team, the western Racine County area is well represented on this year’s All-Southern Lakes Conference teams. Multiple student-athletes from Burlington, […]

 
 

Live-training in a realistic environment

Live-training in a realistic environment

Fire crews from throughout the area worked together on exercise By Chad Hensiak Correspondent The Kansasville Fire and Rescue Department along with various emergency response partners from surrounding communities on March 19 participated in a live fire training at a controlled burn, 975th 224th Ave., Kansasville. The training exercise in […]

 
 

New wings for Flight

New wings for Flight

Rescue service gets new helicopter for local base By Chad Hensiak Correspondent The first of two new helicopters arrived March 14 at Flight for Life’s Burlington base – and not a moment too soon. According to Chief Flight Nurse Carissa Jones the helicopter made its first rescue flight the same […]

 
 

Tapping the sugar bush

Tapping the sugar bush

The Seno K/RLT Conservancy hosted a Maple Sugaring program in early March. Along with learning tree identification, the centuries old processes of tapping maple trees, creating maple syrup, and sugaring techniques, attendees learned the Native American history behind the tradition. Naturalist and Seno Educator Nancy Carlson taught the program and […]

 
 

Organizers plan an egg-cellent explosion of color

Organizers plan an egg-cellent explosion of color

Annual DRIVEN egg hunt set for Saturday at BHS The gymnasium floor at Burlington High School will become a colorful mosaic of 14,000 eggs Saturday for the 12th annual DRIVEN Egg Hunt. While most of the eggs contain treats, several will hold tickets for special prizes for the finders. The […]

 
 
 
 
 

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