Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

The Great Guinea Caper brings local youth a ‘Pullet Surprise’ win

The Great Guinea Caper brings local youth a ‘Pullet Surprise’ win

By Patricia Bogumil Staff writer Ben Hildebrant, 15, was fine just limiting his personal acquaintance with backyard fowl to chickens. But Ben’s appreciation for guinea fowl quickly took flight when a pair of characters named Dot and Dip snuck into his family’s life. Ben’s humorous account of Dot and Dip’s […]




Vendor Elizabeth Rebeja of Waterford displays the homegrown, pesticide-free vegetables she grows in her home garden at the Waterford River Market. The last chance of the season to browse the bounty of fresh produce on sale in Village Hall Park is Wednesday, October 26. Enjoy fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meats, and […]


Waterford gears for playoff showdown with Greenfield

Waterford players and coaches celebrate Friday after defeating Lake Geneva Badger in overtime to grab a share of the Southern Lakes Conference title.

Waterford is headed to the WIAA football playoffs and, oh, what a trip it’s been. It seemed only fitting that the final game of the regular season  – and the Southern Lakes Conference football title – came down to a double overtime last Friday. Waterford, in spite of gaining just […]


Burlington bans weapons in city buildings

It passes with no further discussion from aldermen By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Just two weeks after a lengthy discussion on what should be included in a local weapons’ ordinance, the City of Burlington Common Council on Tuesday unanimously approved banning weapons in city buildings. There was no discussion at […]


Winner named in home energy makeover contest

Winner named in home energy makeover contest

Kevin Duffy (left), Burlington’s Energy Ambassador with Way to Save Burlington, congratulates winners Sarah Sullivan (holding son Cormac) and husband Patrick. The couple won a $5,000 home energy makeover as a result of having the best home video in the home makeover contest sponsored by Way to Save, which is […]


Letter: Local students are certainly worth a nickel more per day

                  Gov. Scott Walker cut school funding in Wisconsin by $900 million.  He also submitted a proposal that required school districts to reduce their property tax authority by $550 per pupil.                   This put an extraordinary burden on school districts.  The Burlington Area School District made large cuts in their […]


Letter: BASD leaves potential insurance cost savings on the table

                  Prior to July 1, 2011, the Burlington Area School District offered employees health insurance through Wisconsin Education Association Trust.                   This was one of many plans offered by the state’s group insurance board. BASD selected a new health care plan effective July 1 through the Business Health Care Group […]


In my opinion: BASD could have done more to avoid levy hike

By Bob Lemken   Contributor                   As a Burlington citizen and Wisconsin taxpayer, it is with great interest that I have been following the actions and decisions of the Burlington Area School District as reported in the Burlington Standard Press and the comments offered by several concerned local residents in […]


Lake Geneva bank robbed Monday

Lake Geneva bank robbed Monday

PNC Bank, 401 Broad St., Lake Geneva, was robbed Monday afternoon by a man who claimed to have a bomb. Lake Geneva Police responded to the reported robbery at approximately 3:50 p.m. The suspect was described as a white male, 35-55 years of age. He had a mustache, stocky build, […]


Police have suspect in rash of car, garage break-ins

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer A rash of garage and car break-ins on Stonewall Court, Indian Bend Road and Travelers Run were reported to city police Oct. 11. According to records, no less than seven reports came in that day regarding burglaries of cars or garages on those streets. Among […]


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