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BHS gets real test Friday night

BHS gets real test Friday night

Union Grove comes into game with unblemished record The football season reaches its halfway point this weekend. While conference favorites like Lake Geneva Badger and Union Grove continue to win and are undefeated at 2-0 in the Southern Lakes Conference, the young, sophomore-led Burlington Demons have won two in a […]

 
 

LILA M. KRUEGER

LILA M. KRUEGER

      Lila M. Krueger, 105, of Tampa, Fla., passed away Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Inspired Living Tampa. Lila was born in Lake Villa, Ill. to Charles and May (nee Ewing) Nelson. Her early life was spent in Honey Creek. She graduated from the Racine County School of Agriculture in […]

 
 

WAYNE PHILLIP ARNOLD SPLETTER

WAYNE PHILLIP ARNOLD SPLETTER

    Wayne Phillip Arnold Spletter, 77, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, Jan 14, 2021. After a six-month battle with cancer, he died peacefully with his beloved family by his side. Wayne was born on April 26, 1943 to Herbert and Ruby Spletter in Milwaukee. He attended Waterford School District […]

 
 

JOEL GAUGER

JOEL GAUGER

      Joel Gauger, 63, of Stockton, Calif. and formerly of Rochester, passed away Dec. 22, 2020 Joel was born in Burlington on March 10, 1957 to Marvin and Lois (Keller) Gauger. In his last years, he was fulfilling a life long dream of living on a boat that he experienced […]

 
 

STEVEN J. SOKOLOWSKI

STEVEN J. SOKOLOWSKI

Steven J. Sokolowski, 69, of Union Grove, passed away at Burlington Memorial Hospital on Nov. 24, 2020. Steve was born on Aug. 29, 1951 to Gerald and Delores (nee Knorr) Sokolowski. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Following his military service, he worked as […]

 
 

GABRIELLA MARIA BOTKA-WUNDER

GABRIELLA MARIA BOTKA-WUNDER

Dr. Gabriella Maria Botka-Wunder, 93, of Waterford, passed away peacefully Aug. 4, 2020 at her Burlington residence. Gabriella was born to Laszlo and Ella Botka on May 3, 1927 in Budapest, Hungary. She grew up in Budapest. She had a happy life full of pleasant memories before WWII. After the […]

 
 

JANET RUTH KLEIN

JANET RUTH KLEIN

      Janet Ruth “Jan” (Pues) Klein, 76, of Waterford, passed away peacefully at home, May 14, 2020. Jan is survived by her devoted and ever-loving husband of 31 years, Glenn; her children Robert Pues and Michael (Laurie) Pues; step-daughter Cori (Dean) Gibson; step-son Ryon (Anne) Klein; grandchildren Justin, Jacob, Tony, […]

 
 

Some of my favorite sports movies to save you

Some of my favorite sports movies to save you

As a self-described renegade and somewhat of a contrarian in the newspaper sports game, 12 years of being a sports editor certainly taught me to march to the beat of my own drum. I tend to get certain things set in my mind, and I have trouble taking advice. But […]

 
 

Authorities advise caution as winter storm moves in

Local officials are warning drivers to stay off the roads if possible while plowing operations are being conducted today.

National Weather Service projects up to 9 inches of snow The Racine County Sheriff’s Office is urging motorists to exercise caution while driving with the National Weather Service projecting up to 9 inches of snow starting Friday night through Saturday. According to the Weather Service, which issued a winter storm […]

 
 

Council hesitant to grant funds for performing arts center study

Council hesitant to grant funds for performing arts center study

Aldermen want to see a business plan before considering grant By Jason Arndt Editor Although City Council members support a multi-venue performing arts center, they are unsure whether to approve a grant for a feasibility study, which could come from the city’s revolving loan fund program. The revolving loan fund […]

 
 
 
 
 

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