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Elizabeth Mary “Betty Mae” Kaiser died Sept. 28, 2011, at her home in Orange City, Fla.  She was born May 11, 1928, the eldest of five children, to the late Victor Markofski and Helen (Brehm) Markofski. She was the valedictorian of the St. Mary’s High School class of 1946. Certain […]


Just like the big-city clinics

Dr. Stephen Welka (left) and nurse Lori Weber discuss the clinical research trials offered at their clinic. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Local cardiology practice among regional leaders in clinic trial participation By Ed Nadolski Editor in chief                   Ask people to name the top Midwestern health centers for participation in clinical research trials and you’ll likely get answers ranging from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago to the Mayo Clinic in […]


Sheriff sees smooth transition

Deputies patrol township as local officers learn the ropes By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer A new era of policing for the Town of Burlington officially began Oct. 3. Seven members of the former Town of Burlington police department – Steve Miller, Jon Bechman, Kelly Goetzke, Randy Nelson, Mike Peterson, Steve […]


‘SOS’ grant secured to boost high school security

‘SOS’ grant secured to boost high school security

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Staff at Waterford Union High School will start keeping a sharper eye on campus safety thanks to a $41,185 grant to help fund more than $82,000 worth of surveillance cameras, two-way radios, portable breathalyzers and metal detectors. The grant award was announced by Racine County […]


Annual Great Pumpkin Fest set

Children and adults are invited to come in costume to The Great Pumpkin Fest on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 1-4 p.m., in the Union Grove Union High School gym. Entertainment inside the gym will be provided by Mama Baer, the Storyteller in a performance at 2 p.m., sponsored by the […]


Co-op squad dominates in SLC victory

Co-op squad dominates in SLC victory

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Just how good was the Burlington co-op swim team Tuesday night at Jefferson? Consider this: even with most swimmers doing off events, the squad swept the victories at the meet and finished 1-2 in all three relays and 1-2-3 in four of the 11 events. […]


Standouts for the week of Oct. 14, 2011

Standouts for the week of Oct. 14, 2011

Male Athlete of the Week Carson Biedrzycki, Burlington High School boys volleyball: The BHS junior proved to be a big factor for the Demons in a four-set win over Whitefish Bay last week. In the 20-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-19 Burlington win, Biedrzycki had 22 kills and two block kills. Coach […]


Wolverines rout Comets, take aim at Badger

Wolverines rout Comets, take aim at Badger

Waterford will play for a shot at SLC title tonight By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor     The Delavan-Darien High School football team may have scored first Oct. 7 at Waterford, but the Wolverines got the last laugh. Waterford followed up the Comets’ opening drive – which ended in a […]


BHS third, CCHS fifth at Westosha Smash

Demons hit hard by injuries at tournament By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor If you wanted to sum up Saturday at the Westosha Smash for the Burlington girls volleyball team, a simple statement by coach Dan Lynch works pretty well. “It’s kind of one of those days we really wish we […]


Regional loss ends Demon boys season

By David Paulsen Correspondent It was not the way the Burlington High School boys’ soccer team wanted to end their season. As the No. 6-seeded team in regional action, playing Racine Horlick, the No. 11-seeded team, the Demon boys had hoped to at least advance to the second round of […]


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