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City mulls impact of concealed carry law

Banning guns in public buildings among options By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Wisconsin Act 35 – which regulates, or rather, allows the carrying of concealed weapons – is set to take effect Nov. 1. The City of Burlington Common Council on Tuesday discussed the implications of the act and what […]


Five inductees added to Bronco Hall of Fame

Five inductees added to Bronco Hall of Fame

On Oct. 7, five graduates of Union Grove High School were inducted into the Bronco Hall of Fame. These individuals are: Thomas Smart, Class of 1953; James Vyvyan, Class of 1964; William Kingore, Class of 1977; James Thomas, Class of 1978; and Diane (Knight) Billmyer, Class of 1986. The induction […]


Antique Tractorcade and tractor display included in Fall Fest fun

On Sunday, Oct. 9, the Lions Club of Waterford will host their fourth annual Tractorcade and antique tractor display in conjunction with the Lions Chicken BBQ and the Chamber of Commerce Fall Fest. Anyone with an antique tractor is invited to participate. Led by Jerry Weinkauf, the Tractorcade will depart […]


Theater to host benefit show for local reporter

Mark Dudzik with his children Austin and Kaela. (Submitted photo)

The Plaza Theater of Burlington will host a special showing of the popular family movie “Dolphin Tale” with proceeds going to a fund set up to benefit the family of a local newspaper reporter critically injured in a bicycling accident. All tickets for the 7 p.m. show on Thursday, Oct. […]


’Toppers rout USM, 55-34

’Toppers rout USM, 55-34

CCHS picks up easy win on homecoming By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent Saturday afternoon didn’t do much for Catholic Central in terms of conference standings or officially putting the Hilltoppers in the playoffs. But it was a huge shot in the arm for the team’s confidence, as Catholic Central routed […]


Demon girls wrap up SLC regular-season volleyball title

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor With a chance to secure its third consecutive Southern Lakes Conference regular season title, the Burlington High School girls volleyball team left nothing to chance Tuesday night – especially with rival Westosha Central in town. The Demons routed Westosha in the first two games and […]


Waterford rolls over Grove in grid matchup

Waterford rolls over Grove in grid matchup

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor As far as games going, Sept. 30 is probably something the Waterford Union High School football team will want to treasure – and the Union Grove Broncos would like to forget. In the rivalry game between the two schools, Waterford scored pretty much on every […]


Lady ’Toppers eke out home invite title

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor For whatever reason, the Catholic Central girls volleyball team did not make life easy on itself Saturday at the ’Topper Invite. While the Lady ’Toppers went 5-0 and won their home tournament, they also went to the maximum three sets in four of their five […]


Girls second, boys fourth at home invite

By David Paulsen Correspondent Turning in some of their best performances of the season, the Burlington High School girls’ and boys’ cross country teams finished second and fourth, respectively, at their own Chocolate City Invite held Saturday at St. Francis Retreat Center. “Fantastic team performance to finish second to a […]


Demons come up short against Wilmot, 52-37

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Burlington High School football coach Hans Block wasn’t going to settle for any moral victories this week. That’s why, even though the Demons played Wilmot Union High School tough on Homecoming Friday, he still wasn’t satisfied with a 52-37 loss. “We have prepared each and […]