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JERRY SCHILLER

JERRY SCHILLER

      Jerry Schiller, 65, of Palm Coast, Fla., passed away Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 at Advent Hospital in Flagler County. Jerry was born July 23, 1956 in Burlington and was a graduate of Burlington High School. He worked for The Roofing Company of Burlington through high school and into his […]

 
 

VICTORIA A. LAVIN

VICTORIA A. LAVIN

      Victoria A. Lavin, 71, of Lake Geneva, died Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Sage Meadow in Lake Geneva. Victoria was born in Burlington on Nov. 26, 1949, to the late James and Verena (Gobeli) Lavin. She was an avid reader who also enjoyed playing bingo with friends. In her […]

 
 

EUGENE J. EHLEN

EUGENE J. EHLEN

      Eugene J. Ehlen, 93, of Lyons, passed away Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at his residence. He was born Feb. 15, 1928, to Albert and Laura (nee Dederich) Ehlen at his home in Brighton. His early life was spent in Brighton where he attended St. Francis Xavier Grade School. In […]

 
 

Pigskin prognosticator returns

Pigskin prognosticator returns

Big performances highlight first week, who will win in Week 2? It’s something I started when I began covering Burlington sports in 2013, and it has ruffled some feathers but also piqued interest… The one and only prediction column. Every week in the football season, I try to give you […]

 
 

Highway C to close for repaving

Highway C to close for repaving

  Racine County Public Works plans to close a stretch of Highway C (Spring Street) in the Village of Yorkville on Monday, Aug. 30, for pavement replacement. The portion of highway, which runs from the Ives Grove intersection with Highway 20 on the east to the Highway 45 intersection on […]

 
 

The circus is coming

The circus is coming

  The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus rolls into Waterford for two performances on Saturday, Aug. 28, at Ten Club Park. Show times are 2 and 4:30 p.m. The circus will be performed under a big top tent. Tickets at the door are $15 for adults and $8 for seniors and […]

 
 

Little League, big results

Little League, big results

Two local teams honored for state title game efforts By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Fire trucks blaring sirens roared through downtown Burlington Monday to celebrate the special achievements of two Little League teams. The teams, according to Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty, produced remarkable seasons resulting in state championship appearances in […]

 
 

Broncos scramble to find opponent for Friday

Broncos scramble to find opponent for Friday

Racine Park pulls out due to COVID concerns; Union Grove to play in Illinois Racine Park High School cancelled its non-conference football game at Union Grove Friday because of reported COVID-19 concerns on the Panthers roster.    But the Broncos found another opponent, according to the Union Grove Facebook page, […]

 
 

ALL AREA BASEBALL: Victor gets the spoils

ALL AREA BASEBALL: Victor gets the spoils

Union Grove leads list of players on All-Area team By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The football season may be right around the corner, but believe it or not the high school baseball season didn’t end until July. It was a blessing to have the spring sports season return after being cancelled […]

 
 

Rice had long history of community service

Rice had long history of community service

Former Town Chairman dies at 87 Longtime former Burlington Town Board chairman Ralph Rice died Friday at the age of 87. Rice, a lifelong farmer, was known for his long record of community service, both as a volunteer and an elected official. He served as Town Board Chairman until his […]

 
 
 
 

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