News from throughout Western Racine County.

Burlington News

Hands-on, independent learning

District’s Montessori program continues to help children By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Area School District is one of few public institutions in Wisconsin to offer a Montessori program for children. The Montessori program, located at Cooper Elementary School, started in 1998 and has since seen hundreds of students benefiting […]

Burlington News

Pizza Ranch work starts in Burlington

By Jason Arndt Editor Pizza Ranch, a national restaurant chain based in Iowa, will have a new location along a prominent corridor in the City of Burlington. Bob Rehm Jr., of Grassroots Management, said construction crews are performing site grading, among other initial projects, on the Pizza Ranch location at […]

Burlington News

Hefty praises McHenry Street businesses

Flooding concerns have been mitigated, officials say By Jason Arndt Editor The McHenry Street corridor, just north of the Burlington bypass, often experienced persistent floods following steady rainfall for more than a decade. However, after several years of discussions, including businesses working towards to a solution, the problematic flooding along […]

Burlington News

County taps new Emergency Management Coordinator

For a little more than three months, the Racine County Office of Emergency Management operated without a permanent emergency management coordinator, but the Board of Supervisors in late June filled the void. Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Alexander Freeman, who received an appointment from Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave, was confirmed […]