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Burlington News

Community comes together for newlyweds

Burlington businesses gift wedding to couple in need By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington businesses community recently stepped up in a big way to organize a wedding for a young couple that has endured challenging times including a cancer diagnosis and car crash. Kaleb and Ashley Watrous, graduates of Badger […]

Burlington News

PD launches new citizens service website

City officials tout transparency, ease of access for residents By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington Police Department recently launched a citizen services website designed to enhance community engagement and improve transparency for residents. According to Police Chief Brian Zmudzinski, the new citizen services website is an initiative he […]

News Waterford

WGSD board wrangles over AI policy

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent How should artificial intelligence be applied in classrooms? This was a question Waterford Graded School District officials wrangled over at a recent School Board meeting as a number of policies went under the microscope for review. Neola, a consulting firm, works with WGSD on a contractual […]

Burlington News

Area student going to Washington

Burlington High School’s Tiedt wins state VFW contest By Jason Arndt Editor Sophomore Porter Tiedt recently became the first Burlington High School student in history to win the state competition for the “Voice of Democracy” Audio-Essay program presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Tiedt, one of just 53 national […]