Archive for: April, 2014

Local principal accepts D1 college hoops coaching gig

Former Catholic Central boys basketball coach Eric Henderson (left) escorts Gavin Foote off the court after the Toppers' sectional semifinal loss in March. (Rick Benavides/Standard Press)

Henderson led Catholic Central to 21-5 mark in ’13-14   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Catholic Central Principal Eric Henderson will be making quite the leap later this year. The former college basketball player and coach will be stepping down as Catholic Central boys basketball coach next season and returning […]

 
 

MARGARET M. GOODWIN

MARGARET M. GOODWIN

Margaret M. Goodwin, 86, Burlington, died April 29, 2014, at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee. She was born March 13, 1928, in Duluth, Minn., to the late William and Gladys (Mathias) Murray. She spent her early life in Oak Park, Ill., where she graduated from high school before attending […]

 
 

Catholic Central baseball suffers rough week

Catholic Central senior Jake Surges (7) tracks down a runner April 25 against Waterford. (Rick Benavides/Standard Press)

  By Bud Milroy Sports Correspondent The Toppers stumbled out of the gate as they opened Metro Classic Conference play last week, falling to St. Thomas More on Tuesday, 5-4, in Milwaukee, and then 12-2 at home. “We played pretty well at St. Thomas More” said Head Coach Tom O’Connell. […]

 
 

Lincoln statue marks 100th anniversary

Burlington's Abraham Lincoln statue is shrouded in scaffolding recently as it gets a coat of wax in preparation for a 100th anniversary celebration on May 18. The statue, donated to the city by Dr. Francis Meinhardt in 1913, depicts Lincoln at his second inaugural address. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Historical Society plans ceremony for May 18 The Burlington Historical Society, in conjunction with the City of Burlington, will host a program on Sunday, May 18, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Burlington’s statue of Abraham Lincoln delivering his Second Inaugural Address. The program is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. […]

 
 

Burlington soccer ready to defend conference crown

Burlington soccer ready to defend conference crown

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Now the real season begins. The Burlington girls soccer team has battled a couple state-ranked teams over the last month, but the Lady Demons have emerged with a 2-2-1 record heading into the Southern Lakes Conference season this week. Burlington’s game scheduled for Tuesday […]

 
 

DOROTHY L. HENSGEN

  Dorothy L. Hensgen, 87, Burlington, died at home Monday, April 28, 2014. She was born in Kenosha on July 3, 1926, to the late James Harvey and Edna (Schaumberg) Stone. She spent her early life in Kenosha where she attended school. On Sept. 10, 1949, she married Bernard Hensgen […]

 
 

JOHN D. MAZZA

JOHN D. MAZZA

John D. Mazza, 19, cherished and adored son, brother, uncle, grandson and cousin, died April 26, 2014. He was born on July 12, 1994, in Clearwater, Fla. He spent his early life in Florida before moving to Wisconsin in 2007. He was currently attending Burlington High School. He loved fast […]

 
 

A clean getaway

A clean getaway

Geri Wells of DP Electronic Recycling,  Elkhorn, collects a computer from a resident participating in the western Racine County Clean Sweep event last Saturday at the Burlington Public Works facility. More than 1,000 residents from several participating communities dropped off prescription drugs, electronics and hazardous household waste for disposal. For […]

 
 

BERNADINE I. HENNINGFIELD

BERNADINE I. HENNINGFIELD

Bernadine I. Henningfield, 89, Elkhorn, died April 26, 2014, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She was born on Jan. 5, 1925, to the late Alex and Mary Baumeister. She was born and raised on her parent’s dairy farm, and lived in the Elkhorn and Burlington area […]

 
 

MARJORIE M. BREVER

MARJORIE M. BREVER

Marjorie M. Brever, 88, Kansasville, died April 26, 2014, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. She was born July 28, 1925, to the late Frank and Henrietta (Fettes) Ludwig. She spent her life in Brighton Township where she received her education. On Feb. 19, 1943, she married Edmund H. Brever […]

 
 
 
 
 

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