Archive for: May, 2014

Catholic Central golfers advance to first sectional

  By Bud Milroy Sports Correspondent For the first time in school history, the Catholic Central golf team will advance to the WIAA sectionals next Wednesday at Black Wolf Run in Kohler. “This has been an amazing group to work with over the past year,” said coach Matt DeLorme. “They […]

 
 

The slippery slope

Law enforcement and medical authorities say prescription painkillers have become a gateway to heroin for many drug abusers. The relative ease of getting painkillers – after injury or surgery – often leads to abuse that sometimes evolves into heroin use.

How overuse of painkillers becomes a heroin crisis By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer When Aurora Health Care Dr. Lance Longo first came to Wisconsin to practice in 1996, opiates and heroin were issues for the east coast – not for Wisconsin. “Wisconsin was still the land of beer and cheese,” […]

 
 

Wrestling community rallies for a friend

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Darin Tiedt has been described as many things. A loving husband, a terrific father, a dedicated wrestler (and wrestling coach) and the kind of person you want around when the going gets tough. “He always keeps things light,” said friend and fellow wrestler Kevin Bird. The […]

 
 

Burlington’s Mather, Ehlen win regional track titles

Burlington’s Mather, Ehlen win regional track titles

  By Mike Moore Sports Correspondent After a 1 ½-hour rain delay, the Burlington track and field program made a splash at the WIAA Division 1 regional meet on Tuesday. Both teams brought home an individual regional champion from the competition in Lake Geneva. Cody Mather won the pole vault […]

 
 

Using – and abusing – everyone who cares

Using – and abusing – everyone who cares

Heroin creates addicts, destroys communities Heroin use is seen as a problem for other people’s families, not a problem close to home – until proven otherwise. By then, it’s too late to start talking prevention. “Most people don’t know what’s going on right under their nose,” said Waterford Town Police […]

 
 

It respects no boundaries

Patricia Hanson, Racine County’s deputy district attorney speaks about the downfall and death by overdose of her heroin-addicted cousin Nick (whose image is projected in the background) during an emotional presentation May 6 in Burlington. Even with her access to criminal justice and rehabilitation resources, Hanson was unable to break heroin’s grip on Nick. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Prosecutor’s personal story illustrates heroin’s devastation By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Nick was your typical Racine County teenager. He played sports and got respectable grades in high school. During the summer he displayed a joyous, sometimes reckless, abandon as a member of the Browns Lake Aquaducks water ski show […]

 
 

What is heroin?

What is heroin?

Here is a primer on how to recognize modern-day heroin and what it does to users from the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s heroin education campaign, theflyeffect.com. WHAT IS HEROIN? Heroin (also called boy, white, cheeva, brown sugar, H, Juan and tar) is an illegal and highly addictive drug that can […]

 
 

JEAN HANSON

JEAN HANSON

   Jean Hanson, 96, Burlington died May 28, 2014, at East Troy Manor. She was born May 19, 1918, to the late Cecil and Edith (Buchanan) Montague, in Madison. Her early life was spent in Stoughton where she graduated from Stoughton High School. On Jan. 10, 1942, she married the […]

 
 

Teachers, district exchange wage proposals

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Using the 2012-13 salary schedule as a base, the Burlington Area School District and the Burlington Education Association – the teacher’s union – exchanged opening proposals Wednesday night to open wage negotiations for the current school year. As has been the case in recent years, the […]

 
 

Waterford golf wins second straight regional title

Waterford golf wins second straight regional title

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford High School boys’ golf team is playing as it should if the program desires a second straight appearance at state. The Wolverines are regional champions for the second season in a row after winning the WIAA Division 1 Waukesha South Regional Tournament […]

 
 
 
 
 

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