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School music teacher charged with sexual assault of teen girl

BURLINGTON – A school music teacher is being held on a $500,000 cash bond after being charged with the sexual assault of a child for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old girl. Zachary Wendt, 38, of Burlington, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with: Two counts of sexual intercourse with a childTwo counts of […]

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Fresenius Kidney Care Opens New Dialysis Center in Burlington

BURLINGTON- Fresenius Kidney Care, the dialysis division of Fresenius Medical Care North America and the nation’s leading network of dialysis facilities, has opened a dialysis center in Burlington to offer people living with kidney failure more convenient access to quality care as well as the option to do their treatments at home. The center will […]

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Burlington’s Klein Earns Spot on 2021 UW-Whitewater Women’s Soccer Roster

Elizabeth Klein, a native of Burlington and graduate of Catholic Central High School, will compete for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s soccer team during the 2021 season, which begins this week. Klein, a sophomore at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in human resource management. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s soccer team heads into its 2021 season, which […]

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Burlington Native Supports Exercise Cutlass Express 2021

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Bryan Niegel, Navy Office of Community Outreach MILLINGTON, Tenn. – A Burlington, Wisconsin, native serving as a Navy reservist with Navy Region Europe, Africa, Central in Naples supports exercise Cutlass Express 2021 (CE21) in Mombasa, Kenya. The exercise is an annual maritime exercise conducted to promote national and regional […]

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Man tells deputies he accidentally shot his wife, Racine County DA issues charges

Burlington – A Burlington man is being held on several felony charges after he “accidentally shot” his wife in the leg, but she disagreed with that assessment. Salvador Sanchez, 43, was charged Wednesday by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, second-degree recklessly endangering safety (domestic abuse assessment), […]

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Josh Marquardt of Burlington Graduates from the University of Utah

The University of Utah wishes to congratulate Josh Marquardt of Burlington, WI who was among the 8,442 graduates honored during the 152nd general commencement ceremony on May 6, 2021. Marquardt’s degree is listed as: Degree: Master of ScienceMajor: GeophysicsMajor code description: Geophysics MS The remarkably resilient Class of 2021 includes students who graduated summer 2020, […]

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3 Unique Places to Stay in Racine County Summer is finally here. Between festivals, the lakes, shopping, dining, and the warm temperatures, Racine is a great place to spend time during the summer. Whether you’re passing through or looking for a place to staycation, there are three places in Racine County that you don’t want to miss out on visiting. 1. Snooze […]