• Proposed elementary school boundaries unveiled
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  • A hankering for fair food
  • Waterford Union High School reveals major upgrades
  • More child porn charges filed against local man
  • Proposed elementary school boundaries unveiled

    Proposed elementary school boundaries unveiled

    School Board could decide on proposed changes Oct. 12 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Board of Education for the Burlington Area School District could decide on new elementary school boundaries as early as its Oct. 12 regular meeting, district officials said Tuesday. The new boundaries, which have been the […]

  • In this week’s Standard Press…

    In this week’s Standard Press…

          When the new Karcher Middle School opens a year from now, the Burlington Area School District will switch from four to five elementary schools. While that plan will eliminate the current fifth- and sixth-grade intermediate school and effectively reduce the number of school transitions for students, it will initially […]

  • A hankering for fair food

    A hankering for fair food

      Norma Mullet runs soft pretzels to hungry drivers at the Ben’s Pretzels booth during the Fair Food Drive Thru event at the Racine County Fairgrounds Sept. 12. Event-goers drove through the fairgrounds with the option of visiting 12 different vendors selling cotton candy, funnel cakes, sweet corn, baked potatoes, […]

  • Waterford Union High School reveals major upgrades

    Waterford Union High School reveals major upgrades

    Referendum yields more parking, new fitness center, food eduction wing By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The aroma of baked goods filled the air in a vibrant room full of high school students and two teachers. The large, new wing houses two classrooms, separated by a transparent divide. Seniors Savannah Driscoll, Abby […]

  • More child porn charges filed against local man

    More child porn charges filed against local man

    Police allegedly found thousands of images on hard drives A Burlington man currently in prison for possession of child pornography has been charged with 10 additional counts of the crime after investigators allegedly found thousands of additional images following a search of his computers and storage drives. Justin E. Klein, […]

 

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Proposed elementary school boundaries unveiled

Proposed elementary school boundaries unveiled

School Board could decide on proposed changes Oct. 12 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Board of Education for the Burlington Area School District could decide on new elementary school boundaries as early as its Oct. 12 regular meeting, district officials said Tuesday. The new boundaries, which have been the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      When the new Karcher Middle School opens a year from now, the Burlington Area School District will switch from four to five elementary schools. While that plan will eliminate the current fifth- and sixth-grade intermediate school and effectively reduce the number of school transitions for students, it will initially […]

 
 

ETHEL MARJORIE YESKE

ETHEL MARJORIE YESKE

      It is with great sadness that the family of Ethel Marjorie (nee Flaten) Yeske, 92, announces her passing on Sept. 4, 2020. Ethel was born on March 25, 1928 in Holmen. She graduated from Bangor High School where she was prom queen. On Sept. 17, 1949 she married Laurel […]

 
 

AGNES M. CAMPBELL

AGNES M. CAMPBELL

      Agnes M. Campbell, 94, of Burlington, passed away Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at The Bay at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center. Agnes was born in Boston Heights, Ohio on April 29, 1926, to Bolslaw “Ben” and Mary (nee Coval) Wierzbicki. Her early life was spent in Boston Heights where […]

 
 

JOSEPH WEIDERT

JOSEPH WEIDERT

      Joe Weidert lived his life looking for the good in the world and the good in all people. He treated each person he met like it was all he saw in them. He was a genuinely good and loving man. There are not many souls on Earth that connect, […]

 
 

JAMES R. PRAILES

JAMES R. PRAILES

      James R. Prailes, 79, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. Jim was born Sept. 18, 1941 to Robert and Jane (nee Zerfas) Prailes in Burlington. He was a lifelong resident of Burlington, graduating from St. Mary’s High School. On Sept. 19, […]

 
 

A hankering for fair food

A hankering for fair food

  Norma Mullet runs soft pretzels to hungry drivers at the Ben’s Pretzels booth during the Fair Food Drive Thru event at the Racine County Fairgrounds Sept. 12. Event-goers drove through the fairgrounds with the option of visiting 12 different vendors selling cotton candy, funnel cakes, sweet corn, baked potatoes, […]

 
 

Waterford Union High School reveals major upgrades

Waterford Union High School reveals major upgrades

Referendum yields more parking, new fitness center, food eduction wing By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The aroma of baked goods filled the air in a vibrant room full of high school students and two teachers. The large, new wing houses two classrooms, separated by a transparent divide. Seniors Savannah Driscoll, Abby […]

 
 

More child porn charges filed against local man

More child porn charges filed against local man

Police allegedly found thousands of images on hard drives A Burlington man currently in prison for possession of child pornography has been charged with 10 additional counts of the crime after investigators allegedly found thousands of additional images following a search of his computers and storage drives. Justin E. Klein, […]

 
 

‘It’s time for the city to take action’

‘It’s time for the city to take action’

Mayor calls for unity to address racial issues facing area By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief With residents of her city embroiled in a contentious debate over issues related to race, Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty made a public plea for unity this week. “Our community and our community leaders must […]

 
 
 
 

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