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  • Man claims voices told him to enter home
  • Toppers earn first win
  • Wallace stampedes Elks

    Wallace stampedes Elks

    Demons on the road to face Westosha Thursday By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Todd Ghilani knew what to expect. The first-year Elkhorn Area High School football coach understood the need to stack the box to contain the Southern Lakes Conference’s premier rusher, 5-foot-10, 175-pound Zach Wallace of Burlington. There was only […]

  • BASD wants to close Wainwright Avenue

    BASD wants to close Wainwright Avenue

    Move would create green space, pedestrian area at new middle school By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent When was the last time you drove on Wainwright Avenue, from Perkins Boulevard to Mary Street? Well, nowadays, most of you probably checked out the construction of the new Karcher Middle School, which recently added […]

  • In this week’s Standard Press…

    In this week’s Standard Press…

          For more than 30 years the Spooky City event has been a tradition in downtown Burlington. But not this year. Like so many other events, Spooky City – which features trick or treating at local merchants, hayrides and other Halloween-themed activities – will fall victim to the coronavirus. However, […]

  • Man claims voices told him to enter home

    Man claims voices told him to enter home

    A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 21 for an Illinois man who claims voices told him to go to a Rochester home where he drank beverages and smoked a Cigarello before the home’s occupants confronted him. Timothy M. Jurik, 29, of Wood Dale, Ill., was charged Oct. 7 in […]

  • Toppers earn first win

    Toppers earn first win

      By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It feels so good to finally get that first win. Just ask Catholic Central head coach Tom Aldrich. The longtime Toppers maestro said Oct. 9 it felt good to finally get a win after the Toppers dropped their first two games of this pandemic-shortened season. […]

 

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Wallace stampedes Elks

Wallace stampedes Elks

Demons on the road to face Westosha Thursday By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Todd Ghilani knew what to expect. The first-year Elkhorn Area High School football coach understood the need to stack the box to contain the Southern Lakes Conference’s premier rusher, 5-foot-10, 175-pound Zach Wallace of Burlington. There was only […]

 
 

BASD wants to close Wainwright Avenue

BASD wants to close Wainwright Avenue

Move would create green space, pedestrian area at new middle school By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent When was the last time you drove on Wainwright Avenue, from Perkins Boulevard to Mary Street? Well, nowadays, most of you probably checked out the construction of the new Karcher Middle School, which recently added […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      For more than 30 years the Spooky City event has been a tradition in downtown Burlington. But not this year. Like so many other events, Spooky City – which features trick or treating at local merchants, hayrides and other Halloween-themed activities – will fall victim to the coronavirus. However, […]

 
 

Man claims voices told him to enter home

Man claims voices told him to enter home

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 21 for an Illinois man who claims voices told him to go to a Rochester home where he drank beverages and smoked a Cigarello before the home’s occupants confronted him. Timothy M. Jurik, 29, of Wood Dale, Ill., was charged Oct. 7 in […]

 
 

Toppers earn first win

Toppers earn first win

  By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It feels so good to finally get that first win. Just ask Catholic Central head coach Tom Aldrich. The longtime Toppers maestro said Oct. 9 it felt good to finally get a win after the Toppers dropped their first two games of this pandemic-shortened season. […]

 
 

COVID-19 forces changes at high school

COVID-19 forces changes at high school

WUHS shifts to hybrid model; football games ‘postponed’ By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Due to a high risk of community transmissions, and Waterford Union High School being identified as having an outbreak in Western Racine County, the school was forced to move to a hybrid model Monday, Oct. 12. The shift […]

 
 

Boy Scouts to host Haunted Woods Walk

Boy Scouts to host Haunted Woods Walk

  The Three Harbors Council of the Boy Scouts of America will host a Haunted Woods Walk the next two weekends at Camp OH-DA-KO-TA in Burlington. The Haunted Woods Walk is a mile-long guided tour that will take approximately 40 minutes to complete. There are stairs, hills and some uneven […]

 
 

CYNTHIA MARY FRANCO

CYNTHIA MARY FRANCO

      On October 13, 2020, Cynthia Mary (nee Schlick) Franco, 63, passed away peacefully at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Cindy was born on Jan. 1, 1957, in Burlington to John and Patricia Schlick. She studied music at Alverno College in Milwaukee and pursued a successful […]

 
 

County is catalyst for trail extension

County is catalyst for trail extension

Officials say project will be a boon for area A proposed $500,000 investment by Racine County would, if approved, provide the push needed to extend the White River Recreational Trail 11 miles to the east and further spur the development of a regional trail network dubbed the Route of the […]

 
 

Coronavirus cases continue to surge here

Coronavirus cases continue to surge here

    County surpasses 100 COVID-19 deaths as officials sound alarm By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Racine County’s surge in COVID-19 cases hasn’t stopped as Wisconsin continued to set all-time records in hospitalizations and new confirmed coronavirus cases during a recent seven-day period. County health officials, who reported more than […]

 
 
 
 

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