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  • WUHS set for students to return full time
  • Near-perfect effort sends gymnasts to state
  • A time to heal
  • Future of Echo Lake dam lies in city’s hands
  • In this week’s Standard Press…

    In this week’s Standard Press…

          Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty acknowledges that, like most communities, Burlington has residents who may be racist, but she said the Burlington she knows is a welcoming and inclusive community with a long history of helping people of color dating back to the days of the Underground Railroad. However, Hefty […]

  • WUHS set for students to return full time

    WUHS set for students to return full time

    School shifting away from hybrid instruction on March 2 By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After hashing through a range of considerations, including the latest COVID-19 positive statistics and health guidance, Waterford Union High School officials have opted to revert back to full in-person instruction. At the cusp of the holiday season, […]

  • Near-perfect effort sends gymnasts to state

    Near-perfect effort sends gymnasts to state

    Burlington-Badger team surprises with effort in sectional meet By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It hasn’t been the easiest of seasons for the Burlington-Badger gymnastics squad. Normally a state tournament staple, the team and head coach Andrea Chart have had to deal with losing a lot of their best athletes to the […]

  • A time to heal

    A time to heal

    Family finds closure with cold-case homicide conviction By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Zachary Zdroik was only a youngster when he found out his mother, Juanita, was murdered and left on the side of a Village of Raymond road 21 years ago. Zdroik, now 34, admits he didn’t talk about his […]

  • Future of Echo Lake dam lies in city’s hands

    Future of Echo Lake dam lies in city’s hands

    Officials face major decision on future of dam, lake By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Echo Lake dam in Burlington has been apart of the community for nearly two centuries. Peter Riggs, the city’s Director of Public Works, said on Monday the Echo Lake dam was originally constructed of brush […]

 

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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty acknowledges that, like most communities, Burlington has residents who may be racist, but she said the Burlington she knows is a welcoming and inclusive community with a long history of helping people of color dating back to the days of the Underground Railroad. However, Hefty […]

 
 

CRAIG E. MIDDLETON

CRAIG E. MIDDLETON

      Craig E. Middleton, 73, passed suddenly at home on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Craig was born in Burlington on Aug 24, 1947 to Joseph and Marjorie (nee Wannamaker) Middleton. He married Kathy (nee Stelzner) on May 28, 1978. Craig went to Burlington High School. In 1969, he was drafted […]

 
 

LLOYD DAVID BUCHOLTZ

LLOYD DAVID BUCHOLTZ

      Lloyd David “Fritz” Bucholtz, 95, of Waterford, passed away at his residence on Feb. 19, 2021. Fritz was born to Martin and Gertrude (nee Johnson) Bucholtz in Waterford on Feb. 11, 1926. He graduated from Waterford Union High School and worked on the family farm. He met the love […]

 
 

WUHS set for students to return full time

WUHS set for students to return full time

School shifting away from hybrid instruction on March 2 By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After hashing through a range of considerations, including the latest COVID-19 positive statistics and health guidance, Waterford Union High School officials have opted to revert back to full in-person instruction. At the cusp of the holiday season, […]

 
 

Near-perfect effort sends gymnasts to state

Near-perfect effort sends gymnasts to state

Burlington-Badger team surprises with effort in sectional meet By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It hasn’t been the easiest of seasons for the Burlington-Badger gymnastics squad. Normally a state tournament staple, the team and head coach Andrea Chart have had to deal with losing a lot of their best athletes to the […]

 
 

A time to heal

A time to heal

Family finds closure with cold-case homicide conviction By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Zachary Zdroik was only a youngster when he found out his mother, Juanita, was murdered and left on the side of a Village of Raymond road 21 years ago. Zdroik, now 34, admits he didn’t talk about his […]

 
 

Future of Echo Lake dam lies in city’s hands

Future of Echo Lake dam lies in city’s hands

Officials face major decision on future of dam, lake By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Echo Lake dam in Burlington has been apart of the community for nearly two centuries. Peter Riggs, the city’s Director of Public Works, said on Monday the Echo Lake dam was originally constructed of brush […]

 
 

On to sectionals

On to sectionals

Demons rally to face Franklin after capturing regional crown By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent On Friday night at Burlington, five Demon boys basketball players scored in double figures, but it took a late flurry to beat visiting Muskego. In Saturday’s WIAA Division 1 Regional final at Westosha Central, Burlington similarly utilized […]

 
 

BASD addresses racist incidents

BASD addresses racist incidents

District says students were disciplined, referred to police By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Area School District took a rare step last week when it released findings from a series of investigations related to racially motivated incidents inside and outside school grounds. The district, which has been criticized by […]

 
 

Red sky at night

Red sky at night

The sky over Echo Lake was aflame with fiery hues as the sun set over Burlington on Tuesday evening. The brilliant display – coming on a day when the temperature climbed above 40 degrees for the first time in more than a month – was perhaps a much-needed reward from […]

 
 
 
 

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