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  • Bringing back the Jamboree
  • School district won’t appeal DPI ruling
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  • District invites public to celebrate school’s history
  • Argument leads to arson, deputies allege

    Argument leads to arson, deputies allege

    They arrest man who allegedly torched wife’s clothes and started home on fire Charges were pending Friday morning against a Village of Waterford man whom sheriff’s officials accuse of starting his family’s house on fire following an argument with his wife. According to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, the man, […]

  • Bringing back the Jamboree

    Bringing back the Jamboree

    Event will replace ChocolateFest on Memorial Day weekend By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington’s ChocolateFest, like most other events last year, became a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulted in organizers canceling the annual festival. Since then, some of the ChocolateFest organizers decided to start something different. That event […]

  • School district won’t appeal DPI ruling

    School district won’t appeal DPI ruling

    BASD officials vow to end discrimination in schools By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Putting it’s focus on correction and healing, Burlington Area School District officials said Tuesday they have no plans to appeal a ruling issued by the state Department of Public Instruction that found the district failed to […]

  • In this week’s Standard Press…

    In this week’s Standard Press…

          This week’s front page is devoted to a pair of major stories for Burlington – the DPI’s ruling that Burlington public schools have not done enough to prevent racism in the system and the development of the Burlington Jamboree to replace the city’s popular ChocolateFest. The April 15 edition […]

  • District invites public to celebrate school’s history

    District invites public to celebrate school’s history

    Alumni walkthrough events planned at Karcher prior to demolition By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Area School District is counting down the final days of the existing Karcher Middle School and has invited the public to “Celebrate Memories at 225 Robert St.” next month. Karcher Middle School, slated for […]

 

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Argument leads to arson, deputies allege

Argument leads to arson, deputies allege

They arrest man who allegedly torched wife’s clothes and started home on fire Charges were pending Friday morning against a Village of Waterford man whom sheriff’s officials accuse of starting his family’s house on fire following an argument with his wife. According to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, the man, […]

 
 

Bringing back the Jamboree

Bringing back the Jamboree

Event will replace ChocolateFest on Memorial Day weekend By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington’s ChocolateFest, like most other events last year, became a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulted in organizers canceling the annual festival. Since then, some of the ChocolateFest organizers decided to start something different. That event […]

 
 

School district won’t appeal DPI ruling

School district won’t appeal DPI ruling

BASD officials vow to end discrimination in schools By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Putting it’s focus on correction and healing, Burlington Area School District officials said Tuesday they have no plans to appeal a ruling issued by the state Department of Public Instruction that found the district failed to […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      This week’s front page is devoted to a pair of major stories for Burlington – the DPI’s ruling that Burlington public schools have not done enough to prevent racism in the system and the development of the Burlington Jamboree to replace the city’s popular ChocolateFest. The April 15 edition […]

 
 

JORETTA J. SCHUERMAN

JORETTA J. SCHUERMAN

      Joretta J. Schuerman, 90, of Burlington, passed away at Elder Care Cottages of Waterford, on April 7, 2021. Joretta was born Jan. 19, 1931. She grew up in Burlington, attending Burlington High School. She married the love of her life Floyd on July 1, 1950. They shared 65 blessed […]

 
 

CLYDE FLOYD STONE

CLYDE FLOYD STONE

     Clyde Floyd Stone, 64, died March 25, 2021 following a brief battle with stage 4 colon cancer. Clyde was born April 14, 1956 in Burlington to Harold and Marjorie (nee Testdorf) Stone. He graduated from Burlington High School in 1974. He worked at Foster Forbes before changing to similar […]

 
 

BARBARA LYNN KIMBALL

BARBARA LYNN KIMBALL

      Barbara “Barb/Bobbi” Lynn Kimball, 65, of Waterford, went home to be with the Lord on April 9, 2021 at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center. Barb was born on Jan. 19, 1956 to Amil and Bernice (nee Remlinger) Bobo at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. She graduated from Waterford Union […]

 
 

District invites public to celebrate school’s history

District invites public to celebrate school’s history

Alumni walkthrough events planned at Karcher prior to demolition By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Area School District is counting down the final days of the existing Karcher Middle School and has invited the public to “Celebrate Memories at 225 Robert St.” next month. Karcher Middle School, slated for […]

 
 

Traffic won’t be a hurdle, study says

Traffic won’t be a hurdle, study says

Intersections near Canopy Hill should operate ‘safely and efficiently’ By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Increased traffic on major roadways near the large-scale Canopy Hill housing development is not expected to have an adverse impact on the overall area, according to a new study, assuming several tweaks are made. Union Grove officials […]

 
 

Trimming the excess

WUHS reduces course sections for 2021-22 By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Waterford Union High School officials might be in the final stretch of winding down an unprecedented 2020-21 school year, but attention toward early-stage planning for the fall is dually underway. Administrators and the WUHS School Board on March 29 had […]

 
 
 
 

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