Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

New building eyed for shopping center

New building eyed for shopping center

Restaurant among businesses OK’d for revived Fox River Plaza By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The site of the current Heavenly Cup Coffee Hut in the Fox River Plaza at 1054 Milwaukee Ave. could become home to a three-tenant retail building after the Burlington Plan Commission on Tuesday approved a conditional […]

 
 

Pomp, despite the circumstance

Pomp, despite the circumstance

Vos hosts graduation ceremony for softball seniors at capitol By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Graduation ceremonies are typically rife with platitudes about how adversity brings out the best in people and teaches valuable life lessons. Sometimes, as members of the state runner-up Burlington softball team learned Friday, those platitudes […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     The improbable and thrilling ride to the state championship game delivered by the Burlington High School softball team is packed with storylines: There are the senior players who missed out on the school’s graduation ceremony only to be rewarded with their own very special commencement; There’s the player whose […]

 
 

District to seek school safety grant

Money would go toward building security By Alex Johnson Correspondent The Burlington Area School District will apply for state funds to improve security at local schools and offer additional staff training meant to resolve disputes in district buildings. The School Board learned Monday the district will seek the money as […]

 
 

In memory of Joey

In memory of Joey

Members of the O’Brien family, Lacee (from left), Kevin, Cyndi and Cara, gather at the start of the 13th annual Joey O’Brien Memorial Golf Outing at Browns Lake Golf Course on Saturday. The golf outing has raised more than $500,000 that funds local scholarships for students whose families are affected […]

 
 

Technology, school safety top WUHS goals

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Laptops, employee health insurance and school safety are among some of the disparate items high on Waterford Union High School leaders’ minds for the next school year. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter presented the WUHS School Board with an eight-point list of goals he and other administrators will […]

 
 

Snakes alive!

Snakes alive!

Bong State Recreational Assistant Naturalist Jon Brumm shows sisters Aniela (left) and Aleksandra Anuszkiewicz a western fox snake during the Family Nature Faire on June 3. Area residents had a chance to get in touch with nature last weekend at the state park in Kansasville during its annual Free Fun […]

 
 

Proposed school budget includes tax break

Proposed school budget includes tax break

Tax levy is down 10 percent in 2018-19 proposal By Alex Johnson Correspondent The property tax rate is down 12.5 percent in the proposed 2018-19 budget for the Burlington Area School District, according to district officials. The district’s Finance Committee on Monday voted 3-0 to send the proposal to the […]

 
 

Failing culvert closes county highway

Failing culvert closes county highway

Highway U (80th Street), from Highway 20 north to County Highway K in the Town of Yorkville, was shut down Friday and is expected to be closed for four to six weeks while crews repair failing culvert, according to officials with Racine County. The road will be fully closed a […]

 
 

Waterford woman dies in crash with dump truck

Waterford woman dies in crash with dump truck

It was the second local truck-involved fatality in a week A 28-year-old woman from the Waterford area died Wednesday afternoon when her car crashed into a dump truck in an intersection on Highway 11 in the Town of Burlington. The crash was reported at 1:40 p.m. and occurred at the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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