Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Victim in fatal crash identified

Victim in fatal crash identified

The Racine County Sheriff’s Department has identified the woman who died Tuesday in a crash with a semi truck on Highway 20 in the Town of Dover as Allison Olesinski, 23, of North Prairie. According to her obituary, Olesinski was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was studying […]

 
 

Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

The Gateway Technical College Fire Program is partnering with fire departments throughout Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties to recruit new firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Gateway will host a recruitment event on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the HERO Center, 380 McCanna Parkway, Burlington. Participants […]

 
 

Your chance to learn about the referendum

Your chance to learn about the referendum

BASD hosts open house sessions for district voters By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington Area School District residents have a chance to learn more about the district’s Nov. 6 referendum during a series of open house sessions that began this week. The first session was held Tuesday and the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      School Board members have been working more than a year to craft a referendum that addresses the Burlington Area School District’s facility needs and has a chance to garner approval of local voters on Nov. 6. So what’s in the $43.7 million proposal and how much will it cost […]

 
 

Grove officials dig into trash, recycling contract in 2019

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With large-scale deliberations on Union Grove’s 2019 operating budget about to get underway, village officials are in the midst of reviewing the cost and scope of trash and recycling service in the year ahead. As with all municipalities, Union Grove is facing a cost increase for […]

 
 

Work on new all-abilities playground begins

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent For the past several years, Waterford Union High School students have been vigorously fundraising for a new playground designed to serve children of all abilities and skill levels. This week, the heavy lifting on the $100,000 project began taking shape at Whitford Park, 625 N. River […]

 
 

Old Glory Relay team passes through Southeast Wisconsin

Old Glory Relay team passes through Southeast Wisconsin

Students cheer as veterans reroute trip past Burlington High School By Jason Arndt Editor Since Sept. 11, when the Old Glory Relay started at Boston’s Fenway Park, thousands of U.S. Veterans have carried the American Flag, with a mission to make it to San Diego by Veterans Day. The Old […]

 
 

Homecoming holler

Homecoming holler

A Waterford Wolverines fan voices her support for her team Oct. 5 during the homecoming football game at Waterford High School. The Wolverines routed Union Grove to remain in the driver’s seat for the Southern Lakes Conference football championship. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Former city police officer bound over for trial

Former city police officer bound over for trial

Baumhardt is accused of sex assault while on duty By Jason Arndt Editor Former City of Burlington police Sgt. Matt Baumhardt, accused of having sex with an intoxicated woman while on duty, was bound over for trial following his Oct. 3 initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court. Baumhardt, 30, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      With the November election less than five weeks away, the Standard Press has begun profiling candidates in the races that will appear on the ballot. This week’s edition features the candidates for the 21st state Senate District – Republican incumbent Van Wanggaard and Democrat challenger Lori Hawkins. Both candidates […]

 
 
 
 
 

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