Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Former gymnastics coach pleads guilty

Former gymnastics coach pleads guilty

Kivisto, of Wind Lake, accused of secretly recording girls A former Wind Lake Gymnastics Center owner and coach accepted plea bargain on charges of possessing child pornography and video recording children while using the bathroom at a hearing Monday in Racine County Circuit Court. James Kivisto, 50, of Wind Lake, […]

 
 

Ice Festival returns as state competition

Ice Festival returns as state competition

Two days of activities slate for downtown this weekend By Jason Arndt Editor Unlike the first two years, when the City of Burlington held its Ice Festival for one day, the 2018 event opening this weekend raises the bar for the festival in the community. That improvement, according to Mayor […]

 
 

Performing arts center plan proposed

Performing arts center plan proposed

Facility would transform riverfront property By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A local non-profit group is making plans to build a multi-venue performing arts center that would transform a prominent area of Burlington’s downtown along the Fox River into a year-round entertainment complex. The project, which is spearheaded by retired […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

A local non-profit group has plans to build a multi-venue performing arts center on a prominent piece of land in downtown Burlington. The details of that plan, how the group will pay for it and the potential it has to transform aesthetics and tourism in the community are presented in […]

 
 

RICHARD A. “DICK” FINSTER

RICHARD A. “DICK” FINSTER

Richard A. “Dick” Finster, 82, of Lyons, passed away on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 at his home. He was born on May 17, 1936 to Ferdinand and Myrtle (nee Lois) Finster. He spenthis early life in the Burlington and the New Munster areas and graduated from Burlington High School. On […]

 
 

Time is now to consider serving

Vote pin for american election

Seats on local councils, boards are on April ballot By Jason Arndt Editor Area residents seeking seats on local government bodies at different levels can launch their candidacies this week. As of Dec. 1, prospective candidates looking to serve on the Burlington Town Board, Burlington Common Council and Burlington Area […]

 
 

Probable cause found in homicide case

Probable cause found in homicide case

Four defendants are bound over for trial By Jason Arndt Editor Despite objections by their attorneys, four Racine men accused in the Nov. 15 shooting death of Joseph Riley were bound over for trial, which will be before Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Jason Rossell. Kenosha County Commissioner Loren Keating, […]

 
 

Burlington’s brush with George Bush

Burlington’s brush with George Bush

Mayor Hefty remembers late president’s visit By Jason Arndt Editor Before President George Herbert Walker Bush died on Nov. 30, the former Commander-in-Chief made many stops nationally and internationally, including a visit to the City of Burlington 26 years ago. Bush, seeking re-election in 1992, visited Burlington as part of […]

 
 

Hey Santa!

Hey Santa!

     Chloe Watson, 5, and her sister, Clara Watson, 2, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus Saturday at the Waterford Library after the tree lighting. The tree lighting ceremony usually follows the Christmas parade, but the parade was postponed a week because of rain. Absolutely Waterford’s 20th annual Winter Wonderland […]

 
 

CCHS presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

CCHS presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

Students, community come together for retelling of classic tale By Jason Arndt Editor Topper Hall at Catholic Central High School in Burlington is where holiday magic will happen starting 7 p.m. Thursday, when the Catholic Central Theater Association premieres “A Christmas Carol,” which continues through the weekend.       The presentation […]

 
 
 
 
 

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