Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Rescue Squad talks merger with city, town

Rescue Squad talks merger with city, town

Discussions with fire departments are in infancy By Jason Arndt Editor Within the last few years, EMS Chief Brian Zwiebel of Burlington Rescue Squad has seen an exponential increase in calls, which presents a challenge for his department. The need for more volunteers, according to a BRS news release, compounds […]

 
 

Going to the dogs

Going to the dogs

City Council approves leashed dogs in local parks By Jason Arndt Editor Dog owners will be able to take their animals to all City of Burlington parks after the Common Council adopted an ordinance following two amendments at an April 3 meeting. The final ordinance passed on a 6-2 decision […]

 
 

Miller Motors to buy beleaguered property

Plan Commission clears the way for purchase By Jason Arndt Editor Chris Miller, of Miller Motors, cleared a hurdle to purchase and improve a highly visible property near Fox River Plaza on Tuesday when the City of Plan Commission approved a conditional use permit and site application for 1157 Milwaukee […]

 
 

Scrambled eggs

Scrambled eggs

Children scavenge the gym floor for Easter eggs during the annual DRIVEN egg hung at Burlington High School on Saturday. A team of more than 100 high school students hosted the event, which featured more than 14,000 plastic eggs filled with treats. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      As the number of calls answered by the Burlington Rescue Squad has increased exponentially in recent years, the number of volunteers needed has not kept pace. Now the previously all-volunteer service has opened discussions with fire departments in the city and town of Burlington regarding the feasibility of a […]

 
 

Recount sustains victory for Waterford High School referendum

Recount sustains victory for Waterford High School referendum

A one-vote victory grew to a five-vote margin as approval of the Waterford Union High School District’s nearly $10 million referendum was sustained during a recount Monday. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter said the daylong recount should help reassure voters the process was complete and fair. “When you’re only one vote different […]

 
 

Something’s brewing on Milwaukee Avenue

Something’s brewing on Milwaukee Avenue

City confirms Starbucks’ planned arrival at shopping center By Jason Arndt Editor The burning question for motorists traveling near Fox River Plaza is what construction crews are building on the site of former Heavenly Cup Coffee kiosk at 1054 Milwaukee Ave. On Tuesday, City of Burlington officials had an answer […]

 
 

Spring Election results

Spring Election results

Here are the results of the contested local races from Tuesday’s election. All results are unofficial until certified following canvass. Waterford Union High School District referendum A referendum seeking nearly $10 million for maintenance and upgrades to facilities in the Waterford Union High School District passed by an unofficial one-vote […]

 
 

The season of fish fries (and desserts)

The season of fish fries (and desserts)

     Kay Deschler (from left), Maryann Thorsen, Cary Madrigal, and Dina Calvino not only volunteer at the St. Robert Bellarmine fish fry, but also bake many of the treats on the dessert table. The Union Grove Church hosts six fish fries during lent. The final two are set for April […]

 
 

SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Season of change

After state run, new coach has work cut out after departure of nine players By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Epic. There is really no other way to describe the 2018 Burlington softball season. Conference champs. State runner-up. The best season in 30 years. And don’t forget about All-Area Co-players of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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