Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Regional TID tax proposal scrapped

Municipalities oppose suggestion to tap special districts for marketing By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Proposed legislation to create a regional economic development agency – which would have allocated 1 percent of all increments generated by municipalities with tax incremental financing districts in Kenosha and Racine counties – will not move […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It’s hard to blame Burlington area residents for being on edge early this week as the waters of the Fox River rose to flood stage. After all, they endured a record flood just seven months earlier. But, as luck would have it, Mother Nature relented and the water began […]

 
 

River receding; flood warning set to expire

River receding; flood warning set to expire

It appears Burlington has dodged significant flooding as the Fox River through the heart of the city began to recede Wednesday, according to levels recorded by the National Weather Service’s Sullivan office. The flood warning for the area is scheduled to expire at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday. According to the NWS, […]

 
 

Local primary winners advance to Spring Election

Local primary winners advance to Spring Election

Aldermanic candidates Theresa Meyer and Randy Canales in District 1, and Ryan Heft and Sara Spencer in District 2 advanced to the Spring Election following Tuesday’s primary vote in the City of Burlington. In District 1, Meyer garnered 113 votes, nearly doubling the total posted by Canales (62). Lee Verhagen […]

 
 

Area under flood warning; mayor urges calm

Area under flood warning; mayor urges calm

The Burlington area surrounding the Fox River remained under a flood warning Tuesday afternoon as the National Weather Service predicted the river to rise to near flood stage by Wednesday afternoon. Mayor Jeannie Hefty, aware that many local residents endured historic flooding this past July, urged people to remain calm […]

 
 

Aldermanic races appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot

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It’s decision time again in the area, at least when it comes to the electoral process. That’s because Tuesday is the primary for the spring election. State offices on the ballot include Court of Appeals and Circuit Court judges, not to mention the state Supreme Court. In the City of […]

 
 

BHS is moving beyond class rank

  School begins rollout of laude honor system By Alex Johnson Correspondent Burlington High School will join a growing majority of high schools across the nation that do not report a class rank for students, instead opting for other alternatives such as the laude system. The laude system operates by […]

 
 

Honor Society continues to raise money for playground

Honor Society continues to raise money for playground

Events next week aim to boost donations for ‘all-abilities’ play area The Waterford High School National Honor Society has more than halfway met its fundraising goal but still needs the community’s support to build an inclusive playground at Whitford Park. The group has selected a design for its inclusive playground, […]

 
 

City creates business toolbox

City creates business toolbox

Guide designed to assist local economic development efforts By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief In an effort to create a streamlined guide for local businesses looking to expand or locate in Burlington, a city committee has created a document dubbed the Burlington Business Toolbox. The full City Council got its […]

 
 

An artist whose medium is snow

An artist whose medium is snow

Local man helps team win national snow sculpting contest By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief For someone who was participating in just his second official competition, Mike Austin wasn’t necessarily expecting that he and his teammates would emerge as winners of the U.S. National Snow Sculpting competition. But that’s just […]

 
 
 
 
 

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