Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Fisherman injured when tubers collide with his boat

Fisherman injured when tubers collide with his boat

A fisherman who plunged into Browns Lake after an inner tube being towed by a personal watercraft struck his boat Monday was transported from the scene by medical helicopter, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. The other person in the victim’s boat and the four people that were tubing […]

 
 

New superintendent quickly embraces community

New superintendent quickly embraces community

Plank replaces long-time BASD superintendent Smet By Jason Arndt Editor Stephen Plank’s eagerness to begin his tenure as superintendent at Burlington Area School District showed well before he officially started on July 1. Plank, named to the leadership post on April 18, spent time learning more about the district, its […]

 
 

Francois at home in Waterford

Francois at home in Waterford

New high school administrator aims for high standards By Chris Bennett Correspondent It is said by some that one cannot go home again. Luke Francois will likely prove those doubters wrong. Francois is the new District Administrator at Waterford Union High School, and is returning to the area after a […]

 
 

Downtown ‘eyesore’ to undergo transformation

Downtown ‘eyesore’ to undergo transformation

New owner plans to create The Loop Commons at former Coaches bar By Jason Arndt Editor A long vacant property in the heart of downtown Burlington could be transformed from a former sports bar into a multi-purpose studio after the Common Council on Tuesday approved alterations to the building at […]

 
 

Aquatic Center to remain open through Labor Day

Aquatic Center to remain open through Labor Day

Director was able to secure staffing through holiday weekend The Burlington Community Aquatic Center will extend its season through the Labor Day weekend, according to center Director Jeanne Otter. The center, in its second year of operation, was originally scheduled to close for the season on Aug. 25. Otter said […]

 
 

Tall Tales Festival to offer wide array of music

Tall Tales Festival to offer wide array of music

Event runs Friday and Saturday in downtown Burlington By Jason Arndt Editor The seventh annual Tall Tales Music Festival set for downtown Burlington this weekend will deliver a diverse array of musical genres featuring seven performers on the main stage in a family-friendly atmosphere. Organizer Patrick Sullivan touts the easy-going […]

 
 

Suspected drunken driver Tased after chase

Suspected drunken driver Tased after chase

      A Waterford police officer Tased and arrested a man suspected of drunken driving following a chase late Saturday. Robert W. Martinsen, 41, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with attempting to flee or elude an officer, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated – third offense, and obstructing […]

 
 

Dinner on the Dock

Dinner on the Dock

Community State Bank, Aquaducks team up for food truck event Thursday Community State Bank and Browns Lake Aquaducks are inviting the public to a community food truck and water ski show event coined “Dinner on the Dock” from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8. Dinner on the Dock […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The long-vacant Coaches Sports Bar in downtown Burlington could get new life as a multipurpose studio and gallery under a proposal that earned approval of City of Burlington officials Tuesday. The former bar at the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and the Chestnut Street Loop has been unused since 2011 […]

 
 

Park stage design revealed

Park stage design revealed

Village Board approves structure for School Yard Park By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The outdoor entertainment stage project in Union Grove moved one step closer to reality this week, following a vote in favor of the amenity’s design. At a special Village Board meeting held July 29, elected officials approved a […]

 
 
 
 
 

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