Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Foxconn looms large in county budget address

Foxconn looms large in county budget address

Delagrave says the county has to ‘get this right’ The ongoing impact of Foxconn dominated Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave’s annual budget address Tuesday as the massive construction project in Mount Pleasant continues to send ripples of opportunity and concern throughout the county. He said the impact of Foxconn – […]

 
 

County executive to host listening session Wednesday

Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave will host his monthly listening session on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Village of Waterford. The session is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Waterford Village Hall, 123 N. River St. Area residents are invited to speak with Delagrave on any county-related topic. […]

 
 

A joyful ‘Noise’

A joyful ‘Noise’

Haylofters’ play offers comedic peek behind the curtain By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Haylofters will present a play within a play this month when the Burlington community theater stages “Noises Off.” The play, which is slated for an eight-show run Oct. 11 through 14 and 18 through 21, […]

 
 

Burlington to consider joining dark store tax battle

By Jason Arndt Editor Whenever big box retailers such as Walmart use the dark store loophole to avoid paying higher taxes, residents and small businesses pay the price, which has caused most state municipalities to urge lawmakers to stop the practice. The City of Burlington, which has not experienced any […]

 
 

Dance of the Demons

Dance of the Demons

The Burlington High School dance team performs its pep routine with senior boys during the Sept. 28 Homecoming pep assembly. Dance coach Ashley Schilleman said the routine has been an annual tradition at the school. (Photo by Jason Arndt)

 
 

Waterford art studio specializes in rustic signs

Waterford art studio specializes in rustic signs

Sign-making parties prove popular at new business By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer What started as a hobby when an area woman was on maternity leave has grown into a new business. Gina Greil opened the Simply Rustic Design Studio on Main Street in downtown Waterford in May after seeing her […]

 
 

Armed robbery suspects appear in court

Armed robbery suspects appear in court

High-speed chase spanned two counties By Jason Arndt Editor Two Illinois men accused of leading authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle, which ended in the Village of Bristol, made their initial appearances in Racine County Circuit Court Sept. 27. Dezerric F. Pitts, 18, of Kankakee, and George […]

 
 

Fire department turns to recruitment ads

Fire department turns to recruitment ads

Grant is used to help beef up volunteer ranks in Lyons By Jason Arndt Editor Do you have what it takes? That is the question presented on billboards in, and around, the Town of Lyons to recruit volunteer firefighters for the fire department. The billboards, according to Town of Lyons […]

 
 

Aurora changes hospital name

Aurora changes hospital name

Facility will drop ‘memorial’ in favor of Aurora Medical Center By Jason Arndt Editor Since 1924, when Memorial Hospital of Burlington opened, the facility has experienced a series of changes, including transfer of ownership to Aurora Health Care. The one thing that has remained the same, however, has been the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

Since 1924, Burlington’s Memorial Hospital has carried a name that honored soldiers who lost their lives in service to their country. The name changed this week, however, when Aurora Health Care labeled the campus – which also includes the Burlington Clinic – Aurora Medical Center. The new name reflects the […]

 
 
 
 
 

Local news on Twitter


Local sports on Twitter