Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Snakes alive!

Snakes alive!

Bong State Recreational Assistant Naturalist Jon Brumm shows sisters Aniela (left) and Aleksandra Anuszkiewicz a western fox snake during the Family Nature Faire on June 3. Area residents had a chance to get in touch with nature last weekend at the state park in Kansasville during its annual Free Fun […]

 
 

Proposed school budget includes tax break

Proposed school budget includes tax break

Tax levy is down 10 percent in 2018-19 proposal By Alex Johnson Correspondent The property tax rate is down 12.5 percent in the proposed 2018-19 budget for the Burlington Area School District, according to district officials. The district’s Finance Committee on Monday voted 3-0 to send the proposal to the […]

 
 

Failing culvert closes county highway

Failing culvert closes county highway

Highway U (80th Street), from Highway 20 north to County Highway K in the Town of Yorkville, was shut down Friday and is expected to be closed for four to six weeks while crews repair failing culvert, according to officials with Racine County. The road will be fully closed a […]

 
 

Waterford woman dies in crash with dump truck

Waterford woman dies in crash with dump truck

It was the second local truck-involved fatality in a week A 28-year-old woman from the Waterford area died Wednesday afternoon when her car crashed into a dump truck in an intersection on Highway 11 in the Town of Burlington. The crash was reported at 1:40 p.m. and occurred at the […]

 
 

Car crashes through store entrance

Car crashes through store entrance

No serious injuries reported at Reinenman’s By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief As a longtime member of the Burlington Rescue Squad Jeff Koenen is accustomed to rushing to the scenes of car crashes. However, he never had a crash come directly to him – until Tuesday, that is. It was […]

 
 

A massive undertaking

A massive undertaking

Railroad will connect Calumet Street to Bridge Street By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Eager to start construction on a large-scale project to connect little-used Calumet Street to the Bridge Street overpass, Canadian National Railway Co./Wisconsin Central Ltd. made a series of concessions Tuesday, which brought approval by the Burlington Common […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     It’s not often that schools have two different teams in the state tournament in the same season. Burlington High School joined those elite schools this week when its baseball team qualified for the state tournament for the third year in a row. The baseball team’s performance comes on the […]

 
 

B-Town Sounds returns June 14

B-Town Sounds returns June 14

Outdoor concert series features seven shows in 2018 The B-Town Sounds concert series is slated to return June 14 for another season of pairing live music and craft beer with summer nights in Burlington’s Echo Park. This year’s seven-show lineup features a full spectrum of music from bluegrass to country […]

 
 

Hot enough to melt (but it didn’t)

Hot enough to melt (but it didn’t)

ChocolateFest is able to endure record heat to finish in the black By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief With temperatures more suited for melting rather than savoring chocolate, Burlington’s ChocolateFest withstood a string of 90-degree days last weekend to finish in the black for 2018. Festival President Bil Scherrer on […]

 
 

Local man dies in crash with dump truck

Local man dies in crash with dump truck

A Burlington man died Thursday afternoon when the SUV he was driving collided head-on with a dump truck on Highway P in the Town of Burlington. William D. Rachel, 50, of the City of Burlington, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred on a section of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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