Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

County service center to move this week

County service center to move this week

Center will be closed Feb. 4-8 to accommodate transition to new facility By Jason Arndt Editor After several months of planning, and renovating, county officials are ready to move the Western Racine County Service Center to a new space at Fox River Plaza in Burlington. The move, according M.T. Boyle, […]

 
 

Drunken driver allegedly left son, 2, home alone while buying tobacco

Drunken driver allegedly left son, 2, home alone while buying tobacco

A six-time convicted drunken driver is again charged with operating while intoxicated as well as child neglect after he allegedly left his 2-year-old son at home while he went to buy tobacco. Nathan T. Hansen, 41, of Kansasville was charged with operating while intoxicated (seventh, eighth or ninth offense) and […]

 
 

BASD takes next step in referendum projects

BASD takes next step in referendum projects

District authorizes $39 million borrowing plan By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Area School District, which won approval on a capital improvement referendum in November, passed a resolution authorizing the issuance of $38.665 million in bond anticipation notes on Jan. 14. The resolution, according to Superintendent Peter Smet, comes upon […]

 
 

Reading to Casey

Reading to Casey

Carter Ehnert reads a story to Casey, a therapy dog brought in to interact with children and encourage reading, at the Waterford Public Library on Jan. 24. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Area absorbs winter’s one-two gut punch

Area absorbs winter’s one-two gut punch

Snow, then bitter cold paralyze area By Jason Arndt Editor With crippling cold temperatures, courtesy of a polar vortex, schools and businesses were not the only places to shut their doors this week. The predicted record-breaking cold also closed government offices, including some in the City of Burlington, like City […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      So, is it cold enough for you? This week’s bone-chilling temperatures closed schools, government offices and business and even shut down mail delivery in some areas. The dangerous weather and the steps area officials and residents took to cope with the cold is among the top stories in this […]

 
 

Dangerous cold descends upon area

Dangerous cold descends upon area

Officials announce closings; offer tips to cope with weather The National Weather Service Sullivan office on Tuesday warned residents to prepare for record low temperatures Wednesday into Thursday with a predicted high of 10 below zero on Wednesday. Over-night lows were expected to exceed 20 below zero with wind chills […]

 
 

Weather sends vehicles into ditches throughout county

Weather sends vehicles into ditches throughout county

Wind, bitter cold will follow snowstorm, according to Nation Weather Service Racine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to more that a dozen reports of vehicles in roadside ditches overnight Sunday into Monday as a winter storm dumped several inches of snow on the area, closing local schools and businesses. The Sheriff’s […]

 
 

Chill out, students

Chill out, students

      Students at Washington-Caldwell School, Waterford, including (from left), Landyn Hammiller, Mason Stencel and Wyatt Stencel, got some communal reading time in during the annual Chill Out event earlier this month. Students in 4K through eighth grade gathered in the gym to read or listened to books for 2019 seconds […]

 
 

New village officials to start in February

New village officials to start in February

Hawes will fill administrator post, Calder is new clerk The Village of Union Grove has officially filled its vacant administrator and clerk positions. The village recently appointed Michael Hawes as its new administrator and Bradley Calder as clerk, officials announced in a news release. Hawes, who is scheduled to start […]

 
 
 
 
 

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