Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 5: Volleyball Titletown

TOP STORIES OF 2018 – No. 5: Volleyball Titletown

Double state tournament victory makes Burlington area proud For the first time since 2012, the City of Burlington welcomed two state girls volleyball champions, Division 1 Burlington and Division 4 Catholic Central. At a joint celebration held in the Burlington High School gym on Nov. 5, Hefty referred to the […]

 
 

Primary set for City Council seat

Primary set for City Council seat

There will also be a three-way race for two seats on School Board By Jason Arndt Editor While three aldermanic incumbents are running uncontested, one faces opposition from two challengers to force a Feb. 19 primary election, the city clerk’s office reported on Wednesday. Collectively, the six candidates had until […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The Burlington Area School District, which saw a previous referendum fail, went back to the drawing board and presented taxpayers with a different choice in 2018. The change won over voters during a November referendum that will allow the district to replace an aging Karcher Middle School and complete […]

 
 

Love Inc. helps make holidays bright for nearly 500 families

Love Inc. helps make holidays bright for nearly 500 families

Charitable agency steps up with annual adopt-a-family program By Jason Arndt Editor For hundreds of Racine County families, Christmas can be a challenging time of the year, considering the financial difficulties they face. Love Inc., however, has found a way to offer them hope for the holidays through its Adopt-a-Family […]

 
 

Rescue squad to use paid staff for first time

Rescue squad to use paid staff for first time

Agreement with city covers some weekend hours By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington Fire Department plans to hire advanced emergency medical technicians on a temporary basis to help staff Burlington Rescue Squad, Inc., the non-profit organization providing emergency medical and transport services to area since 1946. The decision, […]

 
 

Jingle for Janet run is a tribute with a cause

Jingle for Janet run is a tribute with a cause

Event raises funds for cancer charity By Chris Bennett Correspondent Everyone knows it’s impossible to run away from problems. A suitable solution might be to start a fun run. Eric Parker, a long-time running coach at Waterford Union High School, organized a fun run each year for distance runner alumni […]

 
 

Facility fundraising efforts are unprecedented

Facility fundraising efforts are unprecedented

Athletic facility, PAC campaigns both seeking millions By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The announcement earlier this month that a non-profit group plans to raise between $8 and $15 million to build a performing arts center in the heart of Burlington comes at the same time a similar group is […]

 
 

WINNING LIE: There’s a dog in his lineage

This illustration, which appears on the Burlington Liars Club website, is by John Schmelzer and originally appeared in the December 1986 issue of Ford Times.

Janesville man named top fibber of 2018 By Jason Arndt Editor Carrying on a nearly 90-year-old tradition, the Burlington Liars Club dubbed Chuck Goldstein, of Janesville, as the biggest fibber for 2018. The contest, according to the Liars Club, has been running annually since 1929 and has gained worldwide attention. […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The announcement this month that a non-profit group plans to raise between $8 and $15 million to build a performing arts center in the heart of Burlington comes at the same time a similar group is ramping up its efforts to raise an estimated $6.5 million for an athletic […]

 
 

Residents advised to bag or burn evergreen holiday decorations

Residents advised to bag or burn evergreen holiday decorations

State inspectors discover harmful insect in decorations sold at stores throughout Wisconsin State plant health officials are cautioning consumers to burn wreaths and other evergreen decorations, or bag them and put them in the trash, after inspectors found invasive insects on many such items sold at large chain stores in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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