Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Burlington’s top news stories of 2017

Burlington’s top news stories of 2017

Flood dominates a year marked by triumph, tragedy By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief What started as a seemingly normal thunderstorm on a Tuesday evening in July turned out to be anything but that. Over the next 12 hours or so, the rain continued to pound the area in waves […]

 
 

Deputies find missing man after brief search

Disabled man walked away in dispute with mother A dispute between a mother and her grown son turned into a search-and-rescue operation in the Town of Burlington on Christmas Eve. A 58-year-old woman and her son, 29, who has autism, were returning home to Illinois after visiting family in the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      So who’s the best liar in the world? According to the Burlington Liars Club it’s a Fond du Lac man, who combined two of Wisconsin’s time-honored traditions – hunting and exaggeration – to come up with the winning lie in the club’s 2017 contest. The winners and their tall […]

 
 

Village panel sets protocol for newly laid sidewalks

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As the sea of orange construction barricades, barrels and signage has dissipated from the Highway 45 corridor, a Union Grove panel has set in motion protocol for freshly laid infrastructure in one of the village’s highest profile spots. The Union Grove Water, Wastewater, Storm Water, Streets […]

 
 

Songs for the season

Songs for the season

      Seventh- and eighth-grade Union Grove Elementary School choir members (from left) Isabelle Huenink, Brooklyn Bailey and Rachel Kalba sing during the school’s annual holiday program Dec. 12.

 
 

Election filing deadline nears with few races on horizon

Election filing deadline nears with few races on horizon

City will have three new aldermen following spring election By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The City of Burlington will have at least two new aldermen, and likely a third, following the April election. Three of the four Common Council incumbents – Ed Johnson, 1st District; Ruth Dawidziak, 2nd District; […]

 
 

Making spirits bright

Making spirits bright

BHS students ring bells to raise money, visit seniors By Alex Johnson Correspondent Raising more than $2,000 in one day, the Burlington High School student group known as DRIVEN went into the community ringing bells for donations and visited Arbor View Senior Living home to bring holiday spirit to the […]

 
 

Topper dinner raises nearly $150,000 for school

Topper dinner raises nearly $150,000 for school

Annual event supports Catholic Central High School Catholic Central High School raised $146,450 while celebrating its 33rd Annual Topper Dinner and Auction on Dec. 2 at the Veterans Terrace in Burlington. More than 250 guests participated in an evening filled with “Old Hollywood” ambiance, red carpets, champagne and even Oscars, […]

 
 

Washington-Caldwell, area districts won’t pursue joint health insurance plan

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Washington-Caldwell and other nearby school districts will not pursue a joint health insurance cooperative — at least not any time soon, based on information shared at a meeting this week. District Administrator and Principal Jill Saltzmann has been providing the School Board with monthly updates on […]

 
 

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Mayor to host family displaced by fire for Christmas dinner By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty is expecting some special guests for Christmas this year. Hefty has invited the family of Robert Glashagel and Roszette Burkhart and their five children to enjoy a holiday meal in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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