Author Archive: Jason Arndt

BASD to tab Plank as next superintendent

BASD to tab Plank as next superintendent

Board of Education to formally approve matter Monday By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Area School District Board of Education expects to appoint Dr. Stephen Plank as superintendent at Monday’s meeting, the district announced on Thursday. The decision comes after the Board of Education met in a closed session earlier […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

In Mayor Jeannie Hefty’s State of the City address on Tuesday, she touted Burlington as a destination spot for visitors, who have given her positive feedback within the last few months. That was just one of the many highlights she said in the address, which also included a call for […]

 
 

Burlington’s Bousman bounces back

Burlington’s Bousman bounces back

Demon thrower helps Burlington win shot put after recovering from car accident By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Nathan Bousman is finally back to some sense of normal. In early December, the Burlington Demon junior was involved in a car accident and broke his neck and had to miss the entire wrestling […]

 
 

Waterford baseball team gets off to winning start

Waterford baseball team gets off to winning start

Wolverines shut out Delavan in doubleheader By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Waterford Union High School baseball team brought out the big bats to sweep Delavan-Darien in a Southern Lakes Conference doubleheader at Waterford Tuesday. Waterford prevailed 7-0 and 10-0. The Wolverines beat non-conference opponent Greendale 8-4 April 6 at Waterford […]

 
 

Big bats lift softball team

Big bats lift softball team

Broncos win four of five during stretch By Tim Wester Correspondent After a sluggish start to the season, the Union Grove softball team rolled through a successful week. The Broncos won four out of five games last week, including two straight Southern Lakes Conference games against Wilmot and Waterford. “We […]

 
 

CCHS presents ‘Newsies’

CCHS presents ‘Newsies’

Students, community come together for classic tale By Jason Arndt Editor Catholic Central High School students and staff alike are raving about this year’s musical production of “Newsies,” which they say promises to deliver high energy and wide array of musical genres. The production presented by the Catholic Central Theater […]

 
 

Burlington Soccer Preview: Lady Demons eager to reign again

Burlington Soccer Preview: Lady Demons eager to reign again

By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent After finally being knocked off the Southern Lakes Conference throne last year by Union Grove, the Burlington girls soccer team enjoyed a strong postseason run. Powered by stars Morgan McCourt and Jessa Burling, the girls defeated a higher-seeded team to win a regional final and gave […]

 
 

Burlington Roundup: Shutting ‘em down

Burlington Roundup: Shutting ‘em down

Baseball, softball clubs earn first wins behind stellar pitching By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Burlington baseball coach Scott Staude wasn’t joking when he said pitching was going to be his team’s strength this season. After two games, the Demons have thrown two no-hitters, and Tuesday’s gem from Trey Krause resulted in […]

 
 

Town residents vote no on incorporation referendum

By Jason Arndt Editor Town of Burlington voters voiced opposition to a non-binding advisory referendum on whether it should explore becoming a village on Tuesday. The advisory referendum boiled down to one question: Should the Town of Burlington continue to explore becoming a village? Of the 1,263 ballots cast, 755 […]

 
 

Residents escape apartment fire

Two members from The American Red Cross Disaster Relief team arrive to a Village of Rochester apartment complex at 300 E. Spring St. to offer assistance to residents in need (Jason Arndt/Standard Press)

Damage limited; cause still unknown, authorities say By Jason Arndt Editor Residents of a multi-unit apartment complex in the Village of Rochester were temporarily displaced Saturday after a fire damaged parts of building’s lower level. The cause, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, has not been determined as of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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