Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Local official charged in Rockford prostitution crackdown

Local official charged in Rockford prostitution crackdown

By Jason Arndt Editor Town of Burlington Supervisor Tyson Fettes, who previously served as Racine County Register of Deeds, is among 28 people charged in connection with a sex trafficking and prostitution ring in Rockford, Illinois. Fettes, 33, according to online court records, has been charged with patronizing a prostitute, […]

 
 

All in the family

All in the family

Riley Runkel follows brother’s trail to state’s top steer By Jason Arndt Editor Riley Runkel’s rigorous regimen of raising her steer she calls “Trippie” paid off in a big way at the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis on Aug. 7. Runkel, 14, of Wheatland, who just came off winning […]

 
 

ALL-AREA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Back to back

ALL-AREA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Back to back

Former Burlington standout captures 2nd consecutive honor By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Respected by teammates, coaches and opponents alike, Trey Krause is blessed with all the talent in the world. The left-handed fire-baller possesses a plus fastball in the upper-80s and a devastating curve ball that makes even the most feared […]

 
 

ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Southern Lakes Conference reigns supreme on annual squads

ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Southern Lakes Conference reigns supreme on annual squads

By Chris Bennett Correspondent This year’s All-Southern Lakes Newspapers first team for baseball could probably beat any other high school team in the state. This a deep squad with a lot of talent, and the team features a distinct flavor of the Southern Lakes Conference, which includes Burlington’s Trent Turzenski […]

 
 

Dialysis center eyed in Burlington

Dialysis center eyed in Burlington

Plan Commission approves site plan By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington Plan Commission approved a site plan application for a proposed new dialysis facility at Tuesday’s meeting. Midwest Nephrology Associates, Inc., of Oak Creek, plans to construct a 9,096-square-foot Fresenius Medical Care office on a 1 1/2-acre site […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

A decision related to a proposed gravel pit in the Town of Spring Prairie remains in limbo, as the applicant is still working on updating paperwork for final submission to the Planning and Zoning Commission, which has postponed the matter three times. Asphalt Contractors, Inc., which looks to extract minerals […]

 
 

Authorities report no injuries from fire in City of Burlington

Authorities report no injuries from fire in City of Burlington

Cause of Monday fire under investigation Officials are still determining what caused a Monday house fire in the 100 block of East Jefferson Street, the City of Burlington Fire Department wrote in a news release on Tuesday. According to the release, which indicated all residents evacuated the home safely, firefighters […]

 
 

This pig was a Knockout

This pig was a Knockout

Grove’s Henderson finds naming inspiration from cousin By Jason Arndt Editor While Kelsey Henderson was raising her pig for the Racine County Fair, she couldn’t think of a name for the 248-pound crossbred, until her little cousin gave her inspiration. The inspiration, she said, came after Brayden Wilks-Demuysere, 4, spent […]

 
 

First of its kind

First of its kind

Girls wrestling, international style coming to Catholic Central By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Kevin Bird, Bill Kahle and Greg Amborn were looking for a way to breathe some life into the fledgling Catholic Central wrestling program. Sure, Greg’s son, Henry, took third at state last year as a freshman, but there […]

 
 

Noble crowned Fairest of the Fair

Noble crowned Fairest of the Fair

She plans to become partner in family dairy operation By Jason Arndt Editor Jessica Noble found inspiration to become Racine County Fairest of the Fair as a youngster showing animals and other projects at the annual event in Union Grove. Noble, a 2017 Burlington High School graduate, remembers being awarded […]

 
 
 
 
 

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