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Grove officials dig into trash, recycling contract in 2019

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With large-scale deliberations on Union Grove’s 2019 operating budget about to get underway, village officials are in the midst of reviewing the cost and scope of trash and recycling service in the year ahead. As with all municipalities, Union Grove is facing a cost increase for […]

 
 

Work on new all-abilities playground begins

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent For the past several years, Waterford Union High School students have been vigorously fundraising for a new playground designed to serve children of all abilities and skill levels. This week, the heavy lifting on the $100,000 project began taking shape at Whitford Park, 625 N. River […]

 
 

Old Glory Relay team passes through Southeast Wisconsin

Old Glory Relay team passes through Southeast Wisconsin

Students cheer as veterans reroute trip past Burlington High School By Jason Arndt Editor Since Sept. 11, when the Old Glory Relay started at Boston’s Fenway Park, thousands of U.S. Veterans have carried the American Flag, with a mission to make it to San Diego by Veterans Day. The Old […]

 
 

Homecoming holler

Homecoming holler

A Waterford Wolverines fan voices her support for her team Oct. 5 during the homecoming football game at Waterford High School. The Wolverines routed Union Grove to remain in the driver’s seat for the Southern Lakes Conference football championship. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Burlington-area man presumed drowned in Mississippi River

Burlington-area man presumed drowned in Mississippi River

Authorities from multiple agencies are continuing their search efforts Thursday for a Burlington-area man who went missing while boating on the Mississippi River near Cassville, Wis. on Saturday. According to the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office in Iowa, authorities believe the man is John Roe, 56, but deferred further questions to […]

 
 

Former city police officer bound over for trial

Former city police officer bound over for trial

Baumhardt is accused of sex assault while on duty By Jason Arndt Editor Former City of Burlington police Sgt. Matt Baumhardt, accused of having sex with an intoxicated woman while on duty, was bound over for trial following his Oct. 3 initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court. Baumhardt, 30, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      With the November election less than five weeks away, the Standard Press has begun profiling candidates in the races that will appear on the ballot. This week’s edition features the candidates for the 21st state Senate District – Republican incumbent Van Wanggaard and Democrat challenger Lori Hawkins. Both candidates […]

 
 

Foxconn looms large in county budget address

Foxconn looms large in county budget address

Delagrave says the county has to ‘get this right’ The ongoing impact of Foxconn dominated Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave’s annual budget address Tuesday as the massive construction project in Mount Pleasant continues to send ripples of opportunity and concern throughout the county. He said the impact of Foxconn – […]

 
 

County executive to host listening session Wednesday

Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave will host his monthly listening session on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Village of Waterford. The session is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Waterford Village Hall, 123 N. River St. Area residents are invited to speak with Delagrave on any county-related topic. […]

 
 

A joyful ‘Noise’

A joyful ‘Noise’

Haylofters’ play offers comedic peek behind the curtain By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Haylofters will present a play within a play this month when the Burlington community theater stages “Noises Off.” The play, which is slated for an eight-show run Oct. 11 through 14 and 18 through 21, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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