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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

The results of a survey of Burlington Area School District residents regarding the future of district buildings are in and they doesn’t bode well for efforts to replace aging Karcher Middle School. While survey respondents generally agreed with the district’s priorities – school security, building maintenance and a solution for […]

 
 

Union Grove planners vote down concrete batch plant proposal

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove Trustee Christopher Gallagher did not mince words as he described his assessment of a proposed temporary concrete batch plant proposed on land a block off Highway 11. “The only thing louder than this operation is going to be the screams of the residents,” Gallagher […]

 
 

Two charged with beating man at Waterford bar

Two people from Waterford are charged with felonies for allegedly beating a man until he was left motionless on the floor at a Waterford bar last month. Michael Lee Heinowski, 44, was charged May 29 in Racine County Circuit Court with substantial battery and disorderly conduct, both as a repeater. […]

 
 

Torch run burns bright for Special Olympians

Torch run burns bright for Special Olympians

By Chad Hensiak Correspondent Local supporters of the Special Olympics got in the spirit of the games June 6 by participating in the Law Enforcement Torch Run through the heart of Burlington. The event was one of the final legs of the Torch Run for Region Seven of the Special […]

 
 

New building eyed for shopping center

New building eyed for shopping center

Restaurant among businesses OK’d for revived Fox River Plaza By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The site of the current Heavenly Cup Coffee Hut in the Fox River Plaza at 1054 Milwaukee Ave. could become home to a three-tenant retail building after the Burlington Plan Commission on Tuesday approved a conditional […]

 
 

Pomp, despite the circumstance

Pomp, despite the circumstance

Vos hosts graduation ceremony for softball seniors at capitol By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Graduation ceremonies are typically rife with platitudes about how adversity brings out the best in people and teaches valuable life lessons. Sometimes, as members of the state runner-up Burlington softball team learned Friday, those platitudes […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     The improbable and thrilling ride to the state championship game delivered by the Burlington High School softball team is packed with storylines: There are the senior players who missed out on the school’s graduation ceremony only to be rewarded with their own very special commencement; There’s the player whose […]

 
 

District to seek school safety grant

Money would go toward building security By Alex Johnson Correspondent The Burlington Area School District will apply for state funds to improve security at local schools and offer additional staff training meant to resolve disputes in district buildings. The School Board learned Monday the district will seek the money as […]

 
 

In memory of Joey

In memory of Joey

Members of the O’Brien family, Lacee (from left), Kevin, Cyndi and Cara, gather at the start of the 13th annual Joey O’Brien Memorial Golf Outing at Browns Lake Golf Course on Saturday. The golf outing has raised more than $500,000 that funds local scholarships for students whose families are affected […]

 
 

Technology, school safety top WUHS goals

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Laptops, employee health insurance and school safety are among some of the disparate items high on Waterford Union High School leaders’ minds for the next school year. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter presented the WUHS School Board with an eight-point list of goals he and other administrators will […]

 
 
 
 
 

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