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Grove forms committees to plan stage project By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Residents throughout Union Grove are being asked to help the village with planning for the new entertainment stage project, though concerns over who would serve on specific committees were raised at a meeting this week. The Village Board on […]

 
 

Prosecutors levy a dozen drug charges against town man

Prosecutors levy a dozen drug charges against town man

Traffic stop leads to arrest of suspected dealer By Jason Arndt Editor A Town of Burlington man accused of a dozen drug offenses, including eight felonies, remained in jail on a $250,000 cash bond after his initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court on Monday. David R. Hodgkins, 53, a […]

 
 

BASD unveils three finalists for superintendent post

BASD unveils three finalists for superintendent post

By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Area School District unveiled the list of three finalists in its search for a new superintendent on Thursday.   The Board of Education met in a Tuesday closed session to interviewed the candidates and notified them before the district released their names. The three […]

 
 

Dog rule changes move toward vote

Dog rule changes move toward vote

Council set to decide April whether to allow dogs in parks By Jason Arndt Editor Dog owners could be allowed to bring their animals to all City of Burlington parks, with specific restrictions, if the Common Council decides to move forward with the proposal at an April 3 meeting. The […]

 
 

Francois tabbed as next Waterford superintendent

Francois tabbed as next Waterford superintendent

Former WUHS teacher served as superintendent in Mineral Point Former Waterford High School math teacher and coach Luke Francois has been named the next superintendent of the Waterford Union High School Distirct. Francois, who spent seven years as superintendent and business manager in the Mineral Point School District and this […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

School District is on the verge of finding a replacement for soon-to-retire Superintendent Peter Smet. The district was poised on Wednesday to release the names of the three finalists for the position. The search for a new community educational leader is among the top stories in this week’s edition of […]

 
 

Former city officer pleads no contest

Former city officer pleads no contest

Baumhardt, 30, is convicted of misconduct, sexual assault By Jason Arndt Editor Former City of Burlington police Sgt. Matthew Baumhardt avoided trial on Tuesday when he pleaded no contest to charges of sexual misconduct while on duty. Baumhardt, 30, who previously pleaded not guilty at a November arraignment, now faces […]

 
 

Home and Garden Show is Saturday

Home and Garden Show is Saturday

Chocolate Extravaganza is held concurrent with event By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Chamber of Commerce’s Home and Garden Show featuring about 100 vendors, and some children’s activities, returns for another year on Saturday, March 16, at Burlington High School. The annual event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 […]

 
 

The best of the Broncos

The best of the Broncos

Union Grove High School recently honored the Bronco Students of the Month for January. They are (first row, from left) Emmy Pettit, Taylor Diener; (second row) Nicholas Sikorski, Dillon Brixius, Emma Milonas, Alaina Rasmusson; (third row) John Buckner, Kevin Hall and Daniel Martin. Missing from the picture are Kollin Suprak […]

 
 

Out of the swamp and onto the stage

Out of the swamp and onto the stage

Waterford’s ‘Shrek’ has message of empowerment for misfits Waterford Union High School students in music and dance will bring to life the familiar tale of a curmudgeonly ogre and his quest for a little peace and quiet that instead leads to the discovery of his true self. The school’s production […]

 
 
 
 
 

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