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Firefighters to host July 4 dance in Echo Park

Firefighters to host July 4 dance in Echo Park

City’s fireworks display will begin at dusk The City of Burlington Fire Department will hold its annual dance on July 4. Festivities start at 2 p.m. at Echo Park. Tickets are $2 including entry into a cash raffle. A baggo tournament begins at 3 p.m. Lunchmoney Bullies will perform from […]

 
 

Consultant says downtown is key to community’s success

Secret shopper advises communities to look inward By Alex Johnson Correspondent Over the course of nearly a week, Roger and Jane Brooks of Roger Brooks International, secretly shopped the business districts in Burlington and Waterford posing as visitors in an effort to measure the allure of both communities. The couple […]

 
 

A parade of little patriots

A parade of little patriots

Participants in last year’s Independence Day kiddie parade in Union Grove roll down Main Street on their decorated bicycles. The 2018 Independence Day parade in Union Grove will be held on Wednesday, July 4, at 9:15 a.m. The theme for this year’s parade is Building for the Future. Families can register their […]

 
 

Waterford ready for July 4 blast

The Waterford Lions Club will kick off the July 4 celebration in Waterford with the Kids Parade at 10:30 a.m. at Milwaukee Street and Main Street. Registration forms are available at Uncle Harry’s or can be done on site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Winners will receive ice cream from Uncle […]

 
 

Browns Lake group seeks to retain ski spotters

Browns Lake group seeks to retain ski spotters

Advisory board is worried about safety on busy local lake By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For decades, a state law required spotters on motorboats pulling water skiers on area lakes, but the safety provision changed in March when Gov. Scott Walker authorized an amendment passed by the Wisconsin legislature. The […]

 
 

Utility to host open house sessions regarding pipeline

Utility to host open house sessions regarding pipeline

Natural gas line proposed to stretch nearly 50 miles through area By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief We Energies plans to host a series of three open house meetings in early July to provide area property owners with information regarding its proposal to build a 49-mile natural gas pipeline through […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington’s biggest celebrity, Tony Romo, returned for his annual football camp last week and shared his thoughts on a variety of topics with Standard Press Sports Editor Mike Ramczyk and other local media. Read Ramczyk’s column and extensive Q-and-A with Romo in this week’s Standard Press. The newspaper will […]

 
 

Environmental testing finished on Granary site

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent One of the last remaining hurdles in the planned redevelopment of a dormant grain mill site in Union Grove is was crossed recently. At a Community Development Authority meeting June 19, Village Administrator Mark Janiuk confirmed the state Department of Natural Resources is concluding its review […]

 
 

Village hires engineering firm as Highway 36 industrial park plans progress

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As talk of developing a second industrial park on the Village of Waterford’s easterly end picks up steam, plans are in motion to bring into the fold the expertise of a local engineering firm. The Village Board on June 11 issued a contract, capped at $38,700, […]

 
 

The captain and his angel

The captain and his angel

Fast friends hope to make the most of their first triathlon By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Jacob Smith and Daniel Bocock come from very different stations in life, but they share a powerful connection forged by competitive personalities and a desire to go fast. Jacob, 17, and a rising […]

 
 
 
 
 

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