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City holds firm to extension for ADA restroom requirement

Civil rights group asked officials to rescind decision By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington Common Council held firm to its decision related to an extension granted to a local business despite pressure from a Wisconsin-based civil rights organization following a closed session Tuesday. The Wisconsin organization, known as […]

 
 

Ex-marshal charged for threatening to victim of sex assault

Ex-marshal charged for threatening to victim of sex assault

A former U.S. Marshal convicted of sexual assault is facing multiple charges of making a threat, stalking and disorderly conduct after allegedly contacting his victim by letter from the Racine Correctional Institution in Sturtevant. The letters were sent to the victim’s mother’s home in Waterford, according to the criminal complaint […]

 
 

Final weekend for ‘Nana’s Naughty Knickers’

Final weekend for ‘Nana’s Naughty Knickers’

Haylofters comedy runs through Sunday at Malt House Theater By Jason Arndt Editor After contributing to other Haylofters shows in different capacities, except for director, Molly Button believed it was time to take the reigns. The time has come for Button, who is making her directorial debut starting the weekend […]

 
 

Brewery eyed for downtown site

Brewery eyed for downtown site

Local family has grand plans for former Standard Press building By Jason Arndt Editor For more than six decades, the City of Burlington was without a brewery, but that could change after the Sullivan family bought the former Standard Press building at 700 N. Pine St. According to Patrick Sullivan, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It has been 64 years since Burlington had a brewery and that long, thirsty drought will end in 2020 if a local family succeeds in its plan to open a microbrewery and taproom in a prominent downtown building. Project spokesperson Patrick Sullivan announced the plans this week to convert […]

 
 

Spitzer visitation is Saturday

Spitzer visitation is Saturday

Family will greet well-wishers at Veterans Terrace A public visitation allowing relatives, friends and associates to pay their respects to the family of Robert Spitzer is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Veteran Terrace, 589 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington. A brief memorial service will also be held beginning at […]

 
 

Man charged with assaulting nurses in ICU

Man charged with assaulting nurses in ICU

A warrant was issued April 26 for the arrest of a Milwaukee man charged with assaulting nurses at Aurora Medical Center in Burlington. Joel DeLeon Nieves, 42, was charged April 4 in Racine County Circuit Court with three counts of battery to an emergency rescue worker, misdemeanor battery and disorderly […]

 
 

Group accuses city of ignoring federal law

Disability Justice decries exemption for local resale shop By Jason Arndt Editor Disability Justice, a Wisconsin-based Civil Rights organization, is accusing the City of Burlington and a local establishment of ignoring federal civil rights law. The organization, according to a news release, plans to attend a May 7 Common Council […]

 
 

Open house is Saturday at Shepherds College

Open house is Saturday at Shepherds College

Shepherds College, Union Grove, will host a community open house from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 4. All visitors are welcome to find out more about the nation’s leading post secondary school for people with intellectual disabilities. Tours of campus, 1805 15th Avenue, will be given every half […]

 
 

Union Grove High School to host May 8 open house

Union Grove High School to host May 8 open house

Event showcases facility improvements, first annual plant sale The community is invited to see the facility improvements at Union Grove High School during an open house scheduled for Wednesday, May 8 from 3 to 7 p.m. The facility improvements were possible through a referendum passed by the community. Improvements include […]

 
 
 
 
 

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