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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

Since 1924, Burlington’s Memorial Hospital has carried a name that honored soldiers who lost their lives in service to their country. The name changed this week, however, when Aurora Health Care labeled the campus – which also includes the Burlington Clinic – Aurora Medical Center. The new name reflects the […]

 
 

Minor flooding expected in Burlington area

Minor flooding expected in Burlington area

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in the Burlington area. As of 5:37 a.m. Wednesday the river level was at 10.3 feet. Flood stage in the area is 11 feet. The Weather Service is predicting minor flooding as the river rises to a […]

 
 

Dealing with the Foxconn effect

Western county municipalities form alliance to address anticipated growth By Jason Arndt Editor Before the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission adopted its Vision 2050 plan in 2016, officials with the agency conducted extensive outreach efforts to plan for the future, but they did not anticipate the arrival of Foxconn Technology […]

 
 

Carrying on at homecoming

Carrying on at homecoming

Catholic Central High School student Payton Meinholz carries classmate Elizabeth Klein down a gauntlet of students while the homecoming court was introduced during a pep rally Sept. 21 at the school. It was the 99th homecoming celebrated by students and staff at the school. (Photo by Jason Arndt)

 
 

Kansasville woman charged with child neglect

Kansasville woman charged with child neglect

A Kansasville woman with a reported drug addiction is accused of leaving her two children unsupervised over a period of days earlier this month. Kristen Manderfield, 32, is charged with two counts of child abandonment and two counts of neglecting a child, in Racine County Circuit Court. According to the […]

 
 

Through Nora’s Eyes

Second annual fundraiser for girl’s family set for Saturday By Alex Johnson Correspondent Bardet-Bidel syndrome is a rare genetic disease that hinders vision and causes kidney complications in one of 250,000 people worldwide. Nora Lawton is one of the people who have the disease, and for the second straight year, […]

 
 

Local flavor

Local flavor

Farm to Table Dinner celebrates Burlington Farmer’s Market By Jason Arndt Editor For its first decade, the Burlington Farmers Market never hosted a Farm to Table Dinner, until Saturday when hundreds flocked to Mike and Barb’s Green Acres Farm in the Town of Burlington. The Farm to Table Dinner, which […]

 
 

Wolverines are set to celebrate homecoming

Wolverines are set to celebrate homecoming

Waterford Union High School will celebrate homecoming Sept. 29 through Oct. 6 with a long list of activities to generate school spirit. The theme for this year’s celebration is School of Rock, according to school officials. Among the activities planned for the week are window decorating, powder puff football games, […]

 
 

Walker focuses on closing gap

Walker focuses on closing gap

Growing economy will help campaign rise above current poll number, he says By Jason Arndt Editor Although Gov. Scott Walker is down by five points in a recent poll, the Republican incumbent believes he can secure re-election if he can debunk the attack ads opposition groups have produced. Walker, who […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Incumbent Gov. Scott Walker said he’s is fully aware that he’s trailing challenger Tony Evers in recent polls. He’s also convinced conditions are right to score a comeback victory on election night. The Republican governor points to Sen. Ron Johnson’s 2016 come-from-behind win over Russ Feingold as the roadmap. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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