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Yuppie Hill: Where the girls do all the work

Yuppie Hill: Where the girls do all the work

Local poultry farm has 30,000 laying hens By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer       Nearly 20 years ago, Lynn Lein’s son, Jason, brought home 12 laying hens. Now Yuppie Hill Poultry boasts roughly 30,000 birds.       “I had no idea it would end up this big. I was working full-time in […]

 
 

Park site considered for apartment complex

Portion of Indian Trail Park could be sold for development By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A portion of one of Union Grove’s parks could give way to a private multi-family development as part of a proposal under review. Don Houston of Houston Properties LLC went before the village Plan Commission on […]

 
 

WaterLIGHT project at a crossroads

WaterLIGHT project at a crossroads

Leader of public art proposal seeks village funding By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The leader of the proposed Waterford WaterLIGHT project said he needs the village to support the project financially or risk it falling apart. But local officials say they need a lot more information before they can […]

 
 

Man charged with battery, OWI following incident with girlfriend

Man charged with battery, OWI following incident with girlfriend

A Burlington man accused of pulling a clump of his girlfriend’s hair out in a drunken rage is charged with three crimes including drunken driving for the third time. Steven J. Willick, 29, was charged March 21 in Racine County Circuit Court with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated – […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington Area School District residents will have a chance will have a chance to meet the man who will become the district’s next superintendent during a meet and greet session set for April 4. The three finalists for the position are Mark Elworthy, district administrator, Whitewater Unified School District; […]

 
 

Down at the station

Down at the station

    Club President Bob Lewis inspects a section of the track during the Tri-County Model Railroad Club’s open house March 16 at 1010 Vine Street in Union Grove. Founded in 1967, the Tri-County Model Train Club currently has 30 members building and maintaining the scenes on the model train […]

 
 

Riverside Park upgrades planned

Common Council approves improvement contracts By Jason Arndt Editor Improvements to Riverside Park are on the horizon after the Burlington Common Council approved two work orders with Ayres Associates at Tuesday’s meeting. The work orders allow Ayres Associates to assist the city with upgrading its Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan along […]

 
 

She asked for extra homework

She asked for extra homework

Catholic Central’s Krien garners trifecta of academic achievements By Jason Arndt Editor Catholic Central High School senior Krista Krien admits she does not have much free time, but wouldn’t have it any other way, which has been a key component to her recent academic accolades. Those include National Merit Scholarship […]

 
 

A four-pronged approach

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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