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A place to be one with nature

A place to be one with nature

Officials at Bong to break ground on outdoor classroom By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It’s been 10 years in the making, but staff and volunteers with the Richard Bong State Recreation Area can almost see the light at the end of the tunnel. And next week, they’ll see shovels go into […]

 
 

Bark for Life set for April 22

Bark for Life set for April 22

Dogs, owners to walk for cancer survivors The American Cancer Society’s fourth annual Bark for Life fund-raising event will take place from noon to 2:30 p.m. April 22 at Waterford union High School. The event aims to honor the contributions of pets and the comfort and companionship they give cancer […]

 
 

Water leak damages classrooms

Water leak damages classrooms

Repairs will be delayed until referendum is set By Alex Johnson Correspondent School Board members on Monday got a firsthand look at damage to Karcher Middle School from a leaking steam pipe. Soon after the leak was discovered in December mold began to set in, causing school district officials to […]

 
 

Rails to Trails still on track, despite slow momentum, organizer says

By Dave Fidlin Corresponodent It is moving slow, but it is moving forward. Larissa Gallagher, a Union Grove resident instrumental in the Rails to Trails program, made this assertion recently as she gave an update on the effort, which has been multiple years in the making. In 2016, village officials […]

 
 

School Board president steps down

School Board president steps down

Bousman and his wife were injured while visiting Ireland By Alex Johnson Correspondent Burlington Area School District Board of Education President Jim Bousman resigned his position Monday after he and his wife were injured in an auto accident while visiting Ireland last month. Bousman made the announcement Monday in a […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

While election news dominates this week’s coverage, Thursday’s edition of the Standard Press includes a story about the resignation of School Board President Jim Bousman, who along with his wife was injured in a car crash during a recent vacation to Ireland. Bousman, who remains in Ireland with his wife, […]

 
 

A vernal paradox

A vernal paradox

A wintry mix of rain and snow fell outside as Greenhouse Manager Michael Oster worked in the warm and colorful confines of the Burlington Garden Center Tuesday. Oster and his staff are busy preparing for the upcoming planting season — despite all indications from Mother Nature to the contrary. (Photo […]

 
 

Area election results: Ketterhagen, Wishau prevail in Burlington School Board race

Area election results: Ketterhagen, Wishau prevail in Burlington School Board race

Two-term incumbent Philip Ketterhagen was returned to the Burlington Area School District Board of Education Tuesday as the top vote-getter in a four-candidate race for two open seats, according to unofficial results. Ketterhagen will be joined on the board by Taylor Wishau, who served a single term several years ago. […]

 
 

School Board, city, town seats are on Tuesday’s ballot

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Burlington voters will go to the polls Tuesday to determine their representatives for seats on the City Council, Town Board and School Board. The race for two seats on the Burlington Area School District Board of Education has garnered significant interest as voters have a chance to determine the members […]

 
 

Waterford woman wins Mrs. Wisconsin title

Waterford woman wins Mrs. Wisconsin title

Wife, mother to compete in national pageant in Florida By Vicky Wedig Editor A wife and mother of three girls from Waterford won this year’s Mrs. Wisconsin title. Michelle Weisheim, who competed in the state pageant for the fourth year, was awarded the crown and banner and will compete in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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