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Reading to Casey

Reading to Casey

Carter Ehnert reads a story to Casey, a therapy dog brought in to interact with children and encourage reading, at the Waterford Public Library on Jan. 24. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Area absorbs winter’s one-two gut punch

Area absorbs winter’s one-two gut punch

Snow, then bitter cold paralyze area By Jason Arndt Editor With crippling cold temperatures, courtesy of a polar vortex, schools and businesses were not the only places to shut their doors this week. The predicted record-breaking cold also closed government offices, including some in the City of Burlington, like City […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      So, is it cold enough for you? This week’s bone-chilling temperatures closed schools, government offices and business and even shut down mail delivery in some areas. The dangerous weather and the steps area officials and residents took to cope with the cold is among the top stories in this […]

 
 

Dangerous cold descends upon area

Dangerous cold descends upon area

Officials announce closings; offer tips to cope with weather The National Weather Service Sullivan office on Tuesday warned residents to prepare for record low temperatures Wednesday into Thursday with a predicted high of 10 below zero on Wednesday. Over-night lows were expected to exceed 20 below zero with wind chills […]

 
 

Weather sends vehicles into ditches throughout county

Weather sends vehicles into ditches throughout county

Wind, bitter cold will follow snowstorm, according to Nation Weather Service Racine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to more that a dozen reports of vehicles in roadside ditches overnight Sunday into Monday as a winter storm dumped several inches of snow on the area, closing local schools and businesses. The Sheriff’s […]

 
 

Racine County Executive issues emergency declaration due to extreme weather conditions

Racine County Executive issues emergency declaration due to extreme weather conditions

All area schools closed on Monday Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave has issued a declaration of emergency due to extreme weather conditions projected this week for Racine County, including a Winter Storm Warning beginning Sunday evening. The National Weather Service on Sunday morning indicated the storm could bring 6- to […]

 
 

Chill out, students

Chill out, students

      Students at Washington-Caldwell School, Waterford, including (from left), Landyn Hammiller, Mason Stencel and Wyatt Stencel, got some communal reading time in during the annual Chill Out event earlier this month. Students in 4K through eighth grade gathered in the gym to read or listened to books for 2019 seconds […]

 
 

New village officials to start in February

New village officials to start in February

Hawes will fill administrator post, Calder is new clerk The Village of Union Grove has officially filled its vacant administrator and clerk positions. The village recently appointed Michael Hawes as its new administrator and Bradley Calder as clerk, officials announced in a news release. Hawes, who is scheduled to start […]

 
 

WITH VIDEO: Rescue Squad earns Humanitarian Award

WITH VIDEO: Rescue Squad earns Humanitarian Award

Volunteer service earns local Rotary club’s top award For 73 years, the all-volunteer Burlington Area Rescue Squad has been dedicated to the health and welfare of the community’s residents. This year, for the first time in its history, the squad will begin paying emergency medical technicians to cover some shifts […]

 
 

Waterford looks to developers for ideas

Plan is to stimulate proposals for vacant village-owned property By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials this week set the stage in seeking outside developers for three specific locations the municipality owns or holds under contract. The Village Board on Jan. 14 approved Village Administrator Zeke Jackson’s recommendation of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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