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ChocolateFest rolls with the glitz of Vegas

ChocolateFest rolls with the glitz of Vegas

Viva Choco Vegas theme will carry event through holiday weekend By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The game is on this year at Burlington’s annual ChocolateFest celebration. With the theme of “Viva Choco Vegas! the sweetest festival in the area promises to be chock full of fun. As in year’s past, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      When it comes to chocolate, keeping the treat cool and fresh is the key to enjoyment. And that’s not far off the mark the organizers set each year for ChocolateFest – Burlington’s marquee annual festival. Organizers are looking for the right mix of new experiences and traditional favorites to […]

 
 

Plan Commission approves school site plans

Plan Commission approves school site plans

By Jason Arndt Editor City of Burlington plan commissioners passed a series of site plans related to capital improvement projects, including a new middle school, for the Burlington Area School District at Tuesday’s meeting. While the new middle school to replace Karcher Middle School was one of four site plans, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

City of Burlington plan commissioners passed a series of site plans related to capital improvement projects, including a new middle school, for the Burlington Area School District this week. While the new middle school to replace Karcher Middle School was one of four site plans, the others were for upgrades […]

 
 

Complaint: Drunk driver crashes truck after fleeing

Complaint: Drunk driver crashes truck after fleeing

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 9 for a Kansasville man who allegedly crashed his truck after fleeing from police while driving drunk. David J. Vargas, 28, was charged April 29 in Racine County Circuit Court with attempting to flee or elude an officer as a repeater; possession of […]

 
 

Tiedt rises above challenges

Tiedt rises above challenges

BHS senior earns state scholar athlete accolades By Jason Arndt Editor Balancing a heavy workload of advanced placement classes, racing to athletic competitions and staying involved in extracurricular can present a challenge for any student. Burlington High School senior Malik Tiedt is one of those students, and by his own […]

 
 

Stage proposal raises some concerns

Site remains a sticking point for some in village By Dave Fidlin Correspondent From the get-go, Union Grove’s top elected official has championed the oft-discussed entertainment stage project as an amenity that could provide a new family-friendly venue within the community. But at a special Village Board meeting this week, […]

 
 

Moms on Main

Moms on Main

     

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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