Burlington

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 […]

 
 

BASD unveils three finalists for superintendent post

BASD unveils three finalists for superintendent post

By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Area School District unveiled the list of three finalists in its search for a new superintendent on Thursday.   The Board of Education met in a Tuesday closed session to interviewed the candidates and notified them before the district released their names. The three […]

 
 

Dog rule changes move toward vote

Dog rule changes move toward vote

Council set to decide April whether to allow dogs in parks By Jason Arndt Editor Dog owners could be allowed to bring their animals to all City of Burlington parks, with specific restrictions, if the Common Council decides to move forward with the proposal at an April 3 meeting. The […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

School District is on the verge of finding a replacement for soon-to-retire Superintendent Peter Smet. The district was poised on Wednesday to release the names of the three finalists for the position. The search for a new community educational leader is among the top stories in this week’s edition of […]

 
 

Former city officer pleads no contest

Former city officer pleads no contest

Baumhardt, 30, is convicted of misconduct, sexual assault By Jason Arndt Editor Former City of Burlington police Sgt. Matthew Baumhardt avoided trial on Tuesday when he pleaded no contest to charges of sexual misconduct while on duty. Baumhardt, 30, who previously pleaded not guilty at a November arraignment, now faces […]

 
 

Home and Garden Show is Saturday

Home and Garden Show is Saturday

Chocolate Extravaganza is held concurrent with event By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Chamber of Commerce’s Home and Garden Show featuring about 100 vendors, and some children’s activities, returns for another year on Saturday, March 16, at Burlington High School. The annual event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 […]

 
 

Once upon a time

Once upon a time

Students shine at special education prom By Jason Arndt Editor Under the twinkling lights Saturday at Mercantile Hall in Burlington, special education students shined brightly, thanks to a Burlington High School student group. The group of students from DRIVEN, an organization dedicated to community service, coordinated the second annual Special […]

 
 

A humbling response

A humbling response

Shoe store raises nearly $14,000 for family of man who died in accident By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Dave Schmalfeldt never had the pleasure of meeting Anthony Azarian. “I wish I would have known him,” Schmalfeldt said after hearing the many good things people had to say about the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      So what would you do to benefit a person you’ve never met? The owner and staff at Itzin’s Shoes in Burlington pledged 50 percent of the proceeds from sales on Saturday to benefit a fund set up for the children of Anthony Azarian, an area man who died in […]

 
 

Little Shop of (delightful) Horrors

Little Shop of (delightful) Horrors

BHS production of Broadway hit to run for six shows over two weekends By Jason Arndt Editor Burlington High School’s production of Broadway smash hit “Little Shop of Horrors” promises to deliver laughter and fun, said junior Alex Robers, who plays leading character Seymour Krelborn. “People should expect a lot […]

 
 
 
 
 

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