Burlington

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

In nearly 28 years on the job as a City of Burlington police officer, Sgt. John Fisher often dealt with the ugly side of the community he called home. But he didn’t let it get him down. Read about how the newly retired Fisher found balance and purpose in his […]

 
 

School Board still not set on survey options

Questions are key to setting 2018 referendum By Alex Johnson Correspondent Before it decides what building options will go to a referendum next year, the Burlington Area School District Board of Education must decide what options will make the cut when it comes to a survey of district residents. That […]

 
 

Worker allegedly stole watch from 97-year-old at assisted living facility

A pretrial conference is scheduled for Jan. 19 for a Burlington woman charged with stealing from a resident at a Burlington assisted living facility. Elizabeth J. Reda, 20, was charged Oct. 16 in Racine County Circuit Court with felony theft against an elderly or disabled person. According to the criminal […]

 
 

Welcome home, Ryan

Welcome home, Ryan

Helicopter pilot from Burlington receives warm greeting upon return from Afghanistan By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Ever since he was a young boy, Ryan Calkins said, he knew he wanted to be a helicopter pilot and serve his country in the military. And while military service is fraught with […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

Pick up a copy of this week’s Burlington Standard Press for a story about a special homecoming for a local helicopter pilot who spent nine months in Afghanistan with a medical evacuation unit. Other top stories include an update on the Burlington Area School District’s process of preparing for a […]

 
 

BASD moves ahead with plan to survey residents

District may delay building referendum until November By Alex Johnson Correspondent The process to develop a community survey regarding potential updates and repairs to Burlington Area School District buildings has been set in motion for possible referendum in a year from now. discussed Monday by the Burlington Area School District. […]

 
 

City approves purchase of two new police vehicles

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer       On the brink of costly repairs to aging police vehicles, the Burlington Common Council authorized the purchase of two new squad cars for the police department at Tuesday’s meeting. The council, which discussed the replacement of two 2013 Ford Interceptor Utility vehicles […]

 
 

BHS one-act play advances to state

Teamwork rises in show about baseball By Jennifer Eisenbart Correspondent For Burlington High School’s one-act play, it was only appropriate that teamwork played a part in qualifying for state at Waukesha Catholic Memorial Saturday Presenting “The Baseball Show” by Cynthia Mercati – a show that talks not only about the […]

 
 

Veterans Day ceremony is Saturday morning

Veterans Day ceremony is Saturday morning

Burlington’s veterans groups will host a Veterans Day observance Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Veterans Terrace, 589 Milwaukee Ave. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. and will continue through 11 a.m. with an outdoor rifle salute. The public is invited to attend the program.

 
 

Local actors take on multiple personalities in Haylofters’ latest production

Local actors take on multiple personalities in Haylofters’ latest production

‘Greater Tuna’ opens Friday night at Malt House Theater By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief “Greater Tuna,” a comedic send-up of small town morals in the tiny town of Tuna, Texas, opens at the Malt House Theater in Burlington Friday night. The eclectic band of citizens that make up this […]

 
 
 
 
 

Local news on Twitter


Local sports on Twitter