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Ice Festival returns as state competition

Ice Festival returns as state competition

Two days of activities slate for downtown this weekend By Jason Arndt Editor Unlike the first two years, when the City of Burlington held its Ice Festival for one day, the 2018 event opening this weekend raises the bar for the festival in the community. That improvement, according to Mayor […]

 
 

Performing arts center plan proposed

Performing arts center plan proposed

Facility would transform riverfront property By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A local non-profit group is making plans to build a multi-venue performing arts center that would transform a prominent area of Burlington’s downtown along the Fox River into a year-round entertainment complex. The project, which is spearheaded by retired […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

A local non-profit group has plans to build a multi-venue performing arts center on a prominent piece of land in downtown Burlington. The details of that plan, how the group will pay for it and the potential it has to transform aesthetics and tourism in the community are presented in […]

 
 

Time is now to consider serving

Vote pin for american election

Seats on local councils, boards are on April ballot By Jason Arndt Editor Area residents seeking seats on local government bodies at different levels can launch their candidacies this week. As of Dec. 1, prospective candidates looking to serve on the Burlington Town Board, Burlington Common Council and Burlington Area […]

 
 

Probable cause found in homicide case

Probable cause found in homicide case

Four defendants are bound over for trial By Jason Arndt Editor Despite objections by their attorneys, four Racine men accused in the Nov. 15 shooting death of Joseph Riley were bound over for trial, which will be before Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Jason Rossell. Kenosha County Commissioner Loren Keating, […]

 
 

Burlington’s brush with George Bush

Burlington’s brush with George Bush

Mayor Hefty remembers late president’s visit By Jason Arndt Editor Before President George Herbert Walker Bush died on Nov. 30, the former Commander-in-Chief made many stops nationally and internationally, including a visit to the City of Burlington 26 years ago. Bush, seeking re-election in 1992, visited Burlington as part of […]

 
 

CCHS presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

CCHS presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

Students, community come together for retelling of classic tale By Jason Arndt Editor Topper Hall at Catholic Central High School in Burlington is where holiday magic will happen starting 7 p.m. Thursday, when the Catholic Central Theater Association premieres “A Christmas Carol,” which continues through the weekend.       The presentation […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      For every local resident who believes he or she has no voice in local government, now is the time have your voice heard. Local offices – ranging from city councils to town and village boards and school boards – will appear on the ballot this spring, which means it’s […]

 
 

New middle school eyed for 2021-22

New middle school eyed for 2021-22

District to start planning process in December By Jason Arndt Editor Following taxpayer approval of a multi-million dollar facilities referendum in early November, the Burlington Area School District looks to begin the planning process on Dec. 10, when the School Board will start putting together a financing plan. As part […]

 
 

Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!

Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!

Young Haylofters present classic tale this weekend The Young Haylofters will present “A Charlie Brown Christmas” – the familiar tale of a Christmas season lost in commercialization by cartoonist Charles Schulz – for six shows this weekend. The youthful cast, directed by Julie Busch, will perform Friday at 7 p.m., […]

 
 
 
 
 

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