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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      So what’s it like to have no choice but to work in the bone-chilling cold – the kind that clutched the area in its icy grip last week? For two local farmers that question is answered with a bit of resignation (there’s no other choice) and preparation (taking steps […]

 
 

Man charged in crash that injured friend

Man charged in crash that injured friend

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 15 for a Lyons man charged with injuring his friend in a drunken driving crash. Cody A. Bauer, 25, was charged Jan. 16 in Walworth County Circuit Court with injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle causing great bodily harm; hit-and-run causing great […]

 
 

County service center to move this week

County service center to move this week

Center will be closed Feb. 4-8 to accommodate transition to new facility By Jason Arndt Editor After several months of planning, and renovating, county officials are ready to move the Western Racine County Service Center to a new space at Fox River Plaza in Burlington. The move, according M.T. Boyle, […]

 
 

BASD takes next step in referendum projects

BASD takes next step in referendum projects

District authorizes $39 million borrowing plan By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Area School District, which won approval on a capital improvement referendum in November, passed a resolution authorizing the issuance of $38.665 million in bond anticipation notes on Jan. 14. The resolution, according to Superintendent Peter Smet, comes upon […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

On location

On location

Film duo hits streets of Burlington to film movie By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington took center stage this week, when two independent filmmakers with local ties collaborated on a feature movie, which the writer calls a cautionary tale. The feature movie, titled “Blame,” is about five young […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Several people called the newspaper office on Tuesday wondering just what was going on at the gas station kitty corner from City Hall. Those “goings on” were the filming of a movie using Burlington as a backdrop. The movie, and the people behind it are the subject of a […]

 
 
 
 
 

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