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Something’s brewing on Milwaukee Avenue

Something’s brewing on Milwaukee Avenue

City confirms Starbucks’ planned arrival at shopping center By Jason Arndt Editor The burning question for motorists traveling near Fox River Plaza is what construction crews are building on the site of former Heavenly Cup Coffee kiosk at 1054 Milwaukee Ave. On Tuesday, City of Burlington officials had an answer […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

The burning question for motorists traveling near Fox River Plaza is what construction crews are building on the site of former Heavenly Cup Coffee kiosk at 1054 Milwaukee Ave. On Tuesday, City of Burlington officials had an answer – confirming that a long-rumored Starbucks would locate at the site. As […]

 
 

Bauman, Korb vie for District 4 seat

Bauman, Korb vie for District 4 seat

Candidates address long-term growth, attracting businesses By Jason Arndt Editor City of Burlington voters in the fourth aldermanic district will decide whether to retain incumbent Todd Bauman or elect challenger Frank Korb in Tuesday’s election. The two candidates advanced to the election following a February primary where Bauman garnered 63 […]

 
 

Challenger drops out of school board race

Challenger drops out of school board race

Remaining incumbents are safe bet to return to board By Jason Arndt Editor After ballots were printed for the April 2 spring election, challenger Mary Trottier decided not to pursue a Burlington Area School District Board of Education seat, which will likely lead to the return of both incumbents. Trottier, […]

 
 

Yuppie Hill: Where the girls do all the work

Yuppie Hill: Where the girls do all the work

Local poultry farm has 30,000 laying hens By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer       Nearly 20 years ago, Lynn Lein’s son, Jason, brought home 12 laying hens. Now Yuppie Hill Poultry boasts roughly 30,000 birds.       “I had no idea it would end up this big. I was working full-time in […]

 
 

Man charged with battery, OWI following incident with girlfriend

Man charged with battery, OWI following incident with girlfriend

A Burlington man accused of pulling a clump of his girlfriend’s hair out in a drunken rage is charged with three crimes including drunken driving for the third time. Steven J. Willick, 29, was charged March 21 in Racine County Circuit Court with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated – […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington Area School District residents will have a chance will have a chance to meet the man who will become the district’s next superintendent during a meet and greet session set for April 4. The three finalists for the position are Mark Elworthy, district administrator, Whitewater Unified School District; […]

 
 

Riverside Park upgrades planned

Common Council approves improvement contracts By Jason Arndt Editor Improvements to Riverside Park are on the horizon after the Burlington Common Council approved two work orders with Ayres Associates at Tuesday’s meeting. The work orders allow Ayres Associates to assist the city with upgrading its Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan along […]

 
 

She asked for extra homework

She asked for extra homework

Catholic Central’s Krien garners trifecta of academic achievements By Jason Arndt Editor Catholic Central High School senior Krista Krien admits she does not have much free time, but wouldn’t have it any other way, which has been a key component to her recent academic accolades. Those include National Merit Scholarship […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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