Burlington

City gets $100,000 in settlement of trash contract dispute

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The City of Burlington will receive a $100,000 settlement from its former trash and recycling collection contractor as part of an out-of-court settlement approved by the Common Council March 20. The city sued Advanced Disposal Services Solid Waste Midwest – formerly known as Veolia […]

 
 

A place to be one with nature

A place to be one with nature

Officials at Bong to break ground on outdoor classroom By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It’s been 10 years in the making, but staff and volunteers with the Richard Bong State Recreation Area can almost see the light at the end of the tunnel. And next week, they’ll see shovels go into […]

 
 

Water leak damages classrooms

Water leak damages classrooms

Repairs will be delayed until referendum is set By Alex Johnson Correspondent School Board members on Monday got a firsthand look at damage to Karcher Middle School from a leaking steam pipe. Soon after the leak was discovered in December mold began to set in, causing school district officials to […]

 
 

School Board president steps down

School Board president steps down

Bousman and his wife were injured while visiting Ireland By Alex Johnson Correspondent Burlington Area School District Board of Education President Jim Bousman resigned his position Monday after he and his wife were injured in an auto accident while visiting Ireland last month. Bousman made the announcement Monday in a […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

While election news dominates this week’s coverage, Thursday’s edition of the Standard Press includes a story about the resignation of School Board President Jim Bousman, who along with his wife was injured in a car crash during a recent vacation to Ireland. Bousman, who remains in Ireland with his wife, […]

 
 

School Board, city, town seats are on Tuesday’s ballot

Vote pin for american election

Burlington voters will go to the polls Tuesday to determine their representatives for seats on the City Council, Town Board and School Board. The race for two seats on the Burlington Area School District Board of Education has garnered significant interest as voters have a chance to determine the members […]

 
 

Sneak a Peek pool event set

Sneak a Peek pool event set

New aquatic center to host preview The Burlington Community Pool Board is offering area residents a chance to be among the first in to get a sneak peek at the new Burlington Community Aquatic Center. The volunteer board will host a “Sneak a Peek” fundraising event on May 12 from […]

 
 

Big ideas for downtown Burlington

Big ideas for downtown Burlington

Operator aims to make Mercantile Hall a center of attraction By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Wendy Lynch’s bustling business plan for Mercantile Hall at 425 N. Pine St., Burlington, could bring in more excitement after the city’s Common Council unanimously approved her petition seeking a Class B combination reserve liquor […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington voters go to the polls Tuesday and have races to decide for School Board, City Council and Town Board. Previews of each contested race along with interviews of the candidates can be found in this week’s edition of the Standard Press. Whether it’s the shaping of a new […]

 
 

Dyer students present annual expo

Dyer students present annual expo

Students partner with local businesses to learn about energy, health Students from Dyer Intermediate School on Thursday combined lessons in wellness, energy efficiency and business savvy at their annual Energy Expo and Health Fair. During the event, students in grades 4 through 6 acted as representatives of 13 local businesses. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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