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A beast of a tale

A beast of a tale

Recent sighting adds to lore of Bray Road beast By Todd Mishler Copy Editor Danny Morgan, a resident of Menomonee Falls, was driving north in the area of Townline Road in Spring Prairie at around 10 p.m. Jan. 27, returning home after visiting a friend in Lake Geneva. Morgan, 32, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Do you believe in werewolves? A Menomonee Falls man didn’t – until he drove through western Walworth County and saw something that looked like a big dog walking on its hind legs. Could it be the Beast of Bray Road, a creature of local lore? Whatever it was, you […]

 
 

Senior Center could open next week

Senior Center could open next week

President says programming will return once new facility is ready By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Burlington Senior Center is in the midst of its transition to the former Knights of Columbus building on East State Street and is eyeing a possible return to regular programming next week, according […]

 
 

Cold cuts

Cold cuts

A trio of City of Burlington Department of Public Works employees rake up branches while trimming trees in Echo Park this week. Crews often handle trimming duties in winter when trees are less susceptible to disease and other outdoor maintenance task are on hold for warmer weather. (Photo by Ed […]

 
 

School survey to ask how much voters are willing to pay

District will attempt to match referendum desires with cost tolerance By Alex Johnson Correspondent A general outline and format for a community survey regarding a proposed facilities referendum was accepted by the Burlington Area School District Board of Education following a session Monday with a consultant. The board met with […]

 
 

Man stabbed at local tavern; suspect arrested

Man stabbed at local tavern; suspect arrested

A 54-year-old man was stabbed at a tavern in the Town of Burlington Friday night after what authorities described as an argument over a game of pool. Racine County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the Countryside Pub, 8225 McHenry St., about 9:25 p.m. Friday for a report of a stabbing. […]

 
 

Catholic schools tout choice program

Faith-based education now more accessible, administrators say By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The administrators of Burlington’s Catholic schools are united this month in delivering a message that a faith-based, private school education is becoming more accessible than it has been in decades. The reason, they said, is growing implementation […]

 
 

Brotherly shove

Brotherly shove

      Chance (left) and Declan Raduenz, of Franklin, tests out their hockey skills while playing on the ice at the second annual Hot ChocolateFest at Echo Lake in Burlington on Jan. 20. The ice became slushy through the course of the day as temperatures rose to above 40 degrees. (Photo […]

 
 

Board continues to refine referendum survey

Resident input seen as key to crafting question for voters By Alex Johnson Correspondent Is it productive to ask Burlington Area School District residents why they voted they way they did during last spring’s failed building referendums or is it better to wipe the slate clean and move forward? That […]

 
 

BHS to induct four into Wall of Inspiration Friday

Burlington High School will honor four distinguished alumni Friday by inducting them into the school’s Wall of Inspiration. The four honorees are William Albert Beller (1918), Timothy D. Boyle (1985), Leo J. Warren (1916), and Marilee Hoffman (1971). The Night of Inspiration program will include a reception and induction ceremony […]

 
 
 
 
 

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