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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The long-vacant Coaches Sports Bar in downtown Burlington could get new life as a multipurpose studio and gallery under a proposal that earned approval of City of Burlington officials Tuesday. The former bar at the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and the Chestnut Street Loop has been unused since 2011 […]

 
 

Town Board still uncertain on filling vacancy

By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Town Board is still struggling with what to do with the vacancy left by the late Barbara Ruud. Ruud, 76, who resided in Burlington for 64 years, served as Town Supervisor III from 2018 when she won election until she died on June 22. […]

 
 

Noble crowned Fairest of the Fair

Noble crowned Fairest of the Fair

She plans to become partner in family dairy operation By Jason Arndt Editor Jessica Noble found inspiration to become Racine County Fairest of the Fair as a youngster showing animals and other projects at the annual event in Union Grove. Noble, a 2017 Burlington High School graduate, remembers being awarded […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     Three days after the Racine County community rose up in support of a girl battling cancer in a very public way, the battle came to a sad end on Tuesday morning, according to a post written by the family. Eliza Beth, nicknamed Izza by her family, had been diagnosed […]

 
 

Aquaducks capture state title

Aquaducks capture state title

Team overcomes wicked weather to win first title in 10 years By Jason Arndt Editor The Browns Lake Aquaducks outlasted wicked weather, which was a constant struggle all season, to capture its first Division II Wisconsin State Waterski Show title in a decade July 20 and 21. The Aquaducks accounted […]

 
 

When it rains, it pours

When it rains, it pours

My family endured a harrowing month and came out smiling If it wasn’t enough to lose my mom and my job in a span of three months, the hits kept coming this past month. It all started at the state baseball tournament back in early June, where both the Burlington […]

 
 

Maxwell Street Days return Friday and Saturday

Maxwell Street Days return Friday and Saturday

Vintage Square is also back after successful inaugural launch Maxwell Street Days and The Vintage Square returns for another year this weekend in downtown Burlington with about 60 vendors expected to set up shop, according to the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce. The annual event, which runs Friday and Saturday […]

 
 

Roadwork to close portion of Milwaukee Avenue

Roadwork to close portion of Milwaukee Avenue

Detour is set to remain through August By Jason Arndt Editor Road construction began this week in the City of Burlington and officials planned to close a section Milwaukee Avenue Thursday for a little more than a month while a portion of the work is completed. The project comes in […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Summer and orange road construction barriers go hand-in-hand, and there’s no exception to that rule in Burlington this year as a section of Milwaukee Avenue in downtown Burlington is slated to close this week to accommodate replacement of a sewer line. The construction obstruction – and the proposed detour […]

 
 

Man dies when sports car flips in Lyons

Man dies when sports car flips in Lyons

An 81-year-old Illinois man died Monday morning on Highway 12 in the Town of Lyons after he lost control of his classic sports car and rolled over. Allan Lukasz, of Mount Prospect, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Walworth County Medical Examiner’s Office, according to the Walworth County […]

 
 
 
 
 

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