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Aurora changes hospital name

Aurora changes hospital name

Facility will drop ‘memorial’ in favor of Aurora Medical Center By Jason Arndt Editor Since 1924, when Memorial Hospital of Burlington opened, the facility has experienced a series of changes, including transfer of ownership to Aurora Health Care. The one thing that has remained the same, however, has been the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

Since 1924, Burlington’s Memorial Hospital has carried a name that honored soldiers who lost their lives in service to their country. The name changed this week, however, when Aurora Health Care labeled the campus – which also includes the Burlington Clinic – Aurora Medical Center. The new name reflects the […]

 
 

Minor flooding expected in Burlington area

Minor flooding expected in Burlington area

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in the Burlington area. As of 5:37 a.m. Wednesday the river level was at 10.3 feet. Flood stage in the area is 11 feet. The Weather Service is predicting minor flooding as the river rises to a […]

 
 

Dealing with the Foxconn effect

Western county municipalities form alliance to address anticipated growth By Jason Arndt Editor Before the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission adopted its Vision 2050 plan in 2016, officials with the agency conducted extensive outreach efforts to plan for the future, but they did not anticipate the arrival of Foxconn Technology […]

 
 

Through Nora’s Eyes

Second annual fundraiser for girl’s family set for Saturday By Alex Johnson Correspondent Bardet-Bidel syndrome is a rare genetic disease that hinders vision and causes kidney complications in one of 250,000 people worldwide. Nora Lawton is one of the people who have the disease, and for the second straight year, […]

 
 

Local flavor

Local flavor

Farm to Table Dinner celebrates Burlington Farmer’s Market By Jason Arndt Editor For its first decade, the Burlington Farmers Market never hosted a Farm to Table Dinner, until Saturday when hundreds flocked to Mike and Barb’s Green Acres Farm in the Town of Burlington. The Farm to Table Dinner, which […]

 
 

Walker focuses on closing gap

Walker focuses on closing gap

Growing economy will help campaign rise above current poll number, he says By Jason Arndt Editor Although Gov. Scott Walker is down by five points in a recent poll, the Republican incumbent believes he can secure re-election if he can debunk the attack ads opposition groups have produced. Walker, who […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Incumbent Gov. Scott Walker said he’s is fully aware that he’s trailing challenger Tony Evers in recent polls. He’s also convinced conditions are right to score a comeback victory on election night. The Republican governor points to Sen. Ron Johnson’s 2016 come-from-behind win over Russ Feingold as the roadmap. […]

 
 

Town awaits answers on incorporation study

Group could reveal some costs, options next month By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A grassroots group of interested residents in the Town of Burlington has explored the feasibility of incorporating into a village since April and could reveal some answers in October, according to a town official. “We are hoping […]

 
 

Spreading sunshine

Spreading sunshine

Proceeds from flower field donated to senior center, township By Jason Arndt Editor Jennifer and Joe Greeter – owners of the sunflower field dubbed the ‘Happy Field’ by visitors this summer – decided to put some of the proceeds from the field back into the community last week. The Greeters, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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