Burlington

Deputies find missing man after brief search

Disabled man walked away in dispute with mother A dispute between a mother and her grown son turned into a search-and-rescue operation in the Town of Burlington on Christmas Eve. A 58-year-old woman and her son, 29, who has autism, were returning home to Illinois after visiting family in the […]

 
 

ROUNDUP: Burlington wipes out Wilmot, BUW gymnastics 2nd in state

ROUNDUP: Burlington wipes out Wilmot, BUW gymnastics 2nd in state

  By Troy Sparks Sports Correspondent   The Burlington wrestling team had no problems with Wilmot Union on the road last Thursday in a Southern Lakes Conference dual match to close out the year. The Demons won 12 of their 14 matches in a 61-6 team win. They are the […]

 
 

Election filing deadline nears with few races on horizon

Election filing deadline nears with few races on horizon

City will have three new aldermen following spring election By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The City of Burlington will have at least two new aldermen, and likely a third, following the April election. Three of the four Common Council incumbents – Ed Johnson, 1st District; Ruth Dawidziak, 2nd District; […]

 
 

Making spirits bright

Making spirits bright

BHS students ring bells to raise money, visit seniors By Alex Johnson Correspondent Raising more than $2,000 in one day, the Burlington High School student group known as DRIVEN went into the community ringing bells for donations and visited Arbor View Senior Living home to bring holiday spirit to the […]

 
 

Topper dinner raises nearly $150,000 for school

Topper dinner raises nearly $150,000 for school

Annual event supports Catholic Central High School Catholic Central High School raised $146,450 while celebrating its 33rd Annual Topper Dinner and Auction on Dec. 2 at the Veterans Terrace in Burlington. More than 250 guests participated in an evening filled with “Old Hollywood” ambiance, red carpets, champagne and even Oscars, […]

 
 

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Mayor to host family displaced by fire for Christmas dinner By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty is expecting some special guests for Christmas this year. Hefty has invited the family of Robert Glashagel and Roszette Burkhart and their five children to enjoy a holiday meal in […]

 
 

Live Nativity is set for 49th year

Live Nativity is set for 49th year

The English Settlement United Methodist Church will present the 49th annual Christmas in the Barn on Sunday at the John and Cindy Squire Farm at 26715 Church Rd., Burlington. This free living Nativity service features members of the church reenacting the Christmas Story on Christmas Eve. The audience will be […]

 
 

City offers severance to departing dispatchers

City offers severance to departing dispatchers

Two of the five accept other jobs within the city By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Two months after the City of Burlington Common Council voted to join Racine County Communications Center for police and fire dispatching, members authorized the final pieces of the puzzle Tuesday, when they approved separation agreements […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

The City of Burlington on Tuesday finalized agreements extended to three of their five soon-to-be laid off dispatchers. The trio will receive severance pay commensurate with their years of service to the city. The other two dispatchers have accepted other jobs within the city. That is the lead story in […]

 
 

Without a home for the holidays

Without a home for the holidays

Community steps up to help family displaced by fire By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A Burlington couple and their five children will spend the holidays in hotel after they were displaced by a fire in their home Dec. 6. The good news, however, is that all seven members – […]

 
 
 
 
 

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