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County plans to move service center to shopping plaza

County plans to move service center to shopping plaza

Officials now look to sell rather than raze current building By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief County officials plan to move the Western Racine County Service Center to a newly renovated space between Big R and Dunham’s Sports in the Fox River Plaza shopping center, Burlington, this fall. Racine County […]

 
 

The silver lining

The silver lining

Flood victim now calls tragedy ‘best thing that ever happened to us’ By Mike Ramczyk Staff Writer It’s been one year since the fateful day that changed Nicole Gramhofer’s life. The former Wisconsin Street resident had the Fox River in her backyard, and when eight inches of rain deluged the […]

 
 

BASD picks $43.6 million referendum option

BASD picks $43.6 million referendum option

It’s less costly than previous options and it still includes new middle school By Alex Johnson Corresponent Burlington Area School District voters will likely get a chance to vote Nov. 6 on a $43.6 million referendum seeking approval to build a new middle school and complete a sweeping list of […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington Area School District voters will likely get a chance to vote Nov. 6 on a $43.6 million referendum seeking approval to build a new middle school and complete a sweeping list of repairs and upgrades to other district buildings. The latest referendum question is $26 million less than […]

 
 

School Board cuts cost of referendum options

Change comes in response to survey showing lower tax tolerance By Alex Johnson Correspondent The Burlington Area School District Board of Education narrowed the options for a potential November referendum to three Monday. A final vote is expected later this month. The three options are: Option 1, estimated at $48.1 […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It’s been 12 months to the date when what initially seemed like an ordinary summer rainstorm turned into a deluge of epic proportions The flood of July 2017 had a multi-million-dollar impact on the Burlington area and changed the way things get done by city government. In this week’s […]

 
 

Best little musical in town

Best little musical in town

Haylofters to sing about brothel’s downfall By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The title and the topic may be risqué, but the show itself is full of fun and music, Director Pamela Schroeder says of the Haylofters upcoming production of “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.” The show, which peaked […]

 
 

Grant provides swimming lessons for kids from low-income families

Grant provides swimming lessons for kids from low-income families

New Aquatic Center partners Health Department, Love Inc. on initiative By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When the Central Racine County Health Department issued a grant for free swimming lessons at the new Burlington Community Aquatic Center, it opened a new opportunity for children from low-income families to afford the lessons, […]

 
 

Revitalized by rookies

Revitalized by rookies

Influx of new officers changes look of city’s police force By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Within the last few months, the City of Burlington Police Department has been revitalized, according to Chief Mark Anderson, due to five new hires. The department, which has already seen an influx of new hires […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      With five new officers in the past seven months – and several more over the course of the past two years – the City of Burlington Police Department has a new look these days. And what the department has lost in experience as the result of retirements, has been […]

 
 
 
 
 

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