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City to consider Liars’ Club easement

City to consider Liars’ Club easement

Common Council to decide matter on Jan. 15 By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Common Council could consider whether to grant the Burlington Liars’ Club, 492 N. Pine St., an easement to allow the tavern to construct a balcony above city property at a meeting Tuesday, Jan. 15. The easement, […]

 
 

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Waterford’s Reindl brings home state track title

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Waterford’s Reindl brings home state track title

Reindl caught a glimpse of her state accomplishment   By Chris Bennett SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Haleigh Reindl peeked at her legacy this past spring. Reindl, then a senior at Waterford Union High School, was in the final race of her high school career – at the WIAA Division 1 state track […]

 
 

BURLINGTON STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES of 2018 – 1. Volleyball Titletown returns

BURLINGTON STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES of 2018 – 1. Volleyball Titletown returns

Burlington, Catholic Central both win state titles, celebrate together in city parade   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The city of Burlington is back on top in the world of high school volleyball, and in 2018 Catholic Central joined the party. What began as a historical accomplishment in the beginning of […]

 
 

Fishing jamboree survives the thaw

Fishing jamboree survives the thaw

  While sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures were welcomed by many, ice conditions were a concern when Tichigan Lake Lions Club hosted its 16th annual Ice Fishing Jamboree Jan. 5. In the end, however, the ice held up and the event went off without a hitch, according to organizers. […]

 
 

Mild weather forces Hot ChocolateFest to move

Mild weather forces Hot ChocolateFest to move

Upcoming winter festival will be held downtown; Echo Lake events modified for lack of ice By Jason Arndt Editor Burlington Hot ChocolateFest organizers decided to move the annual event from Echo Park to Wehmhoff Square Park because of unseasonably mild weather. The weather, according to Hot ChocolateFest committee member Stephen […]

 
 

Village wants answers on motel

Officials not sure if people are living in abandoned structure By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Are people living in an abandoned motel property on a high-profile piece of land? Is power still running to the facility? Members of the Yorkville Village Board grappled with these and other questions recently as the […]

 
 

STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – 2. Burlington softball captivates area with state run

STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – 2. Burlington softball captivates area with state run

Klein, Westphal named All-Area co-players of the year   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It was the year of the female in area high school sports. In 2018 alone, three high school volleyball teams won state, a girls basketball team advanced to state and two girls soccer teams advanced to sectionals. […]

 
 

CATHOLIC CENTRAL ROUNDUP: Kleins reach 2,000-point milestone

CATHOLIC CENTRAL ROUNDUP: Kleins reach 2,000-point milestone

Four sisters have filled up the stat sheet   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Klein name has been an institution in Catholic Central girls varsity sports over the past few years. With Liz helping the volleyball team win the state championship back in November, and Emma tearing it up for […]

 
 

Smet will retire as superintendent in June

Smet will retire as superintendent in June

School Board will consider his pending resignation on Monday By Jason Arndt Editor After more than three decades with the Burlington Area School District, Superintendent Peter Smet has decided to retire, effective June 30. “The time is right for my family and the time is right for the district,” Smet […]

 
 

Human remains found in East Troy lead to arrest of Franklin resident

Human remains found in East Troy lead to arrest of Franklin resident

A 43-year-old Franklin resident and business owner was taken into custody on suspicion first-degree intentional homicide Thursday, Jan. 10, after an arson investigation led police to a farmhouse in the Town of East Troy where human remains were found in a fire pit. According to a press release from the […]

 
 
 
 

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