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Man found unconscious in car in Waterford

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 8 for a Green Bay man found unconscious in his car in Waterford after using methamphetamine. Harley S. Chastain, 21, was charged Oct. 29 in Racine County Circuit Court with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of felony bail […]

 
 

An officer’s passion for the Special Olympics

An officer’s passion for the Special Olympics

Wangnoss, of Burlington, to represent state in international games By Jason Arndt Editor City of Burlington police officer Bryan Wangnoss knew he wanted to get involved with the Special Olympics after seeing the international organization brighten in his niece’s life. His niece, Hailey Disch, was born with Down syndrome has […]

 
 

TITLETOWN: Burlington, Catholic Central volleyball unite to celebrate state championships

TITLETOWN: Burlington, Catholic Central volleyball unite to celebrate state championships

Parade, ceremony at BHS highlight historic titles   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com A “Titletown” united. That’s what happened on Monday, when the Burlington area celebrated not just one, but two WIAA state girls volleyball championships after Burlington captured its second straight title in Division 1 and Catholic Central won in […]

 
 

Elementary school referendum passes

Expansion, renovation plan gains 63% voter support Voters in the Union Grove Elementary School District got behind a nearly $8 million plan to expand, reconfigure and maintain the K-8 school during Tuesday’s election. The referendum garnered 63 percent approval, passing 1,484 to 870, according to unofficial totals posted by the […]

 
 

High school receives additional funding for safety upgrades

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Plans are in motion to receive additional dollars for safety upgrades at Waterford Union High School, officials announced recently. During his routine monthly report to the School Board, WUHS Principal Dan Foster said the infusion of additional grant funds will go toward several efforts, including a […]

 
 

Plymouth Church celebrates 160 years

Plymouth Church celebrates 160 years

By Jason Arndt Editor Since 1858, when Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ was officially chartered, the congregation continues to serve the Burlington community. In recognition of 160 years in Burlington, the church is welcoming members of the community to attend its seventh annual Heritage Sunday service and anniversary celebration […]

 
 

Strong support in city carried school referendum

Strong support in city carried school referendum

Tax tolerance strategy earns 55% of overall vote By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Burlington Area School District’s referendum, which was designed from a “tax tolerance” standpoint, resonated best with voters in the City of Burlington, an analysis of the numbers from Tuesday’s election shows. The referendum – seeking […]

 
 

State champions edition on sale

State champions edition on sale

The Burlington Standard Press’ commemorative state championship edition – honoring the Burlington and Catholic Central volleyball teams – will be available at retail outlets throughout the area on Thursday. The edition features in-depth coverage of the teams’ state tournament victories, pages of photos, and other features on the players and […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      After a three-tiered referendum plan took decisive drubbing in the spring of 2017, officials with the Burlington Area School District examined priorities and began building a new plan to address the district’s facility needs. Only this time, officials decided to first ask how much residents are willing to pay […]

 
 

School referendums earn voter approval

School referendums earn voter approval

Vote totals from today’s midterm election are being tabulated in area county clerk offices and the results of the local races will be posted here as they are received. Remember to refresh your browser often once results start rolling in. For full coverage, see this week’s editions of the Burlington […]

 
 
 
 

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