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Mayor makes push for park funds

Mayor makes push for park funds

$50,000 still needed to complete project on blighted site   By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief With approval from the Department of Natural Resources to proceed with development of a park on a blighted piece of property adjacent to B.J. Wentker’s restaurant, Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty has issued a plea […]

 
 

Balloonfest set to soar

Balloonfest set to soar

Waterford’s annual festival runs through the weekend Waterford’s seventh annual Balloonfest will take flight Friday through Sunday, behind Evergreen Elementary School, 817 W. Main St. The free, family friendly festival hosts more than 20 hot air balloons that participate in competitions and launches in the morning and early evening, along […]

 
 

Victims lose part of themselves in Burlington flood

Victims lose part of themselves in Burlington flood

“I’m bruised and cut and have muscles hurting I didn’t even know existed. I just don’t know what to do anymore. I’m lost, and I feel like I’m on autopilot.” – Nicole Gramhofer, who lost her home to the flood     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Nicole Gramhofer lives along […]

 
 

Special flood edition available now

Special flood edition available now

The Burlington Standard Press special flood edition, featuring in-depth reporting and on-the-scene photography, is available for sale at local newsstands beginning Wednesday afternoon. Readers will have a chance to learn how a recent training session had City of Burlington officials especially prepared for the disaster and they’ll get acquainted with […]

 
 

Benefit concert planned for flood victims

The Burlington Kiwanis Civic Band will have a Benefit for Burlington concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 28, at Community United Methodist Church, 455 S. Jefferson St., Waterford. The concert is free. Free-will donations of cash will be accepted for the BMO Harris fund to benefit the flood victims […]

 
 

City offers update, directory of flood recovery services

City offers update, directory of flood recovery services

Here is the flood status update issued by the City of Burlington as of 11 a.m. Tuesday morning: Current status As of Tuesday morning, the river level is at 10.6 feet. Assessment Teams are in the area on golf carts and will be initially assessing homes with visible damage around […]

 
 

City Council meeting will be held at fire station

Tuesday night’s City of Burlington Common Council meetings will be held at the Burlington Fire Station, 165 W. Washington St., in the EMS conference room. Both City Hall and the Burlington Police Station, which houses the regular council chambers, remain closed after flooding destroyed computers and communications equipment in both […]

 
 

Disaster relief available today at Burlington High School, Mt. Zion Lake Geneva

Disaster relief available today at Burlington High School, Mt. Zion Lake Geneva

American Red Cross, Samaritan’s Purse among services for flood victims     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – It’s been nearly a week since a historic flood has turned Burlington residents’ lives upside down, but the rush of community and now international support continues. The American Red Cross and the […]

 
 

BARBARA B. ARVAN

BARBARA B. ARVAN

      Barbara B. Arvan, 75, of Union Grove, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Oak Ridge Care Center. She was born Dec 12, 1941, to Henry and Helen (nee Kors) Budde in Rockford, Ill. Her early life was spent in Rockford where she graduated from West High School. Following […]

 
 

SHIRLEY KNUDSON BROAD

SHIRLEY KNUDSON BROAD

      Shirley Knudson Broad passed away on July 9, 2017. She was born on Sept. 25, 1926. Shirley was the youngest daughter of Antoinette and Mathias Knudson. She was married to Clarence Fred Broad in 1949 after working for three years as a licensed practical nurse in the family nursing […]

 
 
 
 

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