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B-Town Sounds returns June 14

B-Town Sounds returns June 14

Outdoor concert series features seven shows in 2018 The B-Town Sounds concert series is slated to return June 14 for another season of pairing live music and craft beer with summer nights in Burlington’s Echo Park. This year’s seven-show lineup features a full spectrum of music from bluegrass to country […]

 
 

Hot enough to melt (but it didn’t)

Hot enough to melt (but it didn’t)

ChocolateFest is able to endure record heat to finish in the black By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief With temperatures more suited for melting rather than savoring chocolate, Burlington’s ChocolateFest withstood a string of 90-degree days last weekend to finish in the black for 2018. Festival President Bil Scherrer on […]

 
 

Local man dies in crash with dump truck

Local man dies in crash with dump truck

A Burlington man died Thursday afternoon when the SUV he was driving collided head-on with a dump truck on Highway P in the Town of Burlington. William D. Rachel, 50, of the City of Burlington, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred on a section of […]

 
 

State bound: Burlington’s Goliath-slaying campaign culminates with 3rd win over mighty Westosha, sectional championship

State bound: Burlington’s Goliath-slaying campaign culminates with 3rd win over mighty Westosha, sectional championship

Klein allows three runs to Central all year, SLC team makes state 9th straight year   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com Before the season, if someone would have told Burlington High School senior Jaina Westphal her team would be competing for a shot at a state softball berth, the Demon second […]

 
 

Ready for splashdown

Ready for splashdown

New Burlington Community Aquatic center opens Friday By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief On Friday, a year and a half after they overwhelmingly approved spending more than $5 million to replace their 51-year-old pool, City of Burlington residents will get a chance to take the plunge into the cooling waters […]

 
 

BREAKING: Burlington softball captures sectional championship, clinches 1st state berth in 30 years

BREAKING: Burlington softball captures sectional championship, clinches 1st state berth in 30 years

Timely hitting, dazzling defense hold off late Westosha rally   WILMOT – In order to be a successful team, in any sport, contributions are needed from top to bottom. With softball, sure, there has to be the dominant pitcher and the home run hitters, but there also needs to be […]

 
 

UNION GROVE ROUNDUP: Manteufel, Hansel spark playoff victory

UNION GROVE ROUNDUP: Manteufel, Hansel spark playoff victory

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Timely hitting and dominant pitching are key ingredients to making a deep playoff run in baseball. Union Grove featured both of these ingredients prominently in its WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal Tuesday, May 29. TJ Manteufel belted two home runs, while pitcher Luke Hansel […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

A week that started with a scorcher of a ChocolateFest will end with splash as the new Burlington Community Aquatic Center is slated to open Friday evening. The $5 million facility with water park-like amenities is viewed as a boon to the image and quality of life in Burlington, according […]

 
 

PLAYOFF BASEBALL: Hitting barrage lifts Catholic Central past Deerfield

PLAYOFF BASEBALL: Hitting barrage lifts Catholic Central past Deerfield

Toppers battle top seed Johnson Creek today at 5 p.m.   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Catholic Central baseball team loaded the bus and drove a little more than an hour to Johnson Creek Wednesday only to be told to leave and come back the next day. The Toppers were […]

 
 

PLAYOFF BASEBALL: Pitching propels Waterford to victory

PLAYOFF BASEBALL: Pitching propels Waterford to victory

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Hits came at a premium in Tuesday’s WIAA Division 1 high school baseball regional semifinal between Waterford and Racine Park at Waterford. The Wolverines limited the Panthers to two hits, but tallied just one of their own, and pulled out a 1-0 victory. Waterford […]

 
 
 
 

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