Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Saturday’s Ice Festival features State Ice Carving Championship

Saturday’s Ice Festival features State Ice Carving Championship

State official hails event as ‘hallmark winter travel destination’ By Jason Arndt Editor Wisconsin plays host to many winter events and attractions – like the International Snowmobile Hall of Fame in Eagle River and Ice Caves in Bayfield among several others – but southern Wisconsin does not enjoy the same […]

 
 

City could close street for new school

City could close street for new school

BASD officials embrace possibility at recent meeting By Jennifer Eisenbart Correspondent As construction continues on the new Nettie Karcher Middle School, the Burlington Area School District may be getting some extra space. After the City of Burlington indicated it was not interested last year, Superintendent Steve Plank said at Monday […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Each year, like a team of Christmas elves, students from the DRIVEN program at Burlington High School emerge from the classroom and commit acts of good in their community. From ringing bells at Salvation Army donation buckets to visiting a senior living facility for games of bingo, these students […]

 
 

Rescue Squad makes dissolution official

Rescue Squad makes dissolution official

Nonprofit organization formally votes to end service By Jason Arndt Editor Although dissolution was inevitable, the decision wasn’t easy for Burlington Rescue Squad Dec. 2, when the Rescue Squad, which includes the membership of the Burlington Rotary Club, formally voted on the decision effective Jan. 1. Burlington Rescue Squad, a […]

 
 

Coldest air this season to plunge Midwest into deep freeze

Coldest air this season to plunge Midwest into deep freeze

Cold will be dangerous for people and animals who are outside for long periods of time AccuWeather Global Weather Center – December 9, 2019 – An invasion of Arctic air will plunge temperatures to their lowest levels since last winter. This week’s deep freeze can come as a shock to […]

 
 

Village will pay to put police in high school

Village will pay to put police in high school

Recent school shooting spurs quick action by Waterford board By Dave Fidlin Correspondent It might have happened in an adjacent county, and in a larger community, but it still hit far too close to home. That was the sentiment of the Waterford Village Board this week, whose members on Dec. […]

 
 

City OKs grant for PAC study

City OKs grant for PAC study

Alderman urges colleagues to ‘dream big’ By Jason Arndt Editor A proposed multi-use Performing Arts Center along the Fox River is only a dream for the City of Burlington. But some Common Council members want to see if the dream can become a reality and approved a $10,000 revolving loan […]

 
 

Cold, snow predicted for middle of next week

Cold, snow predicted for middle of next week

Exact track of storm will determine where the boundary between rain and snow The official start of winter is still about two weeks away, but conditions are coming together in a way that could bring another major winter-like storm to a large portion of the middle of the United States […]

 
 

Turkey Trot highlights generosity

Turkey Trot highlights generosity

Annual event raises funds for local social service agency By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Regardless of whether people came to win or carry on a family tradition, the ninth annual Burlington Turkey Trot 5-kilometer run/walk Thursday highlighted the area’s generosity. Proceeds from this year’s event, which saw a record turnout […]

 
 

Limbering up at the library

Limbering up at the library

     Mom Kristy Kreger, of Franksville, assists one-year-old Kinsley with tree pose during a recent session of Storytime Yoga at the Waterford Public Library. (Photo by Maureen Vander Sanden)

 
 
 
 
 

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