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Snow days still exist for BASD

Snow days still exist for BASD

  Early Tuesday morning Burlington Area School District Superintendent Stephen Plank answered a lingering question as to whether snow days would exist in the new era of online virtual education. Yes, students, snow days still exist. In an automated telephone message to district families sent about 5 a.m. Tuesday Plank […]

 
 

BREAKING NEWS: Deputies dealing with ‘critical event’ in Rochester

BREAKING NEWS: Deputies dealing with ‘critical event’ in Rochester

  Residents living near Village Hall in Rochester were instructed to shelter in their homes Friday afternoon while deputies dealt with what they described as “developing critical event.” A SWAT team van and multiple squad cars from the Racine County Sheriff’s office were on the scene as of 2 p.m. […]

 
 

Vaccine eligibility expands next week

Vaccine eligibility expands next week

But it’s unclear when people 65 and older will be able to get shots By Southern Lakes Newspapers staff Wisconsin residents 65 and older will become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, about a week after the effort was expanded to include law enforcement personnel. However, officials with […]

 
 

Village wants residents to keep sidewalks shoveled

Village wants residents to keep sidewalks shoveled

Trustee calls for more enforcement of ‘miserable’ conditions By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After winter’s first big one-two wallop of the season, renewed calls for prompt, robust snow cleanup were made at a recent Union Grove Village Board meeting. Trustee Peter Hansen sounded off on the state of the village’s sidewalks […]

 
 

Rochester to review cell tower rules

Rochester to review cell tower rules

Village considering zoning code changes for towers By Dave Fidlin Correspondent On the heels of a controversial application last fall, Rochester officials are kicking off the new year with a review of the village’s regulations for telecommunications towers. Village Administrator-Treasurer Betty Novy discussed with the Village Board a proposed review […]

 
 

Mother and daughter on ice

Mother and daughter on ice

Jessica Niermeyer and her daughter Quinn visited Ten Club Park in Waterford for some evening Ice skating Tuesday. The rink is open each day, weather permitting, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Lions Club of Waterford skate shack will be renting skates and selling snacks on Friday, Saturday, and […]

 
 

Witness to an insurrection

Witness to an insurrection

Burlington grad was working for U.S. rep during capitol riot By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington native Scott Rausch had a typical start to his day as deputy chief of staff and legislative director for U.S. Rep. Andrew Garbarino, R-New York, on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C. Rausch, who graduated […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      So what was it like for those who were working at the U.S. Capitol and surrounding office buildings on Jan. 6, the day rioters staged a violent insurrection? Burlington High School graduate Scott Rausch, an aide for a Republican Congressman from New York, knows – and it’s left an […]

 
 

Fire destroys ‘landmark’ barn at Ela Orchard

Fire destroys ‘landmark’ barn at Ela Orchard

Rochester family regroups as blaze destroys heart of processing operation By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent As late as 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, public works officials and Village of Rochester fire personnel blocked off a stretch of Highway D from downtown Rochester to Heritage Road. What happened throughout most of the day […]

 
 

Stock+Field will close local store

Stock+Field will close local store

Retailer was key to revival of shopping center By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Stock+Field, which helped revive Burlington’s Fox River Plaza shopping center when it arrived as a Big R store in 2017, is closing along with the company’s 24 other stores in the Midwest. Stock+Field’s corporate entity filed […]

 
 
 
 
 

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