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A passion for service

A passion for service

Burlington’s Sireno changes military course By Jason Arndt Editor Andrew Sireno’s passion for serving the United States continues even after he left the Army. Sireno, 32, who finished deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq, joined the Air Force with hopes of becoming an Explosive Ordinance Disposal team member. “I have always […]

 
 

Referendum work takes shape

Referendum work takes shape

Going forward, projects at high school will be more visible By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Work on all of components of Waterford Union High School’s referendum-funded facilities is underway, district officials announced recently. District Administrator Luke Francois provided the School Board with an update on the referendum projects at a meeting […]

 
 

From the school greenhouse to the kitchen

From the school greenhouse to the kitchen

Agriculture students at Union Grove High School recently delivered the first harvest of lettuce from the school’s greenhouse to the kitchen. Above: Students Adriana DeYong (from left) and Connor Esch have the honor of handing off the lettuce to Brenda Sunderland, food service director. Agriculture students learn about sustainable growing […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

Any veteran, regardless of military branch, has offered a blank check to the United States for the cost of freedom. The blank check, according to veteran Bren Nimke, of Waterford, includes their life. Nimke, the keynote speaker at Monday’s Veterans Day ceremony at Veterans Terrace, spoke of the sacrifice and […]

 
 

‘Jane Doe’ was abused, killed by nurse who took her in, officials allege

‘Jane Doe’ was abused, killed by nurse who took her in, officials allege

Suspect is charged with murder in 20-year-old case By Jennifer Eisenbart Correspondent The trail may have gone cold, but as Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said Friday morning, the Jane Doe case from 1999 never grew dust. “Over the last 20 years, we have dedicated thousands of investigative hours to […]

 
 

Sheriff to reveal victim, suspect in 20-year-old murder case

Sheriff to reveal victim, suspect in 20-year-old murder case

Racine County Sheriff’s officials have scheduled a news conference for Friday morning during which they plan to announce the names of the victim and her suspected murderer in a “Jane Doe” case that dates to 1999. The media briefing is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Patrol Station in Ives […]

 
 

State volleyball: Again and again

State volleyball: Again and again

Demons, Toppers vying for unprecedented success at this weekend’s state volleyball tournament By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent State tournaments are the norm in the volleyball-rich Burlington area, where the Division 1 Burlington Demons will battle for their fifth state title in nine years and the Catholic Central Hilltoppers will look for […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      State tournaments are the norm in the volleyball-rich Burlington area, where the Burlington Demons will battle for their fifth state title in nine years and the Catholic Central Hilltoppers will look for back-to-back state titles this weekend in Green Bay. The double-dip of volleyball excellence for the second straight […]

 
 

Driver in alleged hit and run left victim at roadside, drove home to watch TV

Driver in alleged hit and run left victim at roadside, drove home to watch TV

Man tells investigators he ‘freaked out’ and kept driving The driver of a truck that allegedly struck and injured a bicyclist on Oct. 20 “freaked out” and drove away from the scene to his home where he watched television while the victim of the collision was transported to a hospital, […]

 
 

A runaway idea

A runaway idea

‘Nanobrewery’ developer taps historic spot in Burlington By Jason Arndt Editor Bernard Petersen has always had a fondness for home brewing and wanted to share his love of craft beer with the Burlington community while doing his part to help revitalize the Chestnut Street loop. Petersen, co-owner of MPC Property […]

 
 
 
 
 

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