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Students, families adjusting to virtual instruction By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Area School District is among hundreds of districts in the country still navigating through virtual learning with schools shut down to stem the spread of coronavirus. Barb Berezowitz, a Karcher Middle School teacher, said BASD quickly adapted to […]

 
 

Man charged for threatening to ‘shoot up’ workplace

Man charged for threatening to ‘shoot up’ workplace

A Burlington man who threatened to “shoot up” his workplace if he caught the coronavirus has been charged with multiple felonies including making terrorist threats and possession of an improvised explosive device. Jakob J. Stolp, 37, was charged Thursday with the above offenses in addition to possession of marijuana (second […]

 
 

City to offer drive-through voting on Tuesday

City to offer drive-through voting on Tuesday

In an effort to improve safety for voters and poll workers in response to the coronavirus, the City of Burlington on Tuesday will offer drive-through voting at the Public Works Department on South Pine Street.       The drive-through operation will be the only option for voters from all of the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      We know there won’t be a ChocolateFest this year – it has been canceled by the coronavirus scourge. But what we don’t know is whether there’ll ever be another ChocolateFest at all. That’s not to say the Burlington area will be left without a marquee Memorial Day weekend festival. […]

 
 

How to turn a loss into a win

How to turn a loss into a win

ChocolateFest leader urges people to donate directly to groups that will be hurt by the loss of 2020 event The president of the volunteer ChocolateFest board is urging area residents to make donations directly to the organizations that will be hit hardest by the loss of the festival due to […]

 
 

ChocolateFest becomes a victim of coronavirus

ChocolateFest becomes a victim of coronavirus

Memorial Day weekend festival canceled for 2020 ChocolateFest, Burlington’s marquee festival, has been added to the mounting list of events postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, ChocolateFest President Bil Scherrer announced the 34th annual festival – slated for Memorial Day weekend – had been “postponed” on […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The spread of the coronavirus and its impact on everyday life continue to dominate the news and that’s the case on nearly every page of this week’s edition. From government orders to stay “Safer at Home,” to how we’re coping, worshiping and helping others are all included in this […]

 
 

Central Racine Co. Health Dept. urgently seeks donations

Central Racine Co. Health Dept. urgently seeks donations

The Central Racine County Health Department announced long-term healthcare facilities are critically low on personal protective equipment and have asked for donations to fulfill its needs. “At this time we are accepting homemade fabric masks,” the CRCHD states on its Facebook page. Personal protective equipment includes N95 respirators, disposable gowns, […]

 
 

Love, Inc. closes store, donation centers temporarily

Love, Inc. closes store, donation centers temporarily

Food pantry and services still available Southern Lakes Area Love, Inc. temporarily closed its stores and donations centers in both Burlington and Waterford in response to growing COVID-19 pandemic. But the nonprofit group plans to continue offering its food pantry and services, according to the organization’s website. “Right now we’re […]

 
 

Kohl’s stores to temporarily close Thursday

Kohl’s stores to temporarily close Thursday

National retailer Kohl’s plans to temporarily close its doors, effective 7 p.m. Thursday, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary closure runs through at least April 1 and employees will be financially supported for two weeks. “To demonstrate our support of the efforts underway to contain the spread of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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