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Proposed pit moves to next step in Spring Prairie

Proposed pit moves to next step in Spring Prairie

By Jason Arndt Editor After more than two hours of debate, including voices of opposition, the Town of Spring Planning and Zoning Commission narrowly recommended approval of a proposed gravel pit Thursday. The recommendations include rezoning three parcels from A-1 Agriculture to M-3 Mineral Extraction District as well as conditional […]

 
 

Life-changing transformation

Life-changing transformation

Sports journalist takes weight-loss journey that few seldom have traveled By Todd Mishler SLN Staff Dan Truttschel never imagined accomplishing such a feat. But to do it, he became half the man he used to be. Jan. 8 marked a milestone few attain in a lifetime, nonetheless in 12 months. […]

 
 

State grant could boost proposed brewery

State grant could boost proposed brewery

Low Daily Brewery and Taproom eyed for historic building By Jason Arndt Editor A Community Development Investment grant through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation could bolster Tim Sullivan’s plan to transform the former Standard Press building into a brewery and taproom. The CDI grant will cover about $171,000 of the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The City of Burlington could opt to seek a state grant to help finance the conversion of a historic downtown building into a craft brewery. The Common Council is slated to consider the grant application and approval of a developer’s agreement with developer Tim Sullivan at a meeting on […]

 
 

Town to take up gravel pit request Thursday

Town to take up gravel pit request Thursday

Controversial issue comes to a head in Spring Prairie By Jason Arndt Editor The Town of Spring Prairie Planning and Zoning Commission is poised to weigh in on a proposed and highly controversial gravel pit at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The meeting will be held at the Town Hall, N6097 Highway […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     The City of Burlington will have a primary election for the third consecutive year after three challengers along with an incumbent filed for candidacy in the 1st Aldermanic District. However, Mayor Jeannie Hefty and three incumbent aldermen will run unopposed, according to City Clerk Diahnn Halbach. The annual candidate […]

 
 

Top stories of 2019: No. 10 Performing arts center proposed

Top stories of 2019: No. 10 Performing arts center proposed

The City of Burlington moved one step closer to exploring a multi-use Performing Arts Center on Dec. 3 when a divided Common Council awarded a $10,000 grant for an economic feasibility study. The grant covers 50 percent of the feasibility study with the Burlington Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. required to […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      2019 in the Burlington area was a year of great change featuring the end of the volunteer Burlington Rescue Squad and the start of construction for a new middle school. It was also a year of great scandal with two public officials embroiled in criminal proceedings regarding sex charges. […]

 
 

Spirited tradition

Spirited tradition

Annual Nativity re-enactment transcends generations By Jason Arndt Editor Ashley Bzdawka said she cannot imagine doing anything other than participating in the 51st annual Christmas in the Barn event in the Town of Dover. Bzdawka, of the Waterford area, has been involved in the traditional Christmas Eve live nativity scene […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     All the peace and goodwill of the holidays does necessarily mean the roads are safer for motorists on their way to a family Christmas or New Year’s celebration. The Racine County Sheriff’s Department is in the midst of its annual holiday Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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