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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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Firefighters run for fun

Firefighters run for fun

A team from the City of Burlington Fire Department competes in the coffin races Oct. 26 as part of the Spooky City events on Pine Street in downtown Burlington. The coffin races were new to the lineup of Halloween-themed activities at the 30th annual Spooky City. See additional photos from […]

 
 

‘A period of mourning’

‘A period of mourning’

Volunteer Rescue Squad members recall their tenures By Jason Arndt Editor Simon Miller remembered being placed on a waiting list to join the Burlington Rescue Squad. Miller, who eventually joined the Rescue Squad in 1979, said becoming a volunteer for the nonprofit organization created by the Burlington Rotary Club 73 […]

 
 

City, town reschedule trick or treat hours

City, town reschedule trick or treat hours

  Due to Thursday’s snow and predicted below-freezing temperatures, the city and town of Burlington have rescheduled it’s trick or treat hours for Saturday, Nov. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. Trick or treat hours were originally scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.

 
 

Officials keep tabs on sex offenders at Halloween

Officials keep tabs on sex offenders at Halloween

They are not allowed to participate in trick-or-treat related activities By Jason Arndt Editor State law prohibits registered sex offenders from participating in any trick-or-treat activities and authorities will conduct compliance checks on each of them during the city’s annual event on Thursday. While families with children go door-to-door seeking […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      For 73 years volunteers were the lifeblood of the Burlington Rescue Squad. Now, as the volunteer organization plans to disband on Jan. 1, those volunteers are in a period of mourning. For longtime members, the squad is a passion, commitment and family like few others. But, most of all, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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