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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Last spring at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, experts warned that there will likely be a resurgence of the disease come fall. It appears that prediction has come to pass as Racine County and the state continue to see sharp increases in the number of cases. It remains […]

 
 

Plane crash victims identified

Plane crash victims identified

Same plane and pilot were involved in a 2012 crash By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Federal authorities have not released a final report of an Aug. 9 plane crash in the Town of Burlington. But the Racine County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the identities of the two people who were inside […]

 
 

Proposed elementary school boundaries unveiled

Proposed elementary school boundaries unveiled

School Board could decide on proposed changes Oct. 12 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Board of Education for the Burlington Area School District could decide on new elementary school boundaries as early as its Oct. 12 regular meeting, district officials said Tuesday. The new boundaries, which have been the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      When the new Karcher Middle School opens a year from now, the Burlington Area School District will switch from four to five elementary schools. While that plan will eliminate the current fifth- and sixth-grade intermediate school and effectively reduce the number of school transitions for students, it will initially […]

 
 

More child porn charges filed against local man

More child porn charges filed against local man

Police allegedly found thousands of images on hard drives A Burlington man currently in prison for possession of child pornography has been charged with 10 additional counts of the crime after investigators allegedly found thousands of additional images following a search of his computers and storage drives. Justin E. Klein, […]

 
 

‘It’s time for the city to take action’

‘It’s time for the city to take action’

Mayor calls for unity to address racial issues facing area By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief With residents of her city embroiled in a contentious debate over issues related to race, Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty made a public plea for unity this week. “Our community and our community leaders must […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington’s governmental leaders made separate pleas this week for members of the community to come together in a spirit of growth while addressing racial issues that have arisen in the wake of protests and violence elsewhere. “You should acknowledge this is a highly charged and emotional topic,” Burlington Area […]

 
 

Lesson on racial unrest expected to draw crowd at School Board

Lesson on racial unrest expected to draw crowd at School Board

Hot-button issue overshadows district’s annual meeting Critics and supporters of a Burlington elementary school teacher – whose recent lesson on protests for racial equality touched off a firestorm of debate – are expected to attend tonight’s meeting of the Burlington Area School District Board of Education. The meeting is scheduled […]

 
 

Library floats future building options

Library floats future building options

Online survey on building proposals open through Sept. 15 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Library Board wants the public to weigh in on long-term plans for the Burlington Public Library through an online survey. The survey, which has a Sept. 15 deadline, looks to help the Library Board decide […]

 
 

Bomb Burger explodes on the scene

Bomb Burger explodes on the scene

Local couple set up drive-in burger joint to former Triangle site By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent John and Angela Olofson were large and in charge. They were selling healthy food options like avocado sandwiches and fresh gelato at a coffee shop in Richmond, Illinois, where they featured a popular brunch menu […]

 
 
 
 
 

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