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Community invited to honor Rescue Squad volunteers

Community invited to honor Rescue Squad volunteers

Event scheduled for Feb. 16 at Veterans Terrace A community event honoring the volunteers of the former Burlington Rescue Squad is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 16, at Veterans Terrace, 589 Milwaukee Avenue. The public is invited to attend. Doors open at 2 p.m. and a formal program is slated for […]

 
 

End of an era in groceries

End of an era in groceries

Sale of Richter’s Twin Lakes store to Illinois chain should be done by end of February Richter’s Marketplace of Twin Lakes officially will become part of Berkot’s Super Foods, a privately held grocery retail chain based in Joliet, Illinois, when the sale gets done at the end of February. According […]

 
 

CCHS plans facility upgrades this summer

CCHS plans facility upgrades this summer

Donations spur upgrades to science labs as school prepares for 100th anniversary By Jason Arndt Editor Catholic Central High School is moving forward with plans to remodel facilities, upgrade classrooms and enhance technology, all of which will be in place for the 2020-21 school year. The upgrades, according to Principal […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      While the corona virus is getting the lion’s share of media coverage, the flu remains a much bigger threat for residents of Western Racine County. Officials with the Central Racine County Health Department say a flu shot and good hygiene are the best defense as the virus has not […]

 
 

City to consider another rent-free year for seniors

City to consider another rent-free year for seniors

Facility administrator says group is looking to develop revenue streams By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Senior Activity Center could receive another rent-free year pending approval of a lease agreement with the City of Burlington at a Feb. 4 Common Council meeting. According to city officials, the lease agreement remains […]

 
 

New steeple rises atop St. John’s Lutheran Church

New steeple rises atop St. John’s Lutheran Church

It took nearly a year to replace spire toppled in Feb. 2019 wind storm By Jason Arndt Editor Officials at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burlington can rejoice knowing a new steeple and cross is at the top of their building. The new steeple, which was installed on Jan. 15, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Officials at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burlington can rejoice knowing a new steeple and cross is at the top of their building. The new steeple, which was installed on Jan. 15, replaces a damaged 18-foot-long steeple toppled from its perch last February. The story of the nearly yearlong […]

 
 

Street project to include amenities for cyclists, walkers

Street project to include amenities for cyclists, walkers

City to seek grants to help pay for Maryland Avenue upgrades By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Common Council on Tuesday endorsed a resolution to support adding bike and pedestrian amenities as part of the Maryland Avenue reconstruction project slated for 2021. Director of Public Works Peter Riggs, who explained […]

 
 

Local Wendy’s allegedly violated child labor laws

By Jason Arndt Editor Federal officials have accused the Wendy’s restaurant in Burlington of violating child labor laws as part of a nine-state investigation involving its parent company Manna Inc. Manna Inc., which operates 99 Wendy’s and Fazoli’s franchises, was ordered to pay $157,114 in the crackdown by the U.S. […]

 
 

Town Board to vote on gravel pit recommendation

Town Board to vote on gravel pit recommendation

Spring Prairie Chairman says board will have final say By Jason Arndt Editor The Spring Prairie Town Board will have final consideration of a proposed gravel pit after the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval Jan. 16, according to Chairman Thomas C. Bolfert. Bolfert, in a letter to constituents dated […]

 
 
 
 
 

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