Burlington

Prailes decides not to run

Prailes decides not to run

After a trying week, former alderman changes mind about challenging Vos A week after announcing his intention to run as a Democrat for the 63rd Assembly District seat currently held by Speaker Robin Vos, former Burlington alderman Bob Prailes has decided not to seek the position. In a statement released […]

 
 

A higher level of service

A higher level of service

City considers plan to allow Flight for Life ambulance at firehouse By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington Fire Department could take patient care to the next level under a proposed partnership with Flight for Life for paramedic intercept services. Flight for Life, a provider of critical air […]

 
 

County to open COVID-19 testing site in Burlington

County to open COVID-19 testing site in Burlington

Free drive-thru tests will be offered next week at Burlington High School People with COVID-19 symptoms will have the opportunity to be tested for the disease at a temporary drive-thru testing site at Burlington High School next week. The Central Racine County Health Department and the Racine County Emergency Operations […]

 
 

Demonstrators call on leaders to lift restrictions

Demonstrators call on leaders to lift restrictions

But mayor says city won’t defy governor’s order By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Some motorists honked in support while others flashed obscene gestures at demonstrators demanding the state re-open the economy Saturday along Milwaukee Avenue in Burlington. The demonstration, or rally, called Re-Open Burlington was in opposition to Gov. Tony […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      They lined Milwaukee Avenue waving flags and holding signs with messages seeking liberty from Gov. Tony Evers’ public health orders. The protesters who showed up at Burlington’s Echo Park Saturday were clearly frustrated, but most also appeared unafraid of the threat that is the current coronavirus outbreak. Social distancing […]

 
 

Man charged for violating restraining order

Man charged for violating restraining order

  A Burlington man who wrote a series of letters to his estranged wife has been charged with violating a domestic abuse restraining order to not contact his wife. Matthew Monteith, 39, is charged in Racine County Circuit Court with five counts of knowingly violating a domestic abuse injunction and […]

 
 

Burlington grad helping make improved coronavirus test

Burlington grad helping make improved coronavirus test

Approval could lead to wider testing needed to open economy By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent According to new analysis by Harvard researchers, COVID-19 testing must be ramped up across the country before the restaurants, bars and other establishments can safely reopen to the public. Due to unreliable tests and a shortage […]

 
 

City won’t join protest against state order

City won’t join protest against state order

Doing so would jeopardize citizen health, liability coverage, mayor says The City of Burlington will not be joining a protest planned for Saturday urging Gov. Tony Evers to loosen coronavirus restrictions on local businesses. Mayor Jeannie Hefty said Thursday in a statement the city will continue to follow the governor’s […]

 
 

Prailes announces run for Vos’ seat

Prailes announces run for Vos’ seat

Former Burlington alderman wants to challenge state Assembly Speaker Bob Prailes, a former City of Burlington alderman with a long history of community service, announced on Thursday his intention to run for the 63rd District Assembly seat currently held by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos. The announcement could lead to an […]

 
 

Fishermen rescue woman in Browns Lake

Fishermen rescue woman in Browns Lake

She told deputies she wanted to swim across lake Two fishermen rescued a woman who was floundering in the cold water of Browns Lake Monday evening, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. The woman, 26, was suffering from hypothermia and was taken to a hospital for treatment and a […]

 
 
 
 
 

Local news on Twitter

Local sports on Twitter