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Run through the wringer

Run through the wringer

Couple gets through series of medical, personal tragedies with help of family, friends By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief If life was a tag-team wrestling match, Mike and Erin Ramczyk would have tagged out two months ago. The young parents were been beaten into submission by what seemed like an […]

 
 

LDV in the running for the ‘coolest’ product

LDV in the running for the ‘coolest’ product

Custom specialty vehicle maker in final four of statewide contest By Jason Arndt Editor Burlington-based manufacturer LDV Inc. has advanced to the final four in The Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest presented by the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce and Johnson Financial Group. LDV, which builds custom vehicles used globally, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Wisconsin is home to some of the coolest products of all time – from Harley Davidson motorcycles to the original light (make that, Lite) beer. So could the specialty vehicles made by LDV in Burlington earn that lofty status? The local maker of custom vehicles, such as mobile police […]

 
 

Man charged with buying car with fake ID

Man charged with buying car with fake ID

A warrant was issued Sept. 20 for the arrest of an Illinois man charged with buying a car in Burlington with fake identification. Jordan M. Hardy, 27, of South Beloit, Ill., was charged Aug. 15 in Racine County Circuit Court with theft by false representation of $10,000 to $100,000. According […]

 
 

Dollar General plan put on hold in town

Planning and Zoning Commission tables proposal for store By Jason Arndt Editor Plans for a Dollar General store in the Bohners Lake area of the Town of Burlington have been put on hold after the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled all items related to the proposal at a Sept. 12 […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Plans for a Dollar General store in the Bohners Lake area of the Town of Burlington have been put on hold after the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled all items related to the proposal at a recent meeting. Dollar General, which looks to build a 9,100-square-foot store, has targeted […]

 
 

Egan ready for next challenge as town supervisor

Egan ready for next challenge as town supervisor

By Jason Arndt Editor Russ Egan believes he is ready to take the next step as Burlington Town Supervisor No. 3. Egan, a former Planning and Zoning Commissioner, was appointed at an Aug. 15 Town Board meeting to fill the seat left open since the June 22 death of Barbara […]

 
 

St. Charles to celebrate its 60th fall festival

St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Burlington, will celebrate its 60th annual fall festival on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22, at 449 Conkey St. The festivities begin on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. with a pig roast dinner sponsored by Wilson Farm Meats at the cost of $8 per person. Dinner […]

 
 

Brewing with a family foundation

Brewing with a family foundation

Sullivans return home with grand plans By Jason Arndt Editor Brewmaster Tim Sullivan has a dream to open his own brewery in downtown Burlington. Now that dream is starting to come together as the Burlington native returned home with his wife, Claire, and 3-month-old son, Flynn, within the last month […]

 
 

Burlington ranks among safest cities in state

Burlington ranks among safest cities in state

Mayor credits police, schools for achieving top-10 rank By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington ranks among the top 10 safest cities in Wisconsin after scoring a favorable safety index. According to online database, backgroundchecks.org, the city’s 0.58 safety index was the eighth best of 81 cities surveyed. Officials […]

 
 
 
 
 

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