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Township advances proposed gravel pit

Township advances proposed gravel pit

Rezone request heads to Racine County for approval By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Asphalt Contractors, Inc. won unanimous approval Thursday from the Burlington Town Board on two items related to proposed mineral extraction operation on the Sun Ray Hills property along Highway P. The two proposals authorized by the Town […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Controversy over an elementary school lesson about protests has resulted in protests against the teacher who taught the lesson. Eight Burlington Area School District parents took to the sidewalk outside Karcher Middle School Wednesday evening to protest a social studies lesson taught Aug. 27 by a fourth-grade teacher at […]

 
 

Township to consider gravel pit Thursday

Asphalt Contractors eyes campground parcel on McHenry Street By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Town of Burlington Planning and Zoning Committee members are scheduled to deliberate Thursday on a proposed gravel pit targeted for Highway P near Bohners Lake. The proposal calls for a rezone and land use plan waiver for […]

 
 

City consolidates polling places

City consolidates polling places

Veteran’s Terrace to serve as lone venue on Nov. 3 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Voters in the City of Burlington will have Veterans Terrace as the only place to cast ballots in the Nov. 3 Presidential Election, and perhaps indefinitely, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Common Council, on […]

 
 

Local residents, school come to aid of Kenosha

Local residents, school come to aid of Kenosha

Efforts intended to help heal city torn by violence By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington native Melanie Mikula woke up to a heartbreaking scene Aug. 25 in the City of Kenosha. The city, under a national microscope since an officer-involved shooting Aug. 23, saw small businesses damaged and buildings destroyed […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      As the events of the past week in Kenosha have dominated local and national news, Western Racine County residents were drawn to city to the east for a variety reasons. Some went to help – assisting business owners with cleanup or painting murals on boarded-up windows. Others went join […]

 
 

School District reports two COVID-19 cases among staff

School District reports two COVID-19 cases among staff

Officials say positive cases were likely despite precautions A situation district officials said was inevitable has come to pass as two staff members in the Burlington Area School District have tested positive for COVID-19, officials confirmed Friday. Those two cases – one each at Burlington High School and Karcher Middle […]

 
 

Alleged drunken driver crashed through gate at nudist camp

Alleged drunken driver crashed through gate at nudist camp

A Burlington man is charged with his third drunken driving offense after allegedly careening through a residential yard and later crashing through a gate and into the woods at a clothing-optional campground in the Town of Burlington on Monday. Bryant Doll, 33, is charged in Racine County Circuit Court with […]

 
 

Kenosha events spur concerns here

Kenosha events spur concerns here

East end shooting, rioting seed fear west of Interstate 94 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Interstate 94 has long been a dividing line between east and west in Kenosha and Racine counties. But for many living on the west end, the busiest stretch of highway in the state is not […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Interstate 94 has long been the dividing line between east and west in Kenosha and Racine counties. But for many living on the west end, the busiest stretch of highway in the state is not wide enough to calm fears related to civil unrest in the City of Kenosha […]

 
 
 
 
 

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