Burlington

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 […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It has been nearly 25 years since Burlington had a brewery and that drought is expected to end next year when Tim Sullivan opens a planned craft brewery and taproom in the city’s downtown. Sullivan, a formally educated brewmaster, has the financial backing of his family as he prepares […]

 
 

Burlington duo earns state leadership posts

Burlington duo earns state leadership posts

They will help set agenda for Job’s Daughters this year By Jason Arndt Editor When Sarah Korducki and Ashton Campbell were younger, they often followed their older sisters around at Job’s Daughters events in the Burlington area. A decade later, the Burlington duo emerged as statewide youth leaders, with Korducki […]

 
 

Richter’s in midst of inventory liquidation

Richter’s in midst of inventory liquidation

Hours reduced, general discount offered at Burlington store By Jason Arndt Editor Richter’s Marketplace in Burlington began liquidating its inventory and reduced store hours last week, according to the family owners. The store liquidation comes less than two weeks after the owners announced closure of the Burlington store after serving […]

 
 

Fettes resigns as Burlington Town Supervisor

Fettes resigns as Burlington Town Supervisor

Former public official allegedly involved in Rockford prostitution crackdown By Jason Arndt Editor Tyson Fettes, who continues to fight allegations he solicited prostitutes in Illinois, resigned as Burlington Town Supervisor shortly before Thursday’s Town Board meeting. Fettes, 33, the former Racine County Register of Deeds, wrote in a letter addressed […]

 
 
 
 
 

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