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Complaint: Man ran over co-worker during dispute

Complaint: Man ran over co-worker during dispute

Pair had been working on floors at new middle school A man who was working at the Karcher Middle School construction site in Burlington is accused of reckless endangerment after allegedly running over a co-worker with his truck following an argument. Ivan Verbitsky, 29, was charged Monday in Racine County […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington Area School District voters re-elected incumbent Taylor Wishau while bringing newcomer Marlo Brown to the Board of Education during Tuesday’s Spring Election. Wishau and Brown aligned their campaigns and ran with the support of the Republican Party in the race for the non-partisan positions. The strategy worked as […]

 
 

Spring Election results

Spring Election results

  Polls close at 8 p.m. throughout Wisconsin and we’ll have results from local races as they are posted by the county clerks in Racine and Walworth counties. Check back after 8 p.m. and remember to refresh you browser often for the latest updates. All results are unofficial until canvass […]

 
 

State race tops today’s ballot

State race tops today’s ballot

Local seats round out Spring Election choices One statewide race, one regional race and several local races are on the ballot for area voters in Tuesday’s Spring Election. Cities, villages, townships and school districts throughout the area have competition for board and council seats. Circuit Court judgeships without competition also […]

 
 

Four candidates seek School Board seats

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Controversy arises over write-in candidate’s video comments By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington Area School District residents have decisions to make when they head to the polls for the Tuesday, April 6, election with four candidates – two incumbents and a challenger on the ballot as well as a write-in […]

 
 

City eyes expanded study of Echo Lake

City eyes expanded study of Echo Lake

Results would help council determine future of dam, lake By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Community members, at times, have expressed concerns related to ongoing issues on Echo Lake ranging from degradation of recreational use as well as algae blooms. The issues, according to city officials, have resulted in a need […]

 
 

Back to (almost) normal

Back to (almost) normal

District unveils plan for return to full-time class By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Area School District unveiled plans on how students in grades seven through 12 will return to class beginning on April 6. The unveiling comes after the School Board voted to return students to five in-person […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington’s Echo Lake and the Echo Lake dam go hand-in-hand. You can’t have one without the other. Using that reasoning, city officials are recommending a proposal that will include a study of Echo Lake – namely the sediment at the bottom of the lake – along with a study […]

 
 

Family escapes fire on property

Family escapes fire on property

Burned building was 50 feet from primary residence A Racine County Sheriff’s deputy woke members of a Yorkville family early Wednesday morning and evacuated them from their home as an adjacent building of their property burned. The building – a former farmhouse that was no longer occupied – was fully […]

 
 

Officials unveil county vaccination clinic

Officials unveil county vaccination clinic

COVID-19 vaccine availability continues to expand locally By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Local and state officials strongly encouraged Racine County residents to seek a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday when the Wisconsin Department of Health Services opened a community-based vaccination clinic in the City of Racine. County officials previously said the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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