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A final blow for gravel pit

A final blow for gravel pit

County Board follows suit and denies proposed mining operation By Jason Arndt Editor The Walworth County Board of Supervisors needed a mere two minutes, if that, Tuesday to agree with the Zoning Agency’s decision to deny a proposed gravel pit in the Town of Spring Prairie. The decision comes after […]

 
 

Couple to open distillery

Couple to open distillery

Their plan is to create a gathering space, not another bar By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff When Tammie and Brandon Begotka moved to Waterford 10 years ago, they quickly connected with the community. “In that time we have really been passionate about this community,” Brandon Begotka said. “We’ve created two […]

 
 

In the home stretch

In the home stretch

  Work on the Main Street bridge over the Fox River in downtown Waterford is nearing its conclusion, according to officials with the state Department of Transportation. The bridge is currently slated for completion sometime in April, according to Michael Pyritz, the regional communications manager for the state agency. The […]

 
 

‘Once Upon a Mattress’ debuts Friday at BHS

‘Once Upon a Mattress’ debuts Friday at BHS

Musical production runs for two weekends By Jason Arndt Editor An overprotective mother’s ruling on a medieval kingdom takes a humorous and zany turn in Burlington High School’s production of “Once Upon a Mattress.” The BHS production, which opens Friday and runs for two weekends, features more than 70 students […]

 
 

Sailing to Tokyo

Sailing to Tokyo

CCHS graduate qualifies for U.S. Olympic team By Jason Arndt Editor East Troy native Stephanie Roble always had a love for sailing even as a youngster growing up on Lake Beulah. Roble, a 2007 graduate of Catholic Central High School in Burlington, said the love affair began when her parents […]

 
 

Mural proposed for village

Mural proposed for village

Artwork intended to welcome people into Union Grove By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A new artistic depiction of some of Union Grove’s most notable features could soon be installed in one of the village’s most highly trafficked areas with assistance from a civic organization. Village Administrator Mike Hawes presented the Village […]

 
 

A decade of dominance

A decade of dominance

Waterford High School clinches 10th consecutive SLC Academic Bowl The Swinging ’60s, the Roaring ’20s, the Flying ’40s were all great decades in American history. Locally, Waterford’s Academic Team recently made its own mark in the annals of time by extending its dominance of the Southern Lakes Conference to the […]

 
 

Man charged with stealing from local business owner

Man charged with stealing from local business owner

  A former employee of a Burlington business has been charged with stealing more than $8,000 from the owner of the company through fraudulent product orders and credit card transactions. Ted D. Kilpin, 59, of East Troy, made his initial appearance Feb. 27 in Racine County Circuit Court on charges […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The hazards of driving – something most of us do daily without giving it a second thought – are ever-present. That message was painfully driven home less than a month ago with the tragic crash that killed talented attorney Elizabeth Olszewski and longtime police officer Jennifer Diener. There was […]

 
 

Union Grove takes top spot in robotics competition

Union Grove takes top spot in robotics competition

Team earns a berth in international competition Six teams of students from the engineering classes at Union Grove High School competed in the South East Wisconsin Seaperch underwater robotics regional tournament in Elkhorn on Feb. 16 and succeeded in capturing two of the top three places. The team of sophomores […]

 
 
 
 
 

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