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Village turns down Kiwanis’ temporary alcohol license due to COVID-19 concerns By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A venerable organization’s request to serve alcohol at an upcoming event was voted down by Union Grove decision-makers to maintain a hands-off approach to mass gatherings amid COVID-19. The Village Board on Aug. 17 was […]

 
 

High school goes with hybrid model

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Format will put half of students in classrooms each day By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In a deliberately last-minute decision, Waterford Union High School officials this week solidified a hybrid plan for fall instruction that will be revisited in mid-September. The School Board voted unanimously in favor of an instructional model […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

A chase right out of the movies

A chase right out of the movies

Driver charged with multiple offenses following crash A driver who allegedly fled from a deputy at more than 100 mph, careened through the center of a roundabout and crashed into a digital message board in the Town of Dover has been charged with multiple offenses, including recklessly endangering safety. Joseph […]

 
 

Community embraces fire victims

Community embraces fire victims

Love Inc., Red Cross rally to support dozens of residents By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Community groups have stepped up to help 32 families affected by an Aug. 13 fire at the Fox Crossing apartment complex in downtown Burlington. The fire broke out at around 12:30 p.m., according to fire […]

 
 

It feels good to be back

It feels good to be back

Students, staff feel sense of relief with school restart By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent There was excitement in the air Monday morning at Waller Elementary School. Hundreds of students lined up outside the school – which showed off its shiny, new, energy-efficient windows – and teachers made sure they were in […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Time and again, when tragedy hits, the good people of Burlington pull together to help. Such was the case last week when a fire at the Fox Crossing apartments in downtown Burlington displaced 32 families from the complex. In the interim, the American Red Cross, independent social service agency […]

 
 

Waiting until the end

Waiting until the end

Schools will finalize plans in last week before classes start By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the Sept. 1 start of the 2020-21 school year rapidly approaching, Waterford school officials assembled virtually for a town hall meeting Aug. 10 to discuss how fall instruction might shape up at an unprecedented time. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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