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Spirit Week – virtually

Spirit Week – virtually

Oliver Keen relaxes in a sea of stuffed animals when Union Grove Elementary School celebrated an online Spirit Week earlier this month. The event was meant to recognize the efforts of teachers and staff members as well as students and parents during this period of virtual learning due to coronavirus. […]

 
 

Helping to solve the local restaurant crisis

Helping to solve the local restaurant crisis

City poised to close street to accommodate outdoor dining By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Richard Lynch, of Burlington, calls the COVID-19 pandemic a catastrophic event for the restaurant and tavern industry. Lynch said the pandemic is unlike anything he has seen in his decades of experience as an industry executive. […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Dalton Damon

Senior Snapshot: Dalton Damon

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Dalton Damon, a middle infielder, loved how he and his teammates can reminisce about obscure details from their days as little leaguers. “We’ve all played together for a long time, so we can references to things that happened throughout our little league careers and everyone […]

 
 

KATHLEEN ELIZABETH FANNING

KATHLEEN ELIZABETH FANNING

      Kathleen Elizabeth “Katie” Fanning, 28, of Onalaska, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Known as “the funniest kid he knew” by her Grandfather John, Katie is survived by her parents, Kelley and Joseph of Madison; her grandmother Diana Molumby of Burlington; her brother Eric of California; and nephews, […]

 
 

Union Grove prepares for reopening

Union Grove prepares for reopening

Officials outline COVID-19 protocol at municipal center By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials have begun outlining efforts to slowly emerge from coronavirus restrictions with in-person government meetings and a reopening of the municipal building. To strike a balance of maintaining social distancing and conducting municipal-related business in person, the […]

 
 

WUHS plans in-person graduation ceremony

WUHS plans in-person graduation ceremony

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent There will be calls for social distancing, good hygiene and all of the other precautions that have become commonplace in the era of COVID-19. But plans are in motion for Waterford Union High School to hold an in-person Class of 2020 graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. […]

 
 

Plaza Theater to host Pop-Up Movies for a safe cinema fix

Plaza Theater to host Pop-Up Movies for a safe cinema fix

  With the coronavirus pandemic still preventing full-scale cinema openings, Burlington’s Plaza Theater is planning to deliver movies outdoor style. Pop-Up Movies, a series of classic and newer movie titles, will begin this Saturday night on a two-story, inflatable movie screen erected across the street from the Milwaukee Avenue theater […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Gwen Kosirog

Senior Snapshot: Gwen Kosirog

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Standard Press plans to recognize senior student-athletes from all spring sports teams, which saw their seasons cut short because of COVID-19. Seniors from Burlington and Catholic Central high schools will be profiled in the next several weeks in the Standard Press as more seniors […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Hilltoppers’ Paleka garners All-Star status

Senior Snapshot: Hilltoppers’ Paleka garners All-Star status

Pitcher plans to continue playing at St. Norbert By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Christina Paleka, of Catholic Central High School, was one of the top pitchers in the Metro Classic Conference last season and earned first team All-Conference. Paleka fanned 117 hitters to finish third overall among MCC pitchers, according […]

 
 

What happened?

What happened?

Investigators search for clues in crash that killed veteran pilot By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The late pilot of a single-engine plane that crashed in a wooded area just east of the Burlington Municipal Airport Friday evening was an Air Force veteran, flight instructor and experienced pilot who began […]

 
 
 
 

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