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Orange barrel bash

Orange barrel bash

Explore Waterford hosted The Orange Barrel Bash on July 11 to celebrate the completion of the road construction project through the heart of the village. A crowd cheers as the first of several groups of pedal trike racers leave the staring line. n addition to the races, the bash, which […]

 
 

Proposed beer garden raises concerns

Officials plan to hold open house for neighbors By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A proposed beer garden at Devor Park, just outside the premises of the Burlington Community Aquatic Center, has been placed on hold until the Pool Board discusses the matter with neighbors. The matter was originally placed on […]

 
 

‘Kingpins’ in Rochester burglaries charged

‘Kingpins’ in Rochester burglaries charged

They’re facing similar charges in other communities Two Madison men have been charged in a rash of burglaries and vehicle thefts from seven homes in the Camelback Farms subdivision in Rochester last year. The suspects, Cleaster Moon, 25, and Joshua Pitts, 18, have been dubbed “burglary kingpins” by Madison police […]

 
 

School district goes with hybrid model

School district goes with hybrid model

Elementary students will return to classroom 5 days per week with masks; older students will have a split in-person/virtual schedule By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Area School District Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved a hybrid in-person/virtual instructional model for fall classes and implemented a face covering […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      As the first district in the area to resume classes this fall, the Burlington Area School District is also among the first to announce plans for the resumption of classes in August. BASD will start with a hybrid system that has students in 4K-6 grades involved in regular in-person […]

 
 

DEANNA RUTH BECK

DEANNA RUTH BECK

      Deanna ”Dee Dee” Ruth Beck (Nee Schmidt), 70, passed away peacefully to eternal life July 9, 2020 with family members by her side. Dee Dee was born in Menomonee Falls on Nov. 14, 1949, to Eugene and Irene (nee Schlei) Schmidt. She was the fifth of 12 siblings. On […]

 
 

ROBERTA CONNOR

ROBERTA CONNOR

      Roberta “Bobbie” Connor, 68, of Burlington, passed away unexpectedly on July 9, 2020. Bobbie was born in Minnesota on Feb. 20, 1952 to John and Lois Shulze. She was a beautician and a passionate dog breeder and groomer. Bobbie married the love of her life, Scott Connor, on June […]

 
 

LaRoche attorney to review ‘voluminous’ evidence

LaRoche attorney to review ‘voluminous’ evidence

Homicide suspect appears at status conference By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After months of delays mainly due to her inability to find a defense attorney, Linda LaRoche’s homicide case moved forward Monday in Racine County Circuit Court. LaRoche, 64, of Cape Coral, Florida, who failed to have representation on multiple […]

 
 

Beer garden proposed at Devor Park

Beer garden proposed at Devor Park

It would be offered in conjunction with Aquatic Center, but in separate area By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A beer garden could come to Burlington’s Devor Park under a partnership with the Burlington Community Aquatic Center. The proposed beer garden, which won site plan approval from the Park Board June […]

 
 

Plan to expand yard waste services put on hold

This is a rendering of a mural that is proposed for the side of a building at 1401 Main St., Union Grove. The project, spearheaded by Leadership Union Grove, is intended to welcome visitors to the village.

Officials worry about making changes in the middle of the year By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A plan to expand the frequency of yard waste pickup for Union Grove residents will be sidelined for the remainder of the year, based on a group’s recent consensus. Members of the Union Grove Administration […]

 
 
 
 

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