Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Burling to retire as BHS principal

Burling to retire as BHS principal

Longtime educator hailed as an advocate for students By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington High School Principal Eric Burling sent his own three children through the school he runs along with thousands of other students he also considers his kids. “He is one of the most loyal, humble, and […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Most people in the Burlington area remember the St. Francis Friary as a place of beauty, peace and history. That’s why it was jarring for many to learn this week that the sprawling complex on Burlington’s north side is at the heart of a proposal that would bring 182 […]

 
 

Spelling out a doggone good lie

Spelling out a doggone good lie

Chicago man’s tale wins Liar’s Club contest for 2021 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Liars Club has recognized former area resident Gerard Vail as the winner of the 2021 Lie of the Year. Vail, who grew up on the north end of Browns Lake in Burlington, now lives […]

 
 

All-AREA FOOTBALL: Mukwonago, Union Grove, lead annual squad

Union Grove’s Cody Cotton rushed for 1,342 yards and scored 23 touchdowns this past season despite missing four games due to injury. He was named to the Southern Lakes Newspapers All Area football team as a utility player on offense. (Photo by Michael Stefanich Jr.)

Berghorn, Gnewuch honored as player, coach of the year By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The high school football season was back to normal in 2021 with a full schedule of games and unforgettable Friday Night Lights. The best of those teams and players who produced those memorable moments make up the […]

 
 

Union Grove mulls stop sign requests

Union Grove mulls stop sign requests

Officials want more information before making a decision By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Resident-driven requests for stop sign installation at three specific areas of Union Grove prompted a widespread discussion of when and where the red-colored, octagon-shaped markers should be placed within the community. To help bring clarity to some questions, […]

 
 

WGSD survey responses focus on retention

Superintendent provides update on districts strategic planning effort By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A few more responses trickled in. But the overarching message stayed the same. This was the theme Superintendent Ed Brzinski shared with the Waterford Graded School Board as he provided an update on a strategic survey at a […]

 
 

Surge has hospitals worried

Surge has hospitals worried

Advocate Aurora reaches all time high for COVID cases By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Advocate Aurora Health recorded an all-time high in COVID-19 hospitalizations this week and officials from the two-state hospital system warned the trends could become worse. Chief Nursing Officer Mary Kingston said in Monday’s news briefing the […]

 
 

Snow day

Snow day

Samual Lile catches some air on a jump at the bottom of the sledding hill at Devor Park in Burlington Saturday. After an unusually dry December, the Burlington area received its first significant snowfall of the season on New Year’s Day. The holiday gave people a chance to enjoy the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      With an area hospital system reaching record numbers of COVID-19 patients this week, Advocate Aurora Health is warning that things could get worse. “These are very concerning numbers, not just numbers, but people who are so ill that they require hospitalization and this points to the critically important need […]

 
 

City calculates dam costs

City calculates dam costs

Options to improve or remove would cost average homeowner between $20 and $89 annually By Jason Arndt Staff Writer As residents and local officials mull the fate of the Echo Lake dam, including potential removal, many have posed another question. “The city has been asked what the Echo Lake Dam […]

 
 
 
 
 

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