Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The power of community pride and the allure of high school athletics came together recently to provide the push needed to fund a major upgrade of athletic facilities at Burlington High School. This summer the school will undertake replacement of its running track and installation of artificial turf at […]

 
 

Up on the roof

Up on the roof

Union Grove Elementary School Principal Thomas Johnson conducted his business from the roof of the school on May 24 as a reward for the students, who exceeded their goal in an aluminum collection. He’s shown here with the kindergarten students from the classes of teachers Monica Ninneman and Janette Kieffer.

 
 

Jamboree hits its stride

Jamboree hits its stride

Organizers excited about prospects for 2023 Standard Press Staff With the 2022 Burlington Jamboree held under ideal weather conditions and nearly 16,000 people attending the four-day festival, organizers are excited about the prospects for 2023. This was the second year for the Jamboree, which rose from the ashes of ChocolateFest […]

 
 

Maffet captures gold at state meet

Maffet captures gold at state meet

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Waterford’s Carter Maffet can claim bragging rights for the next year. No one in the state is better at the 110-meter hurdles than Maffet after the junior won the state title at the state track and field meet. Maffet and the Wolverines competed in the WIAA […]

 
 

Waterford Lofts project awarded $250k grant

Waterford Lofts project awarded $250k grant

Construction on multi-use building to begin this summer The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation recently awarded the Village of Waterford $250,000 as part of the Community Development Investment Grant program. The grant will go towards construction of what will become the Waterford Lofts, located at 506 E. Main Street. “In 2018, […]

 
 

B-Town Sounds opens 10th season Thursday

B-Town Sounds opens 10th season Thursday

Concertgoers will also have a chance to review park plans Area residents will have the chance Thursday to kickoff the 10th season of the B-Town Sounds concert series and offer their input on proposed plans for the future of Echo Park and the Echo Lake dam. B-Town Sounds opens with […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The chance to use $2 million in federal road repaving funds has the City of Burlington working in overdrive to secure the money for a major artery. If all aspects fall into place, the city will be able to repave Milwaukee Avenue from Teut Road to Highway W in […]

 
 

Three people injured in balloon crash are recovering

Three people injured in balloon crash are recovering

  The three people injured Wednesday evening when the hot air balloon they were in struck a train in downtown Burlington were released from the hospital Thursday. According to the Burlington Police Department, the injured included the pilot, Jimmy Winder, 62, of Bristol; passenger Nikolay Veltchev, 37, of Barrington, Illinois, […]

 
 

Flyin’ high at the Jamboree

Flyin’ high at the Jamboree

 

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Hot air balloon crashes in the area are rare. Even more rare, however, is a hot air balloon that crashes into a freight train. That’s exactly what happened Tuesday in downtown Burlington. The crash, which left the three occupants of the balloon with “life-threatening injuries,” is among the top […]

 
 
 
 
 

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