Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Breaking news: Hot air balloon crashes in downtown Burlington

Breaking news: Hot air balloon crashes in downtown Burlington

Balloon may have hit building, train Three people were injured Wednesday evening when the hot air balloon they were in lost altitude and appeared to strike a building and a passing train in the 400 block of South Pine Street, according to a witness. At least one of the victims […]

 
 

Unruly student leads to lockdown at BHS

Unruly student leads to lockdown at BHS

  Burlington High School was locked down for a half hour Friday afternoon when a student in a mental health crisis wielded a pipe and refused to obey school officials, according to Burlington Police. A school staff member notified the department’s school resource officer of the incident at 12:16 p.m. […]

 
 

A day to remember

A day to remember

Local communities plan Memorial Day observances Residents throughout the area will have a chance on Monday to pause and honor those who lost their lives in service to their country. The area’s annual Memorial Day observances is led by Rochester, which has a history that goes back more than 150 […]

 
 

Jamboree ramps up for 2022

The midway is awash in color and motion against a twilight sky May 29 during the Burlington Jamboree at the festival grounds on Maryland Avenue. The event, which organizers are hopeful will be a long-term replacement for ChocolateFest, was held over the Memorial Day weekend. Organizers plan to meet later this summer to discuss the event’s future. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

Music, entertainment expanded for second year of Memorial weekend festival By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Jamboree returns for the second straight year on Memorial Day weekend after a successful inaugural campaign in 2021. Bil Scherrer, president of the organizing committee, said the four-day Jamboree replaces the former ChocolateFest. […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      With the Burlington Jamboree in its second year, organizers are hoping the event catches on with the public. Toward that end, they’ve doubled the number of live music acts and secured other types of entertainment as well. How long the event survives in the shadow of ChocolateFest will largely […]

 
 

Explore Waterford to present ‘Mysteries of Old Settlers Cemetery’

In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month, Explore Waterford will offer an event highlighting the village’s earliest years, as part of its Preserving Our Past series. Volunteers have been busy digging through old archives and uncovering records to present “Mysteries of Old Settlers Cemetery,” on Tuesday, May 24, at 6 […]

 
 

Union Grove borrows $5.88 million

Funds will be used for utility projects By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Interest rates came in higher than anticipated, but a plan to sell bonds to fund utility-related projects has moved forward in Union Grove. The Village Board on May 9 voted in favor of the sale of $5.88 million in […]

 
 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: The Rose that grew from concrete

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: The Rose that grew from concrete

Westosha sharpshooter leads Falcons to state tournament, gears up for college play By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Jack Rose is a throwback. The four-sport star, who has received all-conference honors in volleyball, football and basketball in his four years at Westosha Central, wore a varsity baseball jersey on a warm, sunny […]

 
 

ALL AREA BASKETBALL: To the victor go the spoils

ALL AREA BASKETBALL: To the victor go the spoils

First team features four all-state performers, Westosha trio By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Earlier this month, Sophia Rampulla took home player of the year honors for the 2022 Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Girls Basketball squad. The Union Grove junior is already committed to play at Division 1 UW-Milwaukee. Another Southern Lakes […]

 
 

At the market

At the market

The second Burlington Farmers Market of the 2022 season was held in Wehmhoff Square on Thursday, May, 12. This year’s market features more vendors, and some new booths, according to Market Manager Carol Reed. Joyce Murray (left) and Kathy Blake show of some of their crafts at the Just 2-Gals […]

 
 
 
 
 

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