Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

City to share alley costs

City to share alley costs

Most of the repair work will be done in next three years By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Property owners with deteriorating alleys will be able to share improvement costs under an ordinance endorsed from the Common Council on a divided April 6 vote. In the ordinance amendment approved, 4-3, the […]

 
 

Consultant invites public to talk about Echo Lake

Consultant invites public to talk about Echo Lake

Thursday event is the first of several planned By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The firm tasked with developing an Echo Lake Master Plan, has scheduled the first of several community engagement events on Thursday at Low Daily Brewery, 700 N. Pine St., Burlington from 4:30 until 7 p.m. Peter Riggs, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      For months, Burlington Area School District officials have been warning people about the financial challenges the district faces in the coming year. On Monday, the other shoe dropped. The shoe drop came in the form of a preliminary budget proposal that has a $2.4 million deficit. Officials have months […]

 
 

Broncos’ boast multiple returners from state tournament team

By Tim Wester Correspondent There’s no middle ground with the Union Grove baseball team. The Broncos return six talented seniors that were key contributors on last year’s state championship tournament team. Union Grove, which finished 25-4 overall in 2021, saw its season end in a WIAA Division 1 state quarterfinal […]

 
 

Back to the drawing board

Back to the drawing board

Voters reject high school district’s borrowing plan Officials in the Waterford Union High School District went back to the drawing board Wednesday after the district’s voters on Tuesday rejected their request to borrow $19.75 million for facility repairs and improvements. Voters rejected the proposal by a 2,308-2,097 margin, according to […]

 
 

Library sets plan for future expansion

Library sets plan for future expansion

But $9 million plan is not high priority for city By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Public Library serves nearly 20,000 people from multiple jurisdictions. But, considering the structure’s relative size and steady population growth in the area, the library faces long-term challenges to accommodate community needs. Joe Davies, […]

 
 

Let’s do it again

Let’s do it again

Can the Lady Demons run it back for a second consecutive state trip? By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It was a bizarre year that started later and ended nearly in June. The state tournament couldn’t be played at Goodman Diamond in Madison, the home of the Badgers, because of COVID-19 restrictions. […]

 
 

Out of context; on the air

‘Demonized’ portrait at school becomes point of controversy By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Area School District hosted an open house for visitors to tour 10 different buildings Saturday. What was supposed to be an event to celebrate, and show appreciation for community members who voted for a multi-million […]

 
 

Catholic Central stages ‘Sister Act’

Catholic Central stages ‘Sister Act’

Musical runs through the weekend at school By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief For Catholic Central Theater Association Director Abby Galstad there’s something about “Sister Act” that fits like a glove. Maybe it’s the fact that it’s presented at a school that was founded by the School Sisters of Notre […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      School Board elections across the country have become battlegrounds with issues such as masks and race-focused curriculum driving the rancor. The dynamics were similar in the Burlington Area School District leading up to Tuesday’s election. And when the voters had their say it became clear they support the status […]

 
 
 
 
 

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