Burlington

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington’s greatest athlete, Tony Romo, retuned to the city for a visit Sept. 30 and was showered in love by the place he’ll always call home. Romo was in town for a dedication ceremony of the new synthetic football field at Burlington High School that bears his name. Romo’s […]

 
 

Romo dedicates new turf field at BHS

Romo dedicates new turf field at BHS

Former NFL player made lynchpin donation for project By Burlington Area School District At halftime during Burlington High School’s Homecoming game on Friday, September 30, Tony Romo will visit his alma mater to dedicate the high school’s new synthetic turf field. Having a new high school track and synthetic turf […]

 
 

Home again

Home again

Aurora’s new president comes a full circle   By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For Catholic Central High School graduate Ania Horner, she couldn’t imagine coming back to the area to become President of Aurora Medical Center-Burlington and Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, considering the long journey she endured. Horner, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Former NFL quarterback Tony Romo will visit his alma mater to dedicate Burlington High School’s new synthetic turf field ­– Tony Romo Field at Don Dalton Stadium – on Friday, Sept. 30. The dedication, scheduled for halftime of the Demons homecoming football game, will recognize Romo and others for […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      City of Burlington officials continue to explore creating a Tax Incremental Financing District that would accommodate a massive residential development on the city’s south side. The proposed development – to be located along Pine Street (Highway 83) near the Burlington Manufacturing and Office Park – includes approximately 300 housing […]

 
 

Car wash gets green light

Car wash gets green light

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tidal Wave Auto Spa, a Georgia-based company, plans to set up in the City of Burlington with a new full-service car wash facility. The building will be on Milwaukee Avenue between Landmark Credit Union and Performance Tire and Auto Service. The Plan Commission, which approved […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      City of Burlington officials have finalized details, including a series of four informational meetings related to the Nov. 8 Echo Lake Dam advisory referendum. The goal, according to city officials, is to provide the information that will encourage voters to make informed decisions. The informational meetings are among the […]

 
 

Building renovation gets green light

Building renovation gets green light

Owners plan retail and short-term rentals By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Plans to renovate a vacant and decaying downtown property into four short-term rental units cleared another hurdle on Tuesday when the Common Council endorsed a certificate of appropriateness to alter the building’s exterior. The certificate of appropriateness, which the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     Drug overdoses are on the rise in Racine County and problem is linked to the rise in opioid use – especially fentanyl, which is relatively inexpensive and easy to get. Officials in Racine County and across the country have taken notice and are looking for ways to reverse the […]

 
 

Not a waste of time

Not a waste of time

Local Clean Sweep event properly disposes of hazardous materials By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A steady stream of more than 400 vehicles passed through the City of Burlington Department of Public Works facility on Saturday when multiple communities participated in the annual Clean Sweep. The 2022 City of Burlington Joint […]