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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 […]

 
 

Village to be donation spot for Toys for Tots

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The holidays might be several months away, but Union Grove officials are already planning to take part in the spirit of the season by partaking in an annual event held at disparate locations throughout the state. At a Village Board meeting Sept. 12, Village Administrator Kerry […]

 
 

Chicken BBQ and Tractorcade returns Sunday

Chicken BBQ and Tractorcade returns Sunday

  Engines and grills will be firing up in the village on Sunday, Oct. 2, for the Lions Club of Waterford’s annual Chicken BBQ and Tractorcade. The fall-time favorite event kicks off with dozens of tractors departing at 9 a.m. from Waterford’s Whitford Park, 625 S. First St., and making […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Tree in boy’s honor to be replanted

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In a happenstance moment of nature, it was taken down. But a tree that was planted in an 11-year-old Union Grove boy’s honor will soon rise again to continue commemorate his brief — but impactful — life. Family members of Ryan Luxem recently reached out to […]

 
 

Rochester considers sheriff’s contract

Rochester considers sheriff’s contract

Village explores options as sheriff’s contract is up for renewal By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Rising labor and fuel prices has prompted a big-picture review of Rochester’s longstanding public safety contract with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. As the agency customarily does around this time each year, sheriff’s officials sent the […]