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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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Farewell to The Palace

Farewell to The Palace

Corbetts sell The Palace restaurant they’ve run for 30 years By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Somewhere near Paradise Valley and Honey Creek on the far north side of Burlington lies a quaint, serene homestead – ripe with a long, winding dirt driveway and two beautiful horses that were gifts from a […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      In recent days Racine County has earned the dubious distinction of returning to a high level of COVID-19 transmission. The coronavirus, which has ebbed and flowed over the past two years, is again on the rise and Racine County is among the first counties in the state to cross […]

 
 

Committee to review Ten Club Park construction work

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A potential contract between Waterford and a private construction company for improvements at one of the village’s most high profile green spaces will be reviewed when the Public Works and Utilities Committee holds its next meeting. The Village Board on May 9 was slated to discuss […]

 
 

Memorial Day vehicle parade for veterans set

Memorial Day vehicle parade for veterans set

  The third annual Memorial Day Parade to honor the residents of Wisconsin Veterans Home Union Grove will be held on Monday, May 30. All interested participants are asked to meet from 1 to 1:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the Racine County Fairgrounds. Participants are asked to use […]

 
 
 
 
 

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