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Roundabout eyed at dangerous intersection

Roundabout eyed at dangerous intersection

Crossing at highways 11 and J has seen numerous crashes By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The state Department of Transportation plans to construct a roundabout at a dangerous intersection nestled between the towns of Dover and Burlington on Highway 11, according to local officials. Brian Graziano, Burlington Town Administrator, told […]

 
 

Welcome to the neighborhood

Welcome to the neighborhood

Medical helicopter gets warm reception at Burlington base By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Flight for Life emergency helicopter service officially landed in the City of Burlington earlier this month. But on Monday, in front of hundreds of community members, officials from Flight for Life and the City Burlington celebrated the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Whatever City of Burlington officials decide about the future of the Echo Lake Dam – improve the dam or remove it – the greatest cost going forward will be in dredging the lake or rehabilitating the drained lakebed. Both options pose funding challenges for the city and fail to […]

 
 

RICHARD S. HUNJADI

RICHARD S. HUNJADI

      Richard S. “Dick” Hunjadi, 85, of Wind Lake, passed away peacefully on Nov. 11, 2021. Dick was born in Milwaukee on June 8, 1936, to Stephen and Elizabeth (nee Simonich) Hunjadi. A graduate of Boys Tech High School, Dick was a talented musician who met his beloved Carol (nee […]

 
 

JOAN SUZANNE BALTHAZOR

JOAN SUZANNE BALTHAZOR

      Joan Suzanne Balthazor, 83, of Waterford passed away peacefully at home with loving family at her side on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021. Joan was born in Fond du Lac on Sept. 28, 1938, to Robert and Rosalie (nee Gross) Thurman. She graduated from Fond du Lac High School and […]

 
 

BRUCE L. NEWBURY

BRUCE L. NEWBURY

      Bruce L. Newbury, 57, of Oak Park, Ill., passed away on November 9, 2021 at Rush Hospital in Oak Park. Bruce was born on Feb. 15, 1964 in Burlington to Brian and Barbara Newbury, and spent his childhood years in the community. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School, […]

 
 

Study: It would cost more to remove dam than improve it

Study: It would cost more to remove dam than improve it

City Council to discuss engineer’s study at Tuesday meeting By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington’s City Council on Tuesday is set to have a long-anticipated discussion on a recently completed study of options for the future of Echo Lake Dam. The Common Council – scheduled to meet as a […]

 
 

VETERANS DAY: A hero for the ages

VETERANS DAY: A hero for the ages

Boulden honored as congressional district’s Veteran of the Year Standard Press Staff Bob Boulden joined the United States Marine Corps when he was 18 years old in 1948. He traveled with a small box camera and documented his experiences in Hell Fire Alley and the harrowing trek out of North […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The City of Burlington is working to fundamentally change the way its residents and businesses pay for the system that handles runoff from rain. The goal is to create a dedicated entity with the funds needed to maintain and expand the stormwater infrastructure. But shifting from a system that […]

 
 

WALTER THOMAS SARNA

Walter Thomas (Wally) Sarna, 93, passed away Nov. 3, 2021 in Kemah, Texas. He lived a long and happy life, residing most recently in Kemah, and also in Chicago and Burlington. Wally is survived by his life partner Jose Aranda, his brother Thomas and his many nieces and nephews. He […]

 
 
 
 

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