In this week’s Standard Press…

      What’s in a lie? For some it’s an everyday occurrence and others avoid it like the plague.

For the members of the Burlington Liars Club a lie is a vehicle to provide a unique and hilarious contest.

The annual contest invites people from throughout the world to submit their best fibs.

And as the calendar turns to a new year the club has a winning fib.

A story on the world champion lie is among the news in this week’s edition of the Standard Press. The newspaper will be available at local retail outlets and subscribers will receive their copies with Friday’s mail.

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Here’s a look at some of the other stories in this week’s edition:


HOLIDAY DELIVERY: Due to the New Year’s Day holiday, next week’s edition of the Burlington Standard Press will arrive on Friday rather that the normal Thursday delivery.


COURT NEWS:       Preliminary hearings are scheduled for Jan. 4 for an Elkhorn couple charged with scamming people under the guise of selling them Packers tickets.


AIRPORT CHANGE: The Burlington Municipal Airport will undergo a leadership change after longtime manager Gary Meisner decided to step down from the post.


MORE HOMES: The Common Council next week plans to consider endorsing both a certified survey map as well as a rezone map amendment to accommodate a mixed-use development along South Pine Street near the Burlington Manufacturing and Office Park.


OUTDOOR GUIDE: The state Department of Tourism’s Office and Outdoor Recreation plans to create a one-stop shop for amenities related to recreation opportunities through Wisconsin.


ALL AREA FOOTBALL: See which local players are honored on the annual Southern Lakes Newspapers all star team,

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