• The fight for what’s right: Hall of Fame coach pioneered for women’s sports, equality
  • Woman struck by lightning at Country Thunder
  • Better safe than sorry
  • Balloonfest soars in Waterford
  • The silver lining
  • The fight for what’s right: Hall of Fame coach pioneered for women’s sports, equality

    The fight for what’s right: Hall of Fame coach pioneered for women’s sports, equality

    Hanson lost mom, others during historic four-decade journey   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Last fall, Teri Leach won her third volleyball state championship at Burlington High School. Diane Biedrzycki turned BHS gymnastics into a powerhouse. And Rosemary Dolatowski has built a legit, popular girls tennis program at the school. None, […]

  • Woman struck by lightning at Country Thunder

    Woman struck by lightning at Country Thunder

    Woman, 22, suffers serious injuries, is hospitalized in Illinois UPDATE: The woman has been identified by the Sheriff’s Office as Brittney N. Pehn, 22, of Illinois. Kenosha County authorities are seeking information on the identity of a young woman who they believe was struck by lightning at the Country Thunder […]

  • Better safe than sorry

    Better safe than sorry

    Firefighter Justin Ehrhart teaches Peter Sutor how to use a fire extinguisher earlier this month when Kansasville Fire and Rescue hosted Pancake and Safety Day. The event featured fire and rescue demonstrations, children’s activities, equipment displays and a visit from the Flight for Life Helicopter. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

  • Balloonfest soars in Waterford

    Balloonfest soars in Waterford

    Eighth annual festival runs through the weekend By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer Waterford’s eighth annual Balloonfest lifts off July 19 and flies until July 22 on the Evergreen Elementary School grounds at 817 W. Main St. The Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce festival is presented by Triple Crown Products, Waterford, […]

  • The silver lining

    The silver lining

    Flood victim now calls tragedy ‘best thing that ever happened to us’ By Mike Ramczyk Staff Writer It’s been one year since the fateful day that changed Nicole Gramhofer’s life. The former Wisconsin Street resident had the Fox River in her backyard, and when eight inches of rain deluged the […]

 

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County plans to move service center to shopping plaza

County plans to move service center to shopping plaza

Officials now look to sell rather than raze current building By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief County officials plan to move the Western Racine County Service Center to a newly renovated space between Big R and Dunham’s Sports in the Fox River Plaza shopping center, Burlington, this fall. Racine County […]

 
 

The fight for what’s right: Hall of Fame coach pioneered for women’s sports, equality

The fight for what’s right: Hall of Fame coach pioneered for women’s sports, equality

Hanson lost mom, others during historic four-decade journey   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Last fall, Teri Leach won her third volleyball state championship at Burlington High School. Diane Biedrzycki turned BHS gymnastics into a powerhouse. And Rosemary Dolatowski has built a legit, popular girls tennis program at the school. None, […]

 
 

Woman struck by lightning at Country Thunder

Woman struck by lightning at Country Thunder

Woman, 22, suffers serious injuries, is hospitalized in Illinois UPDATE: The woman has been identified by the Sheriff’s Office as Brittney N. Pehn, 22, of Illinois. Kenosha County authorities are seeking information on the identity of a young woman who they believe was struck by lightning at the Country Thunder […]

 
 

Better safe than sorry

Better safe than sorry

Firefighter Justin Ehrhart teaches Peter Sutor how to use a fire extinguisher earlier this month when Kansasville Fire and Rescue hosted Pancake and Safety Day. The event featured fire and rescue demonstrations, children’s activities, equipment displays and a visit from the Flight for Life Helicopter. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Village hires new DPW director

Extensive search lasted more than five months By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials this month filled a five-month vacancy within the village’s public works department. After an extensive search, the Village Board on July 9 issued Richard Piette a $75,000 contract. His first day with the village is set […]

 
 

Balloonfest soars in Waterford

Balloonfest soars in Waterford

Eighth annual festival runs through the weekend By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer Waterford’s eighth annual Balloonfest lifts off July 19 and flies until July 22 on the Evergreen Elementary School grounds at 817 W. Main St. The Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce festival is presented by Triple Crown Products, Waterford, […]

 
 

The silver lining

The silver lining

Flood victim now calls tragedy ‘best thing that ever happened to us’ By Mike Ramczyk Staff Writer It’s been one year since the fateful day that changed Nicole Gramhofer’s life. The former Wisconsin Street resident had the Fox River in her backyard, and when eight inches of rain deluged the […]

 
 

BASD picks $43.6 million referendum option

BASD picks $43.6 million referendum option

It’s less costly than previous options and it still includes new middle school By Alex Johnson Corresponent Burlington Area School District voters will likely get a chance to vote Nov. 6 on a $43.6 million referendum seeking approval to build a new middle school and complete a sweeping list of […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington Area School District voters will likely get a chance to vote Nov. 6 on a $43.6 million referendum seeking approval to build a new middle school and complete a sweeping list of repairs and upgrades to other district buildings. The latest referendum question is $26 million less than […]

 
 

JOSEPH MURPHY

JOSEPH MURPHY

      Joseph Murphy, 76, of Wind Lake, passed away July 17, 2018, at Vitas Ruth Hospice House in West Allis. Integrity Funeral Services, Waterford, is serving the family.

 
 
 
 

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