• Friday Night Lights takes on different meaning as football teams honor severely injured student
  • Defense sparks rally after Webley carted off field in Burlington football victory
  • What’s in a name? Union Grove sophomore has the game to match movie star name
  • Youth football teams to face off for charity
  • A century in the making
  • Friday Night Lights takes on different meaning as football teams honor severely injured student

    Friday Night Lights takes on different meaning as football teams honor severely injured student

    Michael Lois fresh in minds of entire conference   By Chris Bennett Correspondent (chrbenn6@gmail.com) The Sept. 21 Southern Lakes Conference matchup between Elkhorn Area and Waterford Union high schools lacked the feeling of raucous, innocent fun associated with the bright lights of football on a fall Friday night. The contest […]

  • Defense sparks rally after Webley carted off field in Burlington football victory

    Defense sparks rally after Webley carted off field in Burlington football victory

    Senior captain, star receiver suffers broken leg, defense steps up to dominate Falcons     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com On a somber night where the Southern Lakes Conference football community honored an injured player, the Burlington Demons dealt with an injury of their own. A 24-0 victory over Westosha Central […]

  • What’s in a name? Union Grove sophomore has the game to match movie star name

    What’s in a name? Union Grove sophomore has the game to match movie star name

    Bronco offense flourishing under first-year starter   By Tim Wester sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The character John Forbes Nash Jr, played by Russell Crowe in the critically acclaimed 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” was a mathematical prodigy that triumphed over tragedy to finally win the Nobel Prize late in life. Crowe’s masterful portrayal […]

  • Youth football teams to face off for charity

    Youth football teams to face off for charity

    By Chris Bennett Correspondent There’s going to be a war in Waterford on Saturday, and Lorma Wendt will emerge victorious. Waterford Youth Football will have its annual Dave Hanson Memorial Civil War charity game at 7 p.m. Saturday at Waterford Union High School. Gates open at 6 p.m. Hanson, the […]

  • A century in the making

    A century in the making

    Time capsule from former teachers school unveiled By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In 1918, area newspapers urged officials and residents to arrive at the Racine-Kenosha Joint County Training School for Teachers in Union Grove, where members planned to lay a cornerstone time capsule on Sept. 4. The weather, according to […]

 

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Friday Night Lights takes on different meaning as football teams honor severely injured student

Friday Night Lights takes on different meaning as football teams honor severely injured student

Michael Lois fresh in minds of entire conference   By Chris Bennett Correspondent (chrbenn6@gmail.com) The Sept. 21 Southern Lakes Conference matchup between Elkhorn Area and Waterford Union high schools lacked the feeling of raucous, innocent fun associated with the bright lights of football on a fall Friday night. The contest […]

 
 

Defense sparks rally after Webley carted off field in Burlington football victory

Defense sparks rally after Webley carted off field in Burlington football victory

Senior captain, star receiver suffers broken leg, defense steps up to dominate Falcons     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com On a somber night where the Southern Lakes Conference football community honored an injured player, the Burlington Demons dealt with an injury of their own. A 24-0 victory over Westosha Central […]

 
 

What’s in a name? Union Grove sophomore has the game to match movie star name

What’s in a name? Union Grove sophomore has the game to match movie star name

Bronco offense flourishing under first-year starter   By Tim Wester sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The character John Forbes Nash Jr, played by Russell Crowe in the critically acclaimed 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” was a mathematical prodigy that triumphed over tragedy to finally win the Nobel Prize late in life. Crowe’s masterful portrayal […]

 
 

Youth football teams to face off for charity

Youth football teams to face off for charity

By Chris Bennett Correspondent There’s going to be a war in Waterford on Saturday, and Lorma Wendt will emerge victorious. Waterford Youth Football will have its annual Dave Hanson Memorial Civil War charity game at 7 p.m. Saturday at Waterford Union High School. Gates open at 6 p.m. Hanson, the […]

 
 

A century in the making

A century in the making

Time capsule from former teachers school unveiled By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In 1918, area newspapers urged officials and residents to arrive at the Racine-Kenosha Joint County Training School for Teachers in Union Grove, where members planned to lay a cornerstone time capsule on Sept. 4. The weather, according to […]

 
 

Town awaits answers on incorporation study

Group could reveal some costs, options next month By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A grassroots group of interested residents in the Town of Burlington has explored the feasibility of incorporating into a village since April and could reveal some answers in October, according to a town official. “We are hoping […]

 
 

DR. R. M. SORENSEN

DR. R. M. SORENSEN

      Dr. R.M. Sorensen, 94, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and World War II Navy pilot passed away peacefully at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington on Sept. 19, 2018. Dr. Sorensen was born in 1924 to Martin and Bertha (Truesdell) Sorensen. He graduated high school in Norfolk, Neb., in 1942 and […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS WEEK 6: It’s OK, I’m just a substitute teacher

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS WEEK 6: It’s OK, I’m just a substitute teacher

  For those of you that don’t know, I’m a substitute teacher. And a journalist. A dad, a brother and a son. Lately, the universe has pulled me in many different directions and asked me to wear whatever hat best suits that situation. Take Monday and Tuesday. With Coraline Rose […]

 
 

Spreading sunshine

Spreading sunshine

Proceeds from flower field donated to senior center, township By Jason Arndt Editor Jennifer and Joe Greeter – owners of the sunflower field dubbed the ‘Happy Field’ by visitors this summer – decided to put some of the proceeds from the field back into the community last week. The Greeters, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It’s been nearly six months since the April election and talk of incorporation became a campaign issue in the race for an open seat on the Town of Burlington Board of Supervisors. During the spring election cycle, Town Board candidate (now Supervisor) Barb Ruud, said incorporation should be considered […]

 
 
 
 

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