• Fire destroys ‘landmark’ barn at Ela Orchard
  • Stock+Field will close local store
  • In this week’s Standard Press…
  • Burlington’s top news stories of 2020: No. 2 – Coronavirus changes life as we know it
  • District: Investigation focuses on teacher’s notes to students
  • Fire destroys ‘landmark’ barn at Ela Orchard

    Fire destroys ‘landmark’ barn at Ela Orchard

    Rochester family regroups as blaze destroys heart of processing operation By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent As late as 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, public works officials and Village of Rochester fire personnel blocked off a stretch of Highway D from downtown Rochester to Heritage Road. What happened throughout most of the day […]

  • Stock+Field will close local store

    Stock+Field will close local store

    Retailer was key to revival of shopping center By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Stock+Field, which helped revive Burlington’s Fox River Plaza shopping center when it arrived as a Big R store in 2017, is closing along with the company’s 24 other stores in the Midwest. Stock+Field’s corporate entity filed […]

  • In this week’s Standard Press…

    In this week’s Standard Press…

          It was a double whammy this week for local shoppers as two Burlington stores announced major changes. Stock+Field, formerly Big R, announced that it will close all 25 of its stores – including the one in Burlington’s Fox River Plaza – after filing for Chapter 11 federal bankruptcy Sunday. […]

  • Burlington’s top news stories of 2020: No. 2 – Coronavirus changes life as we know it

    Burlington’s top news stories of 2020: No. 2 – Coronavirus changes life as we know it

    Pandemic effects businesses, schools and everyday life Burlington residents joined others in the state, across the country and the world in absorbing the global gut-punch that is the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The disease prompted a government-ordered shutdown of non-essential business and schools in April and May and fundamentally changed […]

  • District: Investigation focuses on teacher’s notes to students

    District: Investigation focuses on teacher’s notes to students

      Burlington Area School District officials on Monday said their ongoing investigation of the actions of a Burlington High School teacher focuses on the materials he shared with his students, not his planned use of personal time to travel to Washington, D.C. last week. The planned trip to the nation’s […]

 

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JUDITH STOCK

JUDITH STOCK

      Judith “Judy” Stock, 79, passed away on Jan. 8, 2021 at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center of Milwaukee. A celebration of Judy’s life will take place on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 at Integrity Celebration Center in Burlington. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. followed by a 2 […]

 
 

JANICE D. HULBERT

JANICE D. HULBERT

      Janice D. Hulbert, 84, of Union Grove, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 at Seasons Hospice in Wauwatosa after a valiant battle with cancer. Janice was born in Chicago on Aug. 18, 1936, to Jack and Elsie Murphy. She was big sister to five siblings. Her early life was […]

 
 

WESLEY D. McGUIRE

WESLEY D. McGUIRE

      Wesley D. McGuire, 71, of Burlington, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 at his home. Wesley was born in LaCrosse, on Sept. 2, 1949, to Lawrence and Rhoda (nee Schlutter) McGuire. On Aug. 9, 1969 in LaCrosse, he was united in marriage to Vickie Becker. Following marriage, they lived […]

 
 

THOMAS H. BUSCH

THOMAS H. BUSCH

      Thomas “Tom” H. Busch, 67, of Mukwonago, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his home. Tom was born in Burlington, on Aug. 12, 1953, to William and Henriette (Klein) Busch. He graduated from Burlington High School and was a life-long resident of Burlington. Tom worked as a farmer […]

 
 

SUSAN ELLEN LYNCH

SUSAN ELLEN LYNCH

      Susan Ellen “Grammie” Lynch, 75, of Burlington, died of complications related to an unknown respiratory illness on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee. She was born in Milwaukee on Jan. 27, 1945 to Mildred and George Bahringer. Following her mother’s death when Sue was 12, […]

 
 

JOHN ROBERT BEDESSEM

JOHN ROBERT BEDESSEM

      John Robert Bedessem, 53, passed away Jan. 14, 2021 at Aurora Oconomowoc Hospital following a bout with esophageal bleeding. John was born Feb. 6, 1967 to Robert and Barbara (nee Heck) Bedessem in Burlington. He grew up in Burlington, attending St. Mary’s Grade School and Catholic Central High School. […]

 
 

WAYNE PHILLIP ARNOLD SPLETTER

WAYNE PHILLIP ARNOLD SPLETTER

    Wayne Phillip Arnold Spletter, 77, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, Jan 14, 2021. After a six-month battle with cancer, he died peacefully with his beloved family by his side. Wayne was born on April 26, 1943 to Herbert and Ruby Spletter in Milwaukee. He attended Waterford School District […]

 
 

MARGARET M. COLANO

MARGARET M. COLANO

      Margaret “Marge” M. Colano, 84, of Waterford, passed away at home with family by her side on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Margaret was born in Chicago on Nov. 25, 1936, to Walter and Margaret (nee Karnatz) Kutz. Her early life was spent in Skokie, Ill. where she graduated from […]

 
 

Fire destroys ‘landmark’ barn at Ela Orchard

Fire destroys ‘landmark’ barn at Ela Orchard

Rochester family regroups as blaze destroys heart of processing operation By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent As late as 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, public works officials and Village of Rochester fire personnel blocked off a stretch of Highway D from downtown Rochester to Heritage Road. What happened throughout most of the day […]

 
 

Stock+Field will close local store

Stock+Field will close local store

Retailer was key to revival of shopping center By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Stock+Field, which helped revive Burlington’s Fox River Plaza shopping center when it arrived as a Big R store in 2017, is closing along with the company’s 24 other stores in the Midwest. Stock+Field’s corporate entity filed […]

 
 
 
 

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