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  • Sexting leads to child porn charge against local man
  • In this week’s Standard Press…

    In this week’s Standard Press…

          Since 2013 when a study determined that replacing the Jefferson Street bridge was more cost effective than repairing it, City of Burlington officials have been looking for opportunities to fund the project. They received an answer recently when state transportation officials agreed to fund 80% of the estimated $2.73 […]

  • SPECIAL REPORT: Can beer gardens and pools coexist?

    SPECIAL REPORT: Can beer gardens and pools coexist?

    Hoyt Park in Tosa is a model of community-oriented family fun By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The Burlington Community Pool Board has done everything within its power to give kids a “normal” summer. After coronavirus shutout students from classrooms, kept families bunkered at home and prevented even the most freewheeling, reckless […]

  • Sales tax proposal picks up steam

    Sales tax proposal picks up steam

    City council discusses countywide tax, revenue possibilities By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Racine County is one of just four counties in Wisconsin that have not adopted a half-cent sales tax increase. Without adoption, according to Department of Revenue estimates, Racine County is missing out on collecting up to $18 million […]

  • In this week’s Standard Press…

    In this week’s Standard Press…

          Adding beer to a mix of recreational activities that includes a swimming pool, tennis courts and a playground seems on its face to be counterintuitive. It’s a recipe for trouble – at least that’s what some of the residents who live near Burlington’s Devor Park have told members of […]

  • Sexting leads to child porn charge against local man

    Sexting leads to child porn charge against local man

    Online video game playing that eventually led to explicit sexting has resulted in child pornography and enticement charges against a 19-year-old Burlington man involving an Indiana girl, now 16. Jakob Wilhite was charged July 15 with possession of child pornography and sexual exploitation of a child in Racine County Circuit […]

 

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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Since 2013 when a study determined that replacing the Jefferson Street bridge was more cost effective than repairing it, City of Burlington officials have been looking for opportunities to fund the project. They received an answer recently when state transportation officials agreed to fund 80% of the estimated $2.73 […]

 
 

RICHARD BROWER

RICHARD BROWER

      Richard Brower, 79, of Lyons, passed away on Aug. 1, 2020 at Aurora Medical Center-Burlington. Richard was born on June 11, 1941 in Milwaukee to Filmer and Helen (nee Walters) Brower. His early years were spent in South Milwaukee, before he moved to Burlington, and then eventually Lyons, where […]

 
 

JOHN A. KAUL

John A. Kaul. 78, of Waterford, died on July 28, 2020. John is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Nancy M. (Schmidt) Kaul; his loving children Mark, Matthew (Cindy) and Michael (Jennifer) Kaul; grandchildren and the joy of his life, Alyssa, Luke, Austin and Abigail Kaul and Neisha […]

 
 

KENNETH FRANCIS KOENEN

KENNETH FRANCIS KOENEN

      Kenneth Francis Koenen, 78, of Lyons, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. Ken was born to Edward and Marie (nee Vogt) Koenen on April 23, 1942 in Burlington. Ken married Marie David on Nov. 11, 1964 and they were happily married for […]

 
 

JANET M. ARNOLD

JANET M. ARNOLD

      Janet M. Arnold, 66, of Big Bend, passed away at Waukesha Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 with loving family at her side. Janet was born in Hayward to Leonard and Lorraine (nee Payne) Schmidt. She attended Caldwell graded school and graduated from Waterford Union High School. On […]

 
 

GLENN C. WELLS

GLENN C. WELLS

      Glenn C. Wells, 92, of Lake Geneva, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 at Geneva Lake Manor. Glenn was born in Gurnee, Ill. on May 30, 1928, to Spencer and Jeannie (nee Armour) Wells. He was a life-long resident of the Southeastern Wisconsin area. He served in the Korean […]

 
 

VICKI L. KOOPMANN

VICKI L. KOOPMANN

      Vicki L. Koopmann, 64, of Burlington, went to her home in heaven on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Kendrick Home in Burlington. Vicki was born in Port Washington, on May 3, 1956, to Delvin and Doreen (nee Barsch) Koopmann. She was raised in Mequon. She worked for Paragon, doing […]

 
 

BONNIE L BRETL

BONNIE L BRETL

      Bonnie L. Bretl, 75, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Autumn Leaves in Franklin with her loving children by her side. Bonnie was born Aug. 14, 1944 to Menzo and Rosalie Alby in Georgia. In her younger years she resided in Union Grove with her family where she […]

 
 

RICHARD T. BELTER

RICHARD T. BELTER

      Richard T. Belter, 73, of Burlington and Wauseon, Ohio passed away July 24, 2020 at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center. Richard was born on June 18, 1947 in Milwaukee to Harry and Nettie (Selerski) Belter. On Nov. 17, 1979, he married his wife, Suzanne, whom he loved with his […]

 
 

SPECIAL REPORT: Can beer gardens and pools coexist?

SPECIAL REPORT: Can beer gardens and pools coexist?

Hoyt Park in Tosa is a model of community-oriented family fun By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The Burlington Community Pool Board has done everything within its power to give kids a “normal” summer. After coronavirus shutout students from classrooms, kept families bunkered at home and prevented even the most freewheeling, reckless […]

 
 
 
 

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