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Rochester officials rezone high-profile parcel

Decision means Casey’s will likely occupy Beck Drive property By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After several months of review and a series of public hearings, Rochester officials this week voted to rezone a 2.3-acre site near highways 36 and 20 from a residential to commercial classification. The Village Board on Jan. […]

 
 

Burlington High to host show choir competition Saturday

Burlington High to host show choir competition Saturday

BHS choir to present exclusive-rights performance Burlington High School will host its eighth annual Chocolate City Showcase show choir competition on Saturday. Preliminary performances begin at 7:35 a.m. and continue throughout the day, according to Penny Yanke, choral director at BHS. The finals are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. […]

 
 

Halftime adjustment lifts Union Grove over Waterford

Halftime adjustment lifts Union Grove over Waterford

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Sometimes the simplest of halftime adjustments make the difference. After watching his team give up six 3-pointers in the first half against Waterford, Broncos coach Dave Pettit told his team at halftime to stay on their feet when closing out on the Wolverine shooters. […]

 
 

Burlington wrestling wins Demon Invite

Burlington wrestling wins Demon Invite

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com and Troy Sparks Sports Correspondent The Burlington wrestling team continued its dominance at its 31st annual Demon Invite Saturday. The Demons captured the crown, going 5-0 and having all 14 wrestlers earn a winning record. Undefeated wrestlers included Max Ehlen, who knocked off last year’s […]

 
 

New store hits the mark for Love Inc.

New store hits the mark for Love Inc.

Director says facility better serves agency’s mission By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Although Love Inc.’s new household goods store and donation center has been open a little more than a week, Executive Director Barbara Howard said she believes it will be a boon to the independent social service agency’s […]

 
 

TEAM OF THE YEAR: Burlington volleyball overcomes adversity, captures state glory

TEAM OF THE YEAR: Burlington volleyball overcomes adversity, captures state glory

Lady Demons win 3rd title in 7 years   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Not too much more can be said about the 2017 Burlington girls varsity volleyball team. Dealt a hand of young players, with only two seniors receiving major minutes, the campaign was off to a rocky start with […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

Last month, City of Burlington planners told representatives of Casey’s General Store to go back to the drawing board and return with an upgraded design for their convenience store and gas station that better matched other buildings in the area. Casey’s officials did just that and were rewarded with a […]

 
 

VIDEO: Project superintendent provides update on aquatic center construction

VIDEO: Project superintendent provides update on aquatic center construction

In this video shot Dec. 20, Project Superintendent Skip Hegeman of Scherrer Construction gives a tour of the construction site and offers on update on the progress of the project.

 
 

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Burling leads by example, makes hoops history

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Burling leads by example, makes hoops history

Burlington senior shined in cross country, basketball, soccer   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Described as a motivated self-starter by her parents, Burlington High School senior Jessa Burling excels at everything she tries. “I love challenges, so sports are a great way to experience that,” said Burling, who leads the Demons […]

 
 

ROSE ANN M. POLNASEK

ROSE ANN M. POLNASEK

      Rose Ann M. Polnasek, age 85, of Union Grove, passed away on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Hospice Alliance House in Pleasant Prairie with her family at her side. Rose Ann was born Aug. 7, 1932, to Matthew and Anna (nee Gerrits) Deutsch in Boyd. Her early life was […]

 
 
 
 

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