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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

City of Burlington plan commissioners passed a series of site plans related to capital improvement projects, including a new middle school, for the Burlington Area School District this week. While the new middle school to replace Karcher Middle School was one of four site plans, the others were for upgrades […]

 
 

PETER J. AHLER

PETER J. AHLER

            Peter J. Ahler, 61, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, April 29, 2019 in Union Grove. Peter was born on Sept. 9, 1957 in Burlington to Robert and Theresa (Gerich) Ahler. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He attended Special Ed Religion Classes […]

 
 

WILLIAM “BILL” G. KLEIN

WILLIAM “BILL” G. KLEIN

      William “Bill” G. Klein, 80, of Burlington passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Home in Union Grove. Bill was born March 3, 1939 to George and Gladys (nee McQueen) Klein in Burlington. His early life was spent in Burlington where he graduated from Burlington High […]

 
 

CAROLYN RUTH KNUTH

CAROLYN RUTH KNUTH

      Carolyn Ruth Knuth went to join her beloved husband, John, on May 11, 2019 at the age of 87. Carolyn was born in Milwaukee in 1932 to John and Vandella (nee Verkins) Novak. She grew up in Bay View, the fifth of six children. She worked at Allen Bradley […]

 
 

Complaint: Drunk driver crashes truck after fleeing

Complaint: Drunk driver crashes truck after fleeing

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 9 for a Kansasville man who allegedly crashed his truck after fleeing from police while driving drunk. David J. Vargas, 28, was charged April 29 in Racine County Circuit Court with attempting to flee or elude an officer as a repeater; possession of […]

 
 

Tiedt rises above challenges

Tiedt rises above challenges

BHS senior earns state scholar athlete accolades By Jason Arndt Editor Balancing a heavy workload of advanced placement classes, racing to athletic competitions and staying involved in extracurricular can present a challenge for any student. Burlington High School senior Malik Tiedt is one of those students, and by his own […]

 
 

Stage proposal raises some concerns

Site remains a sticking point for some in village By Dave Fidlin Correspondent From the get-go, Union Grove’s top elected official has championed the oft-discussed entertainment stage project as an amenity that could provide a new family-friendly venue within the community. But at a special Village Board meeting this week, […]

 
 

Moms on Main

Moms on Main

     

 
 

City holds firm to extension for ADA restroom requirement

Civil rights group asked officials to rescind decision By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington Common Council held firm to its decision related to an extension granted to a local business despite pressure from a Wisconsin-based civil rights organization following a closed session Tuesday. The Wisconsin organization, known as […]

 
 

Waterford baseball sweeps Westosha Central

Waterford baseball sweeps Westosha Central

Pitching, walk-off keys twin bill victory By Chris Bennett Correspondent A walk-off hit in the first game followed by a strong pitching performance in the second led the Waterford Union High School baseball team to a sweep of Southern Lakes Conference foe Westosha Central May 4 at Paddock Lake. Waterford […]

 
 
 
 

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