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DON R. SPIEGELHOFF

DON R. SPIEGELHOFF

      Don R. Spiegelhoff MD, 83, of Burlington, passed away at his home on Sunday, July 9, 2017, surrounded by his family. Born in Burlington on May 9, 1934, he was the son of Ray and Henriette (nee Raettig) Spiegelhoff. Don was a graduate of Burlington High School. He served […]

 
 

No-name Brewers can call themselves contenders

No-name Brewers can call themselves contenders

  As a lifelong Milwaukee Brewers fan, I’ve been extremely hesitant to jump on the theory that they are contenders. We’ve seen this story before – small-market team gets hot in the first half, only to fizzle in the second half. No matter how imposing it is to think that […]

 
 

Duckpin bowling proposal creates dilemma for city

Council to consider liquor license request at Tuesday’s meeting   By Alex Johnson Correspondent A Waterford couple is looking to open Burlington’s first duckpin bowling establishment in the former Coach’s Sports Bar at 488 Milwaukee Ave., but proposal may hit a snag in securing a full liquor license. Burlington Mayor […]

 
 

Burlington newspaper office closed for flood cleanup

Burlington newspaper office closed for flood cleanup

The Burlington office of Southern Lakes Newspapers and the Hi-Liter, at 209 Dodge Street, is closed indefinitely for flood cleanup. The office serves as the news and advertising base for Burlington Standard Press, Waterford Post, Westine Report and the Hi-Liter shopping guide. During the clean up, customers with news items, […]

 
 

Union Grove officials looking to have welcoming presence

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials would like to throw the welcome mat out a bit more prominently in one area of the village. At last week’s Village Board meeting, municipal staffers and members of the elected body continued to discuss placing additional “welcome” signs in strategic areas of […]

 
 

Village’s sex offender ordinance could be tweaked later this month

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Village of Waterford’s nearly year-old registered sex offender ordinance is due for another overhaul. The changes, which were discussed at a Village Board meeting Monday, come at a time when a number of municipalities have faced lawsuits at the hands of attorneys representing registered offenders. […]

 
 

Bridges reopen; lake drawdown continues

Bridges reopen; lake drawdown continues

Three of Burlington’s four downtown bridges over the White and Fox rivers opened to traffic Friday evening, reconnecting a city that has been split in two by flood waters since Wednesday afternoon. The bridges over Bridge Street and at State and Adams streets opened early Friday evening and the bridge […]

 
 

Waterford food pantry open to flood victims

The food pantry at Community United Methodist Church, 455 S. Jefferson St. in Waterford, will be open from 4 to 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19. The food pantry does not require income verification and will have food to help the residents of Burlington and surrounding areas restock their pantries after […]

 
 

Shelter, other resources available at BHS

Shelter, other resources available at BHS

Red Cross offers cots, food, water and other resources at Burlington High School. Join Standard Press Sports Editor and staff writer Mike Ramczyk on a video tour of the Red Cross disaster relief station set up at Burlington High School.  

 
 

DNR will draw down Echo Lake to inspect dam

DNR will draw down Echo Lake to inspect dam

Curfew will be in place for third straight night The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has ordered the drawdown of Echo Lake in Burlington as flood waters recede so officials can inspect and repair the dam, according to officials with the DNR. The water level in the lake will be […]

 
 
 
 

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