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Singin’ the blues in Echo Park

Singin’ the blues in Echo Park

Blues Disciples to play B-Town Sounds concert series Thursday The Milwaukee-based Blues Disciples are scheduled to play the third installment of the B-Town Sounds summer concert series at Echo Park in downtown Burlington Thursday, July 11. The free show is slated begin at 6:30 p.m. and run to 8:30 p.m. […]

 
 

Color him patriotic

Color him patriotic

A patriotically dressed boy waves to the crowd as he rides upon a tractor in Waterford’s Independence Day parade on July 4. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Strawberry farms aim to stay open into weekend

Strawberry farms aim to stay open into weekend

Cold spring delayed start of picking season By Jason Arndt Editor The strawberry picking season could come to a close as late as this weekend, according to area strawberry producers, who indicated a cold start led to delayed season. That season, which normally runs from mid-June through July 4, began […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Whenever a state budget is finalized, legislators on both sides of the aisle crank out press releases taking credit for the good and placing blame for the bad based on their political view. With last week’s signing of the biennial state budget by Gov. Tony Evers, we take a […]

 
 

ANN MARIE JOEHNK

ANN MARIE JOEHNK

      Ann Marie (nee Mortenson), Joehnk, 100, of Waterford, entered Eternal Life in peace on Sunday, July 7, 2019. She was born on Jan. 29, 1919, to immigrant parents who came to America from Forsa, Sweden. They settled in Iron River where Ann spent her early years. She was always […]

 
 

STANLEY R. EPPING

STANLEY R. EPPING

      Stanley R. Epping, 78, of Burlington, passed away July 4th at Aurora Hospital of Burlington. He was born on Sept. 2, 1940, to Edmund and Alvina (Huff) Epping. Stan graduated from Wilmot High School in 1958. He married Lynne Rubach on Nov. 18, 1961. They spent their entire married […]

 
 

JOAN MARIE McDONALD

JOAN MARIE McDONALD

      Joan Marie McDonald passed away July 5, 2019, peacefully at her home in Waterford, with family members at her side. Joan was born June 16, 1936, in Milwaukee, to Rose and Harold Haissig. She attended Bayview High School and Gateway Technical College and worked for General Electric Company for […]

 
 

DEBORAH “DEBBIE” J. ROANHAUS

DEBORAH “DEBBIE” J. ROANHAUS

      Deborah “Debbie” J. Roanhaus, 64, of Burlington, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at her home. Debbie was born in Milwaukee on May 21, 1955, to Merle and Noreen (nee Sweeney) Lee. Her early life was spent in Milwaukee where she graduated from Milwaukee Juneau High School. She has […]

 
 

Waterford’s Ranke rises above to help others

Waterford’s Ranke rises above to help others

Outstanding Senior looks to teach English By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Kirsten Ranke’s commitment to helping others, even as she overcame challenges herself, started as a youngster working on her family farm. “It really turned into a passion for animals and for kids,” said Ranke, a 2019 Waterford Union High […]

 
 

VIRGINIA DOROTHY MALINOWSKI WORACHEK

VIRGINIA DOROTHY MALINOWSKI WORACHEK

      Virginia Dorothy Malinowski Worachek, 96, died on July 3, 2019, at her residence in Burlington. Virginia was born on Jan. 30, 1923, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joseph and Clara (Januszewski) Malinowski. Her early life was spent in Milwaukee and West Allis. During World War II, she did clerical work […]

 
 
 
 

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