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MABELLE A. MASTERSON

MABELLE A. MASTERSON

      Mabelle A. Masterson, 90, of Burlington, passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Aurora Memorial Hospital-Burlington. She was born in Park Fall on June 25, 1927, to Warren and Agnes (nee Herbst) Liebelt. She spent her early life in Park Falls where she graduated from high school. On Nov. […]

 
 

LOIS E. WALKER

LOIS E. WALKER

      Lois E. Walker, formerly of Bristol, passed away on Dec. 31, 2017, at the age of 99. She was born in Kenosha on Sept. 5, 1918, to the late Henry and Martha Vogler. She married Meade Walker and they celebrated 65 years of marriage on July 22, 2004. They […]

 
 

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2017 – 7-15. Demon duo sets scoring standard, Burlington football returns to playoffs

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2017 – 7-15. Demon duo sets scoring standard, Burlington football returns to playoffs

Catholic Central volleyball makes history, Burlington baseball goes back-to-back   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com 7. Klug, Burling become scoring king, queen In the matter of a month, Burlington High School added two new names to its all-time ranks. First, in November, Jessa Burling became the girls basketball all-time leading scorer […]

 
 

A winning combination

A winning combination

Exaggeration, hunting earn title as top lie of 2017 By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Combining two of Wisconsin’s time-honored traditions – hunting and exaggeration – proved to be a winning recipe for a Fond du Lac man. Dennis Mueller, of the central Wisconsin city at the foot of Lake […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 1: Flood inundates area, causes millions in damage

TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 1: Flood inundates area, causes millions in damage

The flood of July 2017 set records for the water that rose and the damage that befell the residents of the Burlington area. It will also long be remembered for the way it disrupted normal lives and livelihoods during an era when most people believe themselves to be insulated from […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

On Jan. 7 it will be 10 years ago that a rare and powerful winter tornado ripped through the Town of Wheatland, just south of Burlington, destroying 26 homes and damaging 100 others. Revisit the storm in a story and photo in this week’s Burlington Standard Press. You’ll also hear […]

 
 

GEORGE J. HELD

GEORGE J. HELD

      George J. Held, age 97, of Lyons, passed to eternal life at Lakeland Health Center in Elkhorn, on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. He was born on Jan. 16, 1920, in Lyons, to George and Amanda (Brickner) Held. He married Helen N. Vorpagel on April 30, 1955, at St. Francis […]

 
 

2017 PHOTOS OF THE YEAR: Capturing the best of Waterford, Union Grove sports

2017 PHOTOS OF THE YEAR: Capturing the best of Waterford, Union Grove sports

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It was a big year for Waterford sports in 2017, highlighted by plenty of wrestling state accolades, a historic volleyball conference title and . Here’s a list of some of the best accomplishments: – Baseball – sectional final – Josh Butscher, Kelsey Radobicky – State […]

 
 

Rohner’s 30 helps Waterford snap 7-game skid

Rohner’s 30 helps Waterford snap 7-game skid

Lady Wolverines dominate glass, looking to turn season around   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford Union High School girls basketball opened 2018 with a win, and snapped a seven-game losing streak. The Wolverines won 67-44 Jan 2 at home in a non-conference game against Kenosha Indian Trail. Waterford […]

 
 

TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 2: School referendums defeated

TOP STORIES OF 2017 – No. 2: School referendums defeated

Voters overwhelmingly reject Burlington Area School District proposals Hoping to address aging infrastructure and community desires in one fell swoop, the Burlington Area School District floated a three-pronged referendum in the April election. What School Board members and administrators got was a striking rebuke from voters who rejected all three […]

 
 
 
 

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