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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      So what’s it like to have no choice but to work in the bone-chilling cold – the kind that clutched the area in its icy grip last week? For two local farmers that question is answered with a bit of resignation (there’s no other choice) and preparation (taking steps […]

 
 

Rohner’s game-winner lifts Waterford

Rohner’s game-winner lifts Waterford

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent A basket by Katie Rohner – with considerable help from her teammates – gave Waterford the lead in the final 30 seconds of a Southern Lakes Conference girls high school basketball game Jan. 25 at home against Elkhorn, and the Wolverines beat the Elks […]

 
 

Rochester revisits house number signs

Trustee raises concern over lack of visibility for emergency responders By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Recent concerns from the Rochester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company have prompted village officials to dust off an issue last explored three years ago about uniform house number signs. Trustee Russ Kumbier asked that he and […]

 
 

Man charged in crash that injured friend

Man charged in crash that injured friend

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 15 for a Lyons man charged with injuring his friend in a drunken driving crash. Cody A. Bauer, 25, was charged Jan. 16 in Walworth County Circuit Court with injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle causing great bodily harm; hit-and-run causing great […]

 
 

County service center to move this week

County service center to move this week

Center will be closed Feb. 4-8 to accommodate transition to new facility By Jason Arndt Editor After several months of planning, and renovating, county officials are ready to move the Western Racine County Service Center to a new space at Fox River Plaza in Burlington. The move, according M.T. Boyle, […]

 
 

Drunken driver allegedly left son, 2, home alone while buying tobacco

Drunken driver allegedly left son, 2, home alone while buying tobacco

A six-time convicted drunken driver is again charged with operating while intoxicated as well as child neglect after he allegedly left his 2-year-old son at home while he went to buy tobacco. Nathan T. Hansen, 41, of Kansasville was charged with operating while intoxicated (seventh, eighth or ninth offense) and […]

 
 

ROGER L. WEIS

ROGER L. WEIS

      Roger “Doc” L. Weis, 74, of Burlington, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 at his home. Roger was born in Burlington on Feb. 7, 1944,to Francis and Lunetta (nee Daniels) Weis. He was a life-long resident of Burlington, graduating from Burlington High School Class of 1963. On Feb. 8, […]

 
 

Burlington dominates Badger to open second half of SLC schedule

Burlington dominates Badger to open second half of SLC schedule

Runkel’s alley-oop slam dunk highlights easy victory   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Burlington boys varsity basketball team needed a game like this. After recent wars with Southern Lakes Conference supremacy like Westosha Central and Elkhorn, both losses, the Demons came out swinging last Friday night in Lake Geneva. An […]

 
 

BASD takes next step in referendum projects

BASD takes next step in referendum projects

District authorizes $39 million borrowing plan By Jason Arndt Editor The Burlington Area School District, which won approval on a capital improvement referendum in November, passed a resolution authorizing the issuance of $38.665 million in bond anticipation notes on Jan. 14. The resolution, according to Superintendent Peter Smet, comes upon […]

 
 

MARK J. RICKARD

MARK J. RICKARD

      Mark J. Rickard, age 69, of Dover passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at his residence. Mark was born Aug. 25, 1949 to John and Lorraine (nee Bukachek) Rickard in Racine. His early life was spent in Racine where he graduated from Park High School. He resided in Dover […]

 
 
 
 

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