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Grove moves to regulate e-cigs

Proposed ordinance outlaws sales of vaping products to minors By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove could soon follow in the footsteps of a smattering of other Southeastern Wisconsin municipalities and have on its books an ordinance regulating e-cigarette, or vaping, products. The Village Board on July 9 combed through a […]

 
 

SLN ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: State runner-up Burlington dominates first team

SLN ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: State runner-up Burlington dominates first team

Largest first team highlights 16-team, four-county 3rd annual squad   Despite a stacked conference, 30 years without a state trip and 34 from winning it all, the 2018 Burlington Demons came up big…Co-captains Jaina Westphal and Josie Klein sparked a postseason run the area, and state, won’t soon forget. Naturally, […]

 
 

Music, maestro!

Music, maestro!

Director Chris Peterson leads the Burlington Kiwanis Civic Band through a selection of Disney songs during concert earlier this month at Echo Park. The band’s final performance of the season is scheduled for Friday, July 27. The show begins at 7 p.m. Shuttle bus service is provided for those who […]

 
 

Property values surge in City of Burlington

Effect on individual taxes won’t be known until late fall By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A hot real estate market is behind a recent jump in property value assessments that saw some home values increase by 40 percent, according to City of Burlington officials. The city said the reassessment resulted […]

 
 

Find ‘Something to Crow About!’

Find ‘Something to Crow About!’

Racine County Fair runs through the weekend in Union Grove The 95th annual Racine County Fair promises to be “Something to Crow About” with big-name entertainment acts and all the fun that comes with the festival. The fair runs July 25 to 29 on the county fairgrounds at 19805 Durand […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     A hot real estate market is behind a recent jump in property value assessments that saw some home values increase by 40 percent, according to City of Burlington officials. The city said the reassessment resulted in an overall property assessment increase of about 8 percent for residential properties. How […]

 
 

BARBARA F. ROWE

BARBARA F. ROWE

      Barbara F. Rowe, 77, of Lyons, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center-Milwaukee. She was born in Burlington on Nov. 12, 1940, to Edward and Cecelia (nee Eisenbart) Howe. Her early years were spent on the family farm with her siblings, and playing with […]

 
 

LAMONT W. KLECOT, SR.

LAMONT W. KLECOT, SR.

      Lamont W. Klecot, Sr., 83, of Burlington, passed away at home on July 20, 2018 with his family by his side. He had peace in knowing he was joining his late wife, Vivian. Mr. Klecot was retired from General Motors Delphi and was a member of St. Francis Catholic […]

 
 

Local man wins bowling national tournament

Local man wins bowling national tournament

Towne & Country’s own credits success to late grandpa, bowling family     By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent It’s not bragging if you can back it up. After finishing his final round at the 2018 United States Bowling Conference National Bowling tournament in Syracuse, N.Y., Cotie Holbek turned to his […]

 
 

Council OKs liquor license for B.J. Wentker’s

Council OKs liquor license for B.J. Wentker’s

Owner wants to eventually revive restaurant in historic building By Jason Arndt Staff Writer B.J. Wentker’s, a former downtown restaurant, could reopen its doors after the Burlington Common Council issued a Class B liquor license to building owner Brian Torgerson on July 17. The decision comes a month after the […]

 
 
 
 

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