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Live from the Standard Press – it’s the postseason! (updated!)

In prep volleyball regional finals Saturday night, Burlington High School and Catholic Central High School both earned sweeps – over Fort Atkinson and Monticello, respectively. Union Grove defeated Oak Creek 3 sets to one, while the Waterford vs. Kenosha Tremper was still unavailable at 11 p.m. Meanwhile in football, Waterford […]


Sale of DPW site ends bitter saga

Deal reached to sell site for use as new auto parts store By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The City of Burlington Common Council put a triumphant twist on the winding saga of its former Department of Public Works facility Tuesday by agreeing to sell the building and a one-acre parcel […]


Annual ’Topper dinner set for Nov. 5

Catholic Central High School’s biggest annual fundraising event, the ’Topper Dinner and Auction, will be held at Veterans Terrace in Burlington on Nov. 5. The evening begins with hors d’oeuvres and two silent auctions at 5:30 p.m., and continues with a gourmet dinner at 7 p.m., an oral auction, a […]



  Marianne E. Jante (Wolf) died Oct. 20, 2011, at River Way Place in West Bend. She was born in Burlington, on Oct. 21, 1922, to the late Theodor and Hedwig (Cropp) Wolf. She married Donald Jante on June 24, 1942, in Rochester, They spent 52 wonderful years together before […]


Library renovations aim for better comfort and efficiencies

Library renovations aim for better comfort and efficiencies

By Julie Rossman Correspondent Graham Public Library patrons, and even plenty of passers-by, have noticed the renovation work that’s been in progress for several weeks now. The most noticeable project involves new windows, while other improvements include a new furnace, new lighting and roof insulation. No new tax dollars are […]


When it comes to art, Fluegge has seen the light

When it comes to art, Fluegge has seen the light

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Like many people, Dale Fluegge may not formally know a whole lot about art. But he knows what he likes and he knows good art when he sees it. Now Fluegge’s personal vision of what makes for interesting and unusual local art is on display […]


Bieber fever!

Bieber fever!

Chloe Applegate, 9, Waterford, joins other preteen girls as they all do their nails in shades of purple and silver using authentic Justin Bieber nail polish during the Waterford Library’s Bieber Extravaganza recently.  The kids also enjoyed snacks, music, a trivia game and Bieber’s “Never Say Never” movie. “I learned […]


Teachers are paying more for insurance, School Board member says

Higher deductibles, copays amount to 15 percent contribution By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After hearing criticism that teachers were not paying a percentage of their premiums as part of the 2011-2012 Burlington Area School District budget, School Board Member Larry Anderson made a point that many district residents may not […]


Bring out the brooms: Demons sweep opponents at SLC tourney

Bring out the brooms: Demons sweep opponents at SLC tourney

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor For the second year in a row, no one could get a set off the Burlington High School girls’ volleyball team at the Southern Lakes Conference tournament. The Demons swept Lake Geneva Badger, Waterford and finally Union Grove Saturday, winning its third consecutive SLC title. […]


Lady ’Toppers take second at MCC tourney

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor As far as facing the best goes, the Catholic Central High School certainly didn’t shy away from anyone last week. The Lady ‘Toppers lost in four set to defending WIAA Division 3 state champions Racine St. Catherine’s Oct. 11 at home, winning the first set […]


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