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NICOLAS H. ASHMAN

NICOLAS H. ASHMAN

      Nicolas H. Ashman, 72, of Waterford, passed away at Aurora Medical Center of Burlington on April 3, 2021. Nicolas was born on Nov. 15, 1948 to Robert and Adeline Ashman in West Bend. He proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Following his military […]

 
 

Signs of the times

Signs of the times

Detour signs popped up on Highway 11 in Union Grove this week as the state Department of Transportation began preparation for reconstruction of highway on the village’s east side. The work is expected to last until late summer. The posted detour is along Highway 45 to Highway KR before rejoining […]

 
 

They’ve got the power

They’ve got the power

Waterford high schoolers advance to national power lifting meet By Christopher Bennett Correspondent Brooke Ruland can already say she’s the state’s best at something, and she’s not even done with high school. Ruland, a junior at Waterford Union High School, is a member of the Wolverines power lifting team, and […]

 
 

Health Department offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines today

Health Department offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines today

  The Central Racine County Health Department – the public health agency serving Western Racine County – is offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday, April 9. The no-appointment service is offered today only between the hours of 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 3:45 p.m., according to the […]

 
 

Burlington Jamboree to replace ChocolateFest in 2021

Burlington Jamboree to replace ChocolateFest in 2021

Council also approves mayor’s task force on racism Burlington won’t have a ChocolateFest in 2021, but organizers are making plans to host a different festival over the Memorial Day weekend. The Burlington Jamboree received a special event permit from the Common Council on Wednesday to host the festival at the […]

 
 

Complaint: Man ran over co-worker during dispute

Complaint: Man ran over co-worker during dispute

Pair had been working on floors at new middle school A man who was working at the Karcher Middle School construction site in Burlington is accused of reckless endangerment after allegedly running over a co-worker with his truck following an argument. Ivan Verbitsky, 29, was charged Monday in Racine County […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington Area School District voters re-elected incumbent Taylor Wishau while bringing newcomer Marlo Brown to the Board of Education during Tuesday’s Spring Election. Wishau and Brown aligned their campaigns and ran with the support of the Republican Party in the race for the non-partisan positions. The strategy worked as […]

 
 

Spring Election results

Spring Election results

  Polls close at 8 p.m. throughout Wisconsin and we’ll have results from local races as they are posted by the county clerks in Racine and Walworth counties. Check back after 8 p.m. and remember to refresh you browser often for the latest updates. All results are unofficial until canvass […]

 
 

GERALD D. WEINER

GERALD D. WEINER

      Gerald D. Weiner, a long-time resident of Waterford, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 29, 2021, at the Angel’s Grace Hospice Center in Oconomowoc, after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Gerald (Jerry) was born on Feb. 28, 1934, to Raymond and Emma (nee Sime) Weiner in Columbus. […]

 
 

State race tops today’s ballot

State race tops today’s ballot

Local seats round out Spring Election choices One statewide race, one regional race and several local races are on the ballot for area voters in Tuesday’s Spring Election. Cities, villages, townships and school districts throughout the area have competition for board and council seats. Circuit Court judgeships without competition also […]

 
 
 
 

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