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School district projects tax increase

But final figures won’t be available until late October By Jason Arndt Editor Electors in the Burlington Area School District adopted a tentative $22.5 million tax levy with a projected tax rate of $9.49 per $1,000 of equalized property value at Monday’s annual meeting. While both figures are an increase […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Burlington Area School District taxpayers got a big break on their tax bills a year ago, but they won’t be so lucky this year. The school district is projecting a 49-cent hike in the tax rate per $1,000 of equalized property value to support this year’s school budget. The […]

 
 

Sheriff investigating Rochester burglaries

Sheriff investigating Rochester burglaries

Deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office responded to “numerous” reports of burglaries early Tuesday morning in the Village of Rochester. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the burglars entered unlocked vehicles and then used wireless garage door openers inside the vehicles to gain access to the homes. Two of the […]

 
 

EDWARD W HINZPETER II

EDWARD W HINZPETER II

     Edward W. Hinzpeter II, 55, passed away Sept. 6, 2019, at home. He was born July 2, 1964 to Edward and Elizabeth Hinzpeter I. Edward will be dearly missed by his daughter Brittnay Hinzpeter, his mother Elizabeth “Betty” Hinzpeter, the mother of his child Sherry Brunner, his siblings Fred […]

 
 

WILLIAM “BILL” KOCH

           William “Bill” Koch, 80, passed away peacefully on Sept. 4, 2019. He was born on Jan. 1, 1939, to Leland and Maurine (Craig) Koch in Burlington. After graduating from St. John’s Military Academy in Delafield, he completed a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and went on […]

 
 

Man allegedly stole saw from work truck

Man allegedly stole saw from work truck

       A Racine man charged with stealing a saw from a contractor’s truck at Walmart in Burlington pleaded not guilty to the accusation at a court proceeding on Sept. 5.       Elijah Matthew Campbell, 34, was charged Aug. 23 in Racine County Circuit Court with misdemeanor theft and felony […]

 
 

ROBERT G. ZAREK

ROBERT G. ZAREK

      Robert G. Zarek, 71, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. Robert was born on June 22, 1948, in West Bend, to Eugene and Darlene (nee Berkowski) Zarek. His early life was spent in Burlington where he graduated from St. Mary’s […]

 
 

BRIAN J. JOHNSON

BRIAN J. JOHNSON

      Brian J. Johnson, 72, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Cranes Cottage in Oxford. Brian was born on Nov. 18, 1946, in Cloquet, Minn. to John and AnnaBelle (nee DeRushe) Johnson. His early life was spent in Cloquet where he graduated from Cloquet High School and […]

 
 

BETTY ANNE VOS     

BETTY ANNE VOS     

              Betty A. Vos, 90, of Burlington, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her loving children. Betty was born in Burlington on April 22, 1929 to the Lawrence E. and Evelyn (Weyrough) Murphy. She was a life-long member of St. Mary Parish in […]

 
 

Restored to glory

Restored to glory

Students take ’46 Farmall from beleaguered to brilliant By Maureen Vander Sanden correspondent Students in the Waterford FFA are cultivating skills beyond the classroom and cornfields, with the local organization’s most recent tractor restoration project. FFA Chapter President Kevin Ehrhart has led his peers though six months of tinkering and […]

 
 
 
 

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