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MARIA D. ENGELHARDT

MARIA D. ENGELHARDT

      Maria D. Engelhardt, 86, of Brighton, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at Aurora Medical Center in Burlington. Maria was born in Woodstock, Ill. on Jan. 15, 1934, to Algot and Winifred (nee Bosshardt) Carlson. Her family moved to Sturtevant when she was three years old. She attended Kansasville […]

 
 

Central Racine Co. Health Dept. urgently seeks donations

Central Racine Co. Health Dept. urgently seeks donations

The Central Racine County Health Department announced long-term healthcare facilities are critically low on personal protective equipment and have asked for donations to fulfill its needs. “At this time we are accepting homemade fabric masks,” the CRCHD states on its Facebook page. Personal protective equipment includes N95 respirators, disposable gowns, […]

 
 

CAROL ANN JACOBSON

CAROL ANN JACOBSON

      Carol Ann Jacobson, 76, of Waterford and formerly of the Town of Norway, passed away at home on March 16, 2020. Carol was born in Racine on May 6, 1943 to Arnold H. and Ivy (nee Brauch) Jacobson. She spent her early life on the family farm in the […]

 
 

JOHN J. BAUMEISTER

JOHN J. BAUMEISTER

      John J. Baumeister, 72, of Lyons, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. John was born in Burlington on Aug. 1, 1947 to Laverne and Loretta (nee Raduenz) Baumeister. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School and has been a life-long resident of the […]

 
 

Love, Inc. closes store, donation centers temporarily

Love, Inc. closes store, donation centers temporarily

Food pantry and services still available Southern Lakes Area Love, Inc. temporarily closed its stores and donations centers in both Burlington and Waterford in response to growing COVID-19 pandemic. But the nonprofit group plans to continue offering its food pantry and services, according to the organization’s website. “Right now we’re […]

 
 

Kohl’s stores to temporarily close Thursday

Kohl’s stores to temporarily close Thursday

National retailer Kohl’s plans to temporarily close its doors, effective 7 p.m. Thursday, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary closure runs through at least April 1 and employees will be financially supported for two weeks. “To demonstrate our support of the efforts underway to contain the spread of […]

 
 

Sheriff: Some calls will be handled by phone

Sheriff: Some calls will be handled by phone

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office announced new procedures, including responding to some calls by phone, to help stem the spread of coronavirus. The new procedures, according to a news release, looks to ensure the safety of both deputies as well as community members along with businesses. “The Sheriff’s Office will […]

 
 

State of Emergency declared in City of Burlington

State of Emergency declared in City of Burlington

Temporary changes to city services announced The City of Burlington announced a state of emergency Thursday amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The declaration of emergency called by Mayor Jeannie Hefty follows similar declarations made by Gov. Tony Evers and Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave According to a news release, the City […]

 
 

Walworth County has first confirmed case of COVID-19

Walworth County has first confirmed case of COVID-19

Walworth County Division of Public Health announced Wednesday that there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Walworth County. The person recently traveled domestically and at the recommendation of Walworth County Division of Public Health, voluntarily self-isolated upon returning to the community. The Division of Public Health said no additional […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      In the matter of a few days, life as we know it has gone from routine and carefree to restricted and anxious. That’s the calling card of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. Only time will tell if the social isolation rules and guidelines imposed by public health officials will be […]

 
 
 
 

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