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WAYNE JOSEPH CHRISTMAN

WAYNE JOSEPH CHRISTMAN

      Wayne Joseph Christman, 81, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 after a long battle with dementia and other chronic medical conditions. Wayne, the oldest of four, was born Feb. 22, 1939 in Burlington to Lester and Alvira (Miller) Christman. He graduated in 1957 from St. Mary’s High School […]

 
 

County to weigh in on gravel pit proposal

Firm seeks permit to mine at former campground site   By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Racine County Economic Development and Land Use Planning Committee will weigh in on two items related to a proposed gravel pit in the Town Burlington on Monday. The committee, which meets at Ives Grove, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The local school board was scheduled to discuss the status of an anti-racism policy Monday night. But the Burlington Area School District Board of Education never got to that agenda item after members of an emotionally charged audience began chanting and confronting district officials and board members over a […]

 
 

ETHLYN A. REYNOLDS

ETHLYN A. REYNOLDS

      Ethlyn A. Reynolds, 100, of Bassett, passed away Nov. 8, 2020. She was born in Bassett on May 12, 1920   to the late George and Mae (Karcher) Dean. On May 16, 1944 in Bassett, she was united in marriage to Frank Reynolds who preceded her in death on Oct. […]

 
 

LUKE R. VOS

LUKE R. VOS

      Luke R. Vos, 46, of Fort Atkinson, passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 at Abilities Group Home. Luke was born on Sept. 27, 1974 in Burlington to Kenneth and Diane (nee Henningfeld) Vos. His early life was spent at St. Colleta’s in Jefferson where he graduated high school. He […]

 
 

NORMAN PLUESS

NORMAN PLUESS

      Norman Pluess, 71, of East Troy, found peace Nov. 9, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born to the late Kenneth and Doris (Deakin) Pluess and was a lifetime member of East Troy. He was an East Troy High School graduate and a proud member of the U.S. […]

 
 

RUSSELL KEITH OLSEN

RUSSELL KEITH OLSEN

      Russell Keith Olsen, 84, passed away peacefully on Nov. 3, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Russell was born on Feb. 1st, 1936 in Racine to the late Alvin and Myrtle (nee Norgaard) Olsen. He attended Fratt Elementary School, McKinley Middle School, and graduated from Park […]

 
 

MARIAN L. MADAUS

MARIAN L. MADAUS

      Marion L. Madaus, 94, of Wheatland, passed away Nov. 7, 2020. Marian was born in Lyons on March 1, 1926 to the late Albert and Emma (Schmidt) Bank Jr. On June 10, 1944 she was united in marriage to Willard Madaus who preceded her in death on Nov. 5, […]

 
 

Burlington’s Christmas parade canceled

Burlington’s Christmas parade canceled

City Council denies permit for event based on COVID-19 concerns The Burlington Common Council remained consistent with an earlier decision Monday when it voted not to allow the annual Christmas parade sponsored by the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce. On a 5-3 vote, the council denied a special event permit […]

 
 

School Board meeting shut down as protest erupts

School Board meeting shut down as protest erupts

Tensions boil over as protesters demand action on racism By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Much like September’s Burlington Area School District Board of Education meeting, people were allowed three minutes to speak out on recent racial incidents and potential anti-racism policies Monday night at Karcher Middle School. But unlike September’s meeting […]

 
 
 
 

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