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Wrestling: Waterford grapplers garner three individual champions

Wrestling: Waterford grapplers garner three individual champions

Waterford notches 2nd at conference tournament By Chris Bennett Correspondent Waterford Union High School coach Tom Fitzpatrick knew his wrestling team needed a near flawless performance to keep Burlington from defending its title in the Feb. 8 Southern Lakes Conference Tournament at Lake Geneva Badger. To the Wolverines credit, the […]

 
 

Primary slated in city’s first district

Primary slated in city’s first district

Voters to narrow field of four to two for the April election By Jason Arndt Editor A total of four candidates, including one incumbent, are vying for the First District seat on the Burlington Common Council and have forced a primary election scheduled for Tuesday. The primary election is the […]

 
 

Boys basketball: Broncos return to conference play Friday

Boys basketball: Broncos return to conference play Friday

Team finishes challenging 8-day stretch By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Union Grove boys basketball team went through the arduous task of playing four games in a span of eight days. But according to coach David Pettit, there isn’t necessarily wrong with that, and sometimes breaks the monotony of practicing […]

 
 

DEAN PARK SHEARD

DEAN PARK SHEARD

      Dean Park Sheard, 90, of Honey Creek, joined his wife Marlene in Heaven on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. He ended his battle with Parkinson’s disease surrounded by his loving family. Dean was born in Burlington, on Nov. 6, 1929, to Leonard and Nellie (nee Park) Sheard. He graduated from […]

 
 

Man charged with taking truck, ramming vehicle

Man charged with taking truck, ramming vehicle

He allegedly targeted two vehicles with keys left inside A Waterford man is charged with vehicle theft after allegedly taking a pickup truck and then deliberately driving it into another vehicle that had parked in front of him in an attempt to prevent him from leaving. Christopher T. Anstedt, 29, […]

 
 

Burlington Rescue Squad receives state recognition

Burlington Rescue Squad receives state recognition

Local thank you event is slated for Sunday The State Assembly honored the Burlington Rescue Squad for its 73 years of volunteer service through a resolution passed Tuesday. The Rescue Squad, which concluded service at the end of 2019, was honored in a resolution by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      After months of debate and speculation the three members of the Spring Prairie Town Board on Monday unanimously voted against allowing a gravel pit to operate in the township. The decision came about month after the town’s Planning and Zoning Committee recommended approval of the proposal. Why the reversal? […]

 
 

GEORGE MURANS

GEORGE MURANS

      The local watering holes are full of those in mourning over the loss of a dear patron, George Murans. He was born Nov. 20, 1955 and left us Feb. 6, 2020. Everyone knew George. He was a friend to all he met and his friends were like family. He’d […]

 
 

ELIZABETH A. BOSSE

ELIZABETH A. BOSSE

      Elizabeth (Beth) A. Bosse, 60, loving wife, partner, daughter, daughter in law, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully on Feb. 8, 2020 in her La Crosse home amid the comforting company of family and friends by her side. Beth was born to William and Rose Ann Polnasek, on April […]

 
 

Area poised for coldest blast of the season

Area poised for coldest blast of the season

  Arctic blast to settle in on Thursday in area In the wake of a disruptive winter storm expected to track across portions of the Plains and Midwest, a powerful Arctic front will surge southward from Canada, ushering in the coldest air of the season for many in the area, […]

 
 
 
 

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