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More charges leveled against Fettes

More charges leveled against Fettes

Attorney says allegations are based on circumstantial evidence By Jason Arndt Editor Town of Burlington Supervisor Tyson Fettes, indicted by an Illinois grand jury on additional charges last week, pleaded not guilty to original allegations he solicited prostitutes during his Aug. 29 initial appearance in Winnebago, Illinois, County Circuit Court. […]

 
 

Pigskin picks: The real season begins in Week 3

Pigskin picks: The real season begins in Week 3

      Heeeeeeeee, HAW! Yoo-HOOOO! Football season is in full swing, the weather is nice and cool and as I write this it’s time for some Green Bay Packers-Chicago Bears football Thursday night. My goodness, I can hardly wait to see Aaron Rodgers surprisingly tear up the overrated Bears. But as […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It’s no secret the grocery business is tough for the little guys. That point was driven home again in recent days when the owners of Richter’s Marketplace announced they are closing the Burlington store. However, while many similar-size communities have just one grocery store, Burlington – even with the […]

 
 

LEE STEVEN SCHIEMANN

LEE STEVEN SCHIEMANN

      Lee Steven Schiemann, 54, of Burlington, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. Lee was born in Chicago on March 5, 1965, to LeRoy and Clara (nee Strand) Schiemann. He spent his early life in Melrose […]

 
 

SHARON Z. ENRIGHT

SHARON Z. ENRIGHT

      Sharon Z. Enright, 89, formerly of Burlington passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at the Serenity House in Tomah. Sharon was born in Burlington on July 29, 1930 to the late Isabelle and Elmer Roanhouse. She grew up and attended schools in Burlington and married Lavern “Pete” […]

 
 

Despite issues with handlers, city’s K9 unit is thriving

Despite issues with handlers, city’s K9 unit is thriving

Program is most effective in finding drugs, improving public relations By Jason Arndt Editor Nearly a year ago, the City of Burlington Police Department partnered K9 Zander with officer Eric Willms, who became the third handler since the program was revived in 2017. Despite the shaky start, the partnership has […]

 
 

An eventual Panther

An eventual Panther

Grove’s Farrington commits to UW-M on scholarship By Tim Wester Correspondent Logan Farrington has seemingly been destined to become a soccer star ever since he was born. His father Michael, an England native and rabid soccer fan, shared his passion for the sport with his kids, Bristol and Logan. The […]

 
 

Town scraps meeting with village

But village officials show up hoping to open dialog By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A joint meeting between the village and town of Waterford that had been in the works for two weeks was scrapped by town officials several days before it was set to occur. But village officials still stopped […]

 
 

Three’s company

Three’s company

Burlington volleyball vies for another state championship By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent OK. We get it. Stop fawning over a high school sports team, they say. Nobody can be THAT good. Well, those people apparently haven’t encountered the championship machine that calls itself the Burlington High School girls volleyball team. With […]

 
 

Veteran volleyball squad looks to take next step

Veteran volleyball squad looks to take next step

By Tim Wester Correspondent With a roster full of experienced upperclassmen, the Union Grove girls volleyball team looks to climb up the Southern Lakes Conference ladder this fall. “We had our scrimmage last weekend and looked pretty good,” Union Grove coach Annie Sireno said. “We should be pretty good this […]

 
 
 
 

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