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City may consider vaping restrictions

City may consider vaping restrictions

State, county see increase in related lung disease By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington Police Department could look into drafting an ordinance related to vaping after local and state reports have shown an increase in lung disease among minors and adults. The consideration, which is in its early […]

 
 

Keller dominates in Waterford season-opener

Keller dominates in Waterford season-opener

Wolverines edge Bradford 15-0, play Oak Creek Thursday By Chris Bennett Correspondent Tanner Keller had a big day on the ground, and in the air, for the Waterford Union High School football team. Keller, a senior, carried the ball 21 times and rushed for 219 of the Wolverines’ 301 total […]

 
 

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP:Demons eke out victory thanks to late pick

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP:Demons eke out victory thanks to late pick

Catholic Central comes up short By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent How many teams give up a nearly 400-yard rusher and end up winning the football game? Not a lot. But the Burlington Demons pulled off what may seem like the unthinkable Friday night in the 2019 season opener at Don Dalton […]

 
 

Taking it to whole new level

Taking it to whole new level

Local duo will attempt to complete Ironman triathlon By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Dan Bocock knows what it feels like to cross the finish line of an Ironman triathlon. He’s done it three times. Jacob Smith, on the other hand, has never experienced the antagonistic mix of exhaustion and […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Imagine facing the most grueling physical challenge of your life – peak exertion for up to 17 hours. Then imagine the same thing, but this time while pushing or pulling the weight of another person. That’s the task facing Dan Bocock, of Burlington, when he competes in the Madison […]

 
 

SHAWN P. CONNOR

SHAWN P. CONNOR

      Shawn P. Connor, 59, died unexpectedly, but peacefully, on Aug. 6, 2019, in Burlington, from natural causes. Born and raised in Colebrook, in the northwestern part of Connecticut during the 1960s and 70s, “Sunshine Boy’’ was that rare individual whose unmatched wit, amazing knowledge, and life-long learning transformed all […]

 
 

WALTER R. “WALLY” BLODGETT

WALTER R. “WALLY” BLODGETT

      Walter R. “Wally” Blodgett, 79, of Waterford, passed away peacefully in the early morning on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Wally was born on Feb. 11, 1940. He grew up mostly in western Kenosha and Racine counties before his family settled in the Waterford area. He graduated from Waterford High […]

 
 

MARION J. SPIEGELHOFF

MARION J. SPIEGELHOFF

      Marion J. Spiegelhoff, 89, of Burlington, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at Oak Park Place. Marion was born on Feb. 28, 1930, to Theodore and Pearl (nee Haysley) Huening in Burlington. Her early life was spent in Burlington where she attended St. Charles Grade School then graduated from […]

 
 

We are figuring this out, one day at a time

We are figuring this out, one day at a time

Editor’s note: Southern Lakes Newspapers correspondent Mike Ramczyk – who in recent weeks has undergone cancer surgery and started chemotherapy while simultaneously helping his wife tend to a newborn son who was born prematurely last month and remains hospitalized – shares the following update in his family’s story: First and […]

 
 

Speeding offense yields plethora of drugs

Speeding offense yields plethora of drugs

Prosecutors charge Franklin man with multiple felonies By Jason Arndt Editor Racine County authorities issued more than just a speeding citation last weekend on the Burlington bypass after they uncovered a plethora of drugs, which were detected by City of Burlington Police K-9 Zander. Kazon C. Grantz, 28, of Franklin, […]

 
 
 
 

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