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  • Finding her antique niche
  • UG High School District Earns award for communications
  • One more time
  • City tax rate falls
  • In this week’s Standard Press…

    In this week’s Standard Press…

          Are you frustrated with your municipal and school boards? If so, now is the time to put yourself out there and run for public office. Area residents looking to serve on local government bodies and area school boards could start launching their bids for candidacy on Thursday, which is […]

  • Finding her antique niche

    Finding her antique niche

    New storefront fulfills owner’s plans By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For five years, Luberry’s owner Lauryn Mattilla sold her antiques, vintage items and more at area markets in Kenosha, Waterford and Antioch, Illinois. Mattilla, however, always had interest in opening a storefront in Burlington, where she lives with her husband […]

  • UG High School District Earns award for communications

    UG High School District Earns award for communications

      The Union Grove Union High School District was recently honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association with a Spectrum Award of Merit for its work in school communications. WSPRA presented the Spectrum Awards at its annual conference held Nov. 16-18. The Union Grove Union High School District earned […]

  • One more time

    One more time

    High school to survey residents on planned April referendum   By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Residents served by Waterford Union High School will be surveyed in the coming weeks as district officials contemplate an upcoming referendum question on the April ballot. The WUHS School Board on Nov. 21 gave Superintendent Luke […]

  • City tax rate falls

    City tax rate falls

    But property values are up By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington could adopt its 2023 budget showing a slight increase in the overall tax levy, but a drop in the tax rate, during a Common Council meeting scheduled in early December. City Finance Director Steve DeQuaker called […]

 

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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Are you frustrated with your municipal and school boards? If so, now is the time to put yourself out there and run for public office. Area residents looking to serve on local government bodies and area school boards could start launching their bids for candidacy on Thursday, which is […]

 
 

BERNARD G. KRUEGER

BERNARD G. KRUEGER

      Bernard G. Krueger, 93, of the Town of Waterford, passed peacefully into the Lord’s hands with family at his side on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. Bernard was born on July 8, 1929, in Stevens Point, to Bernard and Frances (nee Eickendorf) Krueger. He attended schools in the Plover and […]

 
 

PATRICIA MARIE HETZEL

PATRICIA MARIE HETZEL

      Patricia Marie Hetzel passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 near her home in Tucson, Arizona. Pat, as she was known, was born on Aug. 18, 1930 on a farm in rural Burlington, to Alvin and Jessie Vos. She graduated from Burlington High School. After graduation, she continued her […]

 
 

JAMES P. JAMES

JAMES P. JAMES

      James “Jim” P. James was the loving center of his family, a lover of life, and a lifelong fan of sharing a cold beer with friends. He left this world peacefully on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at the age of 77. Jim, or Jimmy, if you knew him a […]

 
 

DEBORAH ANN MARTIN

DEBORAH ANN MARTIN

      Deborah Ann Martin, 70, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 at East Troy Manor in East Troy. East Troy Manor had been Debbie’s home for nearly six years after she suffered an ischemic stroke in 2016. Debbie was born in Burlington on Oct. 13, 1952, to Warren Sr. […]

 
 

Finding her antique niche

Finding her antique niche

New storefront fulfills owner’s plans By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For five years, Luberry’s owner Lauryn Mattilla sold her antiques, vintage items and more at area markets in Kenosha, Waterford and Antioch, Illinois. Mattilla, however, always had interest in opening a storefront in Burlington, where she lives with her husband […]

 
 

UG High School District Earns award for communications

UG High School District Earns award for communications

  The Union Grove Union High School District was recently honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association with a Spectrum Award of Merit for its work in school communications. WSPRA presented the Spectrum Awards at its annual conference held Nov. 16-18. The Union Grove Union High School District earned […]

 
 

One more time

One more time

High school to survey residents on planned April referendum   By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Residents served by Waterford Union High School will be surveyed in the coming weeks as district officials contemplate an upcoming referendum question on the April ballot. The WUHS School Board on Nov. 21 gave Superintendent Luke […]

 
 

City tax rate falls

City tax rate falls

But property values are up By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington could adopt its 2023 budget showing a slight increase in the overall tax levy, but a drop in the tax rate, during a Common Council meeting scheduled in early December. City Finance Director Steve DeQuaker called […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      While many communities are struggling to attract new housing, the City of Burlington is on the verge of approving a new subdivision that could bring 300 new homes to the area. The Common Council is scheduled Dec. 6 to vote on a rezoning plan that would pave the way […]