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  • This is a rendering of a mural that is proposed for the side of a building at 1401 Main St., Union Grove. The project, spearheaded by Leadership Union Grove, is intended to welcome visitors to the village.
  • A life in baseball
  • A return to the theater
  • In this week’s Standard Press…

    In this week’s Standard Press…

          The future of Burlington’s Echo Lake dam became a bit murkier this week as officials learned the structure – even if it’s replaced – will not be able to contain a 500-year flood as required by the state. But that doesn’t remove the option of a new dam from […]

  • Property tax payments due

    Property tax payments due

    County offers multiple ways to pay final installment The second and final payment for 2020 property tax bills in Racine County is due Saturday, July 31. Property owners are required to pay the first installment by Jan. 31 and the second by July 31. Under state law, interest and penalty […]

  • This is a rendering of a mural that is proposed for the side of a building at 1401 Main St., Union Grove. The project, spearheaded by Leadership Union Grove, is intended to welcome visitors to the village.

    Canopy Hill to have 18-acre public trail

    Officials refine amenities for new development By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Since its inception several years ago, much of the discussion on the new 160-acre Canopy Hill residential development on Union Grove’s north side has focused on lot sizes, infrastructure needs and other technical details. With much of the heavy analysis […]

  • A life in baseball

    A life in baseball

    Busch poised for induction into Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It only takes about five minutes to see the joy on the face of Dennis Busch when he’s umpiring a women’s slow-pitch softball game to know how much he loves the game. “I turned it down […]

  • A return to the theater

    A return to the theater

    Haylofters’ rock and roll fantasy opens July 29, runs for 10 shows By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Like Broadway did with Bruce Springsteen’s one-man show last month, the Burlington Haylofters are returning to live theater next week with a production that seems appropriate for the times. “We Will Rock […]

 

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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The future of Burlington’s Echo Lake dam became a bit murkier this week as officials learned the structure – even if it’s replaced – will not be able to contain a 500-year flood as required by the state. But that doesn’t remove the option of a new dam from […]

 
 

KENNETH S. CHRISTENSEN

KENNETH S. CHRISTENSEN

      Kenneth S. Christensen Jr., 70, of Burlington, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center. Kenneth was born to Kenneth and Delores (nee Finucane) Christensen Sr. on April 21, 1951. He grew up in Burlington, where he graduated from Burlington High School. He was united […]

 
 

WILLARD W. NOBLE

WILLARD W. NOBLE

      Willard W. “Bill” Noble, 95, passed away July 30, 2021, at home with his family at his side. Willard was born on Nov. 26, 1925, to Willard Oliver and Lucy Rozell Noble at Burlington Memorial Hospital. Willard graduated from English Settlement Grade School and Waterford High School. His proudest […]

 
 

FAY BRATZ

FAY BRATZ

      Fay Bratz, 88, of Kansasville, passed away Monday, August 2, 2021 at Advocate Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha. Fay was born in Michigan on June 11, 1933, to Erwin and Wanita (nee McCrae) Schoen. On July 19, 1952, she was united in marriage to Earl Bratz. Following marriage, they […]

 
 

ROBERT A. BARBIAN

ROBERT A. BARBIAN

      Robert (Bob) A. Barbian, 72, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness, on Aug. 1, 2021 in his home surrounded by family. Bob was the loving husband of Suzanne (nee Wolski) Barbian, his wife of 52 years; loving father of Lori (Tom) Drzewiecki and Jenni (Mike) O’Neil; beloved grandpa […]

 
 

JOAN B. LINNEMAN

JOAN B. LINNEMAN

     Joan B. Linneman, 80, of Burlington, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021 at Aurora Medical Center, Burlington. Joan was born in Burlington on Aug. 25, 1940. She was the daughter of Victor Miller. Her early life was spent in Honey Creek, where she graduated from Burlington High School. On […]

 
 

MARY ANN OLDENBURG

MARY ANN OLDENBURG

      Mary Ann Oldenburg, 78, of Burlington, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at her home. Mary Ann was born in Chicago, on May 9, 1943, to Andrew and Lucille (nee Robers) Borucki. She graduated from St. Mary High School and cosmetology college. On Oct. 1, 1966, at St. Mary […]

 
 

ANTHONY RIO

ANTHONY RIO

      Anthony Rio, 86, loving husband and father, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Tony was born on Nov. 12, 1934, in Chicago, to Joe and Phyllis Rio. He received his Dentistry degree from the Marquette University in 1962, and practiced dentistry for 52 years in Burlington. On Feb […]

 
 

Property tax payments due

Property tax payments due

County offers multiple ways to pay final installment The second and final payment for 2020 property tax bills in Racine County is due Saturday, July 31. Property owners are required to pay the first installment by Jan. 31 and the second by July 31. Under state law, interest and penalty […]

 
 

Rochester refines regulations for towers

Cell phone company may still be interested in erecting structure   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Rochester’s municipal code concerning tower regulations, which has been under the microscope for nearly a year, has been altered again with input from legal counsel. Since last fall, Rochester officials have been seeking Village Attorney […]

 
 
 
 

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