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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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     December 6. Remember that date. That’s when the Burlington Common Council is slated to make the final decision on the future of the Echo Lake Dam. Armed with the support of 60% of the voters in a recent referendum on the issue, council members have a clear path to […]

 
 

E. LILLIAN HAVEL

E. LILLIAN HAVEL

E. Lillian Havel, 100, of West Virginia, formerly of Burlington, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2022 at the Wyngate Assisted Living Facility in Barboursville, West Virginia. Lillian was born in Maple Grove, Minnesota on June 1, 1922, to Edward and Elizabeth (nee Ferrian) Weber. Her early life was spent in […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      For 33 years Spooky City has been a downtown Burlington Halloween tradition. The event returns on Saturday bigger than ever, according to organizers. Spooky City is among the top stories in this week’s edition of the Burlington Standard Press. Copies of the newspaper are available at local retail outlets […]

 
 

Broncos trample Beloit Memorial

Broncos trample Beloit Memorial

Grove snaps five-game skid behind Spranger’s run game By Tim Wester Correspondent Union Grove made sure Beloit Memorial’s 120-mile round-trip trek to the play the Broncos was as unpleasant as possible. The Broncos took out five games of frustration on the Purple Knights and rolled to their first victory of […]

 
 

ALIK DREMO

ALIK DREMO

      Alik Dremo, 74, of Burlington, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schuette Daniels Funeral Home, 625 Browns Lake Dr., Burlington. For full obituary and on-line condolences, visit www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com.

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

He’s been a member of the local police department since 2005. He’s risen from patrol officer to lieutenant, earning advanced law enforcement degrees along the way. Now he’s the chief. The story of how Brian Zmudzinski rose through the ranks of the Burlington Police Department and what he intends to […]

 
 

SERENA NOEL HULBERT

SERENA NOEL HULBERT

      Serena Noel Hulbert, 52, of Kenosha, passed away on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, at her home. Serena was born in Chicago on Oct. 13, 1969, to John and Janice (Murphy) Hulbert. She graduated from Valparaiso University in 1991 and obtained her law degree from the University of Illinois Chicago […]

 
 

The best of the best

The best of the best

Area competitors named best in their sports in SLC Led by players of the year Sophia Rampulla and Cooper Willis of Union Grove, and Wylde Chupich of the Badger/Burlington gymnastics team, the western Racine County area is well represented on this year’s All-Southern Lakes Conference teams. Multiple student-athletes from Burlington, […]