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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

For Nathan Rehberg, the Racine County Fair is a way of life. He’d spent countless hours on the fairgrounds and help out wherever he was needed. This year, however, Nathan had to miss the fair while battling a form of leukemia. But that doesn’t mean his presence wasn’t felt at […]

 
 

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.

 
 

Referendum collision

Referendum collision

BASD hesitant to set vote at same time as city’s dam referendum   By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Board of Education at the Burlington Area School District continued to explore a possible operational referendum during a special meeting Monday. The meeting, which did not include any formal action, allowed […]

 
 

2022 Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Baseball Team

2022 Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Baseball Team

Players from SLC dominate annual dream team By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It’s back, ladies and gentlemen. We canvassed coaches from 15 teams, and we came up with our seventh annual all-Southern Lakes Newspapers baseball team, packed with big arms, bigger bats and clutch crushers. Of course we honored the area’s […]

 
 

Upscale men’s shop opens in Waterford

If opening a new business during a global pandemic seems like a risky thing to do, then opening a second business during a global pandemic seems downright audacious. But according to Waterford residents Vana and Ward Lyon, opening their second gift shop in town is a way to continue to […]

 
 

100 years of the fair

100 years of the fair

By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer The Racine County Fair is celebrating a milestone this year, its 100th anniversary. The annual festival highlights the county’s agriculture and youth with animal shows and auctions, contests and more. Richelle Kastenson, of the Racine County Fair Board, said the anniversary celebration will see a […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

It’s an annual rite of summer that Racine County residents have celebrated for 100 years. And as the Racine County Fair opens this week fairgoers will have a chance to look back and realize that some things endure even in the face of advanced technology. The 100th Racine County Fair […]

 
 

ANN E. LARGE

ANN E. LARGE

      Ann E. (nee Wiseman) Large, 61, of Fort Myers, Florida, and formerly Ironton, earned her wings on June 11, 2022, after a battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully in Burlington, surrounded by family. Ann was born Dec. 30, 1960. She grew up in the Wind Lake area and […]

 
 

BRIDGET M. NICE

BRIDGET M. NICE

      Bridget M. Nice, 87, of Burlington, passed away July 24, 2022, at Oak Park Place. Bridget was born on Nov. 16, 1934 in Stevens Point to Thomas and Stella (Parry) McLoughlin. Growing up in Point, she attended St. Joseph’s Academy School then went on to attend Mount Mary College […]

 
 

ARLENE D. SIEHOFF

ARLENE D. SIEHOFF

      Arlene D. Siehoff, 93, formerly of Burlington, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford. Arlene was born in Burlington on Sept. 25, 1928, to Victor and Eleanor (nee Lois) Kerkman. On June 18, 1949, she was united in marriage to Edward Siehoff. She resided […]

 
 
 
 

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