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BHS gets real test Friday night

BHS gets real test Friday night

Union Grove comes into game with unblemished record The football season reaches its halfway point this weekend. While conference favorites like Lake Geneva Badger and Union Grove continue to win and are undefeated at 2-0 in the Southern Lakes Conference, the young, sophomore-led Burlington Demons have won two in a […]

 
 

Village relaxes sign regulations

Village relaxes sign regulations

Downtown businesses now have more leeway By Dave Fidlin Correspondent An effort touted as attracting new businesses and retaining existing ones in the heart of Union Grove’s commercial corridor is officially on the village’s books after a recent affirmative vote. The Village Board on Sept. 13 voted, 5-2, in support […]

 
 

Wolverines ready to party like it’s 2019

Wolverines ready to party like it’s 2019

Traditional homecoming events planned for next week By Elena Leshok Contributor Nearly two years after the COVID-19 virus began to completely change our way of life, things are finally getting back to normal here in Waterford. With the return to a sense of normality, comes the return of Waterford Union […]

 
 

Catholic School clamps down on COVID outbreak

Catholic School clamps down on COVID outbreak

BCS shifts upper grades to virtual learning; mandates masks for two weeks By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington Catholic School, Inc., a system comprised of two campuses, entered the school year like most other area schools – allowing students and staff to decide whether they want to wear masks for […]

 
 

Oktoberfest returns Saturday

Oktoberfest returns Saturday

Festival’s aim is to celebrate a season in transition By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Oktoberfest returns to the Chestnut Street Loop in downtown Burlington on Saturday after a successful inaugural run in 2020. The Oktoberfest event held for three consecutive Saturdays includes free German-inspired entertainment, such as dance performances from […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Those gathered in the student section at Burlington High School’s Don Dalton Stadium Friday – clad in the hard hats and neon yellow vests of their construction worker theme – weren’t born when terrorists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. They were precisely the souls local first […]

 
 

SUE ELLEN CHRISTIANSEN

SUE ELLEN CHRISTIANSEN

      Sue Ellen Christiansen, 78, unexpectedly, but peacefully passed away at her home after a second battle with cancer, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. Sue was born on Oct. 14,1942 in Kenosha. She was the only daughter of five children born to Nicholas and Edna (Stollenwerk) Weis, joining brothers Thomas […]

 
 

DAVID J. LARSON

DAVID J. LARSON

      David J. Larson, 58, of Burlington, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 at Aurora Medical Center in Burlington. David was born Sept. 22, 1962, in Burlington to James and Alice Larson. His entire life was spent in the Burlington area. He attended St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran School, Burlington High […]

 
 

LINDA SCHMIDT

LINDA SCHMIDT

      Linda Schmidt, 77, passed away on Sept. 10, 2021, at Oak Ridge Care Center in Union Grove. Linda was born April 19, 1944, to Joe and Dorothy (nee Silvernail) Mitchell in Janesville. She married the love of her life, Albert Schmidt, on March 3, 1963. They were married for […]

 
 

LOIS MAE JOHNS

LOIS MAE JOHNS

      Lois Mae Johns, 89, of Honey Creek, passed away at Memorial Hospital of Burlington on Sept. 2, 2021. Lois was born on Aug. 21, 1932, in Menomonee, Mich. to John and Effie (nee Powell) Larson. On Sept. 15, 1951, she married Lemial Clarence Johns who preceded her in death […]

 
 
 
 

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